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People - The Delta Companies

February 20, 2009

The Delta Companies, a Dallas-based healthcare staffing firm, named former National Football League quarterback Brent Snyder as VP of marketing. Snyder comes to Delta after serving as president of Access International, a management solutions and private equity consulting firm. Snyder was also an...


People - The Delta Companies

February 20, 2009

The Delta Companies, a Dallas-based healthcare staffing firm, named former National Football League quarterback Brent Snyder as VP of marketing. Snyder comes to Delta after serving as president of Access International, a management solutions and private equity consulting firm. Snyder was also a...


More sensationalistic headlines on economy

February 20, 2009

The Federal Reserve's gross domestic product projections caught the media's eye on Feb. 18, but do the numbers justify the hyped headlines? Staffing Industry Analysts Senior Research Analyst Tony Gregoire offers his analysis in The Contingent Blog. For the blog, click here.


On Assignment revenue falls 2.9%

February 20, 2009

Fourth-quarter revenue at On Assignment Inc. (NASD: ASGN) fell 2.9% year-over-year to $147.6 million. However, gross margin and physician staffing revenue rose. Fourth-quarter gross margin increased to 32.9% from 31.8% a year ago. In addition, On Assignment's fourth-quarter physician staffing rev...


Brainhunter weighs going private

February 20, 2009

Brainhunter Inc. (TSX: BH) announced Thursday it may go private or seek financing for further growth and acquisitions. The Toronto-based information technology solutions and staffing firm has hired Ernst & Young Orenda Corporate Finance Inc. as an adviser. "The management team and board of direct...


Brainhunter weighs going private

February 20, 2009

Brainhunter Inc. (TSX: BH) announced Thursday it may go private or seek financing for further growth and acquisitions. The Toronto-based information technology solutions and staffing firm has hired Ernst & Young Orenda Corporate Finance Inc. as an adviser. "The management team and board of dire...


Proffice revenue rises 12.5%

February 20, 2009

Stockholm, Sweden-based staffing firm Proffice AB said full-year 2008 revenue rose 12.5% to 4.27 billion Swedish kroner (US$550.0 million). Full-year profit fell 27.6% to 71 million Swedish kroner (US$9.2 million). The company said revenue rose by 20% in Sweden and 9.6% in Norway. However, revenu...


Radia revenue falls 43.5%

February 20, 2009

Radia Holdings Inc., a Tokyo-based company that provides staffing and other services, announced Feb. 13 that revenue fell 43.5% to 188.42 billion yen (US$2.09 billion) year-over-year Dec. 31, the end of the first six months of its fiscal year. Radia got out of the day labor business on July 31...


Lucas Group names new president and CEO

February 19, 2009

The Lucas Group, an Atlanta-based executive search firm, named Andi Jennings as president and CEO. Jennings takes over from company founder Art Lucas, who is retiring after more than three decades at the firm. Jennings joined the Lucas Group in 1977. She most recently served as VP and general man...


U.S. leading index rises 0.4%

February 19, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. leading index of economic indicators rose 0.4% in January after revisions in December and November readings. It now stands at 99.5 (2004=100). Weaknesses among leading indicators remained widespread in recent months.