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Gevity posts $1.6 million loss

April 29, 2008

Gevity HR Inc. (NASD: GVHR) reported a first-quarter loss of $1.6 million as it worked to discontinue its Gevity Edge Select offering. The Bradenton FL-based professional employer organization previously announced it would end Gevity Edge Select, which offered services without co-employment. The...


Spherion profit falls, revenue up on buys

April 29, 2008

First-quarter net income fell 50.8% at Spherion Corp. (NYSE: SFN) while revenue rose 24.8% in the wake of two large acquisitions. The Fort Lauderdale FL-based staffing firm acquired Technisource, the 17th-largest information technology staffing firm, in the fourth quarter of 2007 and Todays Staff...


Financials - General Employment, Dice

April 29, 2008

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (AMEX: JOB)For the second quarter ended March 31, 2008, compared with the same period in the previous year.Revenue: $3.9 million, -21.6% Net loss: $523,000 vs. net income of $90,000 Dice Holdings Inc. (NYSE: DHX) For the first quarter ended March 31, 2008, comp...


Certifications - Robison Medical Resource Group

April 28, 2008

Robison Medical Resource Group announced that it received the gold seal of approval for healthcare staffing services from the Joint Commission on Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations. Robison is an Oklahoma-based healthcare staffing firm that has been in operation since 1992.


People - Holland Group, Workway

April 28, 2008

The Holland Group, part of GW Premier America Inc., named Robert Schwarz as CEO. Schwarz has 30 years of experience in the manufacturing industry and has served as VP of the manufacturing industrial business group at Black & Decker and at General Electric as VP of the North American production, l...


Are you truly motivating your staff?

April 28, 2008

The right amount of pushing and nudging might just be what a crestfallen sales person or recruiter might need to reinvigorate and start their efforts anew. But remember, sometimes pushing can go too far. Sona Sharma, research analyst at Staffing Industry Analysts blogs on motivating internal staf...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

April 28, 2008

Here is a list of research reports released last week by Staffing Industry Analysts. BRIEFING - 1Q08 Vedior Earnings ReleaseVedior NV reported a 5% increase in revenue versus the year earlier. Operating income increased by 4%. Vedior reported first quarter 2008 revenue of euro2038.9 million, up...


Leading index rises, but no recovery yet

April 25, 2008

The growth rate for the Economic Cycle Research Institute's forward-looking gauge of the U.S. economy for the week ended April 18 was down 9.7%, an improvement versus the 10.2% decline reported last week. "The WLI has recovered to an 11-week high, but remains deep in recession territory," said La...


Office openings - Radius, SkillStorm

April 25, 2008

SkillStorm announced the opening of a new office in Vienna VA to serve the Washington DC area. SkillStorm is a project management, engineering, and information technology staffing firm. Radius Staffing Resources LLC announced the opening of its Tampa FL office. Radius provides information technol...


Randstad profit rises 3%

April 25, 2008

Fourth-quarter net income rose 3% at Randstad Holding NV amid growth in European and Asian markets and a decline in North America. "In a market that shows slightly lower growth than last quarter in Europe, which continues to grow fast in Asia, but that remains weak in North America, we have again...