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Survey: 33% of workers to seek new jobs

May 13, 2010

Thirty-three percent of workers said they will likely look for a new job when the economy picks up, according to a survey by CareerBuilder. And almost 32% of employers are concerned about losing high performing workers in the second quarter.

The survey found that 32% of workers were dissatisfied with...

Contract Watch: Manpower, Technisource

May 13, 2010

Manpower Vietnam, a division of Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) announced it expanded its agreement with Techcombank, a Vietnamese bank, to provide recruitment process outsourcing. Manpower's two-year contract includes managing Techcombank's recruiting and hiring processes from job profiling to onboarding....

Staffing firm people announcements

May 13, 2010

Adecco SA, the world's largest staffing firm announced Alexander Gut was elected to its board of directors at the company's annual meeting on May 11. Gut is a Swiss certified accountant and founder and managing partner of Gut Corporate Finance AG, a corporate finance advisory firm. Gut has also held...

New offices: Oxford, The Select Group, Stafflogix

May 13, 2010

Oxford Global Resources announced the opening of a Denver-area office. "Denver is a major technology hub, and our new office gives us the ability to better serve our Denver-area customers, creates more opportunities for local consultants and advances our goal of establishing Oxford's presence in key...

Jobless claims fall by 0.9%

May 13, 2010

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ended May 8 fell by 4,000, or 0.9%, to 444,000 from the previous week's revised figure, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today.

Last week's number was revised up to 448,000 from the previously reported number of 444,000.


Volt gets time extension

May 12, 2010

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL) said it reached agreements with lenders to extend its deadline for filing financial statements for its fiscal year ended Nov. 1, 2009.

The company now has until Dec. 31, 2010, to file financial statements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Lenders...

Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

May 12, 2010

The Daily News is just a small part of what Staffing Industry Analysts produces. New research available for corporate members includes reports on which staffing firms are placing independent contractors, how much business staffing firms should be receiving from smaller buyers, U.S. economic indicators...

Kelly Services revenue rises 8%

May 12, 2010

First-quarter revenue rose 8.4% at Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA) to $1.13 billion. The third-largest U.S. staffing firm, it had reported revenue of $1.04 billion in the first quarter of last year.

"The global economy and the labor markets are showing very encouraging signs of life," Kelly President...

Management buys Albany's U.S. operations

May 11, 2010

Albany Services Inc. announced a management buyout from its former parent company. The acquisition includes all current U.S. operations and staff, as well as those in Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.

The U.S. operation was originally founded in 1992.

"We have a long history of successfully providing...

M Squared names new CEO

May 11, 2010

M Squared Consulting named John Kunzweiler as its new CEO effective immediately.

Kunzweiler takes over from Marion McGovern, M Squared's founder.

Kunzweiler previously served at Accenture for 26 years, and held leadership roles at the organization before leaving in 2005. Since then he has served as...