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Contract watch - Agile-1

March 13, 2009

Agile-1, a Torrance CA-based staffing firm, announced that Allied Global Holdings will use its AllSourceRPS recruitment process outsourcing services and AccelerationATS applicant tracking software. Agile-1 will serve the company's operations in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom. Allied Glob...


CBS/Staffmark revenue falls 10%

March 13, 2009

Full-year 2008 revenue fell 10% year-over-year at commercial staffing firm Staffmark to $1.04 billion amid a difficult economic climate, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Staffmark represents the new brand name for CBS Personnel Holdings Inc. and Staffmark. C...


Canada loses 82,600 jobs in February

March 13, 2009

Canada lost 82,600 jobs in February, and its unemployment rate rose to 7.7% from January's reading of 7.2%, Statistics Canada reported today. More than half of the job losses came from the construction industry, which shed 43,200 jobs. However, manufacturing added 24,700 jobs in February with foo...


Medical Staffing Network revenue down 20.6%

March 13, 2009

Fourth-quarter revenue at Medical Staffing Network Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: MNSW.PK) fell 20.6% to $113.7 million as demand eroded amid the recession. The Boca Raton FL-based healthcare staffing firm reported it closed 20 per diem locations in October and cut employment headcount during the quarte...


Volt staffing revenue falls 11.8% amid recession

March 13, 2009

Net staffing sales at Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL) fell 11.8% year-over-year to $425.0 million in the company's fiscal first quarter ended Feb. 1. The New York-based firm said the economic downturn hurt revenue with customers laying off workers and imposing hiring freezes. First-q...


People - Eliassen Group, Sapphire

March 13, 2009

The Eliassen Group and Sapphire Technologies announced personnel changes. The Eliassen Group, a technology, consulting and training firm, named Larry Hemley as chief marketing officer. Hemley previously served as chief marketing officer for On Assignment Inc. (NASD: ASGN). The Eliassen Group al...


Medical Staffing Network revenue down 20.6%

March 13, 2009

Fourth-quarter revenue at Medical Staffing Network Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: MNSW.PK) fell 20.6% to $113.7 million as demand eroded amid the recession. The Boca Raton FL-based healthcare staffing firm reported it closed 20 per diem locations in October and cut employment headcount during the quarter....


Executive Forum starts, follow the Tweet

March 13, 2009

Staffing Industry Analysts' Executive Forum starts today in Miami. Whether you're there in person for the forum or not, find out what we are doing and what is going on at the conference by following us at www.twitter.com/execforum.You can also follow our strategic services group by following Dian...


Volt staffing revenue falls 11.8% amid recession

March 13, 2009

Net staffing sales at Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL) fell 11.8% year-over-year to $425.0 million in the company's fiscal first quarter ended Feb. 1. The New York-based firm said the economic downturn hurt revenue with customers laying off workers and imposing hiring freezes. First-qua...


Latest Staffing Industry Report released

March 12, 2009

The March issue of the Staffing Industry Report newsletter is now available in PDF format. To download a copy, click here. Top stories from this month's issue include:*20 industries where employment is still booming*Fourth-quarter financials*Sizing of the marketing/creative staffing segment