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Adecco revenue rises 29%

August 11, 2010

Adecco SA, the world's largest staffing firm, announced second-quarter revenue rose 29% from the year-ago quarter to euro4.65 billion (US$5.67 billion) as business conditions continued to improve.

Second-quarter revenue was still up 13% on an organic basis -- excluding the effects of currency and acquisitions,...

Job openings and hires fall, separations rise

August 11, 2010

U.S. job openings slipped by 0.1% in June from May, but the number of openings was still up 16.6% from a year ago, according to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The job openings rate -- a measure of job openings compared with total employment -- was 2.2% in June, unchanged...

Kelly Services revenue up 18%

August 11, 2010

Second-quarter revenue at Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA) rose 17.5% to $1.21 billion from $1.03 billion in the second quarter of last year with President and CEO Carl Camden noting that labor markets are "slowly strengthening around the world."

Kelly's second-quarter U.S. revenue rose 21.7% on a...

TeamStaff CFO to leave

August 10, 2010

TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF) announced CFO Cheryl Presuto will leave the company effective Aug. 27 to pursue another career opportunity. TeamStaff has begun a search for a replacement.

Presuto became CFO in October 2007. Prior to that, she had served as TeamStaff's controller since 2004 and first arrived...

Staffmark revenue rises 48%

August 10, 2010

Second-quarter revenue rose 48.4% at Staffmark to $251.4 million from $169.4 million in the year-ago quarter, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Cincinnati-based staffing provider said increasing demand for temporary staffing, particularly in light industrial,...

Office openings: Kelly, Ashley Ellis

August 10, 2010

Kelly Financial Resources, a division of Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA), opened a new office in Charlotte NC. Jennifer Davis will manage the office.

Ashley Ellis LLC, a Naperville IL-based information technology staffing firm, opened a new office in Atlanta. Jennifer Schmidt will lead the Atlanta...

Contract watch: Manpower

August 10, 2010

Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) announced its Manpower Business Solutions division will provide recruitment process outsourcing services to AIR-serv Group.

AIR-serv operates self-serve and coin-operated tire inflation equipment and vacuums at locations such as gas stations and convenience stores. The Mendota...

Hallmark PEO now publicly traded

August 10, 2010

Hallmark Human Resources Inc. (OTCBB: GSPS.OB), a Granbury TX-based PEO, announced it is now a publicly held company.

The firm gained its publicly traded status as part of an acquisition by a publicly traded shell company called Great Spirits Inc. Hallmark will be the surviving company in the deal...

People in the news

August 10, 2010

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (AMEX: JOB) named James Harlan as CFO on Aug. 2, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Harlan had previously served as CFO at Spaan Tech Inc.

The Computer Merchant Ltd. hired Daniel Webster Jr. as senior VP to serve as key executive...

Contract watch: SourceRight Solutions

August 9, 2010

SourceRight Solutions announced today that Siemens renewed an MSP contract with Siemens Healthcare that also expands the scope of services provided to other Siemens business units for multiple years.

"SourceRight was chosen to help us consolidate and move our contingent labor procurement strategies...