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Temp staffing revenue rose median 10% in November, Pulse finds

January 5, 2015

US temporary staffing revenue rose a median 10 percent year over year in November among staffing firms taking part in Staffing Industry Analysts’ monthly Pulse Survey. The pace is unchanged from the year-over-year growth rate in October.“The Thanksgiving holiday cut into month-over-month revenue...


More US employers to hire temps, best jobs outlook in nine years

January 5, 2015

More US employers plan to hire temporary workers in 2015 than planned such hires heading into 2014, according to CareerBuilder’s job forecast for 2015. The forecast’s survey found 46 percent of employers plan to hire temporary or contract workers in 2015, up from 42 percent in last year’s survey....


Corporate Resource Services names CIO

January 5, 2015

Staffing provider Corporate Resource Services Inc. (NASD: CRRS) appointed Sean Flanagan as chief information officer, a new position within the New York-based company.Flanagan previously was president and owner of Summit Software, which provides enterprise software applications and cloud-based ho...


Randstad employee confidence index hits eight-year high

January 5, 2015

The outlook among American workers rose in December to the highest level in eight years, according to Randstad’s US employee confidence index. The index rose to a reading of 60.0 in December from 58.7 in November. The index measures workers’ confidence in their personal employment situation and o...


OSHA cites concrete firm, staffing provider

January 5, 2015

Staffing buyer Concrete Systems Inc. faces $230,400 in proposed fines for two willful, 18 serious and six other violations at its Hudson, N.H. facility, the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced. The company’s staffing supplier faced a smaller fine of $7,000 for one serious v...


Manufacturing indexes for US and Canada decelerate

January 5, 2015

The Institute for Supply Management’s purchasing managers’ index for US manufacturing decelerated to a reading of 55.5 in December from November’s reading of 58.7. December’s reading is the lowest since June, but any reading above 50 typically indicates growth.However, MarketWatch reported econom...


Remote talent: A solution for local shortage — Staffing Stream

January 5, 2015

Often, those sourcing technology professionals go into a talent search believing proximity is paramount in the recruitment process, writes Shravan Goli in a new Staffing Stream post. Goli, president of Dice.com, discusses why you should consider broadening your search geographically to find the r...


Staffing research analyst sought

January 5, 2015

Do you have a need to get to the bottom of things? Enjoy becoming an expert whose opinions are highly sought after? Want to work with sharp people from some of the world’s top schools?If so, we have a unique opportunity for an outstanding analyst and writer to step in and make an immediate impac...


Next Daily News is Monday

December 30, 2014

The next issue of the Staffing Industry Daily News will be released Monday, Jan. 5. Have a happy holiday!


Wage and hour suits make headlines, staffing firms face special issues

December 30, 2014

Wage and hour lawsuits against employers are making headlines. Staffing firms, which can face special issues, are frequently in the crosshairs.Apple Computer Inc. and its staffing firm were sued this month alleging workers weren’t paid for all hours worked. Google and its staffing provider were a...