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Report cites staffing firm's hiring of politico's son in contract award - Web

November 12, 2014

Bloomberg reports on a California congressman's efforts to steer spending to a program proposed by a staffing firm that hired the politician's son as a consultant. For the story, click here.


Staffing 360 upgrades revenue guidance

November 12, 2014

Staffing 360 Solutions Inc. (OTCBB: STAF) announced today revenue for the quarter ended Nov. 30 will be $35.0 million, an increase from previously released forecast of $32.1 million. Due to five acquisitions completed over the past year in the US and UK, this represents a year-over-year increase...


Global executive search revenue up 8.6%, industry group reports

November 12, 2014

Global executive search third-quarter revenue rose 8.6 percent year over year in the third quarter and overall search volume increased 8.7 percent, according to the Association of Executive Search Consultants' Q3 2014 state of the executive search industry report.However, revenue edged down 2.1 p...


Third of part-time workers struggle to find full-time work

November 12, 2014

Part-time workers still struggle to find full-time jobs even as full-time, permanent employment nears pre-recession levels, according to a CareerBuilder study released today. The survey found 32 percent of part-time workers want to work full-time but haven’t been able to land a full-time job.Of t...


Employers to hire 8% more new college grads, survey says

November 12, 2014

Employers plan to hire 8.3 percent more new college grads from the class of 2015 for their US operations than they did from the class of 2014, according to a survey of 260 employers by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.Employers surveyed were members of NACE.Survey respondents al...


Labor Smart revenue up 28% but net loss rises

November 11, 2014

Labor Smart Inc. (OTCBB: LTNC), a provider of industrial staffing serving the southeastern US, reported third-quarter revenue rose to $6.8 million, up 28.1 percent from revenue of $5.3 million in the third quarter of last year. The Hiram, Ga.-based firm attributed the increase to improved revenue...


Bartech announces global MSP deal with Cameron

November 11, 2014

The Bartech Group Inc. announced a new MSP deal with Cameron, a Fortune 500 company. Bartech will manage Cameron’s contingent workforce including temporary labor, statement of work, independent contractors and outsourced services in multiple countries. Once fully implemented, the program will sup...


Veteran hiring rises, IT manager/network administrator top job, survey finds

November 11, 2014

Following years of high unemployment, the hiring outlook for recent US veterans may have turned the corner, according to the CareerBuilder Veterans Day Job Forecast.The survey found 33 percent of employers are actively recruiting veterans over the next year, up from 27 percent in last year’s surv...


US finance/accounting worker confidence falls again in Q3

November 11, 2014

US finance and accounting workers’ confidence declined for the second consecutive quarter, according to the Randstad Professionals’ finance and accounting employee confidence index for the third quarter of 2014. The index edged down to 57.5 from 58.0 in the prior quarter. However, the index remai...


Three-quarters of US companies to add middle-skills jobs, survey finds

November 11, 2014

Nearly three-quarters of US companies, 73 percent, expect an increase in their demand for “middle-skills” jobs – those that generally require more than a high school diploma but less than a four-year degree – over the next few years, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE:ACN). Additional...