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SearchPath acquired by public firm

October 8, 2009

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SearchPath International, a Cleveland-based staffing franchisor with 73 franchises, announced it was acquired by Nevada International Stock Exchange Inc. (OTCBB: NVDS.PK) in exchange for 370.3 million shares of Nevada International stock.

Tom Johnston, president of SearchPath, was named chairman and...


People: MDI, Headway

October 7, 2009

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MDI Group announced Oct. 2 it named Connie Chiasson as president of its information technology workforce solutions division. Chiasson previously served as VP of operations. MDI also named Richey Brownfield as chief operating officer. Brownfield previously served as VP of operations. MDI is an Atlanta-based...


Volt expands review of revenue timing

October 7, 2009

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Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL) announced Tuesday it's now looking at whether $20 million in revenue from 2002 through the first three quarters of fiscal 2009 was accounted for in the proper time frames. The figure was revised from last month when the company announced it was looking at only...


Contract watch: Heidrick

October 7, 2009

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Executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) announced it placed two top executives at government-sponsored mortgage company Freddie Mac over the past three months.

The executives include Freddie Mac CEO Charles "Ed" Haldeman Jr. and Chief Operating Officer Bruce Witherell....


Tech wages edge higher

October 7, 2009

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Technology wages edged higher in the second quarter, according to the Yoh index of technology wages released Tuesday. The index ended the quarter at a reading of 116.9, up from 112.4 in the same period in 2008.

"Wages in professional and technology sectors remained stable, but in no way, represent overwhelming...


Volt expands review of revenue timing

October 7, 2009

Staffing Industry Analysts North American Daily News

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL) announced Tuesday it's now looking at whether $20 million in revenue from 2002 through the first three quarters of fiscal 2009 was accounted for in the proper time frames. The figure was revised from last month when the company announced it was looking at only...


Tech wages edge higher

October 7, 2009

Staffing Industry Analysts North American Daily News

Technology wages edged higher in the second quarter, according to the Yoh index of technology wages released Tuesday. The index ended the quarter at a reading of 116.9, up from 112.4 in the same period in 2008.

"Wages in professional and technology sectors remained stable, but in no way, represent overwhelming...


Contract watch: Heidrick

October 7, 2009

Staffing Industry Analysts North American Daily News

Executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) announced it placed two top executives at government-sponsored mortgage company Freddie Mac over the past three months.

The executives include Freddie Mac CEO Charles "Ed" Haldeman Jr. and Chief Operating Officer Bruce Witherell....


People: MDI, Headway

October 7, 2009

Staffing Industry Analysts North American Daily News

MDI Group announced Oct. 2 it named Connie Chiasson as president of its information technology workforce solutions division. Chiasson previously served as VP of operations. MDI also named Richey Brownfield as chief operating officer. Brownfield previously served as VP of operations. MDI is an Atlanta-based...


Contract watch: Kelly Services

October 6, 2009

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Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA) today announced its Kelly Government Solutions division received a U.S. General Services Administration Schedule 621 I (professional and allied healthcare staffing services) contract allowing it to provide healthcare professionals to federal agencies.

Professionals...