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Three ways to diversify your client base — Staffing Stream

June 19, 2014

While staying within your niche is a good strategy, your recruiting firm will be stronger if you diversify your client base, writes Phil McCutchen in a new post in The Staffing Stream. McCutchen, marketing manager at Bond US, discusses three ways to diversify your staffing company’s client base....

Beeline partners with European VMS

June 18, 2014

Vendor management system provider Beeline formally announced a strategic partnership with Pixid, a European-based VMS provider, that will provide a solution for French and multinational companies who source and manage non-employees in France. It will also allow Pixid customers in France to expand...

Artech acquires Pacific Northwest-based staffing firm

June 18, 2014

Artech Information Systems LLC, a multi-national staffing and professional services, acquired professional services firm Vega Consulting LLC.Bellevue, Wash.-based Vega provides consulting and staff augmentation services primarily to large, publicly-traded organizations in the Pacific Northwest.Ve...

Cumberland Consulting Group makes West Coast acquisition

June 18, 2014

Cumberland Consulting Group, a national healthcare technology implementation and project management firm that also provides specialized staffing support services, acquired the assets of Seattle-based Cipe Consulting Group LLC.The transaction closed June 13; terms were not disclosed.“Cipe is well-...

52% of North American IT firms to raise headcount

June 18, 2014

More than half of IT organizations are increasing IT staff headcount this year, and headcount will be increased by 1.0 percent at the median, according to the Computer Economics’ annual IT spending and staffing benchmarks study. The survey collects data from more than 200 IT organizations in the...

Google tops list of in-demand employers

June 18, 2014

Google topped LinkedIn’s list of 50 companies that its more than 109 million American and Canadian members want to work for. The list was announced yesterday in New York at the InDemand 2014 event.The top-10 companies are: Google Apple Amazon.com Facebook Salesforce.com Disney Nike Micro...

Most job seekers moderately confident

June 18, 2014

Most job seekers, 68 percent, feel at least moderately confident in finding a new job even though 72 percent feel that it is more challenging to find a job now then it was a year ago, according to survey results released today by Monster Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: MWW).The survey details workplace fru...

Financial services workers seeking new jobs, survey found

June 17, 2014

Keeping financial services workers long-term is important but bankers are poised to jump ship, according to a recent eFinancialCareers survey. Of those surveyed in the U.S., only 12 percent of respondents said they are not looking for a new position, and 88 percent are either actively searching f...

Out of office but not away from work, survey finds

June 17, 2014

U.S. workers continue to struggle with the nuances of work/life balance, such as remaining connected to work outside of normal business hours or taking full advantage of vacation days, according to Randstad’s Engagement Study released today.Randstad’s research found 42 percent of employees feel o...

Blog: Nominate the stars of 2014

June 17, 2014

For the fourth year in a row, Staffing Industry Analysts is putting together a directory of individuals who have made a difference to the staffing industry. Editorial Director Subadhra Sriram discusses the Staffing 100 in a new post in The Contingent Blog. For the post, click here.