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Adecco’s Pontoon announces two leadership appointments

July 31, 2015

The Pontoon division of Adecco, which provides MSP and RPO services, announced two leadership appointments: Lydia Wilson will take on the role of executive VP of program management and Buffy White will take on the role of executive VP of solution design and account services.Wilson previously serv...


Online staffing platform Freelancer says revenue up 41%, buys payment firm

July 31, 2015

Freelancer Ltd., the operator of online staffing provider Freelancer.com, reported earlier this week that revenue rose 40.8% in the first half of 2015 to AUS$16.8 million (US$12.8 million) despite a loss for the period of AUS$1.3 million (US$983,000). The Australia-based company also announced th...


TSR revenue up 14%

July 31, 2015

TSR Inc. (NASD: TSRI) reported revenue rose 13.8% in its fiscal fourth quarter ended May 31. The Hauppauge, NY-based supplier of IT staffing reported net income of $139,000 compared to a net loss of $9,000 in the year-ago quarter. (US$ thousands) Q4 2015 Q4 2014 % growth Revenue...


DHR to stop overtures for Caldwell Partners, sell back shares

July 31, 2015

Executive search firm DHR International will cease further communication about a possible acquisition of fellow executive search firm Caldwell Partners for the present time, Caldwell announced Thursday.Caldwell Chairman G. Edmund King reported he took part in a conference call with DHR Chairman D...


Hiring managers recall strange job seeker tactics

July 31, 2015

What are the strangest stunts job seekers have tried? CareerBuilder asked more than 2,000 hiring managers the most unusual ways candidates have gotten their attention but not necessarily the job.Here is what CareerBuilder found: Candidate found out where the hiring manager was having dinner and...


People: TargetCW, Korn Ferry, ZRG, Mondo

July 31, 2015

TargetCW named Elisa Goodwin as chief operating officer and member of its executive team. TargetCW provides professional-level staffing for IT, medical device, biotech, gaming, legal and finance/accounting. Goodwin was formerly COO of Children of the Nations.Korn Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: K...


US labor costs rose at slowest pace in three decades – Web

July 31, 2015

Dow Jones Business News reported today that US labor costs rose at the slowest pace in at least three decades.


Allied and advanced practice benchmarking survey now open

July 31, 2015

Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2015 Allied Health Benchmarking Survey is now open. Participants will receive a report allowing them to benchmark their own company’s performance on metrics such as pay rate, bill rate and revenue growth for PT, OT, and other Allied occupations. The report will also in...


Randstad revenue up 7% on organic basis in Q2

July 30, 2015

Randstad Holding, the world’s second-largest staffing firm, reported revenue rose 13% in the second quarter. That equated to a 7% increase on an organic basis, which excludes the impact of currencies, acquisitions, disposals and reclassifications as well adjustment for working days.The strongest...


On Assignment Q2 revenue up 12%, including Creative Circle buy

July 30, 2015

Second-quarter revenue rose 11.7% at On Assignment Inc. (NYSE: ASGN) to $485.3 million.Excluding contribution from acquisitions, second-quarter revenue rose 6.7%, but was up 7.8% on a constant currency basis. On Assignment acquired Creative Circle LLC, a digital/creative staffing firm, effective...