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France - Unemployment falls by -0.8% month-on-month

28 April 2011

The latest data published by DARES on behalf of the official government job centres (Pôle Emploi) reveals that the number of category A (Unemployed) job seekers, in France, registered with job centres in March 2011 was down by -0.8% or -21,100 individuals to 2,680,000 compared to the previous mon...


Netherlands - ABU elects Patrick Bakker as new director

28 April 2011

The Association of Temporary Employment Agencies (ABU) has elected Patrick Bakker, CEO Adecco Group Netherlands, as a new board director. Bakker commented "ABU is hugely important for the staffing industry and we have very relevant issues on the table to discuss and resolve. The importance o...


UK - New InterQuest CEO starts today

28 April 2011

Further to the announcement of 21 March 2011, IT staffing specialist, InterQuest Group Plc (ITQ:LSE), has announced that the appointment to the board of Mark Braund as Chief Executive Officer is effective as of today.Gary Ashworth, previously joint CEO & Executive Chairman is now solely Execu...


UK - Two-thirds of in-house lawyers long for a 4-day week

28 April 2011

66% of the UK's 24,000 in-house legal professionals say they are more attracted by the prospect of a four-day week than a year ago, according to research from the specialist legal recruiter Laurence Simons.   Two-thirds say they are willing to cut their salary by a fifth and lose 16,500 Pou...


SFN Group Revenue Rises 8%

27 April 2011

First-quarter revenue at SFN Group Inc. (NYSE: SFN) rose 8.1 percent on a year-over-year basis to $500.4 million. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based staffing company reported revenue rose in all its professional staffing segments, including: • Finance/accounting up 28.1 percent year-over-year to $44...


Hudson Highland Revenue Rises 21%

27 April 2011

Hudson Highland Group Inc.’s (NASD: HHGP) first-quarter revenue rose 21.3 percent to $218.5 million from $180.1 million in the first quarter of last year.First-quarter revenue rose across all regions on a year-over-year basis: • Hudson Americas revenue rose 16.0 percent to $45.8 million. • Hudson...


Barrett Revenue Up 18%

27 April 2011

Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASD: BBSI), a Vancouver, Wash.-based staffing firm and PEO, reported first-quarter revenue rose 18.0 percent on a year-over-year basis to $68.8 million. First-quarter staffing division revenue rose 4.7 percent to $28.3 million. Professional employer organization n...


Mastech Revenue Rises 27%

27 April 2011

Mastech Holdings Inc. (AMEX: MHH) reported first-quarter revenue rose 26.6 percent on year-over-year basis to $19.9 million. First-quarter gross margin at the Pittsburgh-based information technology and healthcare staffing firm narrowed to 19.3 percent from 19.6 percent in the year-ago quarter.Ma...


Report: Private Equity Firm Buys ZeroChaos

27 April 2011

ZeroChaos, an Orlando-based firm, is now owned by a New York private-equity firm, the Orlando Sentinel newspaper reported. Snow Phipps Group bought the company from AP Capital Partners in December for more than $200 million, the newspaper reported. AP Capital Partners had acquired a majority stak...


California Area Posts Highest Jobless Rate

27 April 2011

The Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area in Southern California continued in March to post the highest unemployment rate, 13.9 percent, among all large U.S. metropolitan areas with populations of 1 million or more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The Las Vegas area continued...