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CareerBuilder: Healthcare plans more hiring

January 28, 2010

The healthcare industry continued to add jobs even during the recession, and it appears poised to ramp up further in 2010, according to an annual survey by CareerBuilder.

The survey found that 22% of healthcare employers plan to increase the number of full-time permanent employees this year, up from...

Lloyd announces hospital partnership

January 28, 2010

Lloyd Staffing, a Melville NY-based staffing firm, announced a strategic partnership with the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council.

The council represents 24 member hospitals serving almost 3 million Long Island NY residents.

"We wanted to offer member hospitals a strong resource for health information...

People: Comsys, Eaglepoint, Korn/Ferry

January 28, 2010

Tapfin, a division of Comsys IT Partners Inc. (NASD: CITP), named Chuck Bollinger as senior director of operations. Bollinger comes to Tapfin after serving as procurement services HR manager at UPS Inc. Tapfin provides vendor management services, recruitment process outsourcing and services procurement...

Synergy says revenue up 74%

January 28, 2010

Synergy Services Corp., a Denver-based provider of independent contractor compliance and payrolling services, said its revenue rose by 74% in 2009 despite the difficult economy. Privately-held Synergy released only percentage revenue increase, not revenue numbers.

Synergy said most of its growth came...

Contract watch: Medefis

January 28, 2010

Medefis Inc. announced it signed an agreement to provide vendor management services, including management of contingent labor from staffing firms, to Genesis Rehab Services, a firm that manages rehabilitation programs for skilled nursing centers, assisted living facilities, hospitals and other facilities....

Atlas sets date for Select merger vote

January 27, 2010

A merger between Koosharem Corp., which does business as Select Staffing, and Atlas Acquisitions Holdings Corp. (AMEX: AXG) is coming for a vote by Atlas shareholders on Feb. 12, the company announced. The deal would take Santa Barbara CA-based Select Staffing public, and Select's executive officers...

Report: Albany Group restructures

January 26, 2010

The Albany Group is going through a restructuring and refinancing process to pay creditors and service debts following difficulties with its U.K. bank affecting some European portions of its operations, according to a report in U.K.-based Recruiter magazine.

Albany is working to transition contractors...

EEOC, Aerotek settle recruiter dispute

January 26, 2010

Aerotek agreed to allow recruiters who are in nonmanagement positions speak with representatives of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunities Commission privately and without an attorney from Aerotek present as part of an EEOC investigation, the EEOC announced on Monday.

Aerotek allegedly required its...

U.K. temp equality rule goes to Parliament

January 26, 2010

A proposed regulation in the United Kingdom to give temporary workers from employment agencies rights equal to traditionally hired workers was presented to Parliament last week.

Known as the "Agency Workers Directive" it will require equal pay, holidays and working conditions for temporary workers after...

French court upholds euro34.0 million Adecco fine

January 26, 2010

A French appeals court upheld a euro34.0 million (US$48.1 million) fine against Adecco SA, the company reported today.

The fine stemmed from alleged anti-competitive practices that took place between March 2003 and November 2004 in France. Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) and Randstad Holding SA were also...