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Canadian staffing index posts modest year-over-year decline in September

October 23, 2014

The Canadian staffing index, a measure of staffing activity in Canada, fell to a reading of 114 in September, a decrease of 2 percent year over year from a reading of 116 in September 2013.“So far in 2014, we have observed a trend of modest year-over-year decline in the index,” said David Francis...


New Provade president cites VMS trends

October 23, 2014

What are the trends in VMS? They include demands for more mobile operability, business intelligence and reporting, and integration with enterprise-wide systems, according to Hans Bukow in a visit to Staffing Industry Analysts. Bukow recently took over the reigns as president of VMS provider Prova...


Employees’ most creative on-the-job sick leave excuses

October 23, 2014

In the past year, 28 percent of employees called in to work sick when they were feeling well, down from 32 percent last year, according to a CareerBuilder survey.While 49 percent of employees said they have a paid time off program that allows them to use their time off however they choose, 23 per...


Compensation top reason employees quit, Robert Half survey finds

October 23, 2014

CFOs and workers cited salary as one of the top reasons employees quit their jobs, according to research released by Robert Half International (NYSE: RHI). Twenty-eight percent of CFOs cited inadequate salary and benefits as the most likely reason good employees quit their jobs; 38 percent of emp...


Opening a staffing branch office — Staffing Stream

October 23, 2014

Over the last six months, AVID Technical Resources has been engaged in opening a new branch in San Francisco. In a new post in The Staffing Stream, Samantha Keefe, the firm’s interactive marketing manager, discusses why hiring was ironically the most difficult and important task in creating the I...


Most expect new grads to stay on job for less than a year

October 22, 2014

More than three quarters of Express Employment Professionals franchisees, 77 percent, expect recent college grads to say on the job for less than a year, according to a new survey released by Express. Only 23 percent think an average grade will stay for more than a year — a similar survey last ye...


Robert Half Q3 revenue rises across brands

October 22, 2014

Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI), one of the world’s largest staffing firms, reported revenue rose 13.9 percent year over year in the third quarter to $1.22 billion, near the top end of guidance. The increase was 13.4 percent when put in constant currency and adjusted for billing day im...


Robert Half recruiter files overtime suit; in separate case, most of temp’s claims go to arbitration

October 22, 2014

Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) was sued Sept. 5 by a recruiting manager in California claiming the company misclassified her and similar employees as exempt from overtime; it seeks class action status and back overtime pay. Also, Robert Half reported in a separate lawsuit — where a fo...


Mastech revenue up 1%

October 22, 2014

Pittsburgh-based IT staffing firm Mastech Holdings Inc. (NYSE MKT: MHH) reported third-quarter revenue rose 1.2 percent year over year to $28.6 million.Demand for IT staffing services remained in-line with activity levels of a quarter ago, according to the company, and Mastech increased its billa...


BG Staffing to trade on NYSE MKT exchange

October 22, 2014

BG Staffing Inc. (OTCBB: BGSF) will list its stock shares on the New York Stock Exchange MKT beginning Oct. 27. Part of the NYSE Group, NYSE MKT provides an equities market for listing and trading of small growth companies.The Plano, Texas-based staffing firm’s common stock will trade on the NYSE...