Recent Updates

Visa program backtrack possible in Australia

11 September 2013

There is a chance that recent changes which made Australian 457 visa more expensive and tougher to obtain could be reversed, according to australiaforum.com. The 457 visas are used by highly skilled temporary workers.


Matchtech acquires UK recruiter

11 September 2013

Recruitment firm Matchtech Group plc acquired Application Services Limited, trading as Provanis, a niche technology recruitment business for a total cash consideration of £4 million ($6.3 million).


System One acquires one of largest US staffing firms

11 September 2013

System One acquired Joulé Inc., an Edison, N.J.-based staffing firm that ranks No. 97 on Staffing Industry Analysts' list of largest U.S. staffing firms with $114.0 million in U.S. staffing revenue in 2012.


Robert Half: 11% to add IT staff in Q4

11 September 2013

Eleven percent of U.S. chief information officers plan to add staff to their IT departments in the fourth quarter, according to the Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report released today. 


Metro areas surpass Silicon Valley in tech job growth

11 September 2013

The number of technology jobs rose more quickly in Boston than Silicon Valley in August, according to the new “SMBeat” report by TriNet, a professional employer organization.


IT job growth decelerates in August

11 September 2013

The growth rate for information technology jobs slowed in August, according to the TechServe Alliance’s IT employment index released Friday. 


Ciber CFO steps down

11 September 2013

Ciber Inc. (NYSE: CBR) CFO Claude Pumilia resigned from the Greenwood Village, Colo.-based information technology services company effective today, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


CSI acquires Atlanta IT staffing firm

11 September 2013

The CSI Companies acquired Anteo Group, an Atlanta-based IT staffing firm. It is the first acquisition for CSI and gives the Jacksonville, Fla.-based company a footprint in Atlanta, the Southeast’s largest market, where it also has several clients.


IT staffing growth robust in 2013 and 2014, forecast finds

11 September 2013

The information technology staffing industry is projected to grow 7 percent in 2013, according to the latest forecast by Staffing Industry Analyst.


Everyone’s Talking Contingent

11 September 2013

Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram shares some of what’s being discussed at this week’s CW Solutions Forum and CWS Summit in Chicago. With its biggest showing ever, the summit has become the networking event for CW professionals. Read more in The Contingent Blog