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News Report November 2013

29 November 2013

Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labour markets across Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and the Americas. Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data. 


The Largest Online Staffing Platforms in 2013

27 November 2013

  • Three online staffing platforms have achieved global scope and a scale over the past several years: Elance, freelancer.com, and oDesk.
  • These three platforms continue to pursue strategies to capture more of the potential world market for bringing together remote, online freelancers (and microfirms)... More

Web: Hospital sues healthcare traveler in hepatitis outbreak

26 November 2013

Seacoastonline.com reports that Exeter Hospital in New Hampshire is suing former healthcare traveler David Kwiatkowski, staffing firms and others.


Doctors say ACA to have negative impact on compensation

26 November 2013

A new survey by Jackson & Coker found that 71 percent of physicians believe the Affordable Care Act will impact compensation negatively.


Physician executive compensation up 7%, survey says

26 November 2013

Median compensation for physician executives grew an average of 7 percent between 2010 and 2012 to $325,000, according to the Cejka Executive Search and American College of Physician Executives 2013 Physician Executive Compensation Survey.


Jackson Healthcare names new president

26 November 2013

Jackson Healthcare, the third-largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm, appointed Shane Jackson as president of the Atlanta-based firm.


MTV edits travel nurse show after complaints, group says

26 November 2013

The final three episodes of MTV’s controversial show on travel nurses, “Scrubbing In,” are being re-edited to focus more on clinical scenes featuring nursing skills, according to The Truth About Nursing, a nonprofit that seeks to increase public understanding of nursing.


AMN acquires healthcare VMS provider ShiftWise

26 November 2013

ShiftWise, a healthcare vendor management system, was acquired on Nov. 20 by AMN Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm.


2013 Staffing Company Survey: Staffing firms’ best and worst strategic decisions

26 November 2013

  • Asked about their strategic or tactical decision making
  • Staffing firms tell us their best decisions
  • And their worst

The Buzz: An Old Dog Learns New Tricks

25 November 2013

Why LeoForce is a new breed of ATS.