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Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

July 28, 2008

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. BRIEFING - Analysis of Robert Half 2Q08 earnings release *International business continues to boom*U.S. business contracts 2% in Q2 *Company projects flat revenue growth in Q3 vs. year earlier For the full Briefing, click here. BRIEFING...


ClearPoint appeals delisting decision

July 28, 2008

ClearPoint Business Resources Inc. (NASD: CPBR) said Friday it appealed the decision by Nasdaq officials to delist its stock. The firm's stock was to be removed from the exchange Friday, but the appeal puts the delisting on hold. ClearPoint, in May received a letter saying the company wasn't in c...


MDI Group sells medical division

July 28, 2008

MDI Group sold its medical staffing division, MDI Medical LLC, to Cirrus Medical Staffing Inc., part of A. Soriano Corp (Anscor), a publicly traded firm listed in the Philippines. The purchase price was $2 million for the division, which had 2007 revenue of $9.1 million, according to a filing wit...


Contingent Workforce Strategies Sourcebook

July 28, 2008

The Contingent Workforce Strategies Sourcebook: A Guide for Program Managers is now available from Staffing Industry Analysts. The sourcebook is a compendium of research and articles for contingent workforce program managers, and is the definitive resource for all working with contingent/temporar...


Delta branches into finance and accounting

July 25, 2008

The Delta Companies announced its first venture outside healthcare staffing with the launch of its Atled finance and accounting brand. The new division will be headed up by Ty Chambers, executive VP at Delta as well as a certified public accountant. Dallas-based The Delta Companies ranked No. 7 o...


Goodwill Group triples estimated loss

July 25, 2008

The Goodwill Group Inc., a Tokyo-based firm with staffing and other operations, increased its estimated net loss to 30.00 billion yen (US$282.8 million) from 9.00 billion yen (US$84.9 million) for its last fiscal year. Final results for the fiscal year ending June 30 haven't been released. The an...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

July 25, 2008

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - U.S. IT skills supply to remain tight *Undergraduate interest in IT major lowest since 1995*Production of computer science graduates projected to decline*But IT employment growth still strong; immigration helping For the full...


Manhattan workers get highest average wage

July 25, 2008

New York County, which includes the New York City borough of Manhattan, reported the highest weekly wage among large counties in the fourth quarter of 2007, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday. New York County had an average weekly wage of $1,862. It was followed by Santa Clara...


Pasona Group revenue up 2.5%

July 25, 2008

Japanese staffing firm Pasona Group Inc. reported a 2.5% increase in revenue to 236.95 billion yen (US$2.25 billion) for its fiscal year ended May 31. Pasona reported that Japan's economy posted modest growth in the first half of the company's fiscal year, but signs of uncertainty began arising i...


USG posts growth as Europe slows

July 24, 2008

Second-quarter revenue at Netherlands-based staffing firm USG People rose 9% to euro1.04 billion (US$1.64 billion). The company, which operates in Europe, posted revenue of euro953.7 million in the same period last year. "Our group achieved revenue growth of 9% during a period in which the prospe...