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Westaff revenue falls 33.5%

February 17, 2009

Revenue fell 33.5% at Westaff Inc. (NASD: WSTF) during the fiscal fourth quarter ended Nov. 1, 2008, to $96.3 million, according to a filing last week with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Walnut Creek CA-based commercial staffing firm had recently announced it struck a deal to...


Westaff revenue falls 33.5%

February 17, 2009

Revenue fell 33.5% at Westaff Inc. (NASD: WSTF) during the fiscal fourth quarter ended Nov. 1, 2008, to $96.3 million, according to a filing last week with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Walnut Creek CA-based commercial staffing firm had recently announced it struck a deal to be...


Manpower exec travels on Africa mission

February 17, 2009

Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) said its president of corporate and government affairs, David Arkless, is traveling on a field mission to refugee settlements in South Africa, Mozambique and Namibia this week. The plan is to better understand the plight of the refugees and how Manpower might be able to...


Manpower exec travels on Africa mission

February 17, 2009

Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) said its president of corporate and government affairs, David Arkless, is traveling on a field mission to refugee settlements in South Africa, Mozambique and Namibia this week. The plan is to better understand the plight of the refugees and how Manpower might be able t...


TeamStaff revenue slips, profit up

February 17, 2009

TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF), a Somerset NJ-based healthcare and administrative staffing firm, announced a decline in fiscal first-quarter revenue, but said gross margin and net income both rose. TeamStaff reported revenue of $14.7 million in its fiscal first quarter ended Dec. 31, down 5.0% from...


Hudson revenue down 28.2%, posts loss

February 17, 2009

The Hudson Highland Group Inc. (NASD: HHGP) said today fourth-quarter revenue fell 28.2% year-over-year to $207.4 million. The professional staffing firm posted a net loss of $80.3 million, and reported goodwill and other impairment charges of $67.1 million. "Uncertainty about the future course o...


TeamStaff revenue slips, profit up

February 17, 2009

TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF), a Somerset NJ-based healthcare and administrative staffing firm, announced a decline in fiscal first-quarter revenue, but said gross margin and net income both rose. TeamStaff reported revenue of $14.7 million in its fiscal first quarter ended Dec. 31, down 5.0% fro...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

February 17, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Despite challenges, staffing firms adopt e-Verify *E-Verify still unreliable for addressing fraud issues*Program expected to add cost for staffing firms*Still, a good business opportunity, marketing potential BRIEFING - Analys...


Time to stick it to staffing firms?

February 13, 2009

Now may be the time when staffing buyers stick it to staffing firms, but is that a wise idea? Staffing Industry Analysts' Director of Research Analysis Jon Osborne writes on the relationship between staffing firms and buyers during this troubled economic time in The Contingent Blog. For the full...


Allegis renames U.K. engineering, IT operations

February 13, 2009

The Allegis Group announced that it renamed its engineering, professional and information technology staffing operations in the United Kingdom and Ireland. They had operated under the Allegis Group brand name, but the engineering and professional staffing division was rebranded under the Aerotek...