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More employers plan to add staff in Q4 than same period last year

October 2, 2014

More employers plan to add full-time permanent workers in the fourth quarter compared to the same period last year, according to CareerBuilder's fourth-quarter 2014 US job forecast released today. The survey found 29 percent of employers plan to add full-time, permanent headcount in the fourth qu...


Hiring expectations rise in October, SHRM says

October 2, 2014

Hiring expectations in US manufacturing are up for the seventh straight month in October, and service-sector hiring expectations are up for the fifth time in six months in October, according to the leading indicators of a national employment report released today by the Society for Human Resource...


US jobless claims average down 4,250

October 2, 2014

The US four-week moving average of initial claims for unemployment insurance last week fell by 4,250 to a total of 294,750 from the previous week’s upwardly revised figure of 299,000, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the U.S. Department of Labor.The four-week moving aver...


Do tenure limits really mitigate co-employment risk? — Staffing Stream

October 2, 2014

While there are many things that can be done to mitigate the risks associated with co-employment, imposing tenure limits is not necessarily one of them, writes Mark Young in The Staffing Stream. Young, senior vice president of the human capital practice for Synergy Services, examines how these po...


‘Best Staffing Firms to Work For’ nominees sought

October 2, 2014

What makes your company unique in how you retain the best employees? Find out how you stack up against the industry by participating in the 6th annual ‘Best Staffing Firms to Work For’ survey. The international program is open to staffing firms in North America and the UK.Winners will be featured...


PEO appoints former CoAdvantage exec as CEO

October 1, 2014

Progressive Employer Management Co., the 14th-largest PEO in the US, promoted Clinton “Clint” Burgess to CEO. He replaces Michael Dris, who will take on an advisory role as a member of PEMCO’s board of directors.Clint joined Florida-based PEMCO in January 2014 as president and chief operating off...


Supreme Court to hear staffing firm security case next week

October 1, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Oct. 8 in a case where Amazon.com Inc. warehouse workers claim a staffing firm owes them pay for time spent standing in a security line.A federal court in Nevada ruled in favor of defendant Integrity Staffing Solutions in July 2011, according to court re...


ADP report finds ‘strong and steady’ job gains

October 1, 2014

U.S. private sector employment rose by 213,000 jobs in September, according to the ADP national employment report produced by Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NASD: ADP) in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics.August’s increase marks the sixth consecutive month of employment gains above 200,000.“J...


Online job ads fall in September, offset August increase

October 1, 2014

U.S. online job ads fell by 137,200 in September to a total of about 5.1 million, according to The Conference Board’s report on online jobs ads released today. The increase follows a gain of 164,600 job ads in August.“The September loss offsets most of August’s gain, resulting in only modest over...


ISM manufacturing index falls in September

October 1, 2014

The Institute for Supply Management’s purchasing managers’ index for US manufacturing fell to a reading of 56.6 in September, down from August’s reading of 59.0.Readings above 50 indicated growth; September’s index indicates continued expansion in manufacturing but at a slower rate than August.Th...