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Contract watch: PeopleScout

November 2, 2009

PeopleScout, the recruitment process outsourcing division of SeatonCorp, announced a contract with Covance Inc., to provide RPO services at sites across four continents. Covance is a Princeton NJ-based drug development company with annual revenue of more than $1.7 billion. PeopleScout will provi...


Resources buys PR and restructuring firms

October 30, 2009

Resources Connection Inc. (NASD: RECN) announced Thursday it is acquiring public relations firm Sitrick And Company Inc. and corporate restructuring advisory firm Brincko Associates Inc. Resources said adding the firms will help give it an entrée into the corporate restructuring and advisory mar...


Buyers want partnership?

October 30, 2009

What does it mean when a staffing buyer uses the term "partnership?" Does it just mean bill rate reductions? Senior Research Analysts Sona Sharma writes on the subject in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


AlphaStaff buys Selective HR Solutions

October 30, 2009

AlphaStaff Group Inc., a Fort Lauderdale FL-based professional employer organization, struck a deal to acquire Selective HR Solutions Inc., the PEO subsidiary of the Selective Insurance Group Inc. The deal is expected to close by Jan. 1, according to Selective Insurance. AlphaStaff will pay Sele...


AlphaStaff buys Selective HR Solutions

October 30, 2009

AlphaStaff Group Inc., a Fort Lauderdale FL-based professional employer organization, struck a deal to acquire Selective HR Solutions Inc., the PEO subsidiary of the Selective Insurance Group Inc. The deal is expected to close by Jan. 1, according to Selective Insurance. AlphaStaff will pay Sele...


AMN Healthcare revenue falls 47%

October 30, 2009

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm, reported third-quarter revenue fell 47.2% to $166.4 million from $315.0 million in the year-ago quarter. Nurse and allied healthcare staffing revenue fell 62.2% on a year-over-year basis in the third quarter to...


SeatonCorp names new chairman, CEO, director

October 30, 2009

SeatonCorp, a privately held staffing firm based in Chicago, announced that CEO Michael Miles became chairman of its board effective Thursday. Patrick Beharelle will take on the CEO role. Beharelle, who joined the company 18 months ago, formerly served as chief operating officer. In addition, th...


Survey: IT staffing revenue rises over year

October 30, 2009

Within temporary staffing, the segment performing the best at the moment is information technology, which scored the only year-over-year increase of any segment, up 1% on a weighted-average basis. At the other end of the spectrum, travel nursing reported a weighted-average year-over-year decline...


AMN Healthcare revenue falls 47%

October 30, 2009

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm, reported third-quarter revenue fell 47.2% to $166.4 million from $315.0 million in the year-ago quarter. Nurse and allied healthcare staffing revenue fell 62.2% on a year-over-year basis in the third quarter to...


SeatonCorp names new chairman, CEO, director

October 30, 2009

SeatonCorp, a privately held staffing firm based in Chicago, announced that CEO Michael Miles became chairman of its board effective Thursday. Patrick Beharelle will take on the CEO role. Beharelle, who joined the company 18 months ago, formerly served as chief operating officer. In addition, th...