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LaSalle Network CEO on middle-market hiring plans — staffing quote of the week

August 4, 2015

“Our searches are higher than ever. … (Companies are) more selective in how they hire, they’re taking longer to do it, but our search business is still up,” Crain’s Chicago Business quoted Tom Gimbel, founder and CEO of Chicago-based staffing and recruiting firm LaSalle Network, as saying about m...


Acquisitions boost Staffing 360’s fiscal Q4, full-year revenue

August 3, 2015

Staffing 360 Solutions Inc.’s (OTCBB: STAF) sales rose to $32.2 million in its fiscal fourth quarter ended May 31, up from $24.6 million in the same quarter of the previous year with the help of acquisitions. (US$ thousands) Q4 2015 Q4 2014* % growth Revenue $32,188 $24,5...


Insperity revenue up 11% in Q2

August 3, 2015

Insperity Inc. (NYSE: NSP), the largest PEO in the US, reported revenue rose 11.2% in the second quarter to $627.8 million.The average number of worksite employees paid per month in the quarter rose 11.6% year over year, an acceleration from 9.2% growth in the first quarter of 2015. All three dri...


General Employment acquires Atlanta IT staffing firm

August 3, 2015

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (NYSE MKT: JOB), an Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.-based staffing firm, acquired Agile Resources Inc., an Atlanta-based IT staffing and consulting services provider.The acquisition adds service capabilities and extends General Employment’s footprint into the greater At...


BG Staffing revenue up 16%

August 3, 2015

BG Staffing Inc. (NYSE MKT: BGSF) reported revenue rose 16.2% year over year in the second quarter to $49.8 million. Gross margin also improved.The Plano, Texas-based company provides staffing in light industrial, IT and multifamily (front office and maintenance personnel to the multi-family hous...


Active Staffing Services to acquire Texas firm

August 3, 2015

Active Staffing Services, a temporary staffing provider headquartered in New York, entered into a binding agreement to acquire Complete Staffing Services, a provider of administrative, clerical, professional and light industrial labor in the Houston market.Active expects the acquisition to improv...


ISM manufacturing index decelerates in July

August 3, 2015

The Institute for Supply Management’s purchasing managers index for US manufacturing decelerated to a reading of 52.7 in July, down from June’s reading of 53.5. The reading indicates continued expansion, but at a slower pace.Readings above 50 indicate growth.Reuters reports the reading was shy of...


Allied and advanced practice benchmarking survey now open

August 3, 2015

Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2015 Allied Health Benchmarking Survey is now open. Participants will receive a report allowing them to benchmark their own company’s performance on metrics such as pay rate, bill rate and revenue growth for PT, OT, and other Allied occupations. The report will also in...


Adecco’s Pontoon announces two leadership appointments

July 31, 2015

The Pontoon division of Adecco, which provides MSP and RPO services, announced two leadership appointments: Lydia Wilson will take on the role of executive VP of program management and Buffy White will take on the role of executive VP of solution design and account services.Wilson previously serv...


Online staffing platform Freelancer says revenue up 41%, buys payment firm

July 31, 2015

Freelancer Ltd., the operator of online staffing provider Freelancer.com, reported earlier this week that revenue rose 40.8% in the first half of 2015 to AUS$16.8 million (US$12.8 million) despite a loss for the period of AUS$1.3 million (US$983,000). The Australia-based company also announced th...