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France fines Adecco, Manpower, Randstad

February 2, 2009

The French Competition Council issued fines against Adecco SA, Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) and Randstad Holding NV totaling euro94.4 million (US$121.0 million) for alleged anti-competitive practices between March 2003 and November 2004. Manpower said it would appeal the council's ruling. Adecco and...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

February 2, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. BRIEFING - Staffing Industry Stock Index analysis *SISI down 16.3% in January; no gainers*Kelly down more than 30% in January*Index adjusted: Medical Staffing Network and Gevity removed; Comsys IT*Partners added CITATION - Who's who in...


Finance and accounting search firm acquired

February 2, 2009

The Execu|Search Group said today it acquired the Patrick Search Group, a search firm focused on the finance and accounting segment. Patrick's former president and owner, Kyle Patrick, will now serve as The Execu|Search Group's director of accounting and finance recruiting in its Bridgewater NJ...


Online job postings fall by 506,000

February 2, 2009

The number of U.S. jobs posted online fell by 506,000 in January to almost 3.4 million, according to The Conference Board's measure of online help-wanted ads released today. For both January and December, online postings were down by more than 1 million. "An expected increase in the unemploymen...


Finance and accounting search firm acquired

February 2, 2009

The Execu|Search Group said today it acquired the Patrick Search Group, a search firm focused on the finance and accounting segment. Patrick's former president and owner, Kyle Patrick, will now serve as The Execu|Search Group's director of accounting and finance recruiting in its Bridgewater NJ o...


France fines Adecco, Manpower, Randstad

February 2, 2009

The French Competition Council issued fines against Adecco SA, Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) and Randstad Holding NV totaling euro94.4 million (US$121.0 million) for alleged anti-competitive practices between March 2003 and November 2004. Manpower said it would appeal the council's ruling. Adecco a...


Online job postings fall by 506,000

February 2, 2009

The number of U.S. jobs posted online fell by 506,000 in January to almost 3.4 million, according to The Conference Board's measure of online help-wanted ads released today. For both January and December, online postings were down by more than 1 million. "An expected increase in the unemployment...


Manufacturing's rate of decline slows

February 2, 2009

Economic activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in January, but the rate of decline was not as fast as in December, the Institute for Supply Management reported today. The institute's key purchasing managers' index for manufacturing had a reading of 35.6 in January, up from 32.4 in Dece...


Monthly buyer newsletter launches

February 2, 2009

The CWS 30 monthly newsletter has lifted off with its inaugural version. Designed to reach buyers of contingent labor, CWS 30 will be an adjunct resource to Contingent Workforce Strategies magazine. The monthly electronic newsletter will feature new research, Benchmarks, a question and answer sec...


Volt staffing sales rise 11.1%

January 30, 2009

Volt Information Science Inc.'s (NYSE: VOL) reported net sales in its staffing services division rose 11.1% to $557.3 million in its fiscal fourth quarter ended Nov 2. But the division's operating profit fell 20% to $16.9 million after a $4.9 million impairment charge based on recent operating...