Recent Updates

Staffing firm acquires iSymphony VMS

15 January 2014

WMS iSymphony Inc., a cloud-based vendor management system/managed service provider based in Houston, was acquired by Hamilton-Ryker IT Solutions.


Mitchell Martin buys IT staffing and search firm

15 January 2014

Mitchell Martin Inc. acquired the operating assets of NCO Staffing Inc., a New York-based information technology staffing and executive search firm.


CDI plans restructuring, global exec to step down

15 January 2014

CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) announced plans on Dec. 30 to cut staff and consolidate facilities as part of a restructuring in January designed to save the company $11 million to $13 million in 2014.


More IT contractors in UK expect wage increases

15 January 2014

Research by giant group found 64 percent of information technology contractors in the UK are predicting they will see an increase in wages in 2014, up from 63 percent who predicted the same last year.


TSR revenue rises 12%

15 January 2014

TSR Inc. (NASD: TSRI), a Hauppauge, N.Y.-based information technology staffing provider, reported revenue rose 15.2 percent to $12.2 million in its fiscal second quarter ended Nov. 30, compared with the year-ago quarter.


TechServe Alliance launches certification program

15 January 2014

TechServe Alliance launched its new TechServe Alliance Certification Program designed for the IT and engineering staffing industry.


Staffing Stream: The skills gap

15 January 2014

What to do about the gap between the number of information technology professionals with the right skills and the need of employers for skilled IT workers? Mastech Holdings Inc. (NYSE MKT: MHH) CEO Keving Horner discusses the situation in a new post in The Staffing Stream.


New Year, New Performance Plans

15 January 2014

The beginning of the year means it’s time to review your goals from the previous year and evaluate your contingent workforce program’s performance according to those goals. Here are the most important steps to consider when planning for your New Year supplier/partner evaluations and goals.


Agency Ruling Casts Doubt on AWR

15 January 2014

Last month, the Employment Appeals Tribunal in the U.K. upheld an Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) ruling that may affect buyers of open-ended contract staff through staffing firms.


Human Capital Top Global Challenge

15 January 2014

Human capital ranked as the top challenge in a survey of more than 1,000 CEOs around the world by The Conference Board.