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Bankruptcy attorneys among those in demand

February 12, 2009

Bankruptcy/foreclosure and patent prosecution attorneys are among the most in-demand workers in the legal field this year, according to the 2009 salary guide from Robert Half Legal, the legal staffing division of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). For law firms, bankruptcy/foreclosure...


Good news - Little Sunday dread

February 12, 2009

Few workers (9%) dread the starting of a new work week, according to the American workplace insights survey by Adecco Group North America. It found that 21% are excited to get going, while 41% are happy to have a job. Another 26% were indifferent.


Bankruptcy attorneys among those in demand

February 12, 2009

Bankruptcy/foreclosure and patent prosecution attorneys are among the most in-demand workers in the legal field this year, according to the 2009 salary guide from Robert Half Legal, the legal staffing division of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). For law firms, bankruptcy/foreclosure at...


Jobless claims edge down 1.3%

February 12, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment fell 1.3% to 623,000 in the week ended Feb. 7 from the previous week's revised figure of 631,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. However, the four-week moving average of claims rose 4.1% to 607,500 from the previous week's revised...


Mainstay buys ProTrades Connection

February 12, 2009

Mainstay Business Solutions, a Folsom CA-based staffing firm, announced its acquisition of ProTrades Connection, a San Jose CA-based industrial staffing firm with 15 offices. The deal took effect Jan. 1; terms were not announced. The acquisition brings Mainstay's network of staffing locations i...


Good news - Little Sunday dread

February 12, 2009

Few workers (9%) dread the starting of a new work week, according to the American workplace insights survey by Adecco Group North America. It found that 21% are excited to get going, while 41% are happy to have a job. Another 26% were indifferent.


Jobless claims edge down 1.3%

February 12, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment fell 1.3% to 623,000 in the week ended Feb. 7 from the previous week's revised figure of 631,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. However, the four-week moving average of claims rose 4.1% to 607,500 from the previous week's revised a...


Kelly to cut staff by 350 in the U.K.

February 12, 2009

Kelly Services Inc.'s (NASD: KELYA) restructuring plans for its United Kingdom operations call for reducing staff by approximately 350, according to its 10-K filed Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The number of U.K. branches to be closed hasn't yet been determined, but...


Kelly to cut staff by 350 in the U.K.

February 12, 2009

Kelly Services Inc.'s (NASD: KELYA) restructuring plans for its United Kingdom operations call for reducing staff by approximately 350, according to its 10-K filed Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The number of U.K. branches to be closed hasn't yet been determined, bu...


Mainstay buys ProTrades Connection

February 12, 2009

Mainstay Business Solutions, a Folsom CA-based staffing firm, announced its acquisition of ProTrades Connection, a San Jose CA-based industrial staffing firm with 15 offices. The deal took effect Jan. 1; terms were not announced. The acquisition brings Mainstay's network of staffing locations in...