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Financials - Brainhunter, AccountAbilities

August 18, 2008

Brainhunter Inc. (TSX: BH) For the third quarter ended June 30, 2008, compared with the same period in the previous fiscal year.Revenue: C$61.0 (US$60.4 million), +9.6%Net income: C$726,000 (US$718,726) vs. net loss of C$445,000 AccountAbilities Inc. (OTCBB: ACBT.OB) For the third quarter ended J...

IGate CFO dies from cardiac arrest

August 18, 2008

IGate Corp. (NASD: IGTE), an information technology services and staffing company, said CFO Ramachandran Natesan died of cardiac arrest. Natesan had served as CFO for more than five years. IGate is presently in the process of spinning off its Mastech and RPOworldwide staffing operations.

Awards - Bartech Group, Aerotek

August 18, 2008

The Bartech Group, a Livonia MI-based staffing firm, received the minority supplier of the year award from Chrysler LLC. The award recognizes suppliers for performance based on quality awards and recognition received by customers, demonstrated commitment to supplier and employee diversity and cor...

ClearPoint revenue drops after shift

August 15, 2008

ClearPoint Business Resources Inc. (NASD: CPBR) posted a 93.9% decline in second-quarter revenue to $3.3 million from $54.4 million in the same period last year. The company said the decrease was a result of a shift in its business model where it moved most of its staffing branches to franchise o...

Michael Page ends Adecco talks

August 15, 2008

London-based professional staffing firm Michael Page International PLC said today it ended discussions with Adecco SA over its plans to acquire a majority stake in the firm. But Adecco said it's still weighing an offer. Michael Page said Adecco's latest proposal undervalued the company. The Adecc...

Latest Staffing Industry Report released

August 15, 2008

The August issue of the Staffing Industry Report newsletter is now available in PDF format at www.staffingindustry.com. To download a copy, click here. Top stories from this month's issue:*List of largest professional employer organizations*Survey data on who sells what, to whom and where*Second-...

Command Center revenue falls 15.4%

August 15, 2008

Second-quarter revenue at Command Center Inc. (OTCBB: CCNI.OB) fell 15.4% to $21.2 million, the Post Falls ID-based commercial staffing firm said. Same-store sales fell 9.9% year-over-year in the second quarter to $18.9 million, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissi...

Hire right in healthcare staffing

August 15, 2008

Randy Street will discuss hiring the right people and building a team of "A players" at the upcoming 2008 Healthcare Staffing Summit. Street is a partner in ghSMART & Co. Inc., a management and assessment firm for CEOs and investors. Summit attendees will have a chance to learn about a cornucopia...

South Dakota again reports lowest jobless

August 15, 2008

South Dakota again posted the lowest jobless rate among states in July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today, although the state's jobless rate edged up to 3.0% from 2.8% in June. Nebraska posted the next-lowest unemployment rate at 3.4%. Michigan again reported the highest jobless...

Jobless four-week average rises 4.6%

August 14, 2008

In the week ended Aug. 9, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims was 450,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported. The four-week moving average was 440,500, an increase of 19,500, or 4.6%, from the previous week's revised average of 421,000. The Department of Lab...