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Report - Employers to cut more than they add

April 3, 2009

Employers in both the manufacturing and service sectors plan to cut more jobs than they add in April, according to the leading indicators of national employment report from the Society for Human Resources Management. The report's survey found that 27.2% of service-sector employers plan to cut s...


Service-sector activity shrinks at faster pace

April 3, 2009

Economic activity in the U.S. service sector shrunk at a faster pace in March than in February, the Institute for Supply Management reported today. Its nonmanufacturing index fell to a reading of 40.8 in March from 41.6 in February. Only index readings above 50 indicate expansion. March's reading...


Service-sector activity shrinks at faster pace

April 3, 2009

Economic activity in the U.S. service sector shrunk at a faster pace in March than in February, the Institute for Supply Management reported today. Its nonmanufacturing index fell to a reading of 40.8 in March from 41.6 in February. Only index readings above 50 indicate expansion. March's readi...


Monster index falls four points in March

April 2, 2009

The Monster Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: MWW) employment index fell four points in March to a reading of 118 from its February reading of 122. The index is down 49 points from its year-ago reading in March 2008. "The decline in U.S. online recruitment activity during March was a sober follow-up to Feb...


Jobless claims up 1.8%

April 2, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment benefits rose 1.8% to 669,000 in the week ended March 28 from the previous week's revised number of 657,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims rose 1.0% to 656,750 from the previous week's revis...


Adecco replaces top executive

April 2, 2009

Adecco SA, the world's largest staffing firm, named a new CEO today, and announced its current top executive will leave at the end of this month. The company said it will still continue with plans to build up its professional staffing business. The new CEO, Patrick De Maeseneire, presently serves...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

April 2, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. BRIEFING - Staffing Industry Stock Index analysis*SISI up 10.8% in March, outperforms S&P 500 *15 gainers, 5 decliners*Weak demand in nurse staffing drives bearish guidance in healthcare


People - Cross Country, Impellam, LocumTenens.com

April 2, 2009

Cross Country Healthcare Inc. (NASD: CCRN) named a new president of its Cejka Search subsidiary. Impellam Group PLC appointed a VP of human resources for its North American operations. LocumTenens.com announced a new VP of marketing. Cross Country Healthcare named Lori Schutte as president of its...


People - Cross Country, Impellam, LocumTenens.com

April 2, 2009

Cross Country Healthcare Inc. (NASD: CCRN) named a new president of its Cejka Search subsidiary. Impellam Group PLC appointed a VP of human resources for its North American operations. LocumTenens.com announced a new VP of marketing. Cross Country Healthcare named Lori Schutte as president of i...


Adecco replaces top executive

April 2, 2009

Adecco SA, the world's largest staffing firm, named a new CEO today, and announced its current top executive will leave at the end of this month. The company said it will still continue with plans to build up its professional staffing business. The new CEO, Patrick De Maeseneire, presently serv...