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RCM acquires substation engineering firm

August 4, 2015

RCM Technologies Inc. (NASD GM: RCMT) — a provider of engineering, IT and healthcare staffing — acquired Substation Design Services LLC, a Pennsylvania-based engineering firm specializing in design services for substation projects. RCM expects the acquisition to expand its engineering services of...


Team size may be to blame for underperformance, report finds

August 4, 2015

More than half of senior executives, six out of 10, report their own teams are underperforming and team size may be to blame, according to the inaugural ThinkWise 2015 Impact of Team Performance Survey report released today.The report found smaller organizations have teams that perform better tha...


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...