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On Assignment revenue falls 35%

August 6, 2009

On Assignment Inc. (NASD: ASGN) reported second-quarter revenue declined 34.8% year over year to $101.8 million. However, the Calabasas CA-based healthcare and professional staffing firm reported second-quarter physician staffing revenue rose 6.9% year over year to $23.3 million. Second-quarter r...


Monster jobs index falls three points

August 6, 2009

The Monster Worldwide Inc. employment index fell three points in July from June to a reading of 114 amid the seasonal summer slowdown, Monster Worldwide Inc. reported. The index is down 43 points from a year ago. "The decline in U.S. online recruitment activity at the beginning of the third quar...


Analysts International sells reseller business

August 5, 2009

Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLY) sold its value-added reseller business, which sold primarily hardware and related services, effective immediately, to Netarx LLC, a Farmington Hills MI-based firm. Analysts International, a Minneapolis-based information technology services and staffing f...


Service sector contracts more quickly

August 5, 2009

Economic activity in the U.S. service sector contracted more quickly in July than in June, the Institute for Supply Management reported today. Its nonmanufacturing index fell to a reading of 46.4 in July from 47.0 in June. Only readings of more than 50 indicate expansion.


ADP: U.S. loses 371,000 jobs in July

August 5, 2009

The U.S. lost 371,000 private-sector nonfarm jobs between June and July on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the National Employment Report released today by Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NYSE: ADP). The monthly decline is the smallest since October and represents continued improvement,...


Kforce revenue down 11%

August 5, 2009

Kforce Inc. (NASD: KFRC), a Tampa FL-based professional staffing firm, reported second-quarter revenue fell 11.4% year over year to $226.0 million. In technology, the company's largest division, revenue fell 13.9% year over year to $113.5 million in the second quarter. Kforce's health and life...


ADP: U.S. loses 371,000 jobs in July

August 5, 2009

The U.S. lost 371,000 private-sector nonfarm jobs between June and July on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the National Employment Report released today by Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NYSE: ADP). The monthly decline is the smallest since October and represents continued improvemen...


Service sector contracts more quickly

August 5, 2009

Economic activity in the U.S. service sector contracted more quickly in July than in June, the Institute for Supply Management reported today. Its nonmanufacturing index fell to a reading of 46.4 in July from 47.0 in June. Only readings of more than 50 indicate expansion.


Analysts International sells reseller business

August 5, 2009

Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLY) sold its value-added reseller business, which sold primarily hardware and related services, effective immediately, to Netarx LLC, a Farmington Hills MI-based firm. Analysts International, a Minneapolis-based information technology services and staffing fi...


Comforce revenue declines 7%

August 5, 2009

Second-quarter revenue declined 7.2% year over year at Comforce Corp. (AMEX: CFS) to $141.7 million as labor markets tightened during the global economic slowdown, the company reported. However, Comforce announced second-quarter revenue was up $81,000 year over year in its Human Capital Manageme...