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Hudson Q1 revenue falls, reports restructuring and sales of operations

May 11, 2015

Hudson Global Inc. (NASD: HSON) first-quarter revenue fell 3.3% in constant currency to $124.3 million. It also reported sales of business lines, cessation of some European operations and restructuring charges.The New York-based professional staffing provider recorded a restructuring charge of $1...


US employment index bounces back in April

May 11, 2015

The Conference Board’s US employment trends index ticked up in April to a reading of 128.22 from March’s downwardly revised reading of 127.15. The April reading is up 5.8% from the same month a year ago.“April’s bounceback in the employment trends index is somewhat reassuring, but expectations re...


Mastech Q1 revenue down 6%, announces acquisition

May 11, 2015

Pittsburgh-based IT staffing firm Mastech Holdings Inc. (NYSE MKT: MHH) reported first-quarter revenue fell 5.7% to $27.1 million. The company also today announced plans to purchase the Americas IT staffing business of Hudson Global.Demand for staffing services was solid for much of the quarter a...


Human cloud is not death knell for staffing — Staffing Stream

May 11, 2015

Recruit Holdings, a Japanese conglomerate with a variety of global HR businesses, recently announced a string of investments into online crowdsourcing businesses. David Francis, research associate at Staffing Industry Analysts, writes about why Recruit made these investments and what the implicat...


US adds 16,100 temp jobs in April, overall job growth rebounds

May 8, 2015

The US had 16,100 more temp jobs in April than March, an improvement from the month-over-month increase of 13,200 in March and a decline in February, according to seasonally adjusted numbers from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number of temp jobs added in March was also revised up by 1,80...


Randstad rolls out new Talent Solutions Group

May 8, 2015

Randstad US Group President Rebecca Henderson will lead the company’s new Talent Solutions Group, according to an announcement today. The Talent Solutions Group provides an integrated model of talent solutions that includes MSP, payrolling and independent contractor solutions, RPO and Randstad Co...


Canada loses 19,700 jobs in April

May 8, 2015

Employment in Canada fell by 19,700 in April from March, as gains in full-time work were more than offset by losses in part-time employment, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada. The number of full-time jobs rose by 46,900 while part-time jobs fell by 66,50...


Rhode Island joins fed’s IC misclassification program

May 8, 2015

Rhode Island signed a three-year memorandum of understanding to crack down on misclassification of employees as independent contractors, the US Department of Labor reported.Rhode Island is the 21st state to sign a memorandum of understanding with the DOL as part of its misclassification initiativ...


Go Healthcare names staffing veteran as president

May 8, 2015

Go Healthcare Staffing named Randy Holloran as president. Holloran previously served as president of Cirrus Medical Staffing from June 2011 to January 2014. He had also appeared in the 2012 Staffing 100 list of most influential people in staffing.Prior to Cirrus, Holloran was president and co-fou...


Calian revenue up 19%

May 8, 2015

Calian Technologies Ltd. (TSX: CTY) reported revenue rose 19.3% in its fiscal second quarter ended March 31. The Ottawa-based company cited stabilized revenues in its traditional markets and the performance of recent acquisitions.Second-quarter revenue rose 13.6% in Calian’s business and technolo...