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Skilled Group revenue rises 39%

August 20, 2008

Australian staffing firm Skilled Group Limited reported a 39% increase in full-year revenue to AUS$1.93 billion (US$1.86 billion) in its fiscal year ended June 30, 2008. Skilled Group, based near Melbourne, Australia, made four acquisitions during the year, including Offshore Marine Services, a s...

Why do recruiters fail?

August 19, 2008

"Why Recruiters Fail ' and What to Do About It" is just one of the topics to be covered at the upcoming Healthcare Staffing Summit Sept. 8-10 in San Francisco. Summit attendees will have a chance to learn about a host of other healthcare staffing topics as well. The annual Healthcare Summit bring...

People - Westaff, Impellam

August 19, 2008

Westaff Inc. (NASD: WSTF), a Walnut Creek CA-based staffing firm with national and international operations, promoted Rob Kinnard to senior accounting manager and Peggy Davis to franchise accounting manager. Kinnard was formerly franchise accounting manager; Davis formerly served as senior accoun...

Global Employment revenue slips

August 19, 2008

Second-quarter revenue fell 2.3% at Global Employment Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: GEYH.OB), a Lone Tree CO-based company that provides staffing and professional employer organization services, to $43.3 million from $44.3 million in the same period last year, according to its 10-Q filing with the U.S. S...

Michael Page revenue up 26.3%

August 18, 2008

Revenue rose 26.3% at London-based professional staffing firm Michael Page International PLC to GBP500.0 million (US$997.8 million) in the first half of this year. The company said revenue in its Americas division rose 49.4% to GBP34.5 million (US$68.9 million). However, revenue increased 40.3% o...

Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

August 18, 2008

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Locum tenens staffing growth update *Continued double-digit growth overall*Radiology experiencing sharp deceleration in demand*Staffing Industry Analysts to adjust locum forecast downward slightly For more, click here. WEBINAR...

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...