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ManpowerGroup board member steps down, joins Coke

December 11, 2014

ManpowerGroup Inc.’s (NYSE: MAN) reported board member Marc Bolland will step down effective Feb. 11. Bolland is CEO of international retailer Marks & Spencer Group plc and has served on the ManpowerGroup board since July 2004. Bolland was recently elected to the board of The Coca-Cola Compan...


Staffing jobs back at prerecession levels, ASA reports

December 11, 2014

US staffing companies employed an average of 3.26 million temporary and contract workers per week in the third quarter of 2014, up 6.1 percent from the third quarter of 2013, according to data released today by the American Staffing Association.“Staffing industry employment has returned to prerec...


Volt shareholder group demands four new board members

December 11, 2014

A Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: VISI) shareholder group Tuesday nominated four new candidates for the staffing provider’s board of directors to be voted on at the company's next annual meeting. Candidates include the former president and CEO of Impellam Group North America. The shareh...


DLH Holdings revenue rises 11%

December 11, 2014

DLH Holdings Corp. (NASD: DLHC) reported revenue rose 10.9 percent to $15.6 million in its fiscal fourth quarter ended Sept. 30. The increase in revenue resulted primarily from new business awarded in 2013 and 2014, as well as expansion on current programs, according to the company.Gross margin i...


Odgers acquires Ottawa executive search firm

December 11, 2014

Executive search firm Odgers Berndtson agreed to acquire Canadian executive search firm RenaudFoster, which has one office in Ottawa and a team of six people.The transaction will close in January 2015; terms were not announced.RenaudFoster executives will remain with the company and their titles...


The ACA and the common law employer test — Staffing Stream

December 11, 2014

Ed Lenz, senior counsel of the American Staffing Association, outlines an issue with a recent description of the common law employer test under the Affordable Care Act in a new post in The Staffing Stream. To read the post, click here.The Staffing Stream is a blog where issues, trends and views f...


Jobless claims average rises, but total claims fall 3,000

December 11, 2014

The US four-week moving average of initial claims for unemployment insurance last week edged up by 250 to a total of 299,250 from the previous week’s unrevised average of 299,000, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the US Department of Labor.The four-week moving average de...


Korn Ferry revenue up 7%

December 10, 2014

Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) fee revenue rose 7.4 percent year over year, or 8.1 percent on a constant currency basis, to $255.7 million in its fiscal second quarter ended Oct. 31.The Los Angeles-based firm reported the overall fee revenue increase was driven by fee revenue growth in...


Healthcare VMS provider names new president

December 10, 2014

MedAssets, a healthcare VMS provider, promoted Mike Nolte to president and chief operating officer. Nolte previously served as executive VP and COO.“MedAssets has grown significantly over the last few years,” said Chairman and CEO John Bardis. “With more than $700 million in annual revenue a...


Heidrick & Struggles appoints chief human resources officer

December 10, 2014

Executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) will appoint Richard “Rick” Greene as executive VP and chief human resources officer, a new position within the firm, effective Jan. 1. Greene will lead Heidrick & Struggles’ global HR organization and become a mem...