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People: Tilson, Kinetix, IQNavigator

January 9, 2015

Tilson, a professional employer organization headquartered in Greenwood, Ind., named Scott Hall as VP of sales. Hall previously worked in the financial services industry consulting financial advisors on how to help clients achieve financial security through retirement.Kinetix, a recruitment proce...


Resources Connection revenue up 4%

January 8, 2015

Resources Connection Inc. (NASD: RECN) reported revenue rose 3.8 percent year over year (4.9 percent on a constant dollar basis) to $151.5 million in its fiscal second quarter ended Nov. 29.The Thanksgiving holiday fell in the third quarter of the prior fiscal year. The company estimates the holi...


Manufacturing hiring expectations rise, SHRM says

January 8, 2015

Hiring expectations in US manufacturing are up for the 10th consecutive month in January when compared with the same month in the previous year. However, service-sector hiring expectations edged down, according to the leading indicators of a national employment report released today by the Societ...


Temp permanently disabled in accident after 12 days on job, buyer cited

January 8, 2015

A temporary worker was permanently disabled after a machine used to package cases of bottled water onto a pallet for shipment started up while he cleared a jam in the machine, the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration reported. The plastic bottle manufacturer, Ice River Springs in High...


Healthcare employers’ 2015 plans include temps, wage increases

January 8, 2015

Nearly half of healthcare employers, 47 percent, plan to hire temporary or contract workers in 2015, according to a survey from CareerBuilder. Of those, 52 percent plan to hire those contract or temporary workers on a permanent basis.The survey also found 35 percent of healthcare hiring managers...


Lawyers: 26% plan to hire in first half of year, litigation leads jobs

January 8, 2015

Litigation is expected to yield the most job opportunities in the first half of the year, according to a study released today from Robert Half Legal.Twenty-six percent of lawyers interviewed said their law firms or companies will be adding legal jobs in the first half of 2015. Sixty percent of la...


Jobless claims average edges down, total claims fall 4,000

January 8, 2015

The US four-week moving average of initial claims for unemployment insurance last week edged down by 250 to a total of 290,500 from the previous week’s unrevised average of 290,750, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the US Department of Labor.The four-week moving average...


What does the future hold for RPO? — Staffing Stream

January 8, 2015

What does the future hold for RPO and how do niche recruiters fit in? Andrew McNeilis, COO of Phaidon International, discusses the topic in The Staffing Stream. To read the post, click here.The Staffing Stream is a blog where issues, trends and views from all corners of the staffing industry are...


CHG’s longtime CEO steps down, healthcare staffing firm names new exec

January 7, 2015

CHG Healthcare Services, the second-largest US healthcare staffing firm, named Scott Beck as CEO. He takes over from Michael Weinholtz, who has served as the company’s CEO since 1998 and chairman since 2012.Weinholtz appeared on Staffing Industry Analysts’ list of most influential people in staff...


US gains 241,000 jobs in December

January 7, 2015

US private sector employment rose by 241,000 jobs in December, according to the ADP national employment report produced by Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NASD: ADP) in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics.Small businesses added 106,000 jobs in December, according to the report. Midsize businesse...