Recent Updates

IBM settles over H-1B ads

6 October 2013

International Business Machines Corp. will pay $44,400 in civil penalties after reaching an agreement to resolve allegations that the company placed online job postings containing citizenship status preferences for F-1 and H-1B temporary visa holders, the U.S. Justice Department announced.

Survey finds changing landscape for locum tenens

2 October 2013

Staffing Industry Analysts recently concluded its semiannual benchmarking survey administered in conjunction with the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations. 

Web: ACA exchanges open amid technical glitches

2 October 2013

USA Today reports the federal and state healthcare exchanges, which allow consumers to purchase healthcare insurance, opened on Tuesday, but the high volume caused some technical glitches. To read the story, click here.

Staffing Stream: Best practices in social media

2 October 2013

Are investments in social media worth the time and money? Staffing industry veteran Jim Lanzalotto, who now runs strategy and marketing firm Scanlon.Louis, discusses the question in a new post in The Staffing Stream. Read the post by clicking here.

Medical Staffing Network completes division name changes

2 October 2013

Medical Staffing Network, the sixth-largest healthcare staffing firm in the U.S., finished a rebranding that now has all its divisions operating under the Medical Staffing Network name.

Private equity acquires Chicago-based staffing firm

2 October 2013

Addison Group, a Chicago-based staffing provider, struck a deal to be acquired by private equity firm Trilantic Capital Partners.

Healthcare services execs eye acquisitions

2 October 2013

A survey of healthcare services executives by GE Capital found that 88 percent are looking to make an acquisition over the next 12 months, and 72 percent expect their business to improve over the next year.

Nurse practitioners may be among most satisfied

2 October 2013

Nurse practitioners may be among the most satisfied healthcare workers in the country, according to research released by Staff Care, a physician and nurse practitioner staffing division of AMN Healthcare Inc.

Why the VMS Pricing Structure Matters

2 October 2013

Is the supplier-funded VMS model holding the industry back from even greater achievement and innovation, and ultimately hurting the companies that use them?

Temp’s Medical Exam Leads to Lawsuit

2 October 2013

A company that rejected a temporary worker for a  full-time, traditional position was sued for genetic information discrimination by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.