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US finance/accounting worker confidence falls in Q2

July 24, 2014

U.S. finance and accounting workers’ confidence declined in the second quarter after reaching a near seven-year high in the first quarter, according to the Randstad Professionals’ finance and accounting employee confidence index for the second quarter of 2014. The index fell 6.3 points to 58.0. H...


CIOs’ best career advice for new tech grads? Keep learning.

July 24, 2014

The secret to a successful IT career is to never stop learning, according to a survey released by Robert Half Technology. Fifty percent of the chief information officers surveyed said their best career advice for new grads entering the tech industry is to keep learning new skills and stay current...


Blog: Crowdsourcing, crowdopolis and enterprise adoption

July 24, 2014

Staffing Industry Analysts last week published its first overview report on the third human cloud platform segment — besides online staffing and online services. Affiliate Analyst Andrew Karpie discusses what SIA means by crowdsourcing and how these crowdsourcing platforms differ from other platf...


Robert Half second-quarter revenue up 10%

July 23, 2014

Professional staffing firm Robert Half International (NYSE: RHI) reported revenue rose 9.6 percent year over year in the second quarter to $1.16 billion. Chairman and CEO Harold M. Messmer, Jr., cited improved labor markets and higher global demand for the firm’s professional staffing servic...


Corporate Resource Services name new president

July 23, 2014

New York-based staffing firm Corporate Resource Services Inc. (NASD: CRRS) promoted Mark S. Levine to the position of president. He will also continue to serve as chief operating officer.Levine takes over the role from John P. Messina, who has served as president since March 2009 and will remain...


AMN Healthcare taps chief information officer

July 23, 2014

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm, promoted Jeanette Sanchez to chief information officer, a new position within the company. Sanchez joined AMN in April 2013 as senior vice president of information technology.“Jeanette's contributions as chief in...


Mastech revenue up 6%

July 23, 2014

Pittsburgh-based information technology staffing firm Mastech Holdings Inc. (NYSE MKT: MHH) reported second-quarter revenue rose 5.8 percent year over year to $27.7 million.IT staffing services remained in-line with activity levels of a quarter ago, according to the company. However, new assignme...


Temp revenue growth pace accelerates sharply in June, Pulse survey says

July 23, 2014

Temporary staffing revenue grew at a median rate of 15 percent year over year in June, accelerating significantly from the 10 percent pace reported each prior month in 2014, according to the latest Pulse Survey Report by Staffing Industry Analysts. The percentage of firms reporting positive year-...


Courts disagree on ACA exchanges, subsidies and employer mandates — The Staffing Stream

July 23, 2014

The second most important federal court in the United States released a decision that may practically dismantle several essential parts of the Affordable Care Act, writes George Reardon in The Staffing Stream. If it is not reversed or modified, the decision will eliminate individual health insura...


Confidence index hits record high for US manufacturing workers; clerical workers’ confidence also rises

July 23, 2014

Confidence levels among U.S. manufacturing and logistics workers reached a record high in the second quarter of 2014, while office and administrative worker confidence also increased in the quarter, according to Randstad.The Randstad manufacturing and logistics employee confidence index rose to a...