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Accountabilities revenue falls 15%

August 20, 2009

Accountabilities Inc. (OTCBB: ACBT.OB), a Manalapan NJ-based staffing firm, reported revenue fell 15.3% to $12.9 million in its fiscal third quarter ended June 30 compared with the year-ago period, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Gross margin narrowed to 1...


Oasis buys National HR Advantage

August 20, 2009

Oasis Outsourcing Holdings Inc. acquired National HR Advantage Inc., a Palm Beach Gardens FL-based firm that provides professional employer organization and other services to small- and mid-size employers. Terms of the deal were not announced. National HR Advantage's primary office in Palm Beach...


U.S. leading index edges up 0.6%

August 20, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. leading index of economic indicators released today rose 0.6% in July. The index now stands at 101.6 (2004 = 100).


Weekly jobless claims rise

August 20, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance rose 2.7% to 576,000 in the week ended Aug. 15 from the previous week's revised number of 561,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims rose 0.8% to 570,000 from the previous week's revise...


Weekly jobless claims rise

August 20, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance rose 2.7% to 576,000 in the week ended Aug. 15 from the previous week's revised number of 561,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims rose 0.8% to 570,000 from the previous week's revise...


U.S. leading index edges up 0.6%

August 20, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. leading index of economic indicators released today rose 0.6% in July. The index now stands at 101.6 (2004 = 100).


Accountabilities revenue falls 15%

August 20, 2009

Accountabilities Inc. (OTCBB: ACBT.OB), a Manalapan NJ-based staffing firm, reported revenue fell 15.3% to $12.9 million in its fiscal third quarter ended June 30 compared with the year-ago period, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Gross margin narrowed to 1...


Oasis buys National HR Advantage

August 20, 2009

Oasis Outsourcing Holdings Inc. acquired National HR Advantage Inc., a Palm Beach Gardens FL-based firm that provides professional employer organization and other services to small- and mid-size employers. Terms of the deal were not announced. National HR Advantage's primary office in Palm Beach...


Poll: 48% expect recovery in first half of 2010

August 19, 2009

Almost half, 48%, of executives expect the economy to rebound in the first half of 2010, according to a poll by BlueSteps.com, an online career site operated by the Association of Executive Search Consultants. Another 25% said they believe the economy will recover in the second half of 2009. And...


More employers check social networking sites

August 19, 2009

Forty-five percent of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates, up from 22% when asked last year, according to a survey released today by CareerBuilder.com. Of employers who use social networking sites to find candidates or do background checks, 29% use Facebook, 26% use...