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Novo Group appoints new president and CEO in wake of acquisition

August 31, 2015

The Novo Group, a recruitment firm headquartered in Milwaukee, acquired an HR consulting firm and named its founder as president and CEO.Nora Group acquired inVantage, a Milwaukee HR consulting firm launched this year, and named its founder, Kelly Renz, as president and CEO of The Novo Group...


Insurance firms: 15% to decrease temp use in second half, survey finds

August 31, 2015

While most insurance companies still plan to add staff this year, their plans for temp use are down, according to the semi-annual US Insurance Labor Outlook Study conducted by The Jacobson Group and Ward Group.The survey found 15% of insurance companies plan to decrease their use of temporary sta...


Heidrick board member named president and CEO of Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

August 31, 2015

Executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) board member Robert Kaplan resigned his position with the firm following his appointment as president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission....


Survey finds 76% of workers avoid the office for important tasks

August 31, 2015

Half of workers report their home as their preferred place for maximum productivity, according to a survey by FlexJobs, a job search website specializing in telecommuting, freelance, part-time and other flexible work opportunities.The survey found 50% of people reported that their home — and not...


NLRB expands joint employment; client is temps’ employer in union case

August 28, 2015

The NLRB voted 3-2 to expand the definition of joint employment, allowing a union to negotiate with a staffing buyer over both directly hired and staffing firm workers. The board announced the ruling yesterday.In its decision, the NLRB ruled Browning-Ferris Industries of California was a joint em...


Bond CEO leaves firm, COO named to position

August 28, 2015

Bond International Software Inc., a staffing and recruitment software provider, appointed former COO Dave Williams as CEO, effective Aug. 28. He replaces President and CEO Steve Taylor, who is leaving the firm.The president and COO positions are not currently being filled.Taylor became president...


Information security talent shortage is at the senior level, survey finds

August 28, 2015

The real problem with the perceived talent shortage in information security is retention and churn at the higher levels, according to a survey by IT and security executive networking firm T.E.N. and International Data Corporation.At the entry levels, where expectations for new hires are basic, th...


STEM majors top lists of highest-earning majors

August 28, 2015

Science, technology, engineering and math majors command the highest mid-career salaries for all levels of higher education, according to the 2015-16 College Salary Report released by PayScale.The report found 25% of the 201 master’s level majors have mid-career median pay numbers above $100,000,...


HP strikes deal for Ciber to hire laid off workers while avoiding severance – Web

August 28, 2015

Business Insider reports HP struck a deal to allow newly laid off employees to take jobs at Ciber Inc. (NYSE: CBR) rather than pay them severance.


People: Oasis, AtWork, Carmichael Fisher, Bullhorn and more

August 28, 2015

Oasis Outsourcing, a professional employer organization based in West Palm Beach, Fla., promoted Alina Gabbard to senior VP of field sales. She will oversee all five regional vice presidents and coordinate the sales processes in each market throughout the US. For the past 12 years, she has served...