, 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
*Robert Half Technology, down 10.3% to $75.2 million
*Robert Half Management Resources, down 18.5% to $93.0 million
*Robert Half Finance & Accounting, down 2.6% to $48.6 million
finance and accounting, information technology and legal personnel through its Resources Global Professionals subsidiary said its U.S. revenue was $134.4 million, down 11.0% year-over-year. International
for its Robert Half Technology unit, which posted a 1.9% increase in third-quarter revenue to $112.3 million.
Revenue in the company's largest division, Accountemps, fell 2.0% in the third quarter to $434
's job loss was more than expected. Wanted Technologies earlier this week estimated a loss of only 167,000 jobs, and The Los Angeles Times reported analysts had expected a drop of between 170,000 to 190