Recent Updates

4Q14 IT staffing earnings recap: Steady as she goes

11 March 2015

IT staffing firms’ operating results for 4Q14 produced few surprises, but earnings calls yielded a few potential concerns.


IT jobs rise by 0.4% in US during February

11 March 2015

The number of IT jobs in the US rose 0.4% in February from January, according to the TechServe Alliance.


Report says BP to cut IT contractor rates by 15% in UK

11 March 2015

ContractorUK reported BP plc is cutting the rate it pays IT contractors in the UK by 15%.


Trim your waste in talent acquisition — Staffing Stream

11 March 2015

In any pursuit, training and dedication are vital. But the real advantages come from doing the smallest things better than anyone else.


Staffing 360 sells back cybersecurity firm for $1

11 March 2015

Staffing 360 Solutions Inc. (OTCBB: STAF) sold its Cyber 360 Inc. subsidiary to various original owners of the business.


ManpowerGroup acquires Europe-based IT operations

11 March 2015

ManpowerGroup subsidiary Proservica acquired the French IT help desk business of ATOS. ManpowerGroup also acquired a 70% stake in Dutch IT company PEAK-IT.


Private equity picks up majority stake in ICon

11 March 2015

Serent Capital acquired a majority stake in ICon Professional Services, a Foster City, Calif.-based provider of independent contractor compliance and payrolling services.


President announces TechHire initiative

11 March 2015

President Obama this week announced the launch of the TechHire initiative at a meeting of the National League of Cities. 


ACA case before Supreme Court could affect staffing, buyers

11 March 2015

The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments March 4 in a case that could bring massive change to the Affordable Care Act and remove penalties in some states for staffing firms, staffing buyers and other employers — albeit with caveats.


Happy staff make money for you

11 March 2015

Buyers stand to benefit greatly if their provider is a best place to work. Here's why.