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People - Crestmark

June 16, 2009

James Rothman was named group president at Troy MI-based Crestmark Bank to lead its East Coast region and establish a new finance division for staffing firms. Rothman, with 25 years of experience in the industry, previously served as president of Capital TempFunds.


Survey - Public supports healthcare reform

June 16, 2009

Healthcare reform is supported by 61% of people in the U.S. as the issue comes to the forefront in Washington, according to a survey by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. The survey also found that 69% support employer mandates to provide healthcare. However, the survey found that only 41% ar...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

June 16, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts: INSIGHT - Marketing/Creative growth update*20% year-over-year contraction in monthly pulse survey*Relatively pessimistic outlook*Majority of respondents in staffing survey not feeling love from buyers


Suit against Kenexa seeking class-action status

June 16, 2009

A lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed against Kenexa Corp. (NASD: KNXA), a Wayne PA-based recruitment software and recruitment process outsourcing firm, alleging the company's top officers misled investors and violated federal securities law between May 8, 2007, and Nov. 7, 2007,...


Suit against Kenexa seeking class-action status

June 16, 2009

A lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed against Kenexa Corp. (NASD: KNXA), a Wayne PA-based recruitment software and recruitment process outsourcing firm, alleging the company's top officers misled investors and violated federal securities law between May 8, 2007, and Nov. 7, 2007, a...


Arcadia sells software business

June 15, 2009

Arcadia Resources Inc. (AMEX: KAD), an Indianapolis firm that provides healthcare staffing, home care and pharmacy services, announced today it sold its JASCORP retail pharmacy management software business for $2.2 million in cash.Arcadia previously announced in May that it sold its industrial st...


Six indicted for defrauding staffing firms

June 15, 2009

Six Colorado Springs men were indicted on charges of mail and wire fraud that included defrauding 42 staffing firms of almost $5.4 million, according to a court filing last week by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Colorado. The defendants contracted with staffing firms to provide pa...


Six indicted for defrauding staffing firms

June 15, 2009

Six Colorado Springs men were indicted on charges of mail and wire fraud that included defrauding 42 staffing firms of almost $5.4 million, according to a court filing last week by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Colorado. The defendants contracted with staffing firms to provide...


Brainhunter CEO steps down

June 15, 2009

Brainhunter Inc. (TSX: BH) announced that Chairman and CEO John McKimm resigned. McKimm had served as chairman and CEO since the company began in September 2001. He will remain as an advisor to the company for a period of time to provide for a smooth transition of duties. Raj Singh, Brainhunter...


Brainhunter CEO steps down

June 15, 2009

Brainhunter Inc. (TSX: BH) announced that Chairman and CEO John McKimm resigned. McKimm had served as chairman and CEO since the company began in September 2001. He will remain as an advisor to the company for a period of time to provide for a smooth transition of duties. Raj Singh, Brainhunter's...