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Office openings: Sanford Rose, 10 til 2

October 9, 2009

Sanford Rose Associates, an executive search network, announced new offices in Wilmington NC, Milwaukee WI and Atlanta in September and October. Jim Robison is managing director of the Wilmington office, which will focus on clients in the financial, agribusiness, food processing and manufacturin...


Canada gains 30,600 jobs in September

October 9, 2009

Canada added 30,600 jobs in September, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada. The country's unemployment rate dipped to 8.4% in September from 8.7% in August. Canada gained 91,600 full-time jobs in September, but that increase was partially offset by a loss...


Office openings: Sanford Rose, 10 til 2

October 9, 2009

Sanford Rose Associates, an executive search network, announced new offices in Wilmington NC, Milwaukee WI and Atlanta in September and October. Jim Robison is managing director of the Wilmington office, which will focus on clients in the financial, agribusiness, food processing and manufacturin...


CEO confidence rises in third quarter

October 9, 2009

The Conference Board's measure of CEO confidence increased in the third quarter following an increase in the second quarter. The measure now stands at 63, up from 55 in the second quarter -- readings of more than 50 reflect more positive responses than negative responses. Sixty-eight percent of...


Index signals 'resilient' economic recovery

October 9, 2009

The Economic Cycle Research Institute's weekly leading index measuring the U.S. economy continued to improve, according to its most recent reading released today. "With [weekly leading index] growth rocketing to a new record high, the economic recovery will prove to be far more resilient in comi...


CEO confidence rises in third quarter

October 9, 2009

The Conference Board's measure of CEO confidence increased in the third quarter following an increase in the second quarter. The measure now stands at 63, up from 55 in the second quarter -- readings of more than 50 reflect more positive responses than negative responses. Sixty-eight percent of...


Ajilon: Finance/accounting average salary to dip

October 8, 2009

The national average salary for all finance and accounting positions is expected to decline by only 0.85% next year, according to the 2010 salary guide from Ajilon Professional Staffing. However, the national average salary for chief financial officers and treasurers is expected to decrease 7.7%...


SearchPath acquired by public firm

October 8, 2009

SearchPath International, a Cleveland-based staffing franchisor with 73 franchises, announced it was acquired by Nevada International Stock Exchange Inc. (OTCBB: NVDS.PK) in exchange for 370.3 million shares of Nevada International stock. Tom Johnston, president of SearchPath, was named chairman...


Ajilon: Finance/accounting average salary to dip

October 8, 2009

The national average salary for all finance and accounting positions is expected to decline by only 0.85% next year, according to the 2010 salary guide from Ajilon Professional Staffing. However, the national average salary for chief financial officers and treasurers is expected to decrease 7.7%...


TSR revenue declines 25%

October 8, 2009

TSR Inc. (NASD: TSRI), a Hauppauge NY-based information technology staffing firm, reported revenue fell 25.2% to $9.1 million in is fiscal first quarter ended Aug. 31 from $12.2 million in the year-ago quarter. Revenue declined as the number of consultants on billing with customers fell to 215 i...