Recent Updates

June 2015 US Statutory Expense Tool Update

June 10, 2015

  • Use this tool for looking up information on US statutory costs
  • Access average workers' compensation rates by occupation and state
  • SUTA, FUTA rates are available by state

The H-1B lottery: Who is gaming the system?

June 10, 2015

In recent years, the annual caps for H-1B visas have been met within the first week the government begins accepting petitions for the visa. However, some may be gaming the system.


Meet staffing’s new neighbor, the ‘gig economy’

June 10, 2015

Firms in this space create online platforms to connect labor buyers with workers, who can be independent contractors reached via a mobile app.


The definitive guide to engaging top tech candidates — Promoted

June 10, 2015

Top tech talent doesn’t respond to generic “seeking rock star programmer” emails. Personalized messaging is key to hitting your response-rate goal and generating a slate of top candidates.


Volt Information Sciences net revenue falls 12% in fiscal Q2

June 10, 2015

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: VISI) reported net revenue fell 11.7% to $385.2 million in its fiscal second quarter ended May 3.


ManpowerGroup buys Greythorn’s tech, finance staffing ops in Australia, Singapore

June 10, 2015

ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE: MAN) acquired the Australian and Singaporean arm of Greythorn, a professional services and recruitment firm targeting the technology and finance sectors.


Beeline VMS enhances OnForce FMS integration — Staffing Stream

June 10, 2015

Beeline is enhancing the integration between its vendor management system and its OnForce online staffing operation it acquired last year.


CEO of IT staffing firm TSR takes medical leave

June 10, 2015

IT staffing firm TSR Inc.’s (NASD: TSRI) board of directors on June 4 granted a 90-day medical leave of absence to Joseph Hughes, chairman, CEO, president and treasurer.


Chief information officers plan more hiring in US, less in Canada

June 10, 2015

US chief information officers plan to add more IT staff in the second half  than in the first half, according to the Robert Half Technology. However, Canadian CIOs plan to hire fewer workers.


IT staffing M&A: Global Networkers, The Hiring Insiders

June 10, 2015

IT staffing firm mergers & acquisitions in the last month include BCforward’s acquisition of Global Networkers and machineLOGIC’s acquisition of The Hiring Insiders.