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Midmarket execs cool hiring plans, Deloitte report finds

June 23, 2015

Hiring in the mid-market has cooled off since fall 2014, in line with broader US employment trends, according to Deloitte’s Mid-Market Perspectives: 2015 Report on America’s Economic Engine. Some 55% of midmarket executives reported increases in their domestic, full-time workforce over the p...


Annual survey of staffing strategies, trends under way

June 23, 2015

Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2015 Staffing Firm Survey is under way and staffing firms can weigh in on what they see as the top trends, best practices and more. The survey is confidential.Survey participants will be entered into a random drawing. Grand prize is the choice of: Complimentary at...


Robert Half settles immigration discrimination claim

June 22, 2015

Accountemps, a division of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI), and the US Department of Justice settled a claim that Accountemps engaged in citizenship status discrimination in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act, according to the US Department of Justice.Accountemps refused...


Construction employment up in 40 states

June 22, 2015

Construction firms added jobs in 40 states and the District of Columbia between May 2014 and May 2015, according to an analysis of US Department of Labor data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the mix of states adding and losing constructi...


AMN lands contract with Premier — Contract Watch

June 22, 2015

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the largest US healthcare staffing firm, announced today it has been awarded a sole-source contract with Premier Inc. to  provide healthcare staffing services and workforce solutions.“Premier is a world-class organization and recognized leader, with...


Memphis staffing agencies settle discrimination claims

June 22, 2015

Three Memphis-area staffing agencies — Prestigious Placement, PFSWeb Inc. and its subsidiary, Priority Fulfillment Services Inc. — reached a settlement agreement to resolve two complaints alleging discrimination under the Immigration and Nationality Act, the US Justice Department announced.A...


When fired or laid off, 38% post negative reviews on social media

June 22, 2015

Companies who plan to terminate or lay off employees may also need to plan for potential backlash, according to the 2015 Employer Branding Study released today by CareerArc, an HR technology provider of social recruiting and outplacement services.The survey found one in three respondents, 38%, wh...


MedAssets names real estate, banking exec to board

June 22, 2015

MedAssets Inc. (NASD: MDAS), a vendor management system provider in the healthcare space, announced Kevin Twomey has joined the company’s board. He will also serve as an independent member of the compensation committee as well as the governance and nominating committee.Twomey was president of The...


Liberal arts grads: Three-fifths employed or in grad school

June 22, 2015

Most liberal arts bachelor’s degree graduates, 60.5%, from the class of 2014 landed full-time jobs or a place in graduate school within six months of graduation, according to results of a new study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. The survey found 42.2% were employed full ti...


Adecco promotes Pontoon execs

June 19, 2015

Pontoon announced Nicole Burth, currently CFO and head of EMEA for Pontoon, will take the role of country manager of Switzerland within Adecco, effective Sept. 1. Pontoon will promote Klaus Geiser to CFO and Terri Manley to head of EMEA delivery, also effective Sept. 1. Each will be a member of P...