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CareerBuilder.com survey: 17% to add staff

October 1, 2009

Seventeen percent of companies plan to add full-time staff in the fourth quarter, according to the fourth-quarter U.S. job forecast released Wednesday by CareerBuilder.com and USA Today. Another 10% will cut staff, 68% plan no change and 5% are undecided. In the third quarter, 18% of companies s...


Second-quarter GDP falls 0.7%

September 30, 2009

Real gross domestic product in the U.S. decreased at 0.7% in the second quarter, according to a third estimate released today by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The estimate is an improvement over the second estimate in August of a 1.0% decline. Real GDP fell by 6.4% in the first quarter.


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

September 30, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts: INSIGHT - Staffing industry internal employee trends *Industry internal employment, wages down *But improving revenue trends renewing interest *Internal recruiters say business picking up INSIGHT - Clinical/Scientific staffing growth...


ADP: U.S. lost 254,000 jobs in September

September 30, 2009

The U.S. lost 254,000 private-sector nonfarm jobs between August and September on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the national employment report released today by Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NYSE: ADP). In addition, the job loss from July to August was revised down to 277,000 from...


CDI may appeal U.K. fine

September 30, 2009

CDI Corp.'s (NYSE: CDI) announced its AndersElite subsidiary in the U.K. was fined GBP7.6 million (US$12.1 million) for alleged violation of the U.K.'s Competition Act of 1998. The company said it plans to analyze the decision and will evaluate its options, including a possible appeal. CDI said...


Top ways to utilize a corporate membership

September 30, 2009

The top 10 ways to best utilize a corporate membership are outlined in The Contingent Blog by Senior Research Analyst Noël Calvi. For the full blog, click here.


CDI may appeal U.K. fine

September 30, 2009

CDI Corp.'s (NYSE: CDI) announced its AndersElite subsidiary in the U.K. was fined GBP7.6 million (US$12.1 million) for alleged violation of the U.K.'s Competition Act of 1998. The company said it plans to analyze the decision and will evaluate its options, including a possible appeal. CDI said...


Washington posts lowest jobless rate

September 30, 2009

The Washington metropolitan area reported the lowest jobless rate in August, 6.0%, among all U.S. metropolitan areas with a population of 1 million or more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Oklahoma City, which ranked as the lowest in July, came in second in August at 6.1%. De...


Command Center revenue dips, but sales gaining

September 30, 2009

Command Center Inc. (OTCBB: CCNI.OB) announced today revenue fell 39.9% to $13.2 million in its fiscal third quarter ended Sept. 25 amid the slow economy and closure of eight underperforming stores in the first nine months of 2009. However, average weekly sales of $21,389 per store in September...


Contract watch: Adecco, Clayton

September 30, 2009

Adecco SA's recruitment process outsourcing division announced it received a multi-year contract to provide RPO services for the U.S. operations of Giftcraft Ltd., a marketer of decorative items, jewelry, giftware and more. Giftcraft is based in Brampton, Ontario. Adecco is the world's largest s...