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Staffmark revenue falls 37%

August 10, 2009

Staffmark, a Cincinnati-based staffing firm, reported second-quarter revenue fell 37.3% year over year to $169.4 million, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by parent company Compass Diversified Holdings (NASD: CODI). Staffmark, formerly CBS Personnel Holdings...


Institute: Economic prospects brighten

August 10, 2009

The Economic Cycle Research Institute's weekly leading index measuring the U.S. economy continued its upswing in its most recent reading released Friday. "With [weekly leading index] growth soaring into the double-digit range, prospects for U.S. economic growth have brightened significantly," sa...


Institute: Economic prospects brighten

August 10, 2009

The Economic Cycle Research Institute's weekly leading index measuring the U.S. economy continued its upswing in its most recent reading released Friday. "With [weekly leading index] growth soaring into the double-digit range, prospects for U.S. economic growth have brightened significantly," sa...


TempNet elects officers

August 10, 2009

TempNet, a network of independent staffing firms, announced that Bill Gage of Gage Personnel Services in Wyomissing PA was elected TempNet president. In addition, Denise Sutton of A.J. O'Neil & Associates, of Tampa FL, was named vice president. Jeff Thalmayer of Arrow Staffing Services, of Redla...


Jobless claims post decline

August 6, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment benefits fell 6.5% to 550,000 in the week ended Aug. 1 from the previous week's revised number of 588,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims fell 0.9% to 555,250 from the previous week's revised a...


People: Corestaff, Korn/Ferry, Analysts

August 6, 2009

Corestaff Services named Greg Wykoff as VP and general manager of its Northeast/Mid-Atlantic region. Wykoff comes to Corestaff from Strategic Business Alliance Inc. Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) announced that Jeffrey Wierichs joined its New York office as senior client partner and m...


On Assignment revenue falls 35%

August 6, 2009

On Assignment Inc. (NASD: ASGN) reported second-quarter revenue declined 34.8% year over year to $101.8 million. However, the Calabasas CA-based healthcare and professional staffing firm reported second-quarter physician staffing revenue rose 6.9% year over year to $23.3 million. Second-quarter...


People: Corestaff, Korn/Ferry, Analysts

August 6, 2009

Corestaff Services named Greg Wykoff as VP and general manager of its Northeast/Mid-Atlantic region. Wykoff comes to Corestaff from Strategic Business Alliance Inc. Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) announced that Jeffrey Wierichs joined its New York office as senior client partner and me...


Cross Country revenue dips 13%

August 6, 2009

Cross Country Healthcare Inc. (NASD: CCRN), a Boca Raton FL-based healthcare staffing firm, announced second-quarter revenue fell 12.8% year over year to $149.0 million. Second-quarter nurse and allied revenue fell 40.8% year over year to $78.6 million. Clinical trials services revenue declined...


Monster jobs index falls three points

August 6, 2009

The Monster Worldwide Inc. employment index fell three points in July from June to a reading of 114 amid the seasonal summer slowdown, Monster Worldwide Inc. reported. The index is down 43 points from a year ago. "The decline in U.S. online recruitment activity at the beginning of the third quar...