Recent Updates

Public IT solutions firms up 10% in Q3

20 November 2013

Publicly traded information technology solutions firms chalked up median 10.4 percent year-over-year growth in their worldwide revenue for the quarter ended Sept. 30. Cognizant Technology, Tata Consultancy, Infosys and Syntel, all firms with offshore operations, experienced outstanding growth across... More


Cloud skills best for career advancement in the UK

20 November 2013

Reflecting the exploding growth of cloud computing in the United States and Europe, the most in-demand skills in the U.K. information technology workforce are now cloud computing skills, according to a recent workforce study by Robert Half Technology.


Tech execs plan to hire, but see talent shortage

20 November 2013

Technology companies plan to hire new staff over the next 12 months but are concerned about a persistent shortage of tech talent, according to the second annual National Survey of Technology, Policy and Strategic Issues released by the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA).


Staffing Stream: What to expect next year

20 November 2013

The staffing industry and the economy have been full of surprises in 2013. Some companies have flourished while others have been in a draw down mode because they don’t know what to plan for writes Michael Barefoot, senior account executive at RedZone Resources, in The Staffing Stream. 


Web: Feds sue over sale price of IT staffing firm

20 November 2013

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel newspaper reports the U.S. Department of Labor sued the former owners of Omni Resources Inc. claiming the company was sold to a stock ownership plan at a price that “far exceeded its fair market value.”


RCM shareholder group files countersuit; board ends ‘poison pill’

20 November 2013

A shareholder group at RCM Technologies Inc. (NASD: RCMT) announced Monday it filed a countersuit in response to a lawsuit filed earlier this month by RCM. Separately, RCM’s board reported Monday the early termination of a shareholder rights plan (poison pill) and other changes.


Calian business and technology division revenue falls 5%

20 November 2013

Calian Technologies Ltd. reported revenue in its business and technology services division fell 5.3 percent year over year to C$38.0 million (US$36.9 million) in the company’s fiscal fourth quarter ended Sept. 30. The segment provides IT staffing and other services.


CGI won’t discuss Healthcare.gov in conference call

20 November 2013

CGI Group Inc. President and CEO Michael Roach said in a conference call with financial analysts the company would not discuss its work with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services with respect to the Affordable Care Act or the Healthcare.gov website.


CGI revenue rises 53% in Q4 in wake of Logica buy

20 November 2013

CGI Group Inc., a Montreal-based provider of information technology services, reported revenue rose 52.7 percent to C$2.46 billion in its fiscal fourth quarter ended Sept. 30.


Australia: Co-Employment and Statutory Risk

20 November 2013

In most jurisdictions around the world, managing co-employment and statutory risk is one of the key deliverables of a contingent workforce program. This article addresses issues unique to Australia.