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Staffing 360 acquisitions push Q4 revenue to $25.6 million

September 16, 2014

Staffing 360 Solutions Inc.’s (OTCBB: STAF) reported net revenue rose to $25.6 million in its fiscal fourth quarter ended May 31, up from $557,000 in the fourth quarter of the prior fiscal year. Gross profit for the quarter rose to $4.6 million from $159,000 in the year-ago quarter.For the full 2...


Seven Step RPO acquires UK firm

September 16, 2014

Seven Step RPO, a Boston-based recruitment process outsourcing firm, acquired BlueGlue, a U.K.-based RPO provider.BlueGlue’s two U.K. locations, in Devon and Reading, bring Seven Step its first centers outside North America. Seven Step is headquartered in Boston and also has a delivery center in...


Employment services price index rises over year

September 16, 2014

The U.S. producer price index for employment services rose 1.9 percent in August compared to the same month a year ago to a level of 106.3, according to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.Producer price indexes track the change in price received by service producers over t...


Robert Half: 23% of Canadian CFOs to hire in next six months

September 16, 2014

The Canadian job market may be heating up, according to the Canadian Professional Employment Forecast from Robert Half. According to the report, 23 percent of Canadian chief financial officers said their companies will be creating new jobs in the next six months. Fifty-five percent of finance exe...


Quote of the week: War for talent heats up in China

September 16, 2014

“A few years back, it was easier for a leader of a multinational company to come into China and grow a business; now they are facing very strong and fierce local competition. MNCs are looking for leadership that can manage this environment and reinvigorate growth,” CNBC quoted George Huang, partn...


Job board lists needed IT skillsets

September 15, 2014

Employment for technology professionals continues to thrive, yet this rising tide of job opportunities for tech pros has not lifted the prospects for all skillsets equally, according to job board operator Dice Holdings Inc. (NYSE: DHX). Skills in Puppet, an open source IT automation tool, and cyb...


Accountable acquires allied health division in Florida

September 15, 2014

Accountable Healthcare Staffing Inc. acquired the allied health staffing business of Port Orange, Fla.-based PARX Group. PARX Group’s healthcare division operates out of one office in Port Orange.The transaction closed Sept. 1; terms were not disclosed. The deal includes field professionals, clie...


The Intersect Group names new CEO

September 15, 2014

The Intersect Group, a national finance, accounting and IT staffing and consulting firm, named Rebecca Rogers Tijerino as chief executive officer, effective Aug. 25. She replaces Wade Hughes, who is leaving the company.Rogers Tijerino most recently was CEO of Astadia, a global business consulting...


Mortgage industry jobs losses rise

September 15, 2014

Mortgage industry employment was lower in the latest quarter as a result of a sharp jobs drop at banks, though jobs moved up at credit unions and non-banks, according to an index released by Mortgage Daily.The mortgage industry recorded 20,569 layoffs in the second quarter, a sharp increase from...


Where social recruiting is heading — Staffing Stream

September 15, 2014

Social recruiting is gaining popularity and people are also visiting social networking channels in search of jobs, writes Reena Gupta in The Staffing Stream. Gupta, CEO of TargetRecruit, discusses how recruitment professionals can make the best of these networks. To read the post click here.The S...