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Oklahoma City posts lowest jobless rate

June 30, 2009

Oklahoma City OK registered the lowest unemployment rate, 5.7%, among U.S. metropolitan areas with populations of 1 million or more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The San Antonio area came next at 5.8%. The Detroit area reported the highest jobless rate among large metropoli...


Famous temps

June 30, 2009

Hollywood has not ignored temporary workers. Staffing Industry Analysts Senior Research Analysts Noël Calvi discusses famous temporary workers in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


Consumer confidence slips

June 30, 2009

The Conference Board's consumer confidence index fell in June to a reading of 49.3 (1985=100) from 54.8 in May. Consumers anticipating more jobs in the months ahead fell to 17.4% in June from 19.3% in May, according to the index's survey. Consumers saying business conditions are "bad" rose to 45...


Consumer confidence slips

June 30, 2009

The Conference Board's consumer confidence index fell in June to a reading of 49.3 (1985=100) from 54.8 in May. Consumers anticipating more jobs in the months ahead fell to 17.4% in June from 19.3% in May, according to the index's survey. Consumers saying business conditions are "bad" rose to 45....


Expansions: Albany Group, i3

June 30, 2009

The Albany Group expanded into Shanghai, China. UnitedHealth Group's i3 division expands into Japan. Albany reported it received an HR human resource management and deployment license from China. It will offer contingent workforce management, human resources consulting services and recruitment p...


Contract watch: CSC

June 30, 2009

The U.S. Census Bureau's new Baltimore Data Capture Center in Essex MD will hire 2,500 to 3,000 temporary workers starting September 2009 for the 2010 Census, contractors Lockheed Martin and CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced Monday. Falls Church VA-based CSC will manage the center and hiring efforts for...


Famous temps

June 30, 2009

Hollywood has not ignored temporary workers. Staffing Industry Analysts Senior Research Analysts Noël Calvi discusses famous temporary workers in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

June 30, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Where employment is still booming: June update *10 industries that are bucking the trend *Employment trends in 114 industries examined and analyzed *Worst performing industry-temporary help


Oklahoma City posts lowest jobless rate

June 30, 2009

Oklahoma City OK registered the lowest unemployment rate, 5.7%, among U.S. metropolitan areas with populations of 1 million or more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The San Antonio area came next at 5.8%. The Detroit area reported the highest jobless rate among large metropol...


Contract watch: CSC

June 30, 2009

The U.S. Census Bureau's new Baltimore Data Capture Center in Essex MD will hire 2,500 to 3,000 temporary workers starting September 2009 for the 2010 Census, contractors Lockheed Martin and CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced Monday. Falls Church VA-based CSC will manage the center and the hiring effort...