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New York posts highest average weekly wage

April 8, 2009

New York reported the average highest weekly wage of all large U.S. counties in the third quarter of 2008 at $1,552, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Santa Clara County CA, part of Silicon Valley, posted the second-highest at $1,530. The national average weekly wage in the th...


TSR revenue down 21%, gross margin up

April 8, 2009

TSR Inc. (NASD: TSRI), a Hauppauge NY-based information technology staffing firm, announced this week that revenue fell 21.4% year-over-year to $9.8 million in its fiscal third quarter that ended Feb. 28 due to a tough economic environment. Gross margin, however, improved to 18.4% from 17.6%. T...


People - Medfinders, AccountAbilities

April 7, 2009

Medfinders Inc. named a new president and chief operating officer for its physician staffing division. AccountAbilities Inc. (OTCBB: ACBT.OB) replaced both its CEO and president. Medfinders, an Arlington TX-based healthcare staffing firm, appointed Christian Rutherford as president and COO of its...


Michael Page gross profit down 32%

April 7, 2009

Difficult economic conditions in the first quarter ate into gross profit and prompted internal staff reductions at Michael Page International PLC. The London-based professional staffing firm announced first-quarter gross profit fell 32.3% year-over-year to GBP95.0 million (US$135.0 million). Furt...


Michael Page gross profit down 32%

April 7, 2009

Difficult economic conditions in the first quarter ate into gross profit and prompted internal staff reductions at Michael Page International PLC. The London-based professional staffing firm announced first-quarter gross profit fell 32.3% year-over-year to GBP95.0 million (US$135.0 million). Fu...


Job openings, hires, separations decline

April 7, 2009

U.S. job openings, hires and separations all fell in February on a year-over-year basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job openings fell by 29.2% year-over-year in February to 3.0 million. The job openings rate fell to 2.2% from 3.0% in the same period. The number of hires...


Contract watch - TeamStaff, Medfinders

April 7, 2009

TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF) announced it received an information technology schedule contract for professional services from the U.S. General Services Administration. Medfinders Inc. announced it signed an agreement with VHA Texas to be the preferred provider of clinical managed services for the...


People - Medfinders, AccountAbilities

April 7, 2009

Medfinders Inc. named a new president and chief operating officer for its physician staffing division. AccountAbilities Inc. (OTCBB: ACBT.OB) replaced both its CEO and president. Medfinders, an Arlington TX-based healthcare staffing firm, appointed Christian Rutherford as president and COO of i...


Job openings, hires, separations decline

April 7, 2009

U.S. job openings, hires and separations all fell in February on a year-over-year basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job openings fell by 29.2% year-over-year in February to 3.0 million. The job openings rate fell to 2.2% from 3.0% in the same period. The number of hires d...


Largest, fastest-growing and diversity survey ongoing

April 7, 2009

Staffing Industry Analysts' survey for largest, fastest-growing and diversity staffing firms is open through April 17. Thanks to all who have filled out the survey so far. Data collected from this survey will be used to create the following lists:' The largest global staffing firms' The largest U...