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Australian IT recruitment profitability falls

28 May 2013

A recruitment industry benchmarking report in Australia and New Zealand shows a weak quarter for the industry between January and March this year with profitability across the sector plummeting 53 percent on the same quarter last year.


IT consultant describes experience

28 May 2013

Four years ago, I arrived in the United States with an information technology degree from a top university in India and a dream of becoming a software architect. Since then, I have been pursuing this dream with the help of staffing firms.


CIO poll: Mobile, big data demand jumps

28 May 2013

Mobile solutions and big data are among the skills experiencing the fastest increase in demand among CIOs across the globe, according to a CIO survey by information technology services firm Harvey Nash.


Contract watch: Sevatec

28 May 2013

Sevatec Inc. received a $117.0 million contract with the U.S. Department of Transportation.


M&A: CSC sells division, Fahrenheit IT buys Chicago firm

28 May 2013

Recent deals involving information technology services firms include Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) striking a deal to sell its applied technology division and Fahrenheit IT Staffing and Consulting, a division of Global Employment Solutions, acquiring IT staffing firm Indecon Solutions.


Bill called good first step for H-1B users

28 May 2013

The U.S. immigration bill approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 21 would raise the annual cap on H-1B visas used to allow highly skilled workers, a move lauded by industry.


IT staffing revenue growth remains strong

28 May 2013

Information technology staffing firms taking part in Staffing Industry Analysts’ latest monthly Pulse Survey reported year-over-year revenue growth of 17 percent in March, unchanged from 17 percent in February.


IGate terminates CEO’s employment

28 May 2013

IGate Corp. (NASD: IGTE) terminated president and CEO Phaneesh Murthy citing an internal investigation over an employee claim of sexual harassment, the company announced on May 20.


IT software, services firm plans IPO

28 May 2013

Luxoft Holding Inc., an information technology software and service provider, filed for an initial public offering, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


US public IT staffing firms Q1 revenue mixed bag; Worldwide IT services revenue up 3.8%

28 May 2013

Publicly traded information technology staffing companies’ first quarter results were a mixed bag in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the same quarter in 2012.