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Accountable Healthcare completes equity raise, plans acquisitions

February 20, 2015

Accountable Healthcare Holdings Corp., a Boca Raton, Fla.-based healthcare staffing provider, completed its fifth round equity raise. The raise consisted of Series A convertible preferred shares. Investors included shareholders that participated in prior rounds, new participants and members of Ac...


Survey finds 54% to work in retirement, more employers hiring older workers

February 20, 2015

More workers will work post-retirement, according to a study released today from CareerBuilder. The survey found 54% of workers over the age of 60 will work after retiring from their current career — up from 45% in a similar survey last year. Of this group, 81% said they will most likely work par...


Could empowering employees boost CFO productivity? 32% say yes

February 20, 2015

About a third of CFOs, 32%, said they would be more productive if they gave their employees greater autonomy at work, according to a new survey by Robert Half Management Resources. Only 13% feared their performance would decline if they gave workers more control.“Giving employees greater autonomy...


People: Kinetix, YourEncore, Collabera, AtWork and more

February 20, 2015

Kinetix, a recruitment process outsourcing firm headquartered in Atlanta, announced Kay Colson joined as VP of service delivery, a newly created position. Colson previously held executive-level roles at companies including CDI, Spherion/Norrell, Ryder System Inc., Sysco, and Great Southwest Indus...


Randstad Q4 revenue up 3% organically, North America up 6%

February 19, 2015

Randstad Holding nv, the world’s second-largest staffing firm, reported fourth-quarter revenue rose across most of its major markets — including North America — with the notable exception of France.Fourth-quarter revenue rose 5% year over year to €4.50 billion (US$5.46 billion); however, it rose...


On Assignment Q4 revenue up, completes sale of physician staffing business

February 19, 2015

On Assignment Inc. (NYSE: ASGN) reported revenue rose 12.5% in the fourth quarter, above the top end of guidance. The increase was 8.3% on a pro forma basis, which assumes its acquisitions of Whitaker Medical LLC and CyberCoders Holdings Inc. in December 2013 had taken place at the start of that...


US leading index’s pace of growth moderates

February 19, 2015

The Conference Board’s US leading economic index rose 0.2% in January to a reading of 121.1 (2010 = 100), following a 0.4% increase in December and a 0.3% increase November.“The US leading economic index increased again in January, but its pace of growth has moderated in recent months,” said Atam...


Survey finds 47% of engineers seeking new jobs

February 19, 2015

Increased pay is the top consideration for American engineers seeking a new job, while electrical engineers are in greatest demand by the country’s employers, according to the Engineering Talent Supply and Demand survey released today by Experis, a division of ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN).The survey...


Jobless claims average falls, total claims decline beats forecast

February 19, 2015

The US four-week moving average of initial claims for unemployment insurance last week fell by 6,500 to a total of 283,250 from the previous week’s unrevised average of 289,750, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the US Department of Labor.The four-week moving average decr...


Part 2: Tech tools recruiters need — Staffing Stream

February 19, 2015

Ted Elliott, CEO of Jobscience, rounds out his list of tools recruiters need to land the best candidates.The Staffing Stream is a blog where issues, trends and views from all corners of the staffing industry are discussed. Our ecosystem includes a range of thought leaders — such as executives at...