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Ciber nominates independent board director; investor withdraws slate

April 20, 2015

Ciber Inc. (NYSE: CBR), a Greenwood, Colo.-based IT staffing and solutions firm, nominated Mark Lewis as a new independent director for election at its 2015 annual meeting of stockholders.Lewis will be nominated together with incumbent director Richard Coleman as Class III directors. In connectio...


Mexico indexes indicate economic growth unlikely to improve

April 20, 2015

Mexico’s economic expansion is unlikely to improve in the coming months, according to The Conference Board.The leading economic index for Mexico was unchanged in February following sharp declines in the previous two months. Gains in oil and stock prices were offset by large negative contributions...


The looming baby boomer brain drain — Staffing Stream

April 20, 2015

All baby boomers will be 65 years or older by 2029, causing the largest occurrence of Brain Drain the US workforce will have ever seen, writes Rebecca Lindgren in The Staffing Stream. Lindgren, community manager for UNC Kenan-Flagler’s online MBA degree program, provides infographics explaining w...


Hudson replaces CEO; promotes CFO to top exec

April 17, 2015

Hudson Global Inc. (NASD: HSON), a New York-based staffing provider, appointed Stephen Nolan as CEO; Nolan had served as executive VP and CFO since joining the firm 2013. He served as CFO at Adecco Group North America prior to that from 2004 to 2012.Nolan will replace Manuel “Manolo” Marquez upon...


Canadian Staffing Index rebounds in March

April 17, 2015

The Canadian staffing index, a measure of staffing activity in Canada, rose 15% sequentially to a reading of 106 in March from the February index value of 92. However, the index still edged down year over year from 107 in March 2014.The index value of 100 corresponds to the size of the industry i...


Georgia arrests two staffing firm owners for back taxes, penalties

April 17, 2015

Georgia staffing firm co-owners were arrested on charges related to unpaid taxes, interest and penalties, according to the Georgia Department of Revenue.Linda Maddox, also known as Linda Naylor, and co-owner Delayne Sproles, owned and operated temporary staffing firms Temporary Resource Personnel...


EEOC issues proposed rule on application of ADA to employer wellness programs

April 17, 2015

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission today published a notice of proposed rulemaking describing how Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to employer wellness programs that are part of group health plans. The proposed rule provides guidance about how wellness programs o...


US leading index suggests weaker economic growth ahead

April 17, 2015

The Conference Board’s US leading economic index rose 0.2% in March to a reading of 121.4 (2010 = 100), following a 0.1% increase in February and a 0.2% increase in January.“Although the leading economic index still points to a moderate expansion in economic activity, its slowing growth rate over...


People: Korn Ferry, Odgers, FPC, Resource Staffing Group

April 17, 2015

Executive search firm Korn Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) announced Dave Pearce joined as senior client partner in its global consumer practice. He will be based in Korn Ferry’s Minneapolis office.Executive search firm Odgers Berndtson named Lisa Quackenbush as partner in its financial serv...


CTPartners Executive Search net revenue up 23% in Q4

April 16, 2015

CTPartners Executive Search Inc. (NYSE MKT: CTP) reported net revenue rose 22.7% year over year in the fourth quarter to $42.1 million. Revenue rose across regions and segments.Net loss attributable to the company for the fourth quarter was $1.3 million, up from net income of $100,000, for last y...