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Onyx M.D. names new president

April 14, 2014

Physician staffing firm Onyx M.D. announced Jim Chandler last week replaced Robert Moghim, M.D., as president of the company. Chandler had served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Onyx M.D. since he co-founded the company with CEO Robert Moghim, M.D. in 2005.“Dr. Moghim i...


Firm acquires Chicago-based IT direct hire provider

April 14, 2014

Next Step Systems acquired Parallel Partners, a provider direct hire staffing of information technology professionals with a headquarters office in Chicago.“We’ve had a strategic alliance with them for many years,” said Mike Stapinski, president of Next Step, which is also based in the Chicago ar...


Randstad Sourceright names MSP partners

April 14, 2014

Managed service provider Randstad Sourceright announced staffing supplier partners in its “2014 Premiersource Partnership Program.” The 2014 suppliers include Apex Systems Inc., APN Software Services, Cor-Tech, DISYS, ICONMA, Industrial Staffing, InfoTree Services, inSync Staffing LLC, Metas...


Company says California worst for employment tax laws

April 14, 2014

California is the state with the most complex and burdensome employment tax laws according to XpertHR’s new “Payroll Misery” index, which analyzes the degree of burden placed upon employers by each state’s payroll and employment tax laws. Tennessee ranked as the best state for employment tax laws...


Staffing Stream: How many job orders are driven through VMS?

April 14, 2014

Research on vendor management systems and job orders is discussed in a new Staffing Stream post by Aravinda Rao Souza, senior marketing manager at Bullhorn. To read the post, click here.The Staffing Stream is a blog where issues, trends and views from all corners of the staffing industry are disc...


More than twice as many H-1Bs sought as available

April 11, 2014

More than twice as many petitions for H-1B visas were filed with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services than there were visas available under the annual caps, the agency announced Thursday. The announcement reflects the strong demand for H-1B visas which go to skilled foreign temporary workers...


TSR revenue rises 15%, net loss decreases

April 11, 2014

Information technology staffing firm TSR Inc. (NASD: TSRI) reported revenue rose in its fiscal third quarter ended Feb. 28, and its net loss decreased. The Hauppauge, N.Y.-based firm reported revenue rose 15.3 percent in the third quarter to $12.1 million. Net loss attributable to TSR fell to $90...


Illinois House OKs bill that takes aim at payroll cards

April 11, 2014

An Illinois bill that that takes aim at payroll cards received approval from the Illinois House on Thursday, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced. Payroll cards, where workers receive their pay on an ATM-like card, are used by some staffing firms and other employers.The Illinois Attor...


Caldwell Partners revenue rise 34%

April 11, 2014

The Caldwell Partners (TSX: CWL), a Toronto-based executive search firm with operations in Canada and the U.S., reported revenue rose 34.2 percent year over year to C$9.2 million (US$8.2 million) in its fiscal second quarter ended Feb. 28.U.S. revenue rose 45 percent from the second quarter of 20...


Employment services price index rises

April 11, 2014

The U.S. producer price index for employment services rose 1.9 percent in March compared to the same month a year ago to a level of 130.3, according to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.Producer price indexes track the change in price received by service producers over ti...