Recent Updates

Combating the skills shortage: Southwest is catching them young

11 August 2015

Many companies lament the skills shortage, but how are they addressing the problem? Here's what Southwest Airlines is doing.

2015 Largest Staffing Firms in Germany

10 August 2015

  • This report gives an overview of the market
  • Provides a figure for total market size
  • Lists the 50 largest staffing companies in Germany by revenue

IT staffing firms feature prominently on 2015 Largest List

8 August 2015

IT staffing firms led all other segments of the professional staffing sector in terms of representation on SIA’s recently updated list of largest U.S. staffing firms. 

European Commission approves 7S Group’s acquisition by ManpowerGroup

8 August 2015

The European Commission approved the acquisition of German staffing firm 7S Group by ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE: MAN).

Google independent contractor misclassification suit dismissed

8 August 2015

A case against Google brought by a former worker in New York claiming misclassification as an independent contractor has been dismissed, according to court records.

IT staffing firms start new company, will include VMS and MSP from CDI

8 August 2015

CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) joined with Acro Service Crop. and Mastech Inc. (NYSE: MHH) to form a new minority-owned company to provide technical, IT and engineering staffing. CDI will provide MSP, VMS and operational support,

Experis to acquire majority stake in Canadian IT staffing firm

8 August 2015

ManpowerGroup’s (NYSE: MAN) Experis division will acquire majority ownership of Canadian IT consulting firm Veritaaq.

General Employment acquires Atlanta IT staffing firm Agile

8 August 2015

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (NYSE MKT: JOB), an Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.-based staffing firm, acquired Agile Resources Inc., an Atlanta-based IT staffing and consulting services provider.

Essential soft skills for managers — Staffing Stream

8 August 2015

Aside from the hard skills and experience, recruiters must consider many aspects of each candidate.

IT hiring plans are down, TEKsystems survey finds

8 August 2015

A new TEKsystems survey found fewer IT leaders plan to increase both traditional and contingent hiring this year compared to similar surveys earlier this year.