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Last chance for Pulse coming up

August 24, 2010

Staffing Industry Analysts' monthly Pulse survey tracks revenue in the U.S. staffing industry by staffing sector and by temp help segment. Staffing firms taking part in this anonymous survey -- which takes less than 15 minutes -- receive a free 30-page report on the current pulse of the industry. Respondents...

Legs & Reg Advisor August issue now online

August 24, 2010

A court rejects class action status for New York drivers in a misclassification case. A staffing firm settles an EEOC discrimination case for $650,000. These are two of the items in the latest issue of the Legs & Reg Advisor now available to corporate members of Staffing Industry Analysts.

Legs and...

ASA: Staffing employment rises by 23%

August 23, 2010

Staffing industry employment rose 23.3% on a year-over-year basis in the second quarter of 2010 to an average of 2.4 million temporary and contract workers per day, according to the American Staffing Association's quarterly employment and sales survey.

Compared to the first quarter, the number of workers...

Elwood acquires Multi Staffing Services

August 23, 2010

Elwood Staffing Services Inc., a Columbus IN-based provider of staffing services, acquired Multi Staffing Services Inc. in a deal that closed this month.

Mobile AL-based Multi Staffing has five offices in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. It provides industrial and office/clerical staffing.

The combined...

Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

August 23, 2010

The full results of the 2009 Staffing Company Survey are now online in a single report available to corporate members of Staffing Industry Analysts. Also online is an Excel file containing all lists of staffing firms for 2010, including largest and fastest-growing. Other new research includes the latest...

TriNet names new CFO

August 23, 2010

Professional employer organization TriNet named William Porter as CFO. Porter comes to TriNet from Cadence Design Systems where he spent 15 years in several executive roles, most recently as executive VP and chief administrative officer. Porter had also served as Cadence's CFO for nine years.


Staffing firm owner to pay $500,000

August 23, 2010

A Massachusetts court last week ordered a staffing firm owner to pay $500,000 in restitution and serve five years probation, the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office reported Friday.

Tam Vuong and his company, Labor Solutions, pleaded guilty to 65 counts of violating state wage and hour laws and...

Mass layoffs fall in July

August 20, 2010

The number of mass layoff events -- where 50 or more workers are laid off from a single workplace -- fell to 1,609 in July, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That's down 38 from June and down 871 from July 2009.

Initial claims for unemployment...

Acquisition boosts Corporate Resource revenue

August 20, 2010

Corporate Resource Services Inc. (OTCBB: CRRS.OB) posted a jump in revenue thanks, in part, to its acquisition of GT Systems Inc.

The New York-based staffing firm posted revenue of $32.5 million in its fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2010, up 155.6% from $12.7 million in the same period in the...

IT: Personal referrals beat online networks

August 20, 2010

Among information technology professionals, 65% say word of mouth, personal and internal referrals are a very important or vital source when searching for work, but only 35% said the same for online social and professional networking sites, according to a survey by IT recruitment firm Greythorn, a...