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Buys boost Spherion in tough quarter

July 29, 2008

Spherion Corp.'s (NYSE: SFN) acquisitions last year of Technisource and Todays Staffing Inc. helped push forward second-quarter revenue. The Fort Lauderdale FL-based staffing company said second-quarter revenue rose 17.7% year-over-year to $563.0 million. However, it fell 5.2% excluding acquisiti...


Gevity revenue falls 13.9%

July 29, 2008

Second-quarter revenue fell 13.9% at Gevity HR Inc. (NASD: GVHR) to $128.7 million from $149.5 million in the same period last year. Gross margin at the Bradenton FL-based professional employer organization slipped to 29.5% from 31.2%. Net income fell 96.0% to $188,000 in the second quarter from...


Healthcare staffing - a diamond in the rough?

July 29, 2008

Despite a slower economy, at least one measure shows that healthcare staffing remains healthy. Staffing Industry Analysts Executive VP and Chief Analyst Barry Asin writes on healthcare staffing and the Healthcare Staffing Summit in The Contingent Blog. For more, click here.


General Employment hit by slow economy

July 29, 2008

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (AMEX: JOB) reported a 25.5% year-over-year decrease in revenue to $3.6 million in its fiscal third quarter ended June 30. "The depressed economy had a significant impact on our revenues and operating results this quarter," said Chairman and CEO Herbert Imhoff...


Analysts International revenue slips

July 29, 2008

Second-quarter revenue fell 8.1% to $82.0 million at Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLY). The Minneapolis-based information technology staffing and services company said the decrease came amid lower headcount in its staffing business and a decline in product sales as it moves to providing h...


Consumer confidence holds steady

July 29, 2008

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index held steady in July. The index now stands at 51.9 (1985=100), up slightly from 51.0 in June. "Looking ahead, while consumers remain extremely grim about short-term prospects, the modest improvement in expectations, often a harbinger of economic times...


People

July 28, 2008

WillStaff Worldwide named Ron Villareal as senior VP of operations. Villareal has more than 17 years of experience. WillStaff is a Monroe LA-based staffing company with more than 90 offices across the U.S. Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) named Todd Monti as head of its privat...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

July 28, 2008

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. BRIEFING - Analysis of Robert Half 2Q08 earnings release *International business continues to boom*U.S. business contracts 2% in Q2 *Company projects flat revenue growth in Q3 vs. year earlier For the full Briefing, click here. BRIEFING...


ClearPoint appeals delisting decision

July 28, 2008

ClearPoint Business Resources Inc. (NASD: CPBR) said Friday it appealed the decision by Nasdaq officials to delist its stock. The firm's stock was to be removed from the exchange Friday, but the appeal puts the delisting on hold. ClearPoint, in May received a letter saying the company wasn't in c...


MDI Group sells medical division

July 28, 2008

MDI Group sold its medical staffing division, MDI Medical LLC, to Cirrus Medical Staffing Inc., part of A. Soriano Corp (Anscor), a publicly traded firm listed in the Philippines. The purchase price was $2 million for the division, which had 2007 revenue of $9.1 million, according to a filing wit...