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US adds 16,100 temp jobs in April, overall job growth rebounds

May 8, 2015

The US had 16,100 more temp jobs in April than March, an improvement from the month-over-month increase of 13,200 in March and a decline in February, according to seasonally adjusted numbers from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number of temp jobs added in March was also revised up by 1,80...


Randstad rolls out new Talent Solutions Group

May 8, 2015

Randstad US Group President Rebecca Henderson will lead the company’s new Talent Solutions Group, according to an announcement today. The Talent Solutions Group provides an integrated model of talent solutions that includes MSP, payrolling and independent contractor solutions, RPO and Randstad Co...


Canada loses 19,700 jobs in April

May 8, 2015

Employment in Canada fell by 19,700 in April from March, as gains in full-time work were more than offset by losses in part-time employment, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada. The number of full-time jobs rose by 46,900 while part-time jobs fell by 66,50...


Rhode Island joins fed’s IC misclassification program

May 8, 2015

Rhode Island signed a three-year memorandum of understanding to crack down on misclassification of employees as independent contractors, the US Department of Labor reported.Rhode Island is the 21st state to sign a memorandum of understanding with the DOL as part of its misclassification initiativ...


Go Healthcare names staffing veteran as president

May 8, 2015

Go Healthcare Staffing named Randy Holloran as president. Holloran previously served as president of Cirrus Medical Staffing from June 2011 to January 2014. He had also appeared in the 2012 Staffing 100 list of most influential people in staffing.Prior to Cirrus, Holloran was president and co-fou...


Calian revenue up 19%

May 8, 2015

Calian Technologies Ltd. (TSX: CTY) reported revenue rose 19.3% in its fiscal second quarter ended March 31. The Ottawa-based company cited stabilized revenues in its traditional markets and the performance of recent acquisitions.Second-quarter revenue rose 13.6% in Calian’s business and technolo...


People: ApTask, Korn Ferry, Boyden, Salo, WSG, Mathys+Potestio, AtWork

May 8, 2015

ApTask Consulting LLC, an Edison, N.J.-based IT staffing company, announced Eddie Bright Jr. joined its executive leadership team as chief sales officer. He will be responsible for the placement and management of resources on projects, management consultancy, staffing augmentation, executive sear...


Adecco Q1 revenue up 4% in constant currency, Europe improves

May 7, 2015

First-quarter revenue at Adecco, the world’s largest staffing firm, rose by 4% in constant currency to €5.08 billion (US$5.52 billion). First-quarter revenue rose 3.4% on an organic basis; Adecco measures organic growth by excluding the impact of currency, acquisitions and divestitures.North Amer...


Adecco leaders stepping down, firm names new CEO

May 7, 2015

Adecco, the world’s largest staffing firm, today announced Patrick De Maeseneire, CEO of the Adecco Group for the past six years, will leave the company at the end of August. The board of directors appointed Alain Dehaze as CEO effective Sept. 1. Dehaze, a member of the executive committee since...


AMN revenue beats guidance in Q1

May 7, 2015

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) reported first-quarter revenue rose 36.0% in the first quarter to $327.5 million, above guidance of $310 million to $314 million.The San Diego-based company, which ranks as the largest US healthcare staffing provider, reported revenue rose 22% excluding ac...