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Majority of the Time, Minority Staffing Firms Find Allies Among Non-Minority Companies

March 8, 2010
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If a minority-owned staffing firm partners with a non-minority-owned staffing firm, what’s the best way to do it? What are some tips, tools and techniques that can help ensure that the partnership is successful?
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Buyer Interest in Woman- and Minority-Owned Staffing Firms Appears to Be Rising

March 8, 2010
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The buyers who are most interested in increasing their use of Women and Minority Business Enterprise suppliers are those in the pharmaceutical/biotech and energy/chemical industries; large companies of 10,000 employees or more; and buyers of IT skills.
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Homeland Security’s Use of Contractors Comes Under Fire

February 26, 2010
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The department estimates it has 200,000 contractors working for it and 188,000 civilian employees—not including uniformed members of the Coast Guard—for a total workforce of almost 400,000, according to information provided by the committee.
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Staffing Firm Spherion Changes Name to SFN Group

February 24, 2010
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The company will continue to trade under the symbol SFN on the New York Stock Exchange. SFN Group’s divisions include Technisource, Tatum, Mergis, Todays Office Professionals, SourceRight Solutions and Spherion Staffing Services.
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The State of Staffing, 2010 Industry Seeks a Rebound After a Difficult Year

February 9, 2010
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The consensus is that things can’t get any worse in 2010; they can only get better. The economy won’t completely recover this year, but most staffing executives expect it to improve and are starting to see some light at the end of the tunnel.
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Terrorist Group Claims Responsibility for Attack on Staffing Agencys German Office

February 4, 2010
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The group says in a letter that the attack is a protest against temporary employment, which is called ‘modern slavery.’
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New York Governor Defends Use of Temporary Employees

January 29, 2010
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In some cases temporary workers are paid a higher rate than state workers—such as in the medical field and in certain trades such as steamfitters—but that is justified based on the temporary nature of the work or inability to recruit permanent workers, according to the governor’s office.
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Case Study Providing Quality Technology Workers in an Instant

January 27, 2010
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In its eighth year, Instant Technology provides technology staffing to Fortune 1,000 companies as well as small and medium-size firms. Its clients are in a number of industries, including advertising, airline/aviation, banking/financial, consulting, consumer goods, education, entertainment, food, health care, legal, manufacturing, printing/publishing, retail, telecommunications and travel.
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Staffing Firm Ordered to Pay $20 Million in Fraud Case

January 26, 2010
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Staffing Services allegedly misrepresented the types and number of employees in order to pay smaller workers’ comp premiums, according to the California Department of Insurance.
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The State of Staffing, 2010 Industry Seeks a Rebound After a Difficult Year

January 26, 2010
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The consensus is that things can’t get any worse in 2010; they can only get better. The economy won’t completely recover this year, but most staffing executives expect it to improve and are starting to see some light at the end of the tunnel.
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