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Jobless claims fall by 10,000

October 15, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance fell by 10,000, or 1.9%, to 514,000 in the week ended Oct. 10 from the previous week's revised number of 524,000, the U.S .Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims fell by 9,000, or 1.7%, to 531,500 fr...


Firm hiring 700 temps for BMW

October 15, 2009

Augusta GA-based staffing firm MAU and its Tier One Solutions division held a job fair Wednesday to hire up to 700 temporary workers for the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg SC. MAU said pay for the jobs started at $13 an hour for the day shift and $14 per hour for the night shift. MAU (Ma...


Jobless claims fall by 10,000

October 15, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance fell by 10,000, or 1.9%, to 514,000 in the week ended Oct. 10 from the previous week's revised number of 524,000, the U.S .Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims fell by 9,000, or 1.7%, to 531,500 fr...


Firm hiring 700 temps for BMW

October 15, 2009

Augusta GA-based staffing firm MAU and its Tier One Solutions division held a job fair Wednesday to hire up to 700 temporary workers for the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg SC. MAU said pay for the jobs started at $13 an hour for the day shift and $14 per hour for the night shift. MAU (Ma...


Nurses in Partnership buys Spokane firm

October 15, 2009

Nurses in Partnership Inc., an Agoura Hills CA-based healthcare staffing firm, announced it acquired TechGroup Inc., an allied healthcare staffing firm based in Spokane WA. The deal closed Oct. 8. Terms of the transaction were not announced. TechGroup's founder, Royce Drye, is returning to head...


Robert Half lists 10 most-promising jobs

October 14, 2009

Tax accountants and network administrators are among the 10 most-promising jobs in the finance/accounting, information technology and administrative sectors, according to the 2010 Salary Guides from Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). In these jobs, national average salaries are holding...


Contract watch: Russell Reynolds

October 14, 2009

Bank of America Corp. hired executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates Inc. to help find a new CEO, The Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the situation. Russell Reynolds ranked No. 61 on Staffing Industry Analysts' list of largest U.S. staffing firms.


Lists of largest search, direct hire firms coming

October 14, 2009

The 2009 lists of largest U.S. retained search firms and largest U.S. direct hire firms will soon be released. The lists are based on a survey that took place earlier this year and firms will be ranked by 2008 revenue. To be on either of the lists, companies should have generated U.S. revenue of...


Robert Half lists 10 most-promising jobs

October 14, 2009

Tax accountants and network administrators are among the 10 most-promising jobs in the finance/accounting, information technology and administrative sectors, according to the 2010 Salary Guides from Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). In these jobs, national average salaries are holding...


Contract watch: Russell Reynolds

October 14, 2009

Bank of America Corp. hired executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates Inc. to help find a new CEO, The Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the situation. Russell Reynolds ranked No. 61 on Staffing Industry Analysts' list of largest U.S. staffing firms.