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Chartwell adds Select exec to team

November 30, 2015

Chartwell Staffing Solutions, a staffing provider based in Lancaster, Penn., appointed David Kooiman to its executive team as senior VP of business development. Kooiman previously served as regional VP of sales for Select Staffing. 

Kooiman will lead Chartwell’s overall growth primarily though...

Web — Workplace will be ‘radically different’ by 2025

November 30, 2015

Forbes reports “Many of the changes we’re seeing now — automation, heavier reliance on freelance and other flexible talent, the rise of digital platforms that connect people with work in the ‘gig economy,’ and a heightened demand for tech skills — are only going to gather momentum.”

Ford-UAW agreement allows for more temp workers

November 30, 2015

The Ford Motor Company and the United Auto Workers ratified a new collective bargaining agreement on Nov. 20 that ends a cap on entry-level employees and increases Ford’s ability to use temporary workers.

“This agreement enables us to further strengthen our business and continue investing in manufacturing...

Cross Country exec to pitch Nurse Licensure Compact to Florida legislators

November 30, 2015

Cross Country Healthcare Inc. (NASD: CCRN) Chief Clinical Officer Henry “Hank” Drummond will appear before the Florida House of Representatives to present the case for Florida to join the Nurse Licensure Compact.

Currently, 25 states are part of the Nurse Licensure Compact, which allows nurses to...

Higher education jobs fall over year in Q3, report finds

November 30, 2015

The number of jobs in higher education fell in the third quarter, the fourth consecutive quarterly decline for the industry and the largest quarterly decline since at least 2007, according to the higher education employment report from job search site HigherEdJobs. The number of jobs in higher education...

Millennials most ready to switch jobs, survey finds

November 30, 2015

Today’s employees are ready to jump ship if the right opportunity arises, according to a survey released today by Addison Group. The survey examined employees’ workplace preferences, career goals and professional values from each age group: Baby boomers, Generation X and millennials.

The survey found...

CorTech acquires JEX Staffing

November 25, 2015

CorTech, a global staffing provider based in Atlanta, acquired Job Express of Wyoming, which operates as JEX Staffing.

The transaction closed this week; terms were not disclosed.

CorTech will retain JEX Staffing as a company brand. Owners Hans and Kim Peterson, as well as staff, will remain with JEX.


Temp worker can sue staffing buyer for discrimination, court rules

November 25, 2015

A worker provided by a staffing firm can file discrimination claims against staffing buyer Tuesday Morning Inc., the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled Nov. 18.

Matthew Faush, an African-American employee of staffing firm Labor Ready, was assigned to work at one of Tuesday Morning’s stores....

Healthcare candidates prefer Florida and California, index finds

November 25, 2015

Florida and California rank as the top states for healthcare professionals in terms of job interest, according to the Candidate Blueprint Index for 2015 released by StaffDNA, a Dallas-based firm that compiles and distributes resume and employment data on healthcare professionals.

The data show 16% of...

Half of employees shop online at work, survey finds

November 25, 2015

Employees are once again boosting their online shopping following last year’s record low rate in the post-recession era, according to CareerBuilder’s annual Cyber Monday survey.

Half of workers, 50%, said they will spend at least some work time holiday shopping, up 3% from last year. Of this group,...