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50 ways for your staffing company to use Twitter — Staffing Stream

November 24, 2014

Your presence on Twitter is essential to tapping into new relationships with clients and candidates, writes Karen Locke in The Staffing Stream. Locke, a content strategist and writer at Staffing Robot, lists ways your staffing company can use Twitter and ideas on what to post for your followers....

BLS maps industry employment concentration — Web

November 24, 2014

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics released a map of industries with the highest concentration of employment among US metropolitan areas with annual average employment of greater than 750,000 in 2013. Nine of the 37 areas had the highest concentration of employment in the information industry...

Specialist Staffing Solutions names North America managing directors

November 21, 2014

Specialist Staffing Solutions Inc., the US division of London-based staffing firm SThree plc UK, promoted Senior Vice Presidents Scott Fulton and Morgan Kavanagh to managing directors for the North America region. Fulton oversees the firms’ Pacific West and South regions while...

P2P Staffing revenue rises 32%

November 21, 2014

P2P Staffing Corp., a privately held, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based professional staffing company, reported revenue rose 32.4 percent year over year in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 to $39.71 million from $29.97 million in the third quarter of last year.The company forecasts full-year 2014 reven...

More workers want raises, promotions say 43% of CFOs

November 21, 2014

An improving economy and higher demand for skilled workers means professionals are more confident in their job prospects and on the hunt for bigger paychecks and loftier titles, according to a survey released by Accountemps, a division of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). Forty-three pe...

Marketing execs, truck drivers top ‘hot jobs’ lists

November 21, 2014

Marketing executive tops a list of hot jobs for those with college degrees, according to an analysis from CareerBuilder and EMSI. The list features occupations for which the number of jobs companies post each month significantly outpaces the number of people hired. Truck driver, heavy and tractor...

Georgia posts highest state jobless rate in October

November 21, 2014

Georgia posted the highest unemployment rate among all states in October at 7.7 percent, according to data released today by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Mississippi and the District of Columbia followed, both at 7.6 percent, while Rhode Island posted a 7.4 percent unemployment rate.North D...

People: CTG, Heidrick, DLH, Korn Ferry, Lucas Group, Beacon Hill

November 21, 2014

IT staffing and solutions provider CTG (NASD: CTG) named Ted Reynolds a senior VP. Reynolds has executive responsibility for CTG Health Solutions, the company’s healthcare IT division. He joined CTG in 2006 as a client services executive focusing on CTG’s Epic practice. Reynolds was named a vice...

Report cites visa fraud in US tech industry — Web

November 21, 2014

The Center for Investigative Reporting, a nonprofit news organization based in Berkeley, Calif., reports letters from an employer needing a foreign worker are valuable currency in the shadow world of tech staffing firms known as “body shops.” To read the story, click here.

Randstad revenue up 4% organically per working day in October

November 20, 2014

Randstad Holding nv reported revenue per working day rose 4.0 percent in October and the November trend appears to be in line with October. Permanent placement fees rose 21 percent in October. The world’s second-largest staffing provider also announced a €60 million to €70 million cost savings pl...