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NLRB expands joint employment; client is temps’ employer in union case

August 28, 2015

The NLRB voted 3-2 to expand the definition of joint employment, allowing a union to negotiate with a staffing buyer over both directly hired and staffing firm workers. The board announced the ruling yesterday.In its decision, the NLRB ruled Browning-Ferris Industries of California was a joint em...


Bond CEO leaves firm, COO named to position

August 28, 2015

Bond International Software Inc., a staffing and recruitment software provider, appointed former COO Dave Williams as CEO, effective Aug. 28. He replaces President and CEO Steve Taylor, who is leaving the firm.The president and COO positions are not currently being filled.Taylor became president...


Information security talent shortage is at the senior level, survey finds

August 28, 2015

The real problem with the perceived talent shortage in information security is retention and churn at the higher levels, according to a survey by IT and security executive networking firm T.E.N. and International Data Corporation.At the entry levels, where expectations for new hires are basic, th...


STEM majors top lists of highest-earning majors

August 28, 2015

Science, technology, engineering and math majors command the highest mid-career salaries for all levels of higher education, according to the 2015-16 College Salary Report released by PayScale.The report found 25% of the 201 master’s level majors have mid-career median pay numbers above $100,000,...


HP strikes deal for Ciber to hire laid off workers while avoiding severance – Web

August 28, 2015

Business Insider reports HP struck a deal to allow newly laid off employees to take jobs at Ciber Inc. (NYSE: CBR) rather than pay them severance.


People: Oasis, AtWork, Carmichael Fisher, Bullhorn and more

August 28, 2015

Oasis Outsourcing, a professional employer organization based in West Palm Beach, Fla., promoted Alina Gabbard to senior VP of field sales. She will oversee all five regional vice presidents and coordinate the sales processes in each market throughout the US. For the past 12 years, she has served...


GDP growth gets upward revision to 3.7% for Q2; ‘Welcome relief’

August 27, 2015

US real GDP rose in the second quarter at an annual rate of 3.7%, according to a second estimate that revises an earlier, advance estimate of 2.3%, the US Bureau of Economic Analysis reported. The new estimate beat economists’ forecasts and was a bigger improvement over the anemic first quarter.“...


Randstad US workers confidence indexes rise in first half of year

August 27, 2015

Confidence levels among US manufacturing and logistics workers rose in the first half of the year and point to an aggressive increase in hiring activity, according to Randstad. Confidence levels in the accounting and finance sector rose dramatically, and improved levels for office and administrat...


Paychex lists top regulatory issues of summer 2015

August 27, 2015

Paychex Inc., a provider of payroll processing and professional employer organization services, listed of the top government regulations that impacted businesses across the US this summer and will continue to have an effect in the year ahead.“A major ruling on the Affordable Care Act, coupled wit...


Survey find future workforce has higher expectations for ‘success’

August 27, 2015

High school students are nearly three times as likely as current workers to say they need to make $200,000 or more to feel successful, according to survey released today by CareerBuilder. The report found high school students are also significantly more likely to associate success with the abilit...