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Contract watch: Allegis

September 22, 2009

CA Inc., an information technology firm with $4.27 billion in annual revenue, chose Allegis RPO to provide recruitment process outsourcing services for locations in North America and India, Allegis Group Services announced. Allegis Group Services is part of the Allegis Group, the largest staffin...


Survey: 40% of CFOs to boost IT spending

September 22, 2009

Forty percent of CFOs plan to invest in information technology systems once the economy improves, according to a survey by Robert Half Management Resources, a division of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). The investments involve human resources as well as hardware and software, accordi...


Certifications: Alliant Medical

September 22, 2009

Alliant Medical Staffing, a Dallas-based healthcare staffing firm, announced it received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. Alliant provides per diem and travel nurses.


Economic index rises for fifth month

September 21, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. leading economic index released today rose 0.6% in August and now stands at 102.5 (2004 = 100). The leading economic index "has risen for five consecutive months and the coincident economic index has stopped falling," said Ken Goldstein, economist at The Conference B...


Nasdaq warns three staffing firms

September 21, 2009

Nasdaq notified three staffing firms they could face delisting unless they get back in line with the exchange's requirements. TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF), a healthcare and administrative staffing firm, reported that Nasdaq notified it Sept. 15 that total market value of its publicly held shares...


Economic index rises for fifth month

September 21, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. leading economic index released today rose 0.6% in August and now stands at 102.5 (2004 = 100). The leading economic index "has risen for five consecutive months and the coincident economic index has stopped falling," said Ken Goldstein, economist at The Conference Bo...


Nasdaq warns three staffing firms

September 21, 2009

Nasdaq notified three staffing firms they could face delisting unless they get back in line with the exchange's requirements. TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF), a healthcare and administrative staffing firm, reported that Nasdaq notified it Sept. 15 that total market value of its publicly held shares...


People: Volt, Astra HR

September 21, 2009

VMC Consulting, a subsidiary of Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL), named Eric Mead as director of consulting services. Mead had served as VP of sales for LG Consulting in Seattle. Astra HR, a Rockville MD firm that provides professional employer organization services, named Cory Lauer a...


Where there is distress, there is opportunity

September 21, 2009

Business is the business of solving other's problems at a profit. But if one set of problems goes away, seek new ones to solve, writes Staffing Industry Analysts Director of Research and Analysis Jon Osborne in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


People: Volt, Astra HR

September 21, 2009

VMC Consulting, a subsidiary of Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL), named Eric Mead as director of consulting services. Mead had served as VP of sales for LG Consulting in Seattle. Astra HR, a Rockville MD firm that provides professional employer organization services, named Cory Lauer a...