staffing in North America remained flat in the third quarter. The company said its information technology segment continued to be a weak spot. Growth also slowed in the company’s engineering and technical
to a loss of $9.2 million in 2009. Gross profit margin for 2010 narrowed to 17.2 percent versus 17.6 percent reported in 2009.
Manpower completed its acquisition of information technology staffing firm
Randstad said North American information technology, healthcare and engineering staffing kept up with good performance. However, finance and accounting and legal staffing posted declines. Direct
.S. professional staffing business with the main drivers being information technology, finance and accounting, and life sciences. U.S. managed services also showed strong growth, according to the company.