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Earnings: RHI

July 22, 2009

Robert Half International Inc.'s (NYSE: RHI) second-quarter revenue fell 39% year-over-year (36% on a constant-currency basis) to $749.9 million driven by lower volume and pressure on bill rates. Second-quarter revenue fell in all the Menlo Park CA-based company's reported divisions with Account...


IT Worker Confidence Up

July 22, 2009

The IT Employee Confidence Index increased 6.1 points to 45.8 in the second quarter of 2009, according to a recent survey commissioned by Technisource, the technology placement division of Spherion Corporation. The survey, conducted by Harris Interactive((R)), indicates that overall confidence...


IT Worker Confidence Up

July 22, 2009

The IT Employee Confidence Index increased 6.1 points to 45.8 in the second quarter of 2009, according to a recent survey commissioned by Technisource, the technology placement division of Spherion Corporation. The survey, conducted by Harris Interactive((R)), indicates that overall confidence...


BLS Data: Unemployment Slightly Higher in June

July 22, 2009

Regional and state unemployment rates were generally higher in June. Thirty-eight states and the District of Columbia recorded over-the-month unemployment rate increases, 5 states registered rate decreases, and 7 states had no rate change, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department o...


BLS Data: Unemployment Slightly Higher in June

July 22, 2009

Regional and state unemployment rates were generally higher in June. Thirty-eight states and the District of Columbia recorded over-the-month unemployment rate increases, 5 states registered rate decreases, and 7 states had no rate change, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of...


Earnings: iGate

July 22, 2009

iGate Corporation's (Nasdaq: IGTE) second-quarter revenue from continuing operations fell 17% year-over-year to $46.8 million. Revenue topped the consensus estimate of $44.4 million, according to Reuters Estimates. The Fremont, CA-based company's second-quarter gross margin increased to 38.2% fro...


Awards: AMN Healthcare, Bartech, CTG, Paramount

July 21, 2009

AMN Healthcare, The Bartech Group, CTG and Paramount Staffing have garnered various awards recently. AMN Healthcare's news and career-focused Web site, NurseZone.com, was recently honored by the San Diego chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. NurseZone.com provides career-focused...


Elkhart County posts biggest decline in employment in 4Q

July 21, 2009

Employment declined in 285 of the 334 largest U.S. counties from December 2007 to December 2008, according to preliminary data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor. Elkhart County IN posted the largest percentage decline, with a loss of 17.8% over th...


Staffing firms offered legal analysis on ECG proceedings

July 21, 2009

Staffing firms that are continuing to face the brunt of the Ensemble Chimes Global bankruptcy now have access to some legal analysis in the ongoing legal proceedings. The American Staffing Association is providing a whitepaper outlining potential arguments and defenses that may be available to...


Awards: AMN Healthcare, Bartech, CTG, Paramount

July 21, 2009

  AMN Healthcare, The Bartech Group, CTG and Paramount Staffing have garnered various awards recently. AMN Healthcare's news and career-focused Web site, NurseZone.com, was recently honored by the San Diego chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. NurseZone.com provides career-focuse...