, where revenue fell 13% on a constant currency basis. Information technology staffing revenue decreased 3% in the U.S. and Canada. Engineering and technical revenue was flat.
In France, Adecco's largest
, and Wanted Technologies predicted a loss of 224,000 jobs.
The U.S. unemployment rate did hit double digits in October -- increasing to 10.2% from 9.8% in September.
Manufacturing employment fell by 61
in permanent placement revenue.
Fourth-quarter permanent placement revenue fell 65.7% to $668,000 from $1.9 million in the year-ago quarter, at the Oakbrook Terrace IL-based provider of information technology
.7% to $134.4 million, Robert Half Technology revenue fell 33.6% to $74.6 million, Robert Half Management Resources revenue fell 42.2% to $90.3 million and Protiviti revenue fell 30.5% to $97.0 million
finance and accounting, information technology and legal personnel through its Resources Global Professionals subsidiary also said it plans to consolidate offices in the next few months amid the tight