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Film takes look at staffing industry, death of temp worker

November 3, 2015

A film, “A Day’s Work,” takes a look at the staffing industry — including the death of a temporary worker in 2012 during his first day on the job — and is now being screened at various US locations. The film came out earlier this year; its website lists eight showings with the next scheduled...

TriNet Q3 revenue up 20%

November 3, 2015

TriNet Group Inc. (NYSE: TNET), the fourth-largest US professional employer organization, reported third-quarter total revenue rose 20.2% year over year.

Net income at the PEO also rose to $3.1 million from $725,000 in the year-ago quarter.

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Randstad looking in professional space — Staffing quote of the week

November 3, 2015

“We are looking at opportunities in the professional space, so people with a masters or bachelor’s education level. … We have an ambition to become a bigger player there,” Reuters quotes Randstad CFO Robert Jan van de Kraats as saying in regards to potential acquisitions of staffing firms in...

Insperity revenue up 12% in Q3

November 2, 2015

Insperity Inc. (NYSE: NSP), the largest PEO in the US, reported revenue rose 11.8% in the third quarter to $626.3 million.

The average number of worksite employees paid per month in the quarter rose 13.3% year over year, an acceleration from 11.6% growth in the second quarter and 9.2% growth in the first...

BG Staffing revenue up 25%

November 2, 2015

BG Staffing Inc. (NYSE MKT: BGSF) reported revenue rose 25.3% year over year in the third quarter to $60.2 million, bolstered by the March acquisition of Willis Group’s Donovan & Watkins division, as well as strong growth in all of its segments.

Gross margin also improved.

The Plano, Texas-based...

Job board results: LinkedIn, Monster, DHI, CareerBuilder

November 2, 2015

Revenue was generally lower at job boards in the third quarter when compared to a year ago amid product changes. The exception was LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD).

The social networking site reported revenue rose 37% in the third quarter to $780 million. That includes $41 million in revenue from lynda.com...

IT staffing provider ettain group acquires Texas firm

November 2, 2015

IT staffing provider ettain group acquired Timberhorn IT Solutions, an IT staffing company in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

The acquisition closed Oct. 30; terms were not disclosed.

The Timberhorn brand will remain through early 2016 and its employees will remain on staff. Plans call for Timberhorn...

KellyOCG names VP of global talent supply chain operations

November 2, 2015

Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA) announced that Paul Vincent has joined KellyOCG as VP of the firm’s outsourcing and consulting group, effective today. The global role is a new position within KellyOCG.

Based in London, Vincent reports to John Healy, KellyOCG’s managing director of global talent...

Team Health rejects revised AmSurg merger deal

November 2, 2015

Team Health Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), which includes healthcare staffing provider D&Y, today confirmed it received and rejected a second merger offer by AmSurg Corp.

Team Health rejected AmSurg’s original proposal last month.

The original proposal had a total enterprise value of $7.8 billion, based...

Cross Country completes Mediscan acquisition

November 2, 2015

Cross Country Healthcare Inc. (NASD: CCRN) completed its acquisition of Mediscan, a healthcare staffing provider based in Woodland Hills, Calif., effective Oct. 30. The transaction was announced last month.

Cross Country paid $33 million, including $28 million in cash and $5 million in stock. It could...