Recent Updates

BG Staffing acquires Baltimore-based IT staffing firm

October 6, 2015

BG Staffing Inc. (NYSE: BGSF), a Plano, Texas-based staffing firm, acquired substantially all of the assets of the Vision Technology Services family of companies (VTS).

CDI acquires IT staffing provider EdgeRock for $31 million

October 6, 2015

CDI Corp. acquired EdgeRock Technologies LLC, a privately held, specialist IT staffing firm headquartered in Boston. The acquisition provides CDI with a national platform for specialist IT staffing and relationships with consultants to SAP, Oracle and PeopleSoft projects.

Harvey Nash US revenue rises 21% in first half of 2015

October 6, 2015

Harvey Nash Group plc, a London-based information technology staffing and services, reported US revenue rose 21.3% to US$40.6 million in the first half of 2015 compared to the first half of last year. Gross margin for the US rose to 26.8% from 24.1%.

General Employment acquires Denver-based IT staffing firm

October 6, 2015

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (NYSE MKT: JOB), an Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.-based staffing firm, acquired Access Data Consulting Corp., an IT staffing and consulting firm based in Denver.

Volt: Net revenue falls 14% in fiscal Q3, net loss widens

October 6, 2015

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: VISI) reported net revenue fell and net loss widened in its fiscal third quarter ended Aug. 2.

Updated forecast shows IT staffing market in the US reaching new highs, pace of growth moderating

October 6, 2015

Employment in technology has expanded rapidly in recent years, creating a conducive environment for staffing in the segment. A recently updated market forecast examines projected growth and expansion trends.

SI Report Webinar - October 2015

October 6, 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • VMS/MSP trends
  • Approximately 1 hour

2015 Staffing Company Survey: Concerns about current and upcoming legislation

October 5, 2015

  • 305 staffing firms identify regulatory concerns
  • 17 top concerns listed, by region
  • Firms in North America, Europe, and Australia/NZ included

Metrics Used to Evaluate Suppliers

October 5, 2015

  • Buyers of professional staffing most often chose bill rates as a key metric
  • Buyers of commercial staffing most often selected time-to-fill
  • Having VMS/MSP did not significantly affect buyers’ choice of metrics

October Jobs Report

October 2, 2015

  • The US added 142,000 jobs in August
  • Temp help employment rose by 4,600, or 0.16%
  • Revisions decreased overall job gains in June and July by 59,000, and decreased temp gains by 6,200