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EMTA acquires Easy Staffing Services

March 17, 2009

EMTA Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: EMHD.OB) said today its Lumea Inc. subsidiary acquired Easy Staffing Services Inc., an industrial staffing firm. EMTA acquired Easy Staffing in exchange for 15 million shares, a note for $8.75 million and the assumption of $2.3 million in debt. Easy posted 2008 revenue...


Gevity revenue slips 14.3%

March 17, 2009

Fourth-quarter revenue fell 14.3% year-over-year at Gevity HR Inc. (NASD: GVHR) to $125.1 million as the average number of paid client employees decreased at the Bradenton FL-based professional employer organization. The company is in the process of being acquired by TriNet Group Inc., a San Lean...


Select to buy Butler and division of Global

March 17, 2009

Butler International Inc. (OTCBB: BUTL.PK), an engineering services and staffing firm, announced it struck a deal to be acquired by a division of the Santa Barbara CA-based Select Family of Staffing companies. Separately, Global Employment Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: GEYH.OB) said it made a deal to s...


Gevity revenue slips 14.3%

March 17, 2009

Fourth-quarter revenue fell 14.3% year-over-year at Gevity HR Inc. (NASD: GVHR) to $125.1 million as the average number of paid client employees decreased at the Bradenton FL-based professional employer organization. The company is in the process of being acquired by TriNet Group Inc., a San Le...


CareerStaff Unlimited Selects Bond's Adapt Healthcare

March 16, 2009

Bond International Software Group, a provider of software and support solutions for the staffing industry, announced a partnership with CareerStaff Unlimited, a healthcare staffing solutions company, to co-develop Bond's Adapt V11 platform, Adapt Healthcare. Ryan Taylor, Director of Operations o...


CareerStaff Unlimited Selects Bond's Adapt Healthcare

March 16, 2009

Bond International Software Group, a provider of software and support solutions for the staffing industry, announced a partnership with CareerStaff Unlimited, a healthcare staffing solutions company, to co-develop Bond's Adapt V11 platform, Adapt Healthcare. Ryan Taylor, Director of Operations...


People - Eliassen Group, Sapphire

March 13, 2009

The Eliassen Group and Sapphire Technologies announced personnel changes. The Eliassen Group, a technology, consulting and training firm, named Larry Hemley as chief marketing officer. Hemley previously served as chief marketing officer for On Assignment Inc. (NASD: ASGN). The Eliassen Group also...


Kelly sells 31 English offices

March 13, 2009

Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA) said Friday it sold 31 commercial staffing branches in England to Hexagon Staffing Solutions Ltd., which does business as Interaction Recruitment. Terms of the deal were not announced. The Interaction Group was founded in 1986 and has nine branches. The company...


Angry and Disgruntled Temps for Hire Inc.

March 13, 2009

While this may not be the perfect name for a staffing firm, what does make a good name? Staffing Industry Analysts Senior Research Analyst Noël Calvi writes about the question in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

March 13, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Direct hire staffing growth update*Direct hire continues accelerating downdraft*Related economic and labor trend data all pointing negative*Staffing Industry Analysts forecasts 2009 down 35%