Daily News

Daily News-Staffing Industry Analysts RSS Feed Get the RSS Feed

CTPartners names new CEO

April 15, 2015

CTPartners Executive Search Inc. (NYSE MKT: CTP) today appointed David Nocifora as CEO. Nocifora had served as chief operating officer and had served as the company’s CFO through 2012. Nocifora replaces Chairman and CEO Brian Sullivan, who initially announced plans to leave the firm April 2.CTPar...


Workers call for $15 per hour minimum wage — Web

April 15, 2015

CBS Chicago reports workers across the country were scheduled to take part in protests calling for a $15 per hour minimum wage. The “Fight for 15” movement spans 100 cities in 40 countries, the station reported.NBC Los Angeles reported more than a dozen workers protested in front of a Los Angeles...


California-based travel nurse firm files for Chapter 11

April 15, 2015

Response 1 Medical Staffing filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last month, according to court filings. The El Dorado Hills, Calif.-based firm provides travel nurse services.The firm reported assets of $97,190 and liabilities of $1.3 million. Liabilities include an IRS tax lien for $279,00...


Robert Half survey finds divide on employee appreciation

April 15, 2015

Employers and staff are divided when it comes to how effective companies are at showing employee appreciation. A survey by Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) found 89% of senior managers said their organizations were “very effective” or “somewhat effective” at recognizing employees for go...


Temporary staffing industry to grow 6% in US, SIA forecast says

April 14, 2015

The U.S. temporary staffing industry will grow 6% in 2015 and another 5% in 2016 to reach a record industry size of $121.0 billion in 2016, according to the “U.S. Staffing Industry Forecast: April 2015 Update” released by Staffing Industry Analysts.The US place and search industry will expand 9%...


US employers up demand for H-1B workers by 35%

April 14, 2015

The number of petitions for H-1B visas rose 35% this year, exceeding the annual cap on available visas within the first week petitions were accepted, according to numbers released Monday by US Citizenship and Immigration Services.Nearly 233,000 petitions were filed for H-1B visas in the first wee...


Page Group North America gross profit rises 11%

April 14, 2015

Michael Page International Plc, a London-based professional staffing firm, reported first-quarter gross profit in its North America unit rose 10.6% on a constant currency basis year over year.Canada gross profit rose 35%, with a record quarter from the Montreal office. The US grew 7% in constant...


RNnetwork appoints new president

April 14, 2015

RNnetwork, the travel nurse division of CHG Healthcare Services, named Eric Darienzo as its new president. He replaces Bill Heller, who last month was appointed president of Weatherby Healthcare, CHG’s locum tenens division.Darienzo joined CHG in 2007 and most recently served as senior director a...


First Tek acquires IT staffing firm for $7.55 million in bankruptcy auction

April 14, 2015

First Tek Inc. acquired the assets of IT staffing provider Cloudeeva in a bankruptcy auction on April 7 for a winning bid of $7.55 million, according to court records. There were 29 bidders for the company which posted 2013 revenue of approximately $35 million.Cloudeeva filed for Chapter 11 bankr...


CEO dismissals in US at lowest level in a decade

April 14, 2015

The percentage of S&P 500 companies that fired their CEO in 2014 fell to the lowest level since 2005 as the US economy continued to improve, according to the 2015 edition of CEO Succession Practices, a report released today by The Conference Board.The study found less than 16% of all CEO turn...