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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, reve...


Office openings - Veredus, The Judge Group

February 20, 2009

Veredus Corp., a Tampa FL-based information technology staffing firm, and The Judge Group, a Philadelphia-based staffing firm, announced new office openings. Veredus will open its fourth national office in Raleigh NC on March 2. The opening is part of plans to eventually expand to 10 more marke...


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 af...


People - The Delta Companies

February 20, 2009

The Delta Companies, a Dallas-based healthcare staffing firm, named former National Football League quarterback Brent Snyder as VP of marketing. Snyder comes to Delta after serving as president of Access International, a management solutions and private equity consulting firm. Snyder was also an...


People - The Delta Companies

February 20, 2009

The Delta Companies, a Dallas-based healthcare staffing firm, named former National Football League quarterback Brent Snyder as VP of marketing. Snyder comes to Delta after serving as president of Access International, a management solutions and private equity consulting firm. Snyder was also a...


More sensationalistic headlines on economy

February 20, 2009

The Federal Reserve's gross domestic product projections caught the media's eye on Feb. 18, but do the numbers justify the hyped headlines? Staffing Industry Analysts Senior Research Analyst Tony Gregoire offers his analysis in The Contingent Blog. For the blog, click here.


On Assignment revenue falls 2.9%

February 20, 2009

Fourth-quarter revenue at On Assignment Inc. (NASD: ASGN) fell 2.9% year-over-year to $147.6 million. However, gross margin and physician staffing revenue rose. Fourth-quarter gross margin increased to 32.9% from 31.8% a year ago. In addition, On Assignment's fourth-quarter physician staffing rev...


Brainhunter weighs going private

February 20, 2009

Brainhunter Inc. (TSX: BH) announced Thursday it may go private or seek financing for further growth and acquisitions. The Toronto-based information technology solutions and staffing firm has hired Ernst & Young Orenda Corporate Finance Inc. as an adviser. "The management team and board of direct...


Brainhunter weighs going private

February 20, 2009

Brainhunter Inc. (TSX: BH) announced Thursday it may go private or seek financing for further growth and acquisitions. The Toronto-based information technology solutions and staffing firm has hired Ernst & Young Orenda Corporate Finance Inc. as an adviser. "The management team and board of dire...


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...