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On Assignment to sell physician staffing unit for $123 million

January 20, 2015

On Assignment Inc. (NYSE: ASGN) agreed to sell its physician staffing segment, Vista Staffing Solutions Inc., to Envision Healthcare (NYSE: EVHC) for $123.0 million.Vista provides locum tenens staffing and permanent placement services for physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants....


TrueBridge names former CDI exec as new president

January 20, 2015

TrueBridge Resources appointed Donna Carroll as president effective this month. She replaces Jeff Busch, who retired at the end of 2014 after 15 years with the firm and its parent company, North Highland.Carroll most recently was VP at CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI), an engineering and IT staffing firm. S...


Canadian staffing index flat in December

January 20, 2015

The Canadian staffing index, a measure of staffing activity in Canada, was unchanged year over year at a reading of 101 in December. However, the index fell 9% sequentially from the November index value of 111.“Throughout 2014, we observed a trend of modest year-over-year declines in the index,”...


US ranks fourth in talent index

January 20, 2015

The United States ranked fourth in producing, retaining and attracting talent, according to the second edition of the Global Talent Competitiveness Index. This marks an improvement from a No. 9 ranking in last year’s index.The index features 93 countries and measures a nation’s competitiveness ba...


Randstad group president on women in business — staffing quote of the week

January 20, 2015

“I’ve noticed over the years that many people in business try to skip the drills and go straight for glory,” Traci Fiatte, group president, Randstad Staffing, is quoted as saying in a Q&A with The Huffington Post. “But doing the hard work behind the scenes communicates to those within your sp...


Millennials in the workplace — Staffing Stream

January 20, 2015

By 2020, millennials will represent 40% of the total working population in America. Marc Berman, president of Vector Technical Resources, discusses ways employers motivate and manage this fast-growing generation in The Staffing Stream. To read the post, click here.The Staffing Stream is a blog wh...


Staffing research analyst sought

January 20, 2015

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Executive search association names board

January 16, 2015

The Association of Executive Search Consultants announced this year’s appointments to its global board of directors, which includes five elected officers from each of the three AESC regional councils. Jason Johnson, CTPartners, chair, global board & chair, Asia Pacific Council, Sydney, A...


Highest master’s degree starting salary is $71,140

January 16, 2015

Computer science majors are projected to post the highest starting salary, at $71,140, among master’s degree graduates of the class of 2015, according to salary survey data released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Engineering and business majors followed close behind.Last w...


Next Daily News Tuesday

January 16, 2015

The Staffing Industry Daily News will not publish Monday because of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. The next issue publishes Tuesday, Jan. 20.