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Survey - IT, healthcare to add workers

July 16, 2008

Demand will continue for information technology and healthcare workers in the second half of this year, according to survey data released by CareerBuilder.com. Thirty-five percent of IT employers in the U.S. plan to increase the number of full-time, permanent employees between July and December,...


Stephen James brings brand to Sunshine State

July 16, 2008

Stephen James Associates, a division of the Allegis Group, said it's extending its brand into Florida with the renaming of Kramer Professional Staffing as Stephen James Associates. Kramer was acquired by Stephen James in December 2006, but retained its own name to allow for a smooth transition, a...


Spies wanted

July 15, 2008

British spy agency MI6, best known through James Bond movies as agent 007's employer, has begun a public recruiting campaign, the Associated Press reported. But the need for protective services workers is felt across the pond as well, Staffing Industry Analysts' Senior Editor Craig Johnson writes...


People - Veritude, Impellam

July 15, 2008

Veritude, a Boston-based staffing firm, promoted Douglas Orciani to senior VP of client service delivery and hired Greg Demos to serve as VP of sales. Orciani most recently served as VP of operations and implementation services at Veritude. Demos joins Veritude from The Judge Group, where he was...


Empresaria buys stake in Asian firm

July 15, 2008

London-based staffing firm Empresaria Group PLC acquired a 60% stake in Intelligence HR Consultants, a China- and Singapore-based engineering staffing firm. Intelligence HR's founder, Michael Yang, will retain 40% of the firm. Intelligence HR began in 2003 and industries served include constructi...


Bits and pieces - Vallon, Allegiant

July 15, 2008

Vallon Holdings LLC, a Minneapolis-based holding company launched a firm to provide chief financial officers on an interim and project basis. The firm will be named Vallon Finance LLC. Mark Richards, formerly of RBC Dain and Carlson Cos., will serve as president. Allegiant Professional Business S...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

July 14, 2008

Here is a list of research reports released last week by Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Survey of staffing firms: strategies for growth This insight represents the second report to be published based on our comprehensive January 2008 survey of staffing firms. It focuses on staffing firm st...


Travel healthcare group launches

July 14, 2008

The National Association of Travel Healthcare Organizations (NATHO) launched this month. It aims to educate the healthcare industry on the benefits of travel healthcare staffing, establish ethical standards and more. "The purpose of the organization is to improve the quality of the companies in t...


Command Center reports positive cash flow

July 14, 2008

Command Center Inc. (OTCBB: CCNI.OB) reported revenue of $8.4 million for the month of June. Although down 9% from June 2007, the Post Falls ID-based industrial staffing firm said it had positive cash flow from operations during the month, compared to negative cash flow from operations of approxi...


Modern buys Quality Technical Services

July 14, 2008

Modern Professional Services announced it acquired Quality Technical Services Inc., an engineering, information technology and administrative staffing firm. QTS is based in Mobile AL and primarily serves the Gulf Coast area. It also has offices in Houston, New Orleans and Greenville SC. Mark Marh...