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Harvard Grads Flooding Wall Street

August 17, 2012
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Any time so many bright young folks flood into Manhattan's concrete canyons to take jobs in investment banking or private equity, it's a clear sign the market has topped out.
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Staffing Firms Kelly, Temp Holdings Announce Joint Venture

July 24, 2012
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The joint venture will be based in Hong Kong, and the agreement calls for Temp Holdings' Tempstaff Hong Kong operation to change its name to TS Kelly Workforce Solutions effective in October.
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CareerBuilder Buys Top Language Jobs

April 25, 2012
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Top Language Jobs, which is based in London, operates in more than 25 countries, including across Europe and in the U.S.
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Robert Crouch to Lead Adecco's North America Operations

April 17, 2012
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The former CFO of Adecco acquisition MPS played a key role, turning it into a company with revenue of $2.2 billion in 2008. Prior to MPS, Crouch began his career at Arthur Andersen.
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Contingent Workers to Make Up Bulk of New Staff at Auto Plant

March 22, 2012
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Volkswagen Group of America plans to create 800 new jobs at its Chattanooga, Tenn., manufacturing facility, the company announced. Many of those new jobs will go to contingent workers at the facility who are now employed by Aerotek, opening up opportunities for new contingents.
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Staffing Firms Still Find H-1B Difficulties

March 12, 2012
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For staffing firms, there has been difficulty bringing in workers on H-1B visas after the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service released the 'Neufeld Memo' in 2010. The memo listed 'third-party placement/job shop' as an example of a firm that does not qualify as an H-1B visa employer.
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Apple and Foxconn: Beginning to See the Light

February 29, 2012
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In remarkable moves, Apple and its major supplier Foxconn recently gave into public demands for better treatment of the workers who assemble electronic gadgets in China.
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Norwegian Insurance Company Monitors Workers' Bathroom Breaks

February 6, 2012
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Norway's chief workplace ombudsman Bjorn Erik Thon told a media outlet that one firm required employees to wear a red bracelet during their menstrual cycles to indicate the need for more restroom visits.
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Availability, Pricing of Coverage Main Concerns for Insurance Buyers: Survey

January 24, 2012
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The issue is particularly challenging for buyers with large natural catastrophe and supply chain exposures, according to the survey of the 25 member firms of the Independents, an international coalition of privately owned insurance brokers and risk management services firms.
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Move to Flexible Workforce Is Permanent, Consultants Say

January 18, 2012
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The online M Squared poll of independent consultants was conducted in December 2011 and included responses from 530 professional independent consultants.
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