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People - Corestaff

June 9, 2009

Corestaff Services named Rick Carlson as VP and general manager of its technology division, which provides information technology, telecommunications, engineering and clinical research staffing. Carlson most recently served as market VP for Kforce Professional Staffing in Atlanta. Carlson will...


Survey - It's taking longer to fill IT positions

June 8, 2009

Half of information technology human resource professionals and recruiters say it's taking longer to fill open positions this year compared to last, according to a survey by Dice Holdings Inc. (NYSE: DHX), operator of the Dice.com job board for IT professionals and other job sites. The most-cited...


Employment index up, worst may be over

June 8, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. employment trends index rose 0.2% in May to a reading of 89.9 from April's revised reading. The index is still down 20% from a year ago. "While it is too early to say that the [employment trends index] has bottomed, the moderation of the last two months is certainly...


People - Korn/Ferry; Corestaff; Winter,Wyman

June 8, 2009

Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY), Corestaff Services and the Winter,Wyman Companies announced new executive changes and promotions. Korn/Ferry appointed Mark Neal as principal accounting officer. Neal had served as VP of finance at the company since July 2004. He joined the Korn/Ferry in...


People - Korn/Ferry; Corestaff; Winter,Wyman

June 8, 2009

Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY), Corestaff Services and the Winter,Wyman Companies announced new executive changes and promotions. Korn/Ferry appointed Mark Neal as principal accounting officer. Neal had served as VP of finance at the company since July 2004. He joined the Korn/Ferry...


Survey - It's taking longer to fill IT positions

June 8, 2009

Half of information technology human resource professionals and recruiters say it's taking longer to fill open positions this year compared to last, according to a survey by Dice Holdings Inc. (NYSE: DHX), operator of the Dice.com job board for IT professionals and other job sites. The most-cit...


Employment index up, worst may be over

June 8, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. employment trends index rose 0.2% in May to a reading of 89.9 from April's revised reading. The index is still down 20% from a year ago. "While it is too early to say that the [employment trends index] has bottomed, the moderation of the last two months is certainly a...


Healthcare, construction in next phase

June 8, 2009

Healthcare and transportation work rank among 10 key targets the White House announced today as part of the next phase of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The White House reported the activities under the Recovery Act will create or save 600,000 jobs in the next 100 days. Among the pro...


Employment in Canada falls by 41,800

June 5, 2009

Canadian employment fell by 41,800 in May to approximately 16.8 million, Statistics Canada reported today. Canada's unemployment rate rose to 8.4% in May from 8.0% in April. Full-time employment dropped by 58,700 jobs in May, but an increase in part-time employment of 17,000 partially offset the...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

June 5, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - IT solutions growth update*IT solutions feels the brunt of the slow economy in Q1*Total revenue up 6.4% y/y, but smaller firms experiencing contraction*Challenges: Pricing pressure and slow decision-making for projects