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People: Special Counsel, Integra

February 17, 2010

Special Counsel Inc., a legal staffing firm, announced Jennifer Grossman, executive director of its Detroit office, will serve as executive director of its Cleveland office as well. In addition, it appointed John Scully as business development director at its Cleveland office. Scully was previou...


CEO leaves Supplemental Health Care

February 17, 2010

Supplemental Health Care President and CEO Mike Jacoutot left the company effective Feb. 5. "I had a real good run at Supplemental Health Care, unfortunately all good things must come to an end," Jacoutot said when contacted by phone on Tuesday. Jacoutot joined Supplemental in September 2004. He...


Select says revenue up 4%

February 16, 2010

The Select Family of Companies, a Santa Barbara-based staffing firm, reported full-year 2009 revenue of $1.50 billion, a 3.6% increase over 2008 revenue of $1.45 billion. Privately held Select announced the revenue number Friday shortly after a proposed merger with Atlas Acquisition Holdings Cor...


People: ADP, Korn/Ferry and more

February 16, 2010

Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NASD: ADP) announced that Enrique Salem was elected to its board of directors. Salem is president and CEO of Symantec Corp. ADP, based in Roseland NJ, provides payroll processing, professional employer organization services and other services. Korn/Ferry Internati...


Fortune revenue slips 12%

February 16, 2010

Fortune Industries Inc. (AMEX: FFA), an Indianapolis-based provider of professional employer organization services, said revenue fell 11.7% to $15.0 million in its fiscal second quarter ended Dec. 31, 2009, compared with $17.0 million in the second quarter of last year. Second-quarter gross marg...


TeamStaff revenue falls 10%

February 16, 2010

TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF), a Somerset NJ-based staffing firm with a focus on serving the government, said in-sourcing of some positions under its existing government contracts and overtime restrictions cut into revenue. TeamStaff's revenue fell 10.2% to $10.8 million in its fiscal first quarte...


Stronger GDP growth expected in 2010

February 12, 2010

Economists are projecting stronger growth than anticipated over the next three quarters, according to the first quarter 2010 Survey of Professional Forecasters released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. However, this upward revision comes at the expense of slower growth at year...


Staffmark announces new leader

February 12, 2010

Staffmark, a Cincinnati-based staffing firm, named Lesa Francis as president. Francis joined Staffmark in 2006 as chief operating officer, and will hold that title as well as president. She served as senior VP of business development and operations at Spherion Corp. (NYSE:SFN) and has more than...


Technical difficulties in SIA's Daily News

February 12, 2010

  The Staffing Industry Daily News e-mail system is experiencing technical difficulties. However, daily news is updated each business day on Staffing Industry Analysts' Web site, www.staffingindustry.com. Work to fix the difficulties continues. In the meantime, we apologize for the inconvenience...


Atlas shareholders terminate merger with Select

February 12, 2010

Atlas Acquisition Holdings Corp. announced today the termination of its proposed merger with Koosharem LLC that does business as Select Staffing. Privately held Select Staffing had revealed its plans to become a public company in December. The 11th-largest U.S. staffing firm was to merge with A...