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70% struggle to find top candidates for hourly jobs

July 27, 2015

A survey of almost 1,000 service industry professionals by PeopleMatter found that 70% struggle to identify top candidates for hourly positions and three in five are unsatisfied with the applicant quality.In addition, 67% surveyed need more applicants than they receive, according to PeopleMatter....


Is gig economy expanding or not? — Web

July 27, 2015

Fusion reports there are probably more people in the gig economy than we realize. The report follows another article in the Wall Street Journal on “Proof of a ‘gig economy’ revolution is hard to find. “Two economists have found preliminary evidence this isn’t the case and that the gig economy lab...


Allied and advanced practice benchmarking survey now open

July 27, 2015

Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2015 Allied Health Benchmarking Survey is now open. Participants will receive a report enabling them to benchmark their own company’s performance on metrics such as pay rate, bill rate and revenue growth for PT, OT, and other Allied occupations. The report will also in...


Appeals court rules for temp attorney, overtime case to continue

July 24, 2015

An attorney working through a staffing firm on a document review project might be entitled to overtime pay. A federal Appeals Court overturned a decision by a lower court to dismiss a case brought by contingent attorney David Lola. The case now goes back to the lower court for continued proceedin...


Robert Half revenue up 9%

July 24, 2015

Professional staffing firm Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) reported net services revenue rose 9.2% in the second quarter to $1.27 billion, led by Protiviti and Robert Half Technology.The Menlo Park, Calif.-based staffing provider’s revenue growth rates were strongest in the US, where t...


Bartech adds execs to management team

July 24, 2015

Bartech, a staffing and managed services provider, added two executives to its management team. Karen Gonzalez was named senior VP of global solutions and Mark Sawicki also joined the firm in the newly created role of VP of client strategy.Gonzalez most recently held senior roles in the nati...


52% of RPO users satisfied with data, report says

July 24, 2015

Slightly more than half, 52%, of organizational leaders are satisfied with the data they currently receive from their recruitment process outsource provider, according to a report from HRO Today and Futurestep, a division of Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY). Low volume of data, accuracy of metrics and alig...


Nine-to-five workday may be outdated concept, survey finds

July 24, 2015

The traditional eight-hour work day may be on its way out, according to a survey by CareerBuilder.The survey found 63% of workers in information technology, financial services, sales, and professional and business services — industries that historically have more traditional work hours — believe...


People: LaSalle, ZRG Odgers Berndtson and more

July 24, 2015

LaSalle Network, a recruiting and staffing firm headquartered in Chicago, named Allison Penning branch manager of its new San Francisco Bay Area office, the firm's fourth office and first to open in California. Penning joined LaSalle four years ago and most recently was a unit manager i...


TrueBlue Q2 revenue bolstered by Seaton acquisition

July 23, 2015

Industrial staffing provider TrueBlue Inc. (NYSE: TBI) reported second-quarter revenue rose 38.5% to $627.7 million, benefitting from its June 2014 acquisition of Seaton, one of the largest US staffing firms. However, revenue edged up only 1.4% year over year when excluding the $168.0 million in...