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Healthcare staffing - a diamond in the rough?

July 29, 2008

Despite a slower economy, at least one measure shows that healthcare staffing remains healthy. Staffing Industry Analysts Executive VP and Chief Analyst Barry Asin writes on healthcare staffing and the Healthcare Staffing Summit in The Contingent Blog. For more, click here.

General Employment hit by slow economy

July 29, 2008

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (AMEX: JOB) reported a 25.5% year-over-year decrease in revenue to $3.6 million in its fiscal third quarter ended June 30. "The depressed economy had a significant impact on our revenues and operating results this quarter," said Chairman and CEO Herbert Imhoff...

Analysts International revenue slips

July 29, 2008

Second-quarter revenue fell 8.1% to $82.0 million at Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLY). The Minneapolis-based information technology staffing and services company said the decrease came amid lower headcount in its staffing business and a decline in product sales as it moves to providing h...

Consumer confidence holds steady

July 29, 2008

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index held steady in July. The index now stands at 51.9 (1985=100), up slightly from 51.0 in June. "Looking ahead, while consumers remain extremely grim about short-term prospects, the modest improvement in expectations, often a harbinger of economic times...


July 28, 2008

WillStaff Worldwide named Ron Villareal as senior VP of operations. Villareal has more than 17 years of experience. WillStaff is a Monroe LA-based staffing company with more than 90 offices across the U.S. Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) named Todd Monti as head of its privat...

Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

July 28, 2008

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. BRIEFING - Analysis of Robert Half 2Q08 earnings release *International business continues to boom*U.S. business contracts 2% in Q2 *Company projects flat revenue growth in Q3 vs. year earlier For the full Briefing, click here. BRIEFING...

ClearPoint appeals delisting decision

July 28, 2008

ClearPoint Business Resources Inc. (NASD: CPBR) said Friday it appealed the decision by Nasdaq officials to delist its stock. The firm's stock was to be removed from the exchange Friday, but the appeal puts the delisting on hold. ClearPoint, in May received a letter saying the company wasn't in c...

MDI Group sells medical division

July 28, 2008

MDI Group sold its medical staffing division, MDI Medical LLC, to Cirrus Medical Staffing Inc., part of A. Soriano Corp (Anscor), a publicly traded firm listed in the Philippines. The purchase price was $2 million for the division, which had 2007 revenue of $9.1 million, according to a filing wit...

Contingent Workforce Strategies Sourcebook

July 28, 2008

The Contingent Workforce Strategies Sourcebook: A Guide for Program Managers is now available from Staffing Industry Analysts. The sourcebook is a compendium of research and articles for contingent workforce program managers, and is the definitive resource for all working with contingent/temporar...

Delta branches into finance and accounting

July 25, 2008

The Delta Companies announced its first venture outside healthcare staffing with the launch of its Atled finance and accounting brand. The new division will be headed up by Ty Chambers, executive VP at Delta as well as a certified public accountant. Dallas-based The Delta Companies ranked No. 7 o...