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AtWork names new president

April 23, 2014

National staffing franchise AtWork Group promoted Chief Operating Officer Jason Leverant to company president earlier this year. He replaces John Hall, who had been CEO and acting president and remains in the CEO role. Leverant will continue to also serve as COO.Leverant joined AtWork Group in 20...


Comcast awards MSP contract

April 23, 2014

Comcast Cable, a nationwide provider of video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers, selected Randstad Sourceright and Pinnacle Technical Resources to co-manage its managed services program.Randstad and Pinnacle will operate as one under the Comcast Contingent Solutions...


Mastech revenue up 20%

April 23, 2014

Pittsburgh-based information technology staffing firm Mastech Holdings Inc. (NYSE MKT: MHH) reported revenue rose 19.5 percent year over year in the first quarter to $28.7 million. Demand for IT staffing services was solid in the first quarter and largely in-line with activity levels of a quarter...


General Employment forms advisory committee

April 23, 2014

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (NYSE MKT: JOB), an Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.-based staffing provider, formed an advisory committee and named Harry Newton as its first member. Newton is an entrepreneur, investor and financial blogger.“Given current plans for expansion and our estimated growth tr...


TrueBlue revenue rises 14%

April 22, 2014

Industrial staffing firm TrueBlue Inc. (NYSE: TBI) reported first-quarter revenue rose 14.3 percent year over year to $396.1 million. Net income was approximately $1.7 million in the first quarter compared to a net loss of approximately $1.1 million in the same quarter last year.TrueBlue is contr...


CTG revenue falls 10%

April 22, 2014

CTG (NASD: CTG), a Buffalo, N.Y.-based information technology services company, reported first-quarter revenue fell 9.8 percent year over year to $97.9 million. Lower revenue in CTG’s healthcare and staffing businesses in North America was partially offset by higher revenue from European operatio...


Seaton revenue up 31%

April 22, 2014

Seaton reported first-quarter revenue rose 31 percent year over year to $148 million from $113 million in the first quarter of 2013. Excluding the January acquisition of Australia-based RPO provider HRX, organic revenue rose 29 percent.The privately held staffing provider is based in Chicago and...


ASA staffing index up over year

April 22, 2014

The American Staffing Association’s index measuring employment in the U.S. staffing industry rose 3.32 percent for the week ending April 13 compared to the same week last year. The index value for April is 96.The index rose 2.1 percent over the last 4 weeks.


Mexico leading index declines

April 22, 2014

The Conference Board leading economic index for Mexico fell for the third consecutive month, edging down 0.5 percent in February, the organization reported. The leading index now stands at 121.2 (2004=100). The leading index fell 1.4 percent in January.Over the six-month span through February, th...


Job prospects for 2014 college grads improve

April 22, 2014

Job prospects are better for the undergraduate class of 2014, according to a survey of executives by Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY). Of executives surveyed, 67 percent said job prospects are better for the undergraduate class of 2014 than for college grads a year ago, and 56 percent sa...