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People - Westaff, Impellam

August 19, 2008

Westaff Inc. (NASD: WSTF), a Walnut Creek CA-based staffing firm with national and international operations, promoted Rob Kinnard to senior accounting manager and Peggy Davis to franchise accounting manager. Kinnard was formerly franchise accounting manager; Davis formerly served as senior accoun...


Global Employment revenue slips

August 19, 2008

Second-quarter revenue fell 2.3% at Global Employment Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: GEYH.OB), a Lone Tree CO-based company that provides staffing and professional employer organization services, to $43.3 million from $44.3 million in the same period last year, according to its 10-Q filing with the U.S. S...


Michael Page revenue up 26.3%

August 18, 2008

Revenue rose 26.3% at London-based professional staffing firm Michael Page International PLC to GBP500.0 million (US$997.8 million) in the first half of this year. The company said revenue in its Americas division rose 49.4% to GBP34.5 million (US$68.9 million). However, revenue increased 40.3% o...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

August 18, 2008

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Locum tenens staffing growth update *Continued double-digit growth overall*Radiology experiencing sharp deceleration in demand*Staffing Industry Analysts to adjust locum forecast downward slightly For more, click here. WEBINAR...


Financials - Brainhunter, AccountAbilities

August 18, 2008

Brainhunter Inc. (TSX: BH) For the third quarter ended June 30, 2008, compared with the same period in the previous fiscal year.Revenue: C$61.0 (US$60.4 million), +9.6%Net income: C$726,000 (US$718,726) vs. net loss of C$445,000 AccountAbilities Inc. (OTCBB: ACBT.OB) For the third quarter ended J...


IGate CFO dies from cardiac arrest

August 18, 2008

IGate Corp. (NASD: IGTE), an information technology services and staffing company, said CFO Ramachandran Natesan died of cardiac arrest. Natesan had served as CFO for more than five years. IGate is presently in the process of spinning off its Mastech and RPOworldwide staffing operations.


Awards - Bartech Group, Aerotek

August 18, 2008

The Bartech Group, a Livonia MI-based staffing firm, received the minority supplier of the year award from Chrysler LLC. The award recognizes suppliers for performance based on quality awards and recognition received by customers, demonstrated commitment to supplier and employee diversity and cor...


ClearPoint revenue drops after shift

August 15, 2008

ClearPoint Business Resources Inc. (NASD: CPBR) posted a 93.9% decline in second-quarter revenue to $3.3 million from $54.4 million in the same period last year. The company said the decrease was a result of a shift in its business model where it moved most of its staffing branches to franchise o...


Michael Page ends Adecco talks

August 15, 2008

London-based professional staffing firm Michael Page International PLC said today it ended discussions with Adecco SA over its plans to acquire a majority stake in the firm. But Adecco said it's still weighing an offer. Michael Page said Adecco's latest proposal undervalued the company. The Adecc...


Latest Staffing Industry Report released

August 15, 2008

The August issue of the Staffing Industry Report newsletter is now available in PDF format at www.staffingindustry.com. To download a copy, click here. Top stories from this month's issue:*List of largest professional employer organizations*Survey data on who sells what, to whom and where*Second-...