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Manpower fourth-quarter revenue falls 18.5%

February 3, 2009

Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN), one of the world's largest staffing firms, announced today that fourth-quarter revenue fell 18.5% year-over-year to $4.59 billion. In constant currency, the decrease was 10.0%. The fourth quarter included a $37.2 million reorganization charge related to office closure...


Allied Healthcare revenue down 17.7%

February 3, 2009

Allied Healthcare International Inc. (NASD: AHCI) said revenue fell 17.7% year-over-year to $61.5 million in its fiscal first quarter ended Dec. 31. On a constant currency basis, however, revenue rose 6.8%. Gross margin at the New York-based healthcare staffing firm, which gets all its revenue...


PEO revenue up 13.7% at ADP

February 3, 2009

Professional employer organization revenue at Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NYSE: ADP) rose 13.7% year-over-year to $283.4 million in its fiscal second quarter ended Dec. 31, 2008, the company reported today. ADP said the average number of worksite employees in its PEO services program rose 1...


Heidrick buys Warsaw office

February 3, 2009

Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) completed its acquisition of the Warsaw, Poland, office of executive search firm Ray & Berndtson. The acquisition increased the number of Heidrick consultants in the region by seven.


Allied Healthcare revenue down 17.7%

February 3, 2009

Allied Healthcare International Inc. (NASD: AHCI) said revenue fell 17.7% year-over-year to $61.5 million in its fiscal first quarter ended Dec. 31. On a constant currency basis, however, revenue rose 6.8%. Gross margin at the New York-based healthcare staffing firm, which gets all its revenue fr...


American Vantage lays off recruiters

February 3, 2009

American Vantage Companies (OTCBB: AVCS.PK) said Monday it cut its full-time recruitment staff at its Candidates on Demand Group Inc. subsidiary. American Vantage also announced the closure of Candidates on Demand's North Palm Beach FL, Dallas and Lyndhurst NJ offices. In addition, the company s...


Empresaria says revenue up 41%

February 3, 2009

Empresaria Group PLC, a United Kingdom-based staffing firm, said full-year 2008 revenue rose 41% to GBP208 million (US$301.2 million). The company said its construction and property services business in the United Kingdom grew strongly. In addition, the company said revenue grew in its global o...


Empresaria says revenue up 41%

February 3, 2009

Empresaria Group PLC, a United Kingdom-based staffing firm, said full-year 2008 revenue rose 41% to GBP208 million (US$301.2 million). The company said its construction and property services business in the United Kingdom grew strongly. In addition, the company said revenue grew in its global ope...


ABR buys the Kinsa Group

February 3, 2009

ABR Employment Services, a Madison WI-based staffing firm, announced Monday it completed its acquisition of the Kinsa Group and iHobNob.com. The Kinsa Group is a Franklin WI-based executive search firm specializing in the food and beverage industry, and iHobNob.com is a job board for the food and...


American Vantage lays off recruiters

February 3, 2009

American Vantage Companies (OTCBB: AVCS.PK) said Monday it cut its full-time recruitment staff at its Candidates on Demand Group Inc. subsidiary. American Vantage also announced the closure of Candidates on Demand's North Palm Beach FL, Dallas and Lyndhurst NJ offices. In addition, the company sa...