Four in ten employers plan to bring in temporary and contract workers next year, up from 36 percent in last year’s survey and 34 percent in the survey from two years ago.
The standard would have caused several difficulties for staffing buyers.
The app provides a central location where recruiters post open positions sorted by industry, location and skills. The app launched yesterday with more than 1.7 million employment opportunities provided by BranchOut, DirectEmployers, Work4Labs, Jobvite and Monster.com.
A group of Illinois workers filed suit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and two staffing firms — QPS Employment Group Inc. and Labor Ready - Midwest Inc. — claiming they didn't receive pay for all hours worked and didn't receive employment and wage notices as required by law, according to the complaint in the lawsuit.
The American Staffing Association's 2013 board of directors was elected during the organization's Staffing World show earlier this month in Las Vegas. Representatives from 24 member staffing companies serve on the board.
A new Jobvite survey found that 52 percent of job seekers used Facebook to help find a job in 2012, up from 48 percent in 2011.
Forty-nine percent of hiring managers believe the perfect hire is out there according to a survey conducted by Aerotek Inc.
A survey released August 30 found 45 percent of working adults are willing to relinquish 8.6 percent of their salary for more flexibility at work.
Ladislav 'Larry' Schvacho made approximately $511,000 in illicit profits using insider information, the Securities and Exchange Commission reported.
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.
Despite their agreement on the importance of onboarding programs, 57 percent of IT leaders say they have a formal, strategic onboarding plan less than 20 percent of the time, while just 18 percent of IT professionals say sufficient attention is given to developing a strong onboarding program.
Finding knowledgeable staff to execute social media tasks ranked as the second-most cited hurdle.
Cases involved include groups of employees, but the named plaintiffs in the three cases were Mark Laffitte, Isabel Apolinario and Van Williamson. All cases were filed in California Superior Court.
Twelve percent of U.S. employees approved of personal use of social media at work, but 51 percent say social media has a negative impact on workplace productivity.
Just 29 percent of veterans were confident about finding work that suited them, notes a May index released by Monster, down from 44 percent in November.
Seventy-one percent of employers hiring this summer add that they'll be considering some hires for permanent positions.
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.
Globally, 66 percent of workers plan to seek new jobs in the next two years, according to the Kelly survey.
Some 27 percent of firms reported they 'often' find it hard to fill key positions, compared to 23 percent a year ago.
Overall, revenue growth above the trend-line for the past 16 years will continue in 2012 with some segments of staffing punching through pre-recession peaks.