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Staffing Now buys Twin Cities firm

November 20, 2007

Staffing Now acquired Certes Financial Pros, a finance and accounting staffing firm serving the Minneapolis and St. Paul markets. Terms of the deal were not announced. Certes CEO Sally Mainquist and its existing management team will remain and work to expand the company's presence outside the Twi...

Resolve net income drops 95.1%

November 19, 2007

Resolve Staffing Inc. (OTCBB: RSFF.OB) reported a 95.1% drop in third-quarter net income to $44,483 from $903,841 in the prior year. However, third-quarter revenue rose 47.9% to $64.6 million from $43.7 million in the third quarter of 2006. Gross margin improved to 13.5% from 12.4%. Third-quarter...

Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

November 19, 2007

Here is a list of research reports and citations to other research released last week by Staffing Industry Analysts. BRIEFING - Spherion picking up Technisource for $140 millionSpherion Corp. will pay $140 million for Technisource Inc., a Little Rock AR-based information technology staffing and s...

Manpower gets notice from French agency

November 19, 2007

Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) said its French headquarters received a statement of objections Friday from the French government agency charged with investigating fraud and competition violations. The statement alleges information sharing between Manpower and its competitors, the company said. Adecco...

Economic growth to slow, but no recession

November 19, 2007

Economic growth will slow and unemployment will grow but no recession is forecast, according to The National Association for Business Economics' outlook report. Gross domestic product growth will slow to an annualized pace of 1.5% in the fourth quarter while next year's GDP growth will be 2.6%. U...

French agency files statement against Adecco

November 16, 2007

The French Competition Authority may issue a fine against Adecco SA, the company said Friday. The French agency issued a statement of objections claiming Adecco France subsidiary Adecco Travail Temporaire exchanged commercially sensitive information with competitors in 2003 and 2004 and it and an...

Economic gauge contracts

November 16, 2007

The growth rate for the Economic Cycle Research Institute's forward-looking gauge of the U.S. economy for the week ended Nov. 9 contracted 0.9%. ECRI's weekly leading index level fell to 140.0 from 140.3 in the prior period. The index level measures weekly changes, while the growth rate is deriv...

Latest Staffing Industry Report released

November 16, 2007

The November issue of our Staffing Industry Report newsletter is now available in PDF form at www.staffingindustry.com. To download a copy, click here.

Gevity names interim CEO

November 16, 2007

Gevity HR Inc. (NASD: GVHR) appointed Garry Welsh, its chief financial officer, as its interim chief executive officer until its new CEO, Michael Lavington, receives authorization to work in the United States. Lavington is a citizen of the United Kingdom. Gevity selected Lavington as its top exe...

Physician executive compensation up 7.5%

November 16, 2007

Overall physician executive compensation rose 7.5% to $258,000 between 2005 and 2007, according to the 2007 Physician Compensation Survey released by the American College of Physician Executives and Cejka Search. Among organizations with more than 100 survey respondents, doctors working in healt...