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USG people announces cuts

January 22, 2009

USG People, an Almere, Netherlands-based staffing firm, announced today it will cut 540 full-time positions and close 93 branches in France, Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands. The reduction in employees will be achieved, through a large extent, by natural attrition, the company said. The Fren...


Jobless claims up, 4-week average unchanged

January 22, 2009

The number of U.S. initial jobless claims climbed higher the week ended Jan. 17, while the four-week moving average was unchanged, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Department of Labor. Initial unemployment claims increased 11.8% to 589,000 in the week ended Jan. 17, compared with t...


USG people announces cuts

January 22, 2009

USG People, an Almere, Netherlands-based staffing firm, announced today it will cut 540 full-time positions and close 93 branches in France, Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands. The reduction in employees will be achieved, through a large extent, by natural attrition, the company said. The French...


Survey - Average IT salary rises amid recession

January 21, 2009

The average salary for information technology workers rose 4.6% over the past year to $78,035 despite the crumbling economy, according to an annual survey released today by Dice Holdings Inc. (NYSE: DHX), operator of the Dice.com job board for IT professionals. IT workers in Charlotte NC receiv...


ClearPoint signs interim COO deal

January 21, 2009

ClearPoint Business Resources Inc. (OTCBB: CPBR.OB), signed a deal with XRoads Solutions Group LLC to provide a chief operating officer and other services to the company, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Brian Delle Donne, a principal at XRoads, will serve...


Command Center cites progress in new markets

January 21, 2009

Command Center Inc. (OTCBB: CCNI.OB), a Post Falls ID-based industrial staffing firm, reported that Chairman and CEO Glenn Welstad told shareholders Tuesday the company's efforts to reach markets beyond construction and manufacturing is showing success. "Along with disaster relief — or more rec...


Benchmarking survey opens

January 21, 2009

We are pleased to announce the opening of the 4Q08 Staffing Industry Benchmarking Consortium. The opportunity to participate is open to all Staffing Industry Analyst's corporate members at a staffing firm in business for at least one year and with a U.S. component for which they report financials...


Command Center cites progress in new markets

January 21, 2009

Command Center Inc. (OTCBB: CCNI.OB), a Post Falls ID-based industrial staffing firm, reported that Chairman and CEO Glenn Welstad told shareholders Tuesday the company's efforts to reach markets beyond construction and manufacturing is showing success. "Along with disaster relief — or more recen...


AMN cuts workforce by 5%

January 21, 2009

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) reduced internal staff by 5% this month. The cuts were announced during an investor presentation on Jan. 14. Don Cowan, senior director of media relations, said the cuts have been completed and represent less than 100 people. The reductions took place at a...


AMN cuts workforce by 5%

January 21, 2009

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) reduced internal staff by 5% this month. The cuts were announced during an investor presentation on Jan. 14. Don Cowan, senior director of media relations, said the cuts have been completed and represent less than 100 people. The reductions took place at...