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Proffice revenue rises 12.5%

February 20, 2009

Stockholm, Sweden-based staffing firm Proffice AB said full-year 2008 revenue rose 12.5% to 4.27 billion Swedish kroner (US$550.0 million). Full-year profit fell 27.6% to 71 million Swedish kroner (US$9.2 million). The company said revenue rose by 20% in Sweden and 9.6% in Norway. However, revenu...


Radia revenue falls 43.5%

February 20, 2009

Radia Holdings Inc., a Tokyo-based company that provides staffing and other services, announced Feb. 13 that revenue fell 43.5% to 188.42 billion yen (US$2.09 billion) year-over-year Dec. 31, the end of the first six months of its fiscal year. Radia got out of the day labor business on July 31...


Lucas Group names new president and CEO

February 19, 2009

The Lucas Group, an Atlanta-based executive search firm, named Andi Jennings as president and CEO. Jennings takes over from company founder Art Lucas, who is retiring after more than three decades at the firm. Jennings joined the Lucas Group in 1977. She most recently served as VP and general man...


U.S. leading index rises 0.4%

February 19, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. leading index of economic indicators rose 0.4% in January after revisions in December and November readings. It now stands at 99.5 (2004=100). Weaknesses among leading indicators remained widespread in recent months.


Supplemental unveiling new image

February 19, 2009

Supplemental Health Care, a Park City UT-based healthcare staffing firm, announced it is updating its corporate identity from staffing to workforce solutions after a four-year push to add services beyond traditional staffing. In addition to traditional healthcare staffing, the company announced...


Supplemental unveiling new image

February 19, 2009

Supplemental Health Care, a Park City UT-based healthcare staffing firm, announced it is updating its corporate identity from staffing to workforce solutions after a four-year push to add services beyond traditional staffing. In addition to traditional healthcare staffing, the company announced i...


Supplemental unveiling new image

February 19, 2009

Supplemental Health Care, a Park City UT-based healthcare staffing firm, announced it's updating its corporate identity from staffing to workforce solutions after adding a broader array of services. In addition to traditional healthcare staffing, the company announced it now offers staffing diagn...


Jobless claims unchanged at 627,000

February 19, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment benefits was unchanged in the week ended Feb. 14 from the previous week's revised figure of 627,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. However, the four-week moving average of claims rose 1.7% to 619,000 from the previous week's revi...


Comsys revenue falls 4.0%

February 19, 2009

Fourth-quarter revenue fell 4.0% at Comsys IT Partners Inc. (NASD: CITP) to $176.0 million from $183.3 million in the same period last year. The Houston-based information technology staffing firm also took a goodwill impairment charge citing tough economic conditions, and posted a net loss for th...


U.S. leading index rises 0.4%

February 19, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. leading index of economic indicators rose 0.4% in January after revisions in December and November readings. It now stands at 99.5 (2004=100). Weaknesses among leading indicators remained widespread in recent months.