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InVentiv's clinical segment revenue falls 4%

November 5, 2009

InVentiv Health Inc. (NASD: VTIV) said third-quarter revenue in its clinical segment -- which includes clinical research staffing and outsourcing -- fell 4% on a year-over-basis to $53.8 million. Lower demand for permanent placement and contract staffing led to the decline, the company said. Com...


Adecco revenue falls 27%, but sees improvement

November 5, 2009

Adecco SA announced third-quarter revenue fell 27.1% to euro3.72 billion (US$5.43 billion) from euro5.10 billion in the same period last year. But the world's largest staffing firm said things are looking up. "Market conditions have improved during the third quarter, especially in general staffi...


Jobless claims down by 20,000

November 5, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance fell by 20,000, or 3.8%, to 512,000 in the week ended Oct. 31 from the previous week's revised figure of 532,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims for the week ended Oct. 30 fell by 3,...


Analysts International revenue down 51%

November 5, 2009

Third-quarter revenue fell 50.7% at Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANYL) to $30.9 million from $62.6 million in the third quarter of 2008. Gross margin improved to 19.1% in the third quarter from 18.8% in the year-ago quarter. The increase came as it exited lower margin lines of business an...


RCM Technologies revenue falls 13%

November 5, 2009

RCM Technologies Inc. (NASD: RCMT) reported third-quarter revenue fell 13.3% to $44.8 million from $51.6 million in the third quarter of last year. "Revenue in the third quarter for our information technology and general support services groups remained sluggish due, in part, to a continued weak...


Jobless claims down by 20,000

November 5, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance fell by 20,000, or 3.8%, to 512,000 in the week ended Oct. 31 from the previous week's revised figure of 532,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims for the week ended Oct. 30 fell by 3,...


PEO revenue at ADP rises 6%

November 4, 2009

Professional employer organization revenue at Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NASD: ADP) rose 6.1% on a year-over-year basis to $293.9 million in the company's fiscal first quarter ended Sept. 30. The increase was brought by higher benefits pass-through revenue from increases in benefit rates an...


Kforce third-quarter revenue dips 9%

November 4, 2009

Kforce Inc. (NASD: KFRC), a Tampa FL-based professional staffing firm, reported third-quarter revenue fell 9.0% to $228.3 million from $250.9 million in the third quarter of 2008. However, third-quarter revenue rose 1.0% from the second quarter. Third-quarter revenue in the company's largest div...


People: CHG Healthcare Services

November 4, 2009

CHG Healthcare Services promoted Mike DePaolis to VP of Weatherby Locums, which specializes in the placement of temporary physicians. DePaolis will be based at Weatherby's Cary NC office, and he will have responsibility for directing and managing the operations of the division's sales support or...


ADP report: U.S. lost 203,000 jobs

November 4, 2009

The U.S. lost 203,000 private-sector nonfarm jobs in October on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the national employment report released today by Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NYSE: ADP). In addition, the report's estimated job loss in September was revised down to a decline of 227,00...