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TeamStaff loss narrows

January 16, 2008

Healthcare staffing firm TeamStaff Inc. on Tuesday reported a net loss of $1.9 million in the fourth quarter ended Sept. 30 compared to a net loss of $17.2 million in the same period in the prior year. Somerset NJ-based TeamStaff also said fourth-quarter revenue fell 5.3% to $16.5 million comp...


New additions to Staffing Industry Analysts' home page

January 16, 2008

Staffing Industry Analysts made some changes to its home page that affects you. Note that the Daily News is now on the left side of the home page. The Daily News is now easier to view, with more stories at a glance. Also note a new section on the home page — "Topic Spotlight." Topic Spotlight is...


CEO confidence hits seven-year low

January 15, 2008

The Conference Board's measure of CEO confidence fell to a seven-year low of 39 in the fourth quarter of 2007, down from 44 in the third quarter. The last time the measure dropped below 40 was in the final quarter of 2000 when it sunk to 31. "Given continued trouble in the housing and credit mar...


Office openings - Command Center, AccountAbilities

January 15, 2008

Command Center Inc. (OTCBB: CCNI.OB) said it opened three new branches in Rancho Cordova CA, Crawfordsville IN, and Laurel MD. The company currently operates 79 branches in 22 states. Chairman and CEO Glenn Welstad said the company plans to open 20 or more new locations this year. AccountAbiliti...


People - Manpower, Sapphire

January 15, 2008

Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) named Emma van Rooyen as VP of global marketing effective Feb. 15 and Ken Hunt as senior VP and chief legal officer in December 2007. Van Rooyen will take charge of all parts of the marketing mix from advertising to market research. She comes to Manpower from Deloitte Co...


Oasis Outsourcing buys PEOs

January 15, 2008

Professional employer organization Oasis Outsourcing Holdings Inc. said it acquired Professional Employer Plans Inc., Advantage Employer Solutions Inc., and related companies. Terms of the deal were not announced. The Tampa FL-based companies provide PEO services. The acquired companies' office...


For whom the Chimes toll

January 14, 2008

Let's face it; many staffing firm executives never liked Chimes very much. Maybe loathed is the better word. So don't be surprised if some execs and owners are humming "Ding Dong the Witch is Dead" for the next few days, says Barry Asin, executive VP and chief analyst at Staffing Industry Analyst...


Allied Healthcare names new CEO

January 14, 2008

Allied Healthcare International Inc. (NASD: AHCI), a UK-based healthcare staffing company, named Alexander "Sandy" Young is its new CEO and member of its board today. Interim CEO Sarah Eames will continue as executive VP until her employment agreement ends on April 16. Eames will also continue on...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

January 14, 2008

Here is a list of research reports, and citations to other research, released last week by Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Per diem vs. travel nurse staffing 2008 Per diem nursing makes up the lion's share of healthcare staffing, but it is a segment that has been struggling and continues t...


People - Bartech, Crdentia

January 14, 2008

The Bartech Group promoted Mary Beth Vansen to VP of operations at Bartech Workforce Management, a managed services provider. Vansen had served as director of operations. Healthcare staffing firm Crdentia Corp. (OTCBB: CRDT) promoted Debbie Griffith to director of business development. Griffith...