and technology staffing company reported fourth-quarter revenue of $121.2 million, compared to $99.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2009.
"We are very pleased that our quarterly revenue growth rate
, 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
revenue in the U.S. grew by double digits with information technology and finance/accounting the main growth drivers.
Randstad's German revenue rose by 40% to euro418.3 million (US$510.6 million), and its
, 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