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Randstad Sourceright lists top trends in recruitment

May 27, 2015

Managed service provider Randstad Sourceright shared insight on some of the top trends in recruiting based on its 2015 Talent Trends Report.The report identified three major trends in how companies connect with top talent in today's challenging recruiting landscape. These include:Increasing role...


OSHA cites lamination company for safety and health violations, failure to train temps

May 27, 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Panolam Industries International Inc., an Atlanta-area commercial lamination company, for 18 serious safety and health violations with proposed penalties of $79,650.Violations include failing to ensure machines don't accidentally start up wh...


Resource Solutions announces Honeywell RPO deal in Asia — Contract Watch

May 27, 2015

US-based Honeywell chose Resource Solutions for a three-year recruitment process outsourcing contract for operations in Asia, Resource Solutions announced.The deal calls for Resource Solutions on-site teams in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea and Macau.“The partnership with Resource Solution...


Labor SMART gets acquisition interest from Command Center

May 27, 2015

Labor SMART Inc. (OTCBB: LTNC), a provider of industrial staffing serving the southeastern US, received a non-binding, unsolicited letter of intent from industrial staffing provider Command Center Inc. (OTCBB: CCNI) to purchase substantially all of the company’s assets for cash.“I appreciate the...


ASA index edges up slightly

May 27, 2015

The American Staffing Association’s index measuring employment in the US staffing industry edged up 0.24% for the week of May 11 to May 17 compared with the same week last year. The index value rose to 97.03, the 19th consecutive record high week of the year.


Nevada posts highest jobless rate in April

May 27, 2015

Nevada posted the highest unemployment rate among all states in April at 7.1%, according to data released today by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. West Virginia followed at 7.0%, while Alaska and South Carolina both had unemployment rates of 6.7%. The District of Columbia had a rate of 7.5%.Ne...


No need to stop Uber-type workforce, says senator — Web

May 27, 2015

Re/code reports Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said there is no need to stop the Uber workforce. However, Warren did not answer directly when asked whether on-demand economy workers need to be classified as employees rather than independent contractors. “Work is changing in America,” Warren said.


Staffing Industry Analysts: CWS Council research analyst job vacancy

May 27, 2015

Staffing Industry Analysts is currently seeking a Contingent Workforce Strategies (CWS) Council research analyst to join our research team. This position will be accountable for executing research projects, performing analyses, writing reports and providing analytic support to our CWS Council adv...


Veterans can represent a talent pool with unique, valuable skills — Staffing Industry Review

May 26, 2015

“Veterans are highly skilled people,” writes Mark Brenner, CEO and founder of Silhouettes for VETS in the latest issue of Staffing Industry Review magazine. “It is up to the staffing industry to adapt its HR policies and take a deeper look at how the industry fills jobs. By revising its approach,...


The Conference Board finds global labor productivity flat in 2014

May 26, 2015

As the global economy continued its tepid performance in 2014, so too has world productivity growth, according to a report released by The Conference Board. Global labor productivity growth, measured as the average change in output (GDP) per person employed, remained at 2.1% in 2014 and showed no...