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Calian revenue up in staffing division

February 4, 2010

Calian Technologies Ltd. (TSX: CTY) announced revenue rose 4.9% to C$37.1 million (US$35.4 million) in its business and technology services division -- which provides staffing as well as long-term management of projects, facilities and customer business processes -- in the company's fiscal first quarter...

Monster buying HotJobs from Yahoo

February 4, 2010

Monster Worldwide Inc. struck a deal to buy Yahoo HotJobs from Yahoo for $225.0 million in cash. The companies also announced a commercial traffic agreement in which Monster will serve as Yahoo's provider of career and job on content on its home page in the U.S. and Canada.

The transaction is set to...

Almost a third of nurses to leave jobs this year

February 3, 2010

Almost a third of nurses surveyed in January said they won't be working in their current jobs a year from now, according to a report from AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS). And half said they plan to get out of nursing entirely or cut their contribution to direct patient care by working fewer...

Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

February 3, 2010

The Daily News represents a small portion of the information and research Staffing Industry Analysts provides. The latest research out today for corporate members includes an Insight on 2018 employment projections and their impact on staffing.

INSIGHT - 2018 employment projections: impact on staffing...

TeamStaff solves Nasdaq notice

February 3, 2010

TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF) announced it's back in compliance with a Nasdaq Capital Market listing requirements that mandate a $1 per share minimum closing bid price.

The company had received a delisting notice in December because it had not maintained a minimum bid price of $1 per share over a 30-day...

ADP report: U.S. lost 22,000 jobs in January

February 3, 2010

The U.S. lost an estimated 22,000 private-sector nonfarm jobs in January on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to Automatic Data Processing Inc.'s (NYSE: ADP) monthly national employment report released Wednesday.

ADP's report says the service sector gained 38,000 jobs in January, but the goods-producing...

Service sector posts growth in January

February 3, 2010

Economic activity in the U.S. service sector increased in January after contracting in December, according to the Institute for Supply Management's nonmanufacturing index released Wednesday. The readings include updated information from the U.S. Department of Commerce which is used to calculate the...

Survey taking pulse of staffing industry

February 3, 2010

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Obama budget takes aim at misclassification

February 3, 2010

President Barack Obama's budget outline introduced earlier this week includes language aimed at employers who misclassify workers as independent contractors as well as $25 million for enforcement and anti-misclassification activities for states.

The Departments of Labor and Treasury are pursuing a plan...

Mastech revenue slips, gross margin up

February 3, 2010

Mastech Holdings Inc. (AMEX: MHH) reported a 32.5% year-over-year decline in fourth-quarter revenue, but cited an improving economic environment and an increase in gross margin.

Fourth-quarter revenue at the Pittsburgh-based information technology staffing firm fell to $15.6 million from $23.1 million...