in 1996 and is based in Munich, Germany, with operations in that country as well as Austria and Switzerland. It provides IT
services and sells online access to a database of more than 60
The Guidant Group named Jennifer Beck as senior VP and managing director.
Beck most recently served as VP and general manager of SFN Group Inc.'s (NYSE: SFN)
Futurestep named Jeanne MacDonald as VP and general manager of its
process outsourcing and
solutions business in the U.S. MacDonald has been with Futurestep since 1998
Keeping good employees was the greatest staffing concern for 39% of senior executives in a survey by Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI).
ranked next at 22%, despite the economy
The firm also reported it's phasing out its Liquid Medical
division, which placed mid-level healthcare positions such as physician extenders on a contingency basis, and its Atled
and prior years. The United Kingdom-based staffing firm, which also has operations in the U.S., said the investigation includes billed and unbilled receivables at its
Events Services Ltd. subsidiary
The Monster Worldwide Inc. (NASD: MNST) employment index rose two points in October to 188 from 186 in September. More
for white-collar and military occupations helped push the index up
of Fortune magazine's "International 50 most powerful women in business."
Pierpoint International, a
process outsourcing firm, named Robert Cantu as VP of
operations and diversity
process outsourcing; and StudentScout, which provides
and admissions support for for-profit colleges and universities.