Daily News

Daily News-Staffing Industry Analysts RSS Feed Get the RSS Feed

Jobless claims unchanged from prior week

November 19, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ended Nov. 14 was unchanged from the previous week's revised figure of 505,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims for the week ended Nov. 14 fell by 6,500, or 1.3%, to 514,...


Genetic anti-discrimination law taking effect

November 18, 2009

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, known as GINA, takes effect Saturday, and prohibits companies from making employment decisions based on genetic information. "Genetic information includes not only information about an individual's genetic test and the genetic tests of an individual...


Genetic anti-discrimination law taking effect

November 18, 2009

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, known as GINA, takes effect Saturday, and prohibits companies from making employment decisions based on genetic information. "Genetic information includes not only information about an individual's genetic test and the genetic tests of an individual...


Poll: A majority hire based on 'chemistry'

November 18, 2009

A majority of human resources professionals (54%) make their final decision to hire a person based on "chemistry," according to a poll released Tuesday by the Society for Human Resource Management. It found that 15% of human resources professionals said chemistry accounts for 75% of the final de...


TriNet reports net revenue of $55 million

November 18, 2009

TriNet Group Inc., a privately held professional employer organization, said its third-quarter net revenue was $55.0 million, leaving the company on track for full-year net revenue of $160.0 million. The third quarter marked the first full quarter since its acquisition in June of Gevity HR Inc.,...


Pulse survey closes Thursday

November 18, 2009

Interested in find out the latest trends in the U.S. staffing industry? Take part in Staffing Industry Analysts' monthly Pulse survey. The survey closes Thursday. The first 200 taking part will be eligible for a $100 drawing. In addition, firms participating in the survey will receive a copy of...


Poll: A majority hire based on 'chemistry'

November 18, 2009

A majority of human resources professionals (54%) make their final decision to hire a person based on "chemistry," according to a poll released Tuesday by the Society for Human Resource Management. It found that 15% of human resources professionals said chemistry accounts for 75% of the final de...


TriNet reports net revenue of $55 million

November 18, 2009

TriNet Group Inc., a privately held professional employer organization, said its third-quarter net revenue was $55.0 million, leaving the company on track for full-year net revenue of $160.0 million. The third quarter marked the first full quarter since its acquisition in June of Gevity HR Inc.,...


Certifications: Winston Support Services

November 17, 2009

Winston Support Services LLC, a New York-based staffing firm, announced it received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. Winston provides: nurses (per diem and travel), pharmacists, medical billers, clerks, laboratory technicians, radiologists, medical assistants and others.


UPS hiring 50,000 temps

November 17, 2009

UPS said Monday it plans to hire approximately 50,000 seasonal workers this year to meet Holiday Season demand. The company expects to deliver approximately 400 million packages around the world from Thanksgiving to Christmas -- up slightly from the previous year.