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IT staffing revenue up at CTG in Q2, solutions revenue falls

July 28, 2015

Second-quarter revenue fell 5.6% at Computer Task Group Inc. (NASD: CTG). The Buffalo, N.Y.-based firm reported IT solutions revenue fell 21.2% while IT staffing revenue rose 5.0%.Gross margin also narrowed and net income fell. (US$ thousands) Q2 2015 Q2 2014 % growth Revenue...


Heidrick Q2 revenue falls with decline in Europe

July 28, 2015

Second-quarter net revenue fell 2.2% at Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII), the Chicago-based executive search and leadership consulting firm. Much of the decline was in Europe where net revenue fell 22.8%, or 10.6% on a constant currency basis. (US$ thousands) Q2 2015...


Google Express workers employed by Adecco request union representation

July 28, 2015

The Teamsters Local Union 853 reported workers at the Google Express shopping service employed by Adecco have filed a request for union representation.Google Express ships products from local consumers to businesses on a same-day or overnight basis. The union said workers sign an agreement that l...


Corporate Resource Services files for bankruptcy

July 28, 2015

Corporate Resource Services, at one time one of the largest staffing firms in the US, filed for bankruptcy protection last week, according to court records.The firm had already been winding down operations with its lender Wells Fargo maintaining tight controls of cash, according to court filings....


IT hiring plans down, TEKsystems survey finds

July 28, 2015

A new TEKsystems survey found fewer IT leaders plan to increase both traditional and contingent hiring this year compared to similar surveys earlier this year.TEKsystems’ quarterly “reality check” survey of 240 IT leaders in June found 29% planned to increases temporary hiring. That’s down from 5...


Intelliswift acquires California IT staffing provider

July 28, 2015

Intelliswift Software Inc. acquired P. Murphy & Associates Inc., an IT staffing firm based in Burbank, Calif.The deal took place about two weeks ago; terms of the transaction were not announced. Jack Lyons of Lyons Solutions LLC represented the seller.Intelliswift, a staffing and software sol...


The biggest lie employers tell — Staffing Quote of the Week

July 28, 2015

“The biggest lie is that the employment relationship is like family,” Vox.com reports LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman says.


Temp expectations vary; highly paid workers expect to be doing less traditional full-time work

July 27, 2015

When asked what types of labor they plan to do more of in their 10-year plans, temporary workers overwhelmingly plan to focus on traditional full-time employment, according to a survey of temporary workers by Staffing Industry Analysts.However, the degree of temporary worker expectations in perfo...


Robert Half settles with recruiter, avoids class action

July 27, 2015

Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) agreed to settle a case with a recruiting manager in California, Theresa Daniels, who claimed the company misclassified her and other recruiting managers as exempt from overtime requirements, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Comm...


Staffing 360 discusses Lighthouse deal and future acquisitions

July 27, 2015

Staffing 360 provided more color last week on its acquisition of engineering staffing firm Lighthouse Placement Services LLC in a conference call with analysts, and discussed upcoming acquisitions as well. The Lighthouse deal was valued at an aggregate purchase price of $6.25 million.“With approx...