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Comforce revenue up 2%

August 7, 2008

Comforce Corp. (AMEX: CFS) posted a 2.0% increase in second-quarter revenue to $152.8 million from $149.7 million in the year-ago quarter. The company said growth was primarily in its human capital management services segment, which includes its PRO Unlimited managed services provider business. P...


Pomeroy says technical staffing consistent

August 7, 2008

Pomeroy IT Solutions Inc. (NASD: PMRY) described its technical staffing business in the second quarter as consistent. The Hebron KY-based company said second-quarter technical staffing revenue rose 67.2% to $31.6 million from $18.9 million in the second quarter of last year. However, it said the...


PeopleScout says sequential revenue up

August 7, 2008

PeopleScout, a provider of recruitment process outsourcing, said its sequential growth in the second quarter was in the double digits. Although the firm did not release revenue figures, it also reported several new multi-million dollar clients. "We've seen a significant uptick over the last 60 da...


AMN says revenue up in all segments

August 7, 2008

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) said second-quarter revenue rose year-over-year in all its segments. And total revenue at the San Diego-based healthcare staffing firm rose 6.4% to $312.7 million from $293.9 million in the same period last year. Second-quarter nurse and allied healthcare...


Jobless claims four-week average rises

August 7, 2008

In the week ended Aug. 2, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims was 455,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported. The four-week moving average was 419,500, an increase of 26,750, or 6.8%, from the previous week's revised average of 392,750. However, the Departme...


TechTeam revenue rises, but firm posts loss

August 6, 2008

TechTeam Global Inc.'s (NASD: TEAM) second-quarter revenue rose 29.2% to $67.9 million from $52.5 million from the same period in the previous year. However, the Southfield MI-based information technology services and staffing company posted a second-quarter net loss of $1.8 million, compared to...


Webinar slated on staffing trends

August 6, 2008

A free webinar detailing upcoming trends in the staffing industry and the outlook for the third quarter is scheduled for 10 a.m. Pacific time on Aug. 14. The event will be presented by Staffing Industry Analysts' Executive VP and Chief Analyst Barry Asin and Director of Research and Analysis Jon...


Asia Pacific helps Heidrick revenue

August 6, 2008

With a boost from its Asia Pacific division, Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) reported a 6.2% increase in second-quarter revenue to $177.8 million. The Chicago-based executive search firm reported revenue $167.4 million in the same period last year. Heidrick's Asia Pacific rev...


Westaff signs forbearance agreement

August 6, 2008

Westaff Inc. (NASD: WSTF) said it signed a forbearance agreement with U.S. Bank National Association and Wells Fargo Bank over defaults that took place April 19. The forbearance agreement will last through Aug. 26. "We are actively working with our banks to develop a longer-term agreement and we...


Cross Country revenue falls 3%

August 6, 2008

Second-quarter revenue fell 3% at Cross Country Healthcare Inc. (NASD: CCRN) to $171.0 million from $175.3 million in the same period last year. Nurse and allied staffing revenue slipped 7% to $132.7 million. The Boca Raton FL-based healthcare staffing company reported a 10% decline in staffing v...