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University lists hot careers for grads

July 14, 2014

National demand is increasing for college graduates with skills in technology and business, according to the sixth annual edition of University of California San Diego Extension’s “Hot Careers for College Grads and Returning Students.”Here are the top 10 jobs: Computer systems analysts Market...


The pros and cons of marketing automation — The Staffing Stream

July 14, 2014

Marketing automation is a hot topic lately, and for good reason, writes Michelle Krier in The Staffing Stream. Companies are focused not only on doing more with less but also better arming their sales teams with data about website visitors and leads. Krier, vice president of marketing and digital...


Metz&Baum, Source One merge

July 11, 2014

Source One Healthcare Professionals Inc. has joined forces with Dallas/Fort Worth-based staffing firm Metz&Baum Healthcare Professionals. The firms described the transaction as a merger.Source One, headquartered in Tennessee, provides healthcare staffing to all clinical specialty areas of hea...


Kelly Services CEO at White House

July 11, 2014

Carl Camden, president and CEO of Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA), one of the world’s largest staffing firms, met with President Obama and CEOs of other publicly held companies at a White House event today to discuss strengthening small business access to capital.Camden is at the White House in...


Staffing firm to pay $1.6 million in back wages

July 11, 2014

B & D Contracting Inc., a labor recruiting and staffing agency targeting oil field services and maritime fabrication facilities along the Gulf Coast, agreed to pay $1.66 million in back wages to 1,543 current and former employees, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.Investigators from t...


Caldwell Partners revenue up 34%

July 11, 2014

The Caldwell Partners (TSX: CWL), a Toronto-based executive search firm with operations in Canada and the U.S., reported revenue rose 34.0 percent year over year to C$12.4 million (US$11.4 million) in its fiscal third quarter ended May 31.U.S. revenue rose 48 percent from the third quarter of 201...


Authorities arrest five in foreign recruitment probe

July 11, 2014

Five people at Platinum Care, a Toronto-based foreign worker recruitment and placement agency, were arrested in an alleged scam involving the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, The Royal Canadian Mounted Police announced. The arrests follow a year-long investigation that centered on allegations in...


Canada loses 9,400 jobs in June despite full-time gain

July 11, 2014

Canada lost 9,400 jobs in June to a total of approximately 17.82 million, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada. The number of full-time jobs rose by 33,500 but the number of part-time jobs fell by 43,100.Employment rose by 72,300, or 0.4 percent, from June...


People: Accolo, Adecco, Consilium, TrueBlue, Ciber, PrideStaff, Alder Koten, Versique and Morgan Samuels

July 11, 2014

Firms with personnel announcements this week include Accolo Inc., Adecco, Consilium Staffing, TrueBlue Inc., Ciber Inc., PrideStaff, Alder Koten, Versique Search & Consulting and Morgan Samuels.Accolo Inc., a Larkspur, Calif.-based cloud recruiting company, appointed Luis Rivera as president...


Temp-hiring plans edge up in second half, survey says

July 10, 2014

A survey of hiring managers and human resource professionals found 33 percent plan to hire temporary or contract staff in the second half of 2014, according to CareerBuilder’s new mid-year 2014 U.S. job forecast. That’s up from the 31 percent who said the same in a separate survey for the second...