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Finance and insurance is Canada’s top sector for IT hiring

March 28, 2014

The finance and insurance sector added the most IT workers in Canada since 2010, according to a list of industries leading IT job creation compiled by CareerBuilder Canada and Economic Modeling Specialists International. Finance and insurance establishments added the most jobs with 8,250, an incr...


Staffing providers earn spots on list of ethical companies

March 28, 2014

Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN), Paychex Inc. (NASD: PAYX) and Accenture Plc (NYSE: ACN) were named to the Ethisphere Institute's 2014 world's most ethical companies list. All three were listed in the business services category.This marks the sixth time Paychex has landed on the list and the fourth con...


People: Eliassen, Labor Smart, Boyden and more

March 28, 2014

Here are recent promotions, new hires and other personnel announcements made by staffing firms. Today’s listings include announcements from Eliassen, Labor Smart, Boyden, Tatum, The Caldwell Partners, Accelent and Atwork Group.Eliassen Group, a Wakefield, Mass.-based information technology staffi...


Web: Ottawa eyes heavy fines in foreign worker program

March 28, 2014

The Canadian government is eyeing legislation to allow it to impose heavy penalties on firms that abuse the temporary foreign worker program, the Winnipeg Free Press reports. To read the article, click here.


Paychex HR revenue rises 12%

March 27, 2014

Paychex Inc. (NASD: PAYX), a payroll processing provider and professional employer organization, reported revenue in its human resources services division rose 12 percent on a year-over-year basis to $212.1 million in its fiscal third quarter ended Feb. 28. The division includes professional empl...


GDP estimate for Q4 revised up

March 27, 2014

U.S. real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 2.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the third estimate released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. The third estimate is up from the previously released advance estimate of 2.4 percent.Real GDP rose by...


HR specialists top job for temp growth, research says

March 27, 2014

Human resource specialists are expected to see the greatest percentage increase for temporary job growth at 4 percent, according to a list of the fastest-growing occupations and metros for temporary employment in 2014 compiled bt CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. The rese...


New leader for S.C. medical staffing company

March 27, 2014

Continuum Medical Staffing, a division of Continuum Group since 2000, is now operating independently under new president and CEO John Johnson. Johnson acquired the division from Continuum Group last year, according to Continuum Medical Staffing Executive Vice President John Riener. Terms of the t...


Jobless claims average down 9,500

March 27, 2014

The U.S. four-week moving average of initial claims for unemployment insurance fell by 9,500 in the week ended March 22 to 317,750 from the previous week’s revised figure of 327,250, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the U.S. Department of Labor.The four-week moving avera...


Staffing Stream: The importance of mobile recruiting

March 27, 2014

As more recruiters begin to utilize mobile strategies for recruitment, it will become increasingly evident that mobile is absolutely vital for success in modern recruiting, writes Giridhar Akkineni in a new post in The Staffing Stream. Akkineni, founder and CEO of AkkenCloud, discusses how to kee...