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SeatonCorp names new chairman, CEO, director

October 30, 2009

SeatonCorp, a privately held staffing firm based in Chicago, announced that CEO Michael Miles became chairman of its board effective Thursday. Patrick Beharelle will take on the CEO role. Beharelle, who joined the company 18 months ago, formerly served as chief operating officer. In addition, th...


Survey: IT staffing revenue rises over year

October 30, 2009

Within temporary staffing, the segment performing the best at the moment is information technology, which scored the only year-over-year increase of any segment, up 1% on a weighted-average basis. At the other end of the spectrum, travel nursing reported a weighted-average year-over-year decline...


AMN Healthcare revenue falls 47%

October 30, 2009

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm, reported third-quarter revenue fell 47.2% to $166.4 million from $315.0 million in the year-ago quarter. Nurse and allied healthcare staffing revenue fell 62.2% on a year-over-year basis in the third quarter to...


SeatonCorp names new chairman, CEO, director

October 30, 2009

SeatonCorp, a privately held staffing firm based in Chicago, announced that CEO Michael Miles became chairman of its board effective Thursday. Patrick Beharelle will take on the CEO role. Beharelle, who joined the company 18 months ago, formerly served as chief operating officer. In addition, th...


Resources buys PR and restructuring firms

October 30, 2009

Resources Connection Inc. (NASD: RECN) announced Thursday it is acquiring public relations firm Sitrick And Company Inc. and corporate restructuring advisory firm Brincko Associates Inc. Resources said adding the firms will help give it an entrée into the corporate restructuring and advisory mar...


Contract watch: System One

October 29, 2009

System One, a Pittsburgh PA-based staffing firm, announced a partnership with Utility Partners of America. Under the deal, Greenville SC-based Utility Partners will provide project management, logistics and technical support for the installation of "smart" meters. System One will serve as the re...


Comsys revenue dips over year, up sequentially

October 29, 2009

Comsys IT Partners Inc. (NASD: CITP) announced third-quarter revenue of $157.3 million, a decrease of 14.4% compared with the same period last year. But the Houston-based information technology staffing firm reported revenue rose 0.3% from the second quarter of 2009 -- the first sequential incre...


Spherion revenue slips 23%

October 29, 2009

Spherion Corp. (NYSE: SFN) reported third-quarter revenue fell 22.5% to $420.2 million from the year-ago quarter, but clerical and light industrial revenue rose sequentially. Third-quarter gross margin at the Fort Lauderdale FL-based staffing firm narrowed to 19.4% from 21.9%. Third-quarter reve...


MPS revenue falls 29%, sale on track

October 29, 2009

Third-quarter revenue at MPS Group Inc. (NYSE: MPS) fell 29.4% to $407.8 million from $577.5 million in the third quarter of last year. Third-quarter revenue fell 25% excluding the impact of foreign exchange. Compared with the second quarter, revenue was down 2%. The Jacksonville FL-based profes...


Office openings: S.i. Systems, QPS

October 29, 2009

S.i. Systems and QPS Employment Group announced the openings of new offices. S.i. Systems, a Calgary, Alberta-based information technology staffing firm, announced it opened new offices in Toronto and Mississauga, Ontario, over the past month. The company also plans to open two more offices in t...