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No Daily News on Monday

May 23, 2008

The Staffing Industry Daily News will not be published on Monday, May 26, because of the Memorial Day holiday. Look for your next issue on Tuesday, May 27.


May's marketing blog

May 23, 2008

Hinda Chalew, VP of marketing at Staffing Industry Analysts, writes on the value of blogs by executives, and offers tips on how to start one at your firm. Click here for more.


People - Delta, Wilson

May 22, 2008

The Delta Companies promoted Antonio Pedroza to director of the allied recruiting division of its Liquid Medical Recruiting business. Pedroza began with Liquid Medical Recruiting as a recruiter in September 2006. Wilson Employment Networks, a Concord NH staffing firm, promoted Joseph Wentworth to...


Jobless claims fall by 9,000

May 22, 2008

In the week ended May 17, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims was 365,000, a decrease of 9,000, or 2.4%, from the previous week's revised figure of 374,000. The four-week moving average was 372,250, an increase of 5,000 from the previous week's revised average o...


Mass layoffs decline in April

May 22, 2008

Employers took 1,308 mass layoff actions in April, down 16.7% from March, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number of initial unemployment claims associated with mass layoff actions fell 14.8% in April to 133,914. The industry with...


Allbecon Olympia revenue rises

May 22, 2008

Allbecon Olympia AG, a staffing company based in Dusseldorf, Germany, reported a 2.2% increase in first-quarter revenue to euro92.1 million (US$145.5 million). Sales rose in the Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland and Poland, but fell in Germany, Spain and Portugal, the company said. Allbecon Olympia...


Kelly Services names CFO

May 21, 2008

Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA) named Patricia Little as its new CFO. The company announced the appointment today, but Little officially takes over July 1. She comes to Kelly after serving as general auditor of the Ford Motor Company. Little has also served as co-director of Ford's global pensi...


Want to buy or sell a staffing firm? We can help!

May 21, 2008

Senior Research Analyst Noël Calvi, of Staffing Industry Analysts, blogs on upcoming lists of largest, fastest-growing, and other staffing firms as well as upcoming staffing industry research. Click here for the blog.


Firm spins off staffing division

May 21, 2008

Adea Inc., an Irving TX-based information technology consulting firm, announced today it is spinning off its staffing business, called Managed Staffing. The staffing business serves more than 40 clients and works exclusively through vendor management systems. It is headquartered in Irving with of...


Crdentia revenue rises, loss narrows

May 21, 2008

First-quarter revenue at healthcare staffing firm Crdentia Corp. (OTCBB: CRDT.OB) rose while its first-quarter loss narrowed. Crdentia reported first-quarter revenue of $10.6 million, up 30.7% from $8.1 million in the first quarter of 2007. The company reported a first-quarter net loss of $2.3 mi...