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Radia to sell division, cut staff

March 4, 2009

Radia Holdings Inc., a Tokyo-based firm that provides staffing and other services, announced Monday it plans to sell its Premier Line Inc. manufacturing staffing business by June. The company also announced it plans to cut 4,000 reserve workers in its engineering divisions and 500 management staf...


Radia to sell division, cut staff

March 4, 2009

Radia Holdings Inc., a Tokyo-based firm that provides staffing and other services, announced Monday it plans to sell its Premier Line Inc. manufacturing staffing business by June. The company also announced it plans to cut 4,000 reserve workers in its engineering divisions and 500 management st...


Beige Book - Staffing demand weakens

March 4, 2009

"Demand for staffing services weakened considerably" in January and February, according to the U.S. Federal Reserve Beige Book report released Wednesday. The Boston Federal Reserve District reported some staffing services registered year-over-year revenue declines of 20% to 50%. The Chicago and D...


ADP report - U.S. loses 697,000 jobs

March 4, 2009

The U.S. lost 697,000 private-sector nonfarm jobs from January to February on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the national employment report released today by Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NYSE: ADP). The report revised up the number of jobs lost between December and January by 92,000...


Monster index rises amid seasonal pattern

March 4, 2009

The Monster Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: MWW) employment index rose four points to a reading of 122 in February. The index remains down 43 points from its February 2008 reading. "The gain in the February index is the first since October of 2008, but is a typical pattern seen historically as we move from...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

March 4, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Where employment is still booming*Twenty industries that are bucking the trend*Employment trends in 114 industries examined and analyzed*Worst performing industry-temporary help INSIGHT - Marketing/creative staffing growth upd...


Monster index rises amid seasonal pattern

March 4, 2009

The Monster Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: MWW) employment index rose four points to a reading of 122 in February. The index remains down 43 points from its February 2008 reading. "The gain in the February index is the first since October of 2008, but is a typical pattern seen historically as we move fr...


Supplemental names travel nurse exec

March 4, 2009

Supplemental Health Care, a Park City UT-based healthcare staffing firm, named Steve Kochersperger as its new VP and general manager of its travel nursing division located in Buffalo NY. Kochersperger formerly served as VP of national sales for Adecco USA.


TRC Staffing names new CEO

March 3, 2009

TRC Staffing Services Inc. announced today it appointed Brian Robinson as president and CEO. Robinson is the son of TRC founder and former CEO Embree Robinson, who remains chairman of the board and an adviser to the Atlanta-based staffing company. Brian Robinson joined TRC in 1998, and most recen...


Sun medical staffing revenue falls 1.9%

March 3, 2009

Sun Healthcare Group Inc. (NASD: SUNH) reported fourth-quarter revenue in its medical staffing services segment fell 1.9% year-over-year to $29.2 million. However, full-year 2008 medical staffing services revenue rose 8.3% to $120.4 million from $111.2 million in 2007. Sun reported that medical...