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CIBER says revenue within range

October 14, 2008

CIBER Inc. (NYSE: CBR) said it expects third-quarter revenue of $300 million, in the range of its estimate of $300 million to $310 million. The company said the strength of the U.S. dollar reduced results of foreign operations. CIBER also said its acquisition of Iteamic Pvt. Ltd., an information...


Barrett taking $3.5 million non-cash charge

October 13, 2008

Barrett Business Services Inc. said it will record a non-cash charge of $3.5 million in the third quarter because of an investment in four closed-end bond funds. The bonds represent an original investment of $4.0 million, but company management reported that because of the capital market's woes,...


TSR revenue down amid fewer consultants

October 13, 2008

TSR Inc., a Hauppauge NY-based information technology staffing firm, reported a 10.2% decline in revenue for its fiscal first quarter ended Aug. 31. Revenue totaled almost $12.2 million, down from $13.5 million in the same period last year. Revenue fell because the number of consultants on assign...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

October 13, 2008

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Staffing mergers and acquisitions for 3Q08 *20 deals during third quarter in U.S.*Trend of fewer acquisitions per quarter continues*Six deals involve healthcare staffing firms For the full Insight, click here.


People - Protiviti, Venator

October 13, 2008

John Calvin "Cal" Slemp joined Protiviti Inc. as a managing director and global leader of the firm's information technology security and privacy practice. Slemp previously spent 30 years at IBM Corp. Protiviti is a division of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). Venator Holdings LLC, a Tr...


Pomeroy founder ends pursuit of firm

October 10, 2008

Pomeroy IT Solutions Inc. (NASD: PMRY), a Hebron KY-based information technology services and staffing firm, said its founder and largest shareholder withdrew his bid to buy the company and take it private. David Pomeroy had offered on May 22 to acquire all stock not already owned by him for $6 a...


Canada adds almost 107,000 jobs

October 10, 2008

Employment in Canada rose by 106,900 jobs in September, bringing total employment to more than 17.2 million, Statistics Canada reported today. Most of the gains were in part time jobs; the country added 96,600. The healthcare and social assistance sector added 40,000 jobs alone in September, acco...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

October 10, 2008

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Largest U.S. industrial temporary staffing firms *12 firms make $300MM cut, comprising 43% of market*Adecco biggest U.S. industrial temporary staffing player*Industrial primary staffing segment for only two of the 12 firms For...


Medical Staffing Network gets NYSE notice

October 10, 2008

Medical Staffing Network Holdings Inc. (NYSE: MRN), the largest provider of per diem nursing in the U.S., said it was notified by the New York Stock Exchange that it was out of compliance with listing standards. The company's market capitalization was less than the required $75 million. Medical S...


Analysts International pushes back profitability

October 10, 2008

Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLY) said today turmoil in the financial markets and the economic uncertainty means it will need more time to become profitable. The company now estimates it will be profitable sometime in 2009. It had previously estimated a return to profitability by the seco...