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Lousy Jobs Report Has Little Effect on Staffing Services Stocks

Staffing shares steady after jobs report U.S. staffing and jobs services companies’ shares were little changed on Thursday, after a government report showed employers cut jobs for the sixth straight month, but unemployment held steady. For the entire article go to I suppose there are no surprises that the job market is on the […]

Background Checks are Important for Relocating Employees

Most workers willing to move for a job: Manpower By Nick Zieminski NEW YORK (Reuters) – Most workers around the world are willing to relocate for their job, either within their country or abroad, but people’s mobility is closely tied to their age and education level, according to a Manpower Inc survey on Tuesday. For […]

London Calling But Not Doing Background Checks On Its Foreign Workers

Foreign care workers escape background check By Laura Clout Tens of thousands of immigrants are working with vulnerable elderly people and children without undergoing full criminal record checks, it has emerged. Senior police officers have warned the Home Secretary Jacqui Smith of the scale of the problem in a report examining the affect on the […]

Hard Times for Some Make for Good Times for Other Businesses

Starting Up in a Down Economy Nobody loves a recession*. But many successful entrepreneurs say that, in retrospect, they were lucky to have launched their businesses in tough times. From: Inc. Magazine | By: Ryan McCarthy, Nadine Heintz, Bo Burlingham Case Study No. 1: How Method Weathered the Dot-com Bust * A recession is commonly […]