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MDI sells finance and accounting division

August 31, 2009

MDI Group, an Atlanta-based staffing firm, sold its finance and accounting staffing business to UHY Advisors GA Inc. The sale will allow MDI to focus on its core information technology business. "MDI Group is now positioned to focus its full resources and expertise on the area we know best: IT w...


Report: Online job ads rise by 5%

August 31, 2009

The number of U.S. jobs advertised online rose by 169,000 in August, or 5%, to approximately 3.5 million, according to The Conference Board's measure of online help-wanted ads released today. "The August increase is good news showing what we hope will be a continued improvement in job demand thi...


Brainhunter announces default notice

August 31, 2009

Brainhunter Inc. (TSX: BH), a Toronto-based information technology staffing and solutions firm, announced Friday it received a default notice from its bank over requirements relating to its financial position and results of operation as well as the obtaining of a letter of intent for the sale or...


Report: Online job ads rise by 5%

August 31, 2009

The number of U.S. jobs advertised online rose by 169,000 in August, or 5%, to approximately 3.5 million, according to The Conference Board's measure of online help-wanted ads released today. "The August increase is good news showing what we hope will be a continued improvement in job demand thi...


People: Judge Group, SkillStorm

August 31, 2009

The Judge Group, a Philadelphia-based professional staffing firm, named Tim Lege to the expansion of its finance and accounting practice into New York City. Lege was a manager for Clark Davis Associates and later led the New Jersey accounting and finance division for The Solomon Page Group. He j...


Awards: InGenesis, Manpower, RCM

August 28, 2009

InGenesis Medical Staffing, a San Antonio-based healthcare staffing firm, announced it was named 2009 minority service firm of the year by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency's Dallas region. Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) announced it was named one of the top compa...


Judge allows E-Verify requirement

August 28, 2009

A federal judge on Wednesday rejected a lawsuit to stop a rule requiring federal contractors to use the E-Verify system, the Society for Human Resource Management announced. The rule is set to take effect Sept. 8. SHRM, the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America and others had sued...


Australian firm to buy ex-Westaff division

August 28, 2009

Total Staffing Solutions Ltd., an Australia-based staffing firm, signed a deal to acquire the Humanis Group Ltd. in a stock deal, the company announced today. Humanis had acquired the Australian and New Zealand operations of Westaff Inc. in November 2008. Total Staffing reported the deal calls f...


Judge allows E-Verify requirement

August 28, 2009

A federal judge on Wednesday rejected a lawsuit to stop a rule requiring federal contractors to use the E-Verify system, the Society for Human Resource Management announced. The rule is set to take effect Sept. 8. SHRM, the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America and others had sued...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

August 28, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts: INSIGHT - Second-quarter financial results *Revenue falls y/y at 31 of 31 public staffing firms tracked *Median y/y decline: 29.1% *14 firms reported net losses *Several companies closing branches