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25% of firms and companies adding attorneys

March 26, 2009

A quarter of attorneys said their law firms/corporate legal departments planned to add attorneys, according to a survey by Robert Half Legal, a division of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). Another 65% said they planned to keep the number of attorneys unchanged, and 10% said they plan...


Jobless claims rise, but weekly average falls

March 26, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment benefits rose 1.2% to 652,000 in the week ended March 21 from the previous week's revised number of 644,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims, however, fell 0.2% to 649,000 from the previous week...


People - CIBER, Mastech

March 26, 2009

CIBER Inc. (NYSE: CBR) said a board member will retire, and Mastech Holdings Inc. (NYSE: MHH) hired an executive to help build its green technology business. CIBER, a Greenwood Village CO-based information technology solutions and staffing firm, reported that board member George Sissel will retir...


Government lowers final GDP estimate

March 26, 2009

U.S. real gross domestic product decreased at an annual rate of 6.3% in the fourth quarter, according to the final estimate released today by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The decline is higher than the last preliminary estimate of 6.2%. In the third quarter, real GDP decreased 0.5%.


People - CIBER, Mastech

March 26, 2009

CIBER Inc. (NYSE: CBR) said a board member will retire, and Mastech Holdings Inc. (NYSE: MHH) hired an executive to help build its green technology business. CIBER, a Greenwood Village CO-based information technology solutions and staffing firm, reported that board member George Sissel will ret...


March's marketing blog

March 26, 2009

Attendees and others at the Staffing Industry Executive Forum last week in Miami Beach could follow the goings on through Twitter. Hinda Chalew, head of marketing and interactive services at Staffing Industry Analysts, discusses the experiment with Twitter. For the full blog, click here.


25% of firms and companies adding attorneys

March 26, 2009

A quarter of attorneys said their law firms/corporate legal departments planned to add attorneys, according to a survey by Robert Half Legal, a division of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). Another 65% said they planned to keep the number of attorneys unchanged, and 10% said they planne...


Government lowers final GDP estimate

March 26, 2009

U.S. real gross domestic product decreased at an annual rate of 6.3% in the fourth quarter, according to the final estimate released today by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The decline is higher than the last preliminary estimate of 6.2%. In the third quarter, real GDP decreased 0.5%.


American CyberSystems announces acquisition

March 25, 2009

American CyberSystems Inc. announced today it acquired the information technology recruiting division of MSI International. The acquisition of the division took place in the fourth quarter. The division, called MSI Strategic Solutions, took on the American CyberSystems name. American CyberSyste...


American CyberSystems announces acquisition

March 25, 2009

American CyberSystems Inc. announced today it acquired the information technology recruiting division of MSI International. The acquisition of the division took place in the fourth quarter. The division, called MSI Strategic Solutions, took on the American CyberSystems name. American CyberSystems...