Recent Updates

Web: Canada to Charge for Foreign Temp Worker Applications

14 August 2013

In an effort to tighten the rules governing its controversial temporary foreign worker program, Canada says it will now charge employers $275 for each application they make, the National Post reports.

SIA Research: Annual List Reports Arrive

14 August 2013

If you are setting out to launch an RFP process or need a new vendor for a different skill set, do you know where to look? Our lists can help.

Firm acquires domain

13 August 2013

The Computer Merchant Ltd., a Norwell, Mass.-based information technology staffing and solutions provider, announced it acquired the domain name

IT jobs extend gains in July

13 August 2013

Information technology remained a bright spot for employment as the number of U.S. tech jobs rose by 0.43 percent in July to 4.49 million, according to the TechServe Alliance’s IT employment index.

Dice Holdings replaces CEO; acquires UK job board

13 August 2013

Job board operator Dice Holdings Inc. replaced longtime CEO Scot Melland and announced July 24 it acquired a U.K.-based job board operator.

The Reserves Network buys engineering, IT, design firm

13 August 2013

The Reserves Network acquired Summit Technical Services, a provider of engineering, information technology and professional design staffing.

IT staffing provider sells healthcare division

13 August 2013

Mastech Holdings Inc. (NYSE MKT: MHH) sold its healthcare staffing businesses to Accountable Healthcare Staffing Inc.

Staffing Stream: A crowded boardroom: CIOs vs. CFOs

13 August 2013

Chief information officers may have an opportunity to take on greater control in their organizations as the economic rebound continues in the second half of this year, writes Michael Barefoot in a new post in The Staffing Stream.

Web: Infosys hit with hiring suit

13 August 2013

PCWorld reports an information technology worker sued Infosys alleging the company discriminates against U.S. job applicants.

“Online Staffing” Platforms: 2013 industry segment landscape

9 August 2013

  • 67 online staffing firms listed and described
  • Four largest: oDesk, Elance,, Zhubajie (Pig Network)
  • How online staffing fits into human cloud space