Recent Updates

European Commission approves 7S Group’s acquisition by ManpowerGroup

August 8, 2015

The European Commission approved the acquisition of German staffing firm 7S Group by ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE: MAN).

Google independent contractor misclassification suit dismissed

August 8, 2015

A case against Google brought by a former worker in New York claiming misclassification as an independent contractor has been dismissed, according to court records.

IT staffing firms start new company, will include VMS and MSP from CDI

August 8, 2015

CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) joined with Acro Service Crop. and Mastech Inc. (NYSE: MHH) to form a new minority-owned company to provide technical, IT and engineering staffing. CDI will provide MSP, VMS and operational support,

Experis to acquire majority stake in Canadian IT staffing firm

August 8, 2015

ManpowerGroup’s (NYSE: MAN) Experis division will acquire majority ownership of Canadian IT consulting firm Veritaaq.

General Employment acquires Atlanta IT staffing firm Agile

August 8, 2015

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (NYSE MKT: JOB), an Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.-based staffing firm, acquired Agile Resources Inc., an Atlanta-based IT staffing and consulting services provider.

Essential soft skills for managers — Staffing Stream

August 8, 2015

Aside from the hard skills and experience, recruiters must consider many aspects of each candidate.

IT hiring plans are down, TEKsystems survey finds

August 8, 2015

A new TEKsystems survey found fewer IT leaders plan to increase both traditional and contingent hiring this year compared to similar surveys earlier this year.

Recruit invests in tech recruitment platform, code challenge community

August 8, 2015

Recruit Holdings Co., one of the world’s largest staffing firms, invested in HackerRank, a technical recruitment platform and code challenge community owned by Interviewstreet Inc.

Didn’t make the team? What the client says — Staffing Industry Review

August 8, 2015

Seemingly decent performance may not be enough to keep your staffing firm on the playing field.

Affordable Care Act’s impact on bill rates and buyer strategies

August 7, 2015

  • Buyers reported a variety of methods suppliers used to pass on ACA costs
  • For 30% of buyers, suppliers' cost pass-through method was not the preferred choice
  • Buyers reported a wide distribution of ACA-related bill rate increases