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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...


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 pr...


Decline in online job numbers slows

June 29, 2009

U.S. online advertised jobs fell by 66,700 in June from the previous month; however, the numbers remain relatively stable compared with last year, according to The Conference Board's measure of online help-wanted ads released today. The number of online jobs advertised fell 71,000 between January...


Attorneys general tackle FedEx classification

June 29, 2009

A group of attorneys general from eight states wrote a letter to FedEx Corp. last week bringing forward concerns over the company's classification of FedEx Ground drivers as independent contractors. The letter suggests working together to ensure proper worker classification. It cited state issues...


Korn/Ferry: Net loss lower than first reported

June 29, 2009

Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY), the Los Angeles-based executive search firm, released amended fourth-quarter results today that reflect a lower net loss. The amended results came as the company corrected compensation and benefit expenses. The company posted a net loss of $17.2 million...


Decline in online job numbers slows

June 29, 2009

U.S. online advertised jobs fell by 66,700 in June from the previous month; however, the numbers remain relatively stable compared with last year, according to The Conference Board's measure of online help-wanted ads released today. The number of online jobs advertised fell 71,000 between Januar...


Hudson Highland clarifies report

June 29, 2009

The Hudson Highland Group Inc. (NASD: HHGP) clarified a report by the Dow Jones News Service saying demand had risen 15% for its temporary workers. The company said the figure was in reference to the increase in the number of legal contractors on billing serving its U.S. clients since the beginni...


Attorneys general tackle FedEx classification

June 29, 2009

A group of attorneys general from eight states wrote a letter to FedEx Corp. last week bringing forward concerns over the company's classification of FedEx Ground drivers as independent contractors. The letter suggests working together to ensure proper worker classification. It cited state issue...