Daily News

Daily News-Staffing Industry Analysts RSS Feed Get the RSS Feed

Office openings - SingleSource, Link, Aerotek

January 30, 2009

SingleSource Professional Staffing Service, Link Staffing and Aerotek announced office openings. Portland ME-based Matt Noone, a 10-year staffing industry veteran and a former Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) employee, launched SingleSource Professional Staffing Service. The company s...


Fourth-quarter real GDP down 3.8%

January 30, 2009

Fourth-quarter real gross domestic product fell at an annual rate of 3.8%, according to an advance estimate released today by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Third-quarter real GDP fell at annual rate of 0.5%, according to a final estimate.


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

January 30, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - 2009 staffing acquirers shopping list: Who's buying what *Sortable list of 146 staffing firm acquirers*Relative to size, travel nursing is hottest*Allied h/c, locums, legal and life sciences also wanted*Office/clerical has mos...


Office openings - SingleSource, Link, Aerotek

January 30, 2009

SingleSource Professional Staffing Service, Link Staffing and Aerotek announced office openings. Portland ME-based Matt Noone, a 10-year staffing industry veteran and a former Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) employee, launched SingleSource Professional Staffing Service. The company spe...


Select Staffing to buy Westaff

January 30, 2009

Westaff Inc. (NASD: WSTF) announced Thursday it struck a deal to be acquired by Koosharem Corp., which does business as Select Staffing. The deal is expected to be complete by the end of March if all necessary approvals are received. At least 51% of Westaff's shareholders must OK the deal, but...


Volt staffing sales rise 11.1%

January 30, 2009

Volt Information Science Inc.'s (NYSE: VOL) reported net sales in its staffing services division rose 11.1% to $557.3 million in its fiscal fourth quarter ended Nov 2. But the division's operating profit fell 20% to $16.9 million after a $4.9 million impairment charge based on recent operating re...


Fourth-quarter real GDP down 3.8%

January 30, 2009

Fourth-quarter real gross domestic product fell at an annual rate of 3.8%, according to an advance estimate released today by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Third-quarter real GDP fell at annual rate of 0.5%, according to a final estimate.


Full-time hiring for IT plunges in Q4

January 30, 2009

While IT hiring has gone down significantly as we enter 2009, finding the right talent and qualified candidates continues to be a challenge even in a less competitive supply environment, according the findings of a report released by Veritude, a staffing services provider. The research, which w...


President Obama signs Ledbetter Act

January 29, 2009

President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act today, according to news reports. The act will allow workers to sue for pay discrimination based on their most recent paycheck containing discriminatory pay rather than when the discrimination first began.


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

January 29, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. BRIEFING - Analysis of Robert Half 4Q08 earnings release *U.S. staffing revenue contracts 21% y/y *"Perm" revenue contracts 35% y/y *1Q09 guidance of total company revenue: 27%-31% contraction y/y INSIGHT - What Obama means for staffing...