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Robert Half second-quarter revenue up 10%

July 23, 2014

Professional staffing firm Robert Half International (NYSE: RHI) reported revenue rose 9.6 percent year over year in the second quarter to $1.16 billion. Chairman and CEO Harold M. Messmer, Jr., cited improved labor markets and higher global demand for the firm’s professional staffing servic...


Corporate Resource Services name new president

July 23, 2014

New York-based staffing firm Corporate Resource Services Inc. (NASD: CRRS) promoted Mark S. Levine to the position of president. He will also continue to serve as chief operating officer.Levine takes over the role from John P. Messina, who has served as president since March 2009 and will remain...


AMN Healthcare taps chief information officer

July 23, 2014

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm, promoted Jeanette Sanchez to chief information officer, a new position within the company. Sanchez joined AMN in April 2013 as senior vice president of information technology.“Jeanette's contributions as chief in...


Mastech revenue up 6%

July 23, 2014

Pittsburgh-based information technology staffing firm Mastech Holdings Inc. (NYSE MKT: MHH) reported second-quarter revenue rose 5.8 percent year over year to $27.7 million.IT staffing services remained in-line with activity levels of a quarter ago, according to the company. However, new assignme...


Temp revenue growth pace accelerates sharply in June, Pulse survey says

July 23, 2014

Temporary staffing revenue grew at a median rate of 15 percent year over year in June, accelerating significantly from the 10 percent pace reported each prior month in 2014, according to the latest Pulse Survey Report by Staffing Industry Analysts. The percentage of firms reporting positive year-...


Courts disagree on ACA exchanges, subsidies and employer mandates — The Staffing Stream

July 23, 2014

The second most important federal court in the United States released a decision that may practically dismantle several essential parts of the Affordable Care Act, writes George Reardon in The Staffing Stream. If it is not reversed or modified, the decision will eliminate individual health insura...


Confidence index hits record high for US manufacturing workers; clerical workers’ confidence also rises

July 23, 2014

Confidence levels among U.S. manufacturing and logistics workers reached a record high in the second quarter of 2014, while office and administrative worker confidence also increased in the quarter, according to Randstad.The Randstad manufacturing and logistics employee confidence index rose to a...


Small businesses’ average paychecks see first increase of the year

July 23, 2014

The average paycheck for small business employees edged up 0.2 percent this month, according to the SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard survey for July. This is the first time in 2014 that the average paycheck has increased after being flat or slightly down the rest of the year. However, the ave...


CTG revenue falls 6%

July 22, 2014

CTG (NASD: CTG), a Buffalo, N.Y.-based information technology services company, reported second-quarter revenue fell 6.3 percent year over year to $100.3 million. Second quarter results reflected lower revenue in CTG's healthcare and staffing businesses in North America. Earnings in the quarter a...


ASA staffing index up over year

July 22, 2014

The American Staffing Association’s index measuring employment in the U.S. staffing industry rose 3.88 percent for the week of July 7 to July 13 compared to the same week last year. The index value rose to a level 97.25.The index fell 0.47 percent over the last 4 weeks.