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Contract watch - Onsite Resource

March 2, 2009

OnSite Resource Solutions, an Atlanta-based staffing firm, announced it completed a recruitment process outsourcing project for a new Virtua Health hospital. OnSite filled project manager, business analyst and network specialist information technology positions for the hospital, which is designed...


Manufacturing declines at slower pace

March 2, 2009

Economic activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in February, but the rate of decline was slightly less than in January, the Institute for Supply Management reported today. The institute's key purchasing managers' index for manufacturing posted a reading of 35.8 in February compared with...


Manufacturing declines at slower pace

March 2, 2009

Economic activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in February, but the rate of decline was slightly less than in January, the Institute for Supply Management reported today. The institute's key purchasing managers' index for manufacturing posted a reading of 35.8 in February compared wi...


Online job numbers flat month-over-month

March 2, 2009

The number of U.S. jobs posted online fell by only 6,600 in February, leaving the total number roughly flat at more than 3.3 million, according to The Conference Board's measure of online help-wanted ads released today. February's decrease is relatively small compared to declines of 506,000 in...


Online job numbers flat month-over-month

March 2, 2009

The number of U.S. jobs posted online fell by only 6,600 in February, leaving the total number roughly flat at more than 3.3 million, according to The Conference Board's measure of online help-wanted ads released today. February's decrease is relatively small compared to declines of 506,000 in Ja...


Medical Connections to buy locum tenens firm

February 27, 2009

Medical Connections Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: MCTH.OB), a Boca Raton FL-based healthcare staffing firm, announced Thursday it struck a deal to acquire Oklahoma On-Call Inc., a Stillwater OK-based provider of locum tenens, physician permanent placements, physician assistants and nurse practitioners th...


Hays revenue up 5%

February 27, 2009

Hays PLC, a London-based staffing firm with worldwide operations, said revenue rose 5% to GBP1.28 billion (US$1.85 billion) in its fiscal year's first half ended Dec. 31, 2008. Excluding currency effects, however, revenue rose 1%. Profit fell 17.8% to GBP70.6 million (US$102.2 million) from GBP85...


CBS, Venturi take on Staffmark name

February 27, 2009

Staffmark will be the brand name for the combined CBS Personnel Holdings Inc., Staffmark and Venturi Staffing firms, the company announced today. CBS acquired Staffmark in January 2008 and Venturi Staffing in 2004. The new identity will be rolled out at the company's offices in the next 12 to 1...


Eastridge acquiring TheraStaff

February 27, 2009

The Eastridge Group of Staffing Companies announced Thursday it is set to acquire TheraStaff Inc., an allied healthcare staffing firm, effective March 1. San Diego-based TheraStaff provides physical, occupational and speech therapists. TheraStaff will keep its brand name, and its founder, Willi...


Microsoft delays bill-rate cut two weeks

February 27, 2009

Microsoft Corp. postponed a 10% cut in bill rates it pays staffing firms by two weeks, the TechFlash Web site reported. The cuts will now take place in mid March instead of March 2.