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April 8, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. 2009 Contingent Worker Survey: Preferences, Satisfaction and Agency Selection - Initial Findings*Over 1000 contingent workers share their opinions*First ever Staffing Industry Analysts' contingent worker survey*Name recognition of top s...


Survey finds 71% of CEOs expect staff cuts

April 8, 2009

A survey released this week of members of the Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs from U.S. companies, found that 71% plan to cut staff in the next six months while 7% plan to add staff. Another 21% plan no change — the survey results don't equal 100% because of rounding. The member CEO...


Resources Connection revenue falls 23%

April 8, 2009

Resources Connection Inc. (NASD: RECN) reported revenue fell 23.1% year-over-year to $156.0 million in its fiscal third quarter that ended Feb. 28. The Irvine CA-based company — which provides finance and accounting, information technology and legal personnel through its Resources Global Profes...


TSR revenue down 21%, gross margin up

April 8, 2009

TSR Inc. (NASD: TSRI), a Hauppauge NY-based information technology staffing firm, announced this week that revenue fell 21.4% year-over-year to $9.8 million in its fiscal third quarter that ended Feb. 28 due to a tough economic environment. Gross margin, however, improved to 18.4% from 17.6%. The...


New York posts highest average weekly wage

April 8, 2009

New York reported the average highest weekly wage of all large U.S. counties in the third quarter of 2008 at $1,552, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Santa Clara County CA, part of Silicon Valley, posted the second-highest at $1,530. The national average weekly wage in the th...


TSR revenue down 21%, gross margin up

April 8, 2009

TSR Inc. (NASD: TSRI), a Hauppauge NY-based information technology staffing firm, announced this week that revenue fell 21.4% year-over-year to $9.8 million in its fiscal third quarter that ended Feb. 28 due to a tough economic environment. Gross margin, however, improved to 18.4% from 17.6%. T...


People - Medfinders, AccountAbilities

April 7, 2009

Medfinders Inc. named a new president and chief operating officer for its physician staffing division. AccountAbilities Inc. (OTCBB: ACBT.OB) replaced both its CEO and president. Medfinders, an Arlington TX-based healthcare staffing firm, appointed Christian Rutherford as president and COO of its...


Michael Page gross profit down 32%

April 7, 2009

Difficult economic conditions in the first quarter ate into gross profit and prompted internal staff reductions at Michael Page International PLC. The London-based professional staffing firm announced first-quarter gross profit fell 32.3% year-over-year to GBP95.0 million (US$135.0 million). Furt...


Michael Page gross profit down 32%

April 7, 2009

Difficult economic conditions in the first quarter ate into gross profit and prompted internal staff reductions at Michael Page International PLC. The London-based professional staffing firm announced first-quarter gross profit fell 32.3% year-over-year to GBP95.0 million (US$135.0 million). Fu...


Job openings, hires, separations decline

April 7, 2009

U.S. job openings, hires and separations all fell in February on a year-over-year basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job openings fell by 29.2% year-over-year in February to 3.0 million. The job openings rate fell to 2.2% from 3.0% in the same period. The number of hires...