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Impellam group finance director leaving firm

April 16, 2014

U.K.-based Impellam Group plc reported Group Finance Director Andrew Burchall will leave the firm at the end of July, upon release of the 2014 interim results. The board of directors has commenced a search for his successor.Impellam ranks No. 49 among the largest providers of staffing in the U.S....


Infosys full-year revenue up 11.5%, adds ex-White House worker as director

April 16, 2014

Information technology services firm Infosys Ltd. (NYSE: INFY) reported Tuesday that revenue rose 7.9 percent year over year in its fiscal fourth quarter ended March 31 to $2.09 billion. Infosys also announced the appointment of Carol Browner as a director in the company; Browner had served as di...


Stress prompted 42% in U.S. to leave job, survey says

April 16, 2014

Dangerously stressful work environments force workers to seek new employment, according to an international poll by Monster Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: MWW). The poll found 42 percent of U.S. respondents have left a job due to an overly stressful environment; workplace stress also caused an additional...


Signature Technology Group acquires consulting division

April 16, 2014

Signature Technology Group, a Phoenix-based information technology staffing provider, acquired the U.S. consulting division of GlassHouse Technologies. The acquisition expands STG’s customer footprint and North American presence as well as its professional services capabilities.The transaction cl...


General Employment receives third listing notice extension

April 16, 2014

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (NYSE MKT: JOB), an Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.-based staffing provider, received a third extension from the NYSE MKT LLC related to compliance with listing standards.Stockholder equity is less than $4 million and the company has sustained losses from continuing ope...


Michael Page North America gross profit up 31%

April 15, 2014

Michael Page International Plc, a London-based professional staffing firm, reported first-quarter gross profit in its North America unit rose 31 percent on a constant currency basis year over year to approximately £7.6 million (US$12.6 million).First-quarter gross profit for Michael Page’s Americ...


Online staffing firm buys Warrior Forum for $3.2 million

April 15, 2014

Freelancer Ltd., an online staffing platform trading on the Australian stock exchange, acquired Internet marketing forum Warrior Forum, warriorforum.com for US$3.2 million.Warrior Forum will operate independently and as a standalone website. Warrior Forum was founded in 1997 by Allen Says; it inc...


IQNavigator adds execs for international growth

April 15, 2014

Denver-based IQNavigator, a vendor management system and managed services provider, expanded its executive management team to lead the company’s international growth initiatives and bolster its engineering and professional services.Simon Fahie joined IQNavigator as managing director, EMEA, and is...


Report says nurse overtime more cost effective than temps

April 15, 2014

Patients get the best care when treated in units staffed by nurses with the most experience, and hospitals paying their own nurses overtime rather than bringing in nurses from staffing firms may be more cost effective, according to a study released by the Columbia University School of Nursing and...


Mathematician ranks as top job for 2014

April 15, 2014

The best job for 2014 is “mathematician,” according to CareerCast’s 2014 Jobs Rated Report. The median annual pay scale for mathematicians in 2013 was $101,360, and the occupation has a projected growth rate of 23 percent by 2022.“In today’s data-driven economy, math skills unlock a world of care...