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Nurse recruiter pleads guilty to fraud

December 1, 2008

A recruiter of foreign nurses pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud, the U.S. Attorney's Office for Western District of Pennsylvania reported. The recruiter, Anthony Aliucci of Mars PA, also admitted to defrauding Global Nursing Solutions of at least $400,000, but less than $1 million. Global...


Proffice sells part of Danish division

December 1, 2008

Proffice AB, a staffing firm based in Stockholm, Sweden, said today it sold its Danish industry and logistics division to Ramsdal Vikar & Rekruttering A/S. The division had revenue of approximately 50 million Swedish Krona (US$6.2 million) per year. The deal will be completed by the end of the ye...


Adecco - chairman leaving; buy complete

December 1, 2008

Adecco SA, the world's largest staffing firm, said Chairman Jürgen Dormann won't seek re-election and will step down on Dec. 31. The company also announced it completed its acquisition of DNC De Nederlanden Compagnie NV. Dormann became chairman in May 2007 after joining the board in June 2004. V...


Nelson executive moving on

December 1, 2008

After serving for more than 20 years at the Nelson Family of Companies, including as president, Mark Nelson will explore other opportunities, the company announced last week. Nelson is the son of founder and Chairman Gary Nelson. Mark Nelson founded the company's accounting and finance staffing d...


Report - Monster founder dies

December 1, 2008

Andrew McKelvey, the founder of Monster Worldwide Inc. (NASD: MNST) died Nov. 27 after suffering from pancreatic cancer, The Associated Press reported. McKelvey began a company called Telephone Marketing Program in 1967, later known as TMP Worldwide, and bought the Monster Board and Online Career...


People - Futurestep, Roth, Judge, Pomeroy

December 1, 2008

Futurestep, a division of Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) named Jacques Bossonney as European recruitment process outsourcing leader. Bossonney comes to Futurestep from Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NYSE: ADP), where he served as a senior sales executive based in France. Roth Staffing...


Manufacturing activity slows further

December 1, 2008

Economic activity in the U.S. manufacturing slowed further in November, the Institute for Supply Management reported today. The institute's key purchasing managers' index for manufacturing had a reading of 36.2 in November, down from 38.9 in October. Readings of more than 50 indicate expansion. "...


Contract watch - Harvey Nash, Command Center

November 26, 2008

The Harvey Nash Group PLC, London-based parent company of Harvey Nash USA, said it signed a contract with Alcatel-Lucent AG, a telecommunications company, that will enable it to provide technical services and staffing. Revenue under the contract is expected to be approximately $65 million between...


No Daily News Thursday and Friday

November 26, 2008

The Staffing Industry Daily News will not be published Thursday, Nov. 27, and Friday, Nov. 28, because of the Thanksgiving holidays. Look for your next issue on Monday, Dec. 1.


Buyer interest in diversity grows

November 26, 2008

Staffing buyers' interest in using women- and minority-owned staffing firms is growing, according to research from Staffing Industry Analysts. Craig Johnson, senior editor of Staffing Industry Report, writes about this in The Contingent Blog. For the blog, click here.