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Staffing Industry Analysts Names VPs

January 19, 2011

Staffing Industry Analysts today announced Diana Gabriel has been named vice president of strategy and solutions and Bryan Peña has been named vice president of contingent workforce strategies and research.

Gabriel formerly served as director of strategy and solutions; she has been with the company since...


Report: World Has 9 Million Temps

January 18, 2011

The number of workers sent out by employment agencies totaled almost 9 million in 2009, a decline of 6 percent from the previous year, according to the 2011 Economic Report released today by the International Confederation of Private Employment Agencies (Ciett).

Estimated 2009 revenue for the global staffing...


Peoplelink Names CFO

January 18, 2011

Peoplelink Staffing Solutions promoted Jeffrey Miller to CFO. Miller previously served as controller and VP.

Miller has more than 20 years of experience in the public accounting, executive financial management and business development strategy. He has been a certified public accountant since 1992.

Peoplelink...


System One Appoints CIO

January 18, 2011

System One Holdings LLC named Lisa Biondi as its chief information officer effective immediately.

Biondi previously served as the company's IT director. She has managed the firm's technology platform since it spun off from Hudson Highland Group Inc. (NASD: HHGP) in 2008.

System One ranked No. 7 on Staffing...


Tata, Cognizant to Hire Combined 62,000

January 18, 2011

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. and Cognizant Technology Solutions to hire 62,000 in 2011.

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., a global IT services firm, plans to recruit 37,000 professionals this year, the International Business Times reported. Cognizant Technology Solutions, also an IT services firm, announced...


Managers List Embarrassing Moments

January 18, 2011

Falling asleep while interviewing a job seeker and sending an offer letter to the wrong candidate ranked among the most embarrassing moments at work, according to a survey by OfficeTeam, a division of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI).

The survey included more than 1,300 senior managers at companies...


IT, Finance/Accounting Confidence Up

January 17, 2011

Confidence among information technology and finance/accounting workers improved in the fourth quarter, according to two new reports from Technisource and The Mergis Group.

The Technisource IT employee confidence index rose to a reading of 58.2 in the fourth quarter of 2010, up 7.6 points from the third-quarter...


Report: IT jobs rise by 100,000 in 2010

January 17, 2011

Employment in information technology rose by approximately 100,000 jobs, or 2.6 percent in December 2010 compared to December 2009, according to an index of IT jobs developed by the TechServe Alliance.

IT employment stood at more than 3.9 million in December, the TechServe Alliance reported.

"While...


Global Search Upbeat on 2011

January 17, 2011

Global executive search industry confidence is rising following a low point at the end of 2008, according to a survey by the Association of Executive Search Consultants.

The association's 2011 outlook survey of its members from around the globe found 68 percent of respondents had positive sentiments about...


Firms Announce Certifications

January 17, 2011

Slate Professional Resources, Rx relief, ReadyNurse and Banner Personnel announce certifications …

Slate Professional Resources was certified as a women's business enterprise by the Women's Presidents' Education Organization - New York, a division of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council...