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Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

July 14, 2008

Here is a list of research reports released last week by Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Survey of staffing firms: strategies for growth This insight represents the second report to be published based on our comprehensive January 2008 survey of staffing firms. It focuses on staffing firm st...


Travel healthcare group launches

July 14, 2008

The National Association of Travel Healthcare Organizations (NATHO) launched this month. It aims to educate the healthcare industry on the benefits of travel healthcare staffing, establish ethical standards and more. "The purpose of the organization is to improve the quality of the companies in t...


Command Center reports positive cash flow

July 14, 2008

Command Center Inc. (OTCBB: CCNI.OB) reported revenue of $8.4 million for the month of June. Although down 9% from June 2007, the Post Falls ID-based industrial staffing firm said it had positive cash flow from operations during the month, compared to negative cash flow from operations of approxi...


Modern buys Quality Technical Services

July 14, 2008

Modern Professional Services announced it acquired Quality Technical Services Inc., an engineering, information technology and administrative staffing firm. QTS is based in Mobile AL and primarily serves the Gulf Coast area. It also has offices in Houston, New Orleans and Greenville SC. Mark Marh...


Ex-Vedior chief joining Empresaria board

July 11, 2008

London-based staffing firm Empresaria Group PLC said Thursday that Zach Miles, former chairman and CEO of Vedior NV, will join its board effective Oct. 1. Miles replaces Tim Sheffield, who is stepping down after 12 years. Miles stepped down from Vedior last year. He was replaced by Louis Willem "...


California bill would clarify temp pay

July 11, 2008

A bill in California clarifying when temporary agencies must pay their workers was presented on Thursday to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger for his signature, the American Staffing Association, which promoted the bill, reported. The bill, SB 940, makes clear that temporary workers will be considered t...


Kelly buying Randstad's Portuguese operations

July 11, 2008

Kelly Services Inc. said today it's buying the Portuguese operations of Randstad Holding NV. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition needs approval from the European Commission, but it's expected to close this quarter. The deal includes 13 branch offices and 15 on-site locations. Th...


Hiring of grads holds steady

July 11, 2008

The uncertain economy isn't affecting hiring plans for new graduates, according to a worldwide survey by Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY). Sixty-five percent of executives said their companies plan to hire recent graduates this year. In addition, 35% say they are hiring the same number a...


Canadian employment cools slightly

July 11, 2008

Employment in Canada edged down by 5,000 jobs in June, remaining roughly flat, with total employment at around 17.1 million, Statistics Canada reported today. The country lost 39,200 full-time jobs, but gained 34,200 part-time jobs. In Ontario, employment fell by almost 24,000 jobs in June, accor...


Latest Staffing Industry Report released

July 11, 2008

The July issue of the Staffing Industry Report newsletter is now available in PDF format at www.staffingindustry.com. To download a copy, click here. Top stories from this month's issue: -The 25% Club list of the fastest-growing privately held staffing firms. -Staffing industry growth forecast -V...