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Mortgage industry jobs losses rise

September 15, 2014

Mortgage industry employment was lower in the latest quarter as a result of a sharp jobs drop at banks, though jobs moved up at credit unions and non-banks, according to an index released by Mortgage Daily.The mortgage industry recorded 20,569 layoffs in the second quarter, a sharp increase from...


Where social recruiting is heading — Staffing Stream

September 15, 2014

Social recruiting is gaining popularity and people are also visiting social networking channels in search of jobs, writes Reena Gupta in The Staffing Stream. Gupta, CEO of TargetRecruit, discusses how recruitment professionals can make the best of these networks. To read the post click here.The S...


Web: Just-in-time hiring takes off in Dallas

September 15, 2014

The Dallas Morning News reports the Dallas-Fort Worth area is crushing it in the staffing business. To read the story, click here.


IT staffing research analyst sought: Become an industry expert

September 15, 2014

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Volt revenue falls 13%

September 12, 2014

Net revenue at Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: VISI) fell 13.3 percent in its fiscal third quarter ended Aug. 3 to $437.0 million. The New York-based company reported its staffing services segment experienced lower demand primarily from enterprise customers and to a lesser extent at ret...


Staffing employment sees best Q2 in eight years, ASA reports

September 12, 2014

U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.15 million temporary and contract workers per week in the second quarter of 2014, up 5.6 percent from the second quarter of 2013, according to data released by the American Staffing Association.Average weekly employment in the second quarter was hi...


OSHA revises reporting requirements for deaths, severe injuries

September 12, 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced a final rule requiring employers to notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye. The rule, which also updates the list of empl...


Web: The most in-demand (and aging) engineering jobs

September 12, 2014

Forbes reports on the most in-demand engineering jobs in the U.S. and which ones have the oldest workforces that will need to be replaced in the next five to 10 years. To read the story, click here.


Robert Half reports CFO hiring plans

September 12, 2014

Chief financial officers in Detroit and Philadelphia plan the most hiring in the next six months, each with 25 percent planning to add new professional-level positions, according to new professional employment forecasts from Robert Half. CFOs in Houston followed with 24 percent planning to add st...


People: DHR, Michael Page, Knightsbridge, Lucas Group …

September 12, 2014

DHR International Inc., a Chicago-based executive search firm, hired Kate Quinn as executive vice president for its financial services group. Quinn will be based out of the firm's New York office. She previously was a partner at Boyden Global Executive Search.Michael Page International plc, a Lon...