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Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

December 15, 2008

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Retained search growth update *Two retained search heavyweights experiencing slowing demand*Korn/Ferry cutting staff; Heidrick expects 2% growth in 2006*One positive common denominator: growth still seen in life sciences For t...


Feds plan revised I-9 form

December 15, 2008

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Friday it filed a final rule to introduce a revised I-9 form. The biggest change in the updated form is that it prohibits expired documents from being used as identification when filling out the forms. The new form is set to be required by the e...


People - Heidrick, Empresaria

December 15, 2008

Heidrick & Struggles, a Chicago-based executive search firm, named Charles "Gerry" Davis as managing partner of global practices and Robert "Rob" Hines as managing partner of global operations. Davis previously served as regional managing partner in the Asia and Pacific, and he will retain the ro...


People - Poolia, Harvey Nash, Groupe Crit

December 12, 2008

Poolia AB, a staffing firm based in Sweden, said CFO Mats Påhlson will leave within six months for a new position as CFO at education company Academedia. Påhlson has been at Poolia since 2004. In addition, the company announced that Åsa Edman Källströmer will serve as managing director for S...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

December 12, 2008

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Direct hire staffing growth update *Direct hire bleeding continues in 3Q*Outlook remains bleak — continued contraction projected*Direct hire businesses cutting staff 5% For the full Insight, click here.


Report - Speed up foreign nurse visa process

December 12, 2008

Authorities should speed up processing of visa applications from foreign nurses to help alleviate the nursing shortage, according to a report released earlier this month by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's ombudsman. The nursing shortage hurts the U.S. healthcare industry, and lack of v...


Grand jury indicts staffing operation

December 12, 2008

A grand jury indicted a six-person group who operated staffing firms in western Pennsylvania and Ohio, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania announced this week. The group contracted out more than 100 workers who were "out-of-status" aliens, according to the U.S. Att...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

December 11, 2008

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Non-U.S. staffing growth update *Non-U.S. staffing growth contracting*European markets generally soft; Germany and Italy outperforming*Emerging markets in Asia and elsewhere slowing, but still seeing some growth For the full I...


Census - Employment services revenue up 4.9%

December 11, 2008

The U.S. government estimate of quarterly revenue for the employment services industry was up 4.9% year-over-year in the third quarter, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. Employment services revenue was estimated at $46.25 billion in the third quarter, up from $44.07 b...


Glotel names CEO

December 11, 2008

Glotel Inc.'s new CEO is Michele Casey, the company announced. Casey joined Glotel in 2005 as its chief financial officer and chief accounting officer, and will continue to serve as CFO as well as CEO. She takes over the CEO role from Andy Baker. Casey has 20 years of experience in various busine...