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Diversified Search names vice chairman

October 27, 2014

Executive search firm Diversified Search named Henry “Terry” Scherck as vice chairman. Scherck will also continue to serve as managing director in its global life sciences practice. He will focus on growing the firm’s life sciences practice with key clients.Scherck, who joined Diversified in 2009...


IT ranks as top STEM major

October 27, 2014

IT took the top spot on WorldWideLearn.com’s list of the 50 STEM majors with the Best Value 2014, ranking as the top STEM major for employment opportunities nationally and in the top 10 for program availability. The spotlight career for this major, information security analyst, has a projected gr...


Career management programs missing mark, survey finds

October 27, 2014

Career management programs largely fail to help employees understand advancement opportunities and chart career paths with their organizations, according to the Towers Watson Global Workforce Study.The survey found 46 percent of employees and 59 percent of high-potential employees said their orga...


Retail industry to overhaul C-suites and boardrooms by 2020, survey finds

October 27, 2014

The retail industry will overhaul C-suites and boardrooms by 2020, according to a study released today by Women’s Wear Daily and Berglass+Associates, an executive search firm targeting retail and consumer goods.Only 22 percent of survey respondents believe their board of directors today is very e...


Services that can set your firm apart — Staffing Stream

October 27, 2014

As your temporary staffing agency grows, the need to provide an added level of support becomes very important, writes Raul Esqueda in The Staffing Stream. Esqueda, president of 1st Commercial Credit, discusses how to distinguish your staffing services from your competitors in a new post in The St...


Median earnings of full-time workers rise 2.5% in Q3

October 24, 2014

Median weekly earnings of US full-time wage and salary workers rose 2.5 percent year over year in the third quarter to $790 (not seasonally adjusted), the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced today.Women who usually worked full time had median weekly earnings of $715, or 82.2 percent of the...


ManpowerGroup names global MSP practice leader

October 24, 2014

ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE: MAN) promoted Jamiel Saliba to global MSP practice leader at ManpowerGroup Solutions, a new position within the company.Saliba has served as VP and general manager at TAPFIN since 2010; he will continue to lead TAPFIN North America operations. Prior to the VP and general...


Franklin-Belle merges with The Woodmansee Group

October 24, 2014

The Woodmansee Group, a retained executive search firm based in Ohio, merged operations with Nashville-based executive recruiting firm Franklin-Belle, which targets the healthcare industry.The transaction was completed about two weeks ago. Outside investments were not utilized to complete the mer...


Starting salaries to rise 3% for legal jobs

October 24, 2014

Starting salaries for legal professionals in the US are projected to increase by an average of 3 percent next year, according to the Robert Half Legal 2015 Salary Guide.Lawyers at small to midsize law firms should see greater-than-average salary gains. Among legal specialists, the largest gains i...


People: Ciber, @Work, PrideStaff, Labor Smart, SolTech, RSR, Beacon Hill and more

October 24, 2014

Ciber Inc. (NYSE: CBR), a Greenwood, Colo.-based information technology staffing and solutions firm, announced in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that Betsy Atkins notified the company of her decision to resign as a member of its board of directors, effective Oct. 16. Atkins’...