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LocumTenens.com index falls in third quarter

October 28, 2009

LocumTenens.com's online job index analyzing demand for locum tenens fell 19.0% in the third quarter to a reading of 1.15 after rising in the second quarter. The index includes data collected by LocumTenens.com since January 2007 and represents a broad quarterly analysis of demand for locum tene...


Oklahoma City posts lowest metro jobless rate

October 28, 2009

The Oklahoma City metropolitan area's jobless rate of 5.9% in September was the lowest among all U.S. metropolitan areas with populations of 1 million or more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The Washington D.C. metropolitan area ranked second-lowest at 6.2%. Detroit again po...


ASA announces board members, officers

October 27, 2009

The American Staffing Association reported board members and officers were chosen during the annual Staffing World 2009 last week. Those directors include Mark Toth of Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN); David Bartholomew of Health Care Corp. of America International; Dan Campbell of Hire Dynamics; Susan...


CIBER revenue down 15%

October 27, 2009

CIBER Inc. (NYSE: CBR) reported third-quarter revenue of $256.4 million, down 14.5% from revenue of $300.0 million in the third quarter of 2008. The Greenwood Village CO-based information technology solutions and staffing company said third-quarter net income fell 51.6% to $3.5 million from $7.2...


Barrett revenue falls 15%

October 27, 2009

Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASD: BBSI), a provider of commercial staffing and professional employer organization services, said third-quarter revenue fell 15.4% to $65.5 million from $77.5 million in the same period last year. The Vancouver WA-based company reported third-quarter staffing r...


CIBER revenue down 15%

October 27, 2009

CIBER Inc. (NYSE: CBR) reported third-quarter revenue of $256.4 million, down 14.5% from revenue of $300.0 million in the third quarter of 2008. The Greenwood Village CO-based information technology solutions and staffing company said third-quarter net income fell 51.6% to $3.5 million from $7.2...


Consumer confidence falls again in October

October 27, 2009

Consumer confidence fell in October, according to The Conference Board's consumer confidence index released today. The index fell to a level of 47.7 in October (1985=100) from 53.4 in September. The index had also fallen in September. "Consumers' assessment of present-day conditions has grown le...


Heidrick revenue falls, cites signs of low point

October 27, 2009

Executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International Inc.'s (NASD: HSII) third-quarter revenue fell 34.6% from the year-ago quarter to $103.5 million. But CEO L. Kevin Kelly said he's seeing more indications the slowdown has hit bottom. "Although year-over-year comparisons still reflect the...


Certifications: TravelMax, Reflectx, Advantage

October 27, 2009

TravelMax and Reflectx Services, healthcare staffing firms, announced they received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. TravelMax and Reflectx are divisions of Maxim Healthcare Services, the 39th largest staffing firm in the U.S. according to Staffing Industry Analysts' list of...


Consumer confidence falls again in October

October 27, 2009

Consumer confidence fell in October, according to The Conference Board's consumer confidence index released today. The index fell to a level of 47.7 in October (1985=100) from 53.4 in September. The index had also fallen in September. "Consumers' assessment of present-day conditions has grown le...