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Corestaff parent replaces top U.S. exec

January 14, 2009

Impellam Group replaced the head of its North American operations, which include Corestaff Services. The Luton, England-based company said its new North American president and CEO will be James Boone. Former President and CEO Steven Drexel resigned and has left the group, according to the company...


Job openings drop by almost 30%

January 13, 2009

The number of U.S. job openings in November dropped by almost 30% year-over-year to 2.8 million, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The job openings rate was 2.0% in November, compared with 2.8% a year ago. The number of hires in November fell by 24% year-over-year to 3.5 milli...


Job openings drop by almost 30%

January 13, 2009

The number of U.S. job openings in November dropped by almost 30% year-over-year to 2.8 million, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The job openings rate was 2.0% in November, compared with 2.8% a year ago. The number of hires in November fell by 24% year-over-year to 3.5 million...


Adecco seeking more mortgage pros

January 13, 2009

Adecco USA said today it's seeking more than 200 mortgage professionals for the Billings MT area despite the tough economy. Part of the world's largest staffing firm, Adecco SA, the company said there's demand for refinancing of homes thanks to lower interest rates. And that is spurring a need...


Orleans fastest, Rock Island's pay hike biggest

January 13, 2009

Orleans Parish in Louisiana, the location of New Orleans, posted the fastest job growth of any large county in the U.S. in the second quarter of 2008, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The number of jobs in Orleans Parish rose 5.6% year-over-year. As far as pay, Rock Island Co...


Temp worker gets prison in ID theft case

January 13, 2009

A temporary worker through her work at two medical facilities stole personal information from at least 49 people, the U.S. Attorneys Office for Maryland reported last week. The temporary worker, Christel Ebony Norwood, 32, of Fort Washington MD, was sentenced to 30 months in prison and ordered...


Temp worker gets prison in ID theft case

January 13, 2009

A temporary worker through her work at two medical facilities stole personal information from at least 49 people, the U.S. Attorneys Office for Maryland reported last week. The temporary worker, Christel Ebony Norwood, 32, of Fort Washington MD, was sentenced to 30 months in prison and ordered to...


Looking to make acquisitions in 2009?

January 13, 2009

Staffing Industry Analysts is working to compile a list of potential acquirers in the staffing world. Senior Research Analysts Sona Sharma discusses the list in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


Staffing buyers slow pace of payments

January 13, 2009

The speed at which staffing buyers pay staffing firms slowed slightly in December from the previous month, according to the Capital TempFunds credit index. In December, the index's reading was 113, compared with 116 in November. The higher the index number, the quicker buyers are paying. A year a...


Orleans fastest, Rock Island's pay hike biggest

January 13, 2009

Orleans Parish in Louisiana, the location of New Orleans, posted the fastest job growth of any large county in the U.S. in the second quarter of 2008, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The number of jobs in Orleans Parish rose 5.6% year-over-year. As far as pay, Rock Island Coun...