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InGenesis lands Army healthcare contracts

June 12, 2009

InGenesis Medical Staffing, a San Antonio-based healthcare staffing firm, was awarded 12 U.S. Army healthcare staffing contracts through its InGenesis Arora joint venture, the company announced. The contracts are part of a total award valued at $1.27 billion. The U.S. Army Medical Command Healt...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

June 12, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. UPDATED - Staffing Industry Report June 2009 issue*Update on demand letters in Ensemble Chimes Global bankruptcy*Staffing revenue forecast to contract by 25%*List of largest Canadian staffing firms


Staffing index unchanged over month

June 12, 2009

The American Staffing Association's index measuring changes in temporary employment remained at a reading of 72 in May, the same reading as in April, the association announced this week. Demand for staffing employees has remained flat since January, according to the association. The index measu...


InGenesis lands Army healthcare contracts

June 12, 2009

InGenesis Medical Staffing, a San Antonio-based healthcare staffing firm, was awarded 12 U.S. Army healthcare staffing contracts through its InGenesis Arora joint venture, the company announced. The contracts are part of a total award valued at $1.27 billion. The U.S. Army Medical Command Health...


Dice acquires AllHealthcareJobs.com

June 11, 2009

Dice Holdings Inc. (NYSE: DHX) announced it acquired AllHealthcareJobs.com, a job Web site focused on the healthcare industry. Dice operates the Dice.com job board Web site for information technology professionals. The company also operates eFinancialCareers.com, for financial jobs, and Clearance...


Texas bill updates PEO regulations

June 11, 2009

A Texas bill updating requirements for professional employer organizations in Texas was signed into law by Texas Governor Rick Perry on May 27. Texas is the second-largest market for PEOs, according to the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations. "Passage of the bill [HB 2249]...


Texas bill updates PEO regulations

June 11, 2009

A Texas bill updating requirements for professional employer organizations in Texas was signed into law by Texas Governor Rick Perry on May 27. Texas is the second-largest market for PEOs, according to the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations. "Passage of the bill [HB 224...


Jobless claims down 4%

June 11, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment benefits fell 3.8% to 601,000 in the week ended June 6 from the previous week's revised number of 625,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported. The four-week moving average of claims fell 1.7% to 621,750 from the previous week's revised average...


Beige Book reports signs of staffing recovery

June 11, 2009

Staffing firms reported "some modest signs of recovery," according to the Federal Reserve Beige Book released Wednesday. Staffing firms contacted in the Boston, Atlanta, Chicago and Dallas Federal Reserve Districts cited stabilization or slight improvement in employment trends, according to the...


Jobless claims down 4%

June 11, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment benefits fell 3.8% to 601,000 in the week ended June 6 from the previous week's revised number of 625,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported. The four-week moving average of claims fell 1.7% to 621,750 from the previous week's revised avera...