Daily News

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

Wyoming jobless rate rises, but still lowest

March 11, 2009

Wyoming posted the lowest jobless rate among all state in January at 3.7%, up from 3.2% in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Michigan reported the highest unemployment rate among states at 11.6% in January. South Carolina registered the second-highest jobless rate in J...


Census says staffing revenue down 0.7%

March 11, 2009

Fourth-quarter revenue in the U.S. employment services industry fell 0.7% year-over-year to $46.95 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today. However, fourth-quarter employment services revenue rose 0.1% compared with the third quarter of 2008. For full-year 2008, employment services revenue...


Census says staffing revenue down 0.7%

March 11, 2009

Fourth-quarter revenue in the U.S. employment services industry fell 0.7% year-over-year to $46.95 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today. However, fourth-quarter employment services revenue rose 0.1% compared with the third quarter of 2008. For full-year 2008, employment services reven...


Korn/Ferry revenue falls, CFO stepping down

March 11, 2009

Executive search firm Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) reported revenue fell 31.9% to $144.5 million in its fiscal third quarter ended Jan. 31. The company said demand for its services fell in November and December, but has been consistent for the past two months. In addition, CFO Stephe...


SIA expands into Europe

March 11, 2009

Staffing Industry Analysts announced that John Nurthen has joined the company as general manager, Europe. Nurthen is based in the United Kingdom and will lead all aspects of SIA's expansion into Europe covering the contingent labor marketplace for its corporate members and CWS Council members....


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

March 11, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Fourth-quarter financial results*Revenue falls at 25 of 29 public firms tracked*15 firms reported net losses*Gross margins contract at 16


Korn/Ferry revenue falls, CFO stepping down

March 11, 2009

Executive search firm Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) reported revenue fell 31.9% to $144.5 million in its fiscal third quarter ended Jan. 31. The company said demand for its services fell in November and December, but has been consistent for the past two months. In addition, CFO Step...


Employee Free Choice Act introduced

March 11, 2009

The Employee Free Choice Act was introduced in the Senate and House on Tuesday. Business groups have blasted the bill, which is backed by labor. The Employee Free Choice Act, which is also known as card check, would allow workers to form a union if a majority sign cards to do so, according to t...


Job openings, hires and separations fall

March 10, 2009

U.S. job openings, hires and separations all fell in January, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Job openings fell by 31.0% year-over-year in January to almost 3.0 million, according to the BLS. The job openings rate fell to 2.2% from 3.0% a year ago. The...


Manpower survey - Q2 hiring to slow

March 10, 2009

Hiring in the second quarter by U.S. employers will slow considerably compared to the same period last year, according to the employment outlook survey by Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN). The report found that 15% of the 31,800 employers surveyed planned to increase their staff levels in the second qua...