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News Releases [April 2014]


Paragon Financial Group Sees Boost in IT Staffing Funding Demand

Paragon Financial Group has experienced a surge in staffing factoring lines of credit in the first quarter of 2014. Much of this growth has been seen in the IT staffing sector. According to the Staffing Industry Pulse Survey IT staffing has experienced a median year-over-year growth of 13% along with the strongest bill rate trends… Read more


Professional Employer Organization Services Procurement Category Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld

Favorable pricing trends, a positive market structure and low market risk benefit buyers of professional employer organization services in pricing negotiations. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Professional Employer Organization Services to its growing collection of… Read more


Inc. Magazine Honors Avionté for Creating Jobs with Hire Power Award

St. Paul, MN, November 19, 2013 –(– The staffing software company Avionté was recently featured on Inc.’s 2013 Hire Power Awards list, which recognizes private U.S.-based companies for their creation of jobs and their impact on moving the economy forward. The technology company was listedamong 437 other companies, placing sixth on the Minnesota list and… Read more


5 Mistakes You’re Making on Video Interviews — And How to Fix Them

Now that more than half of hiring managers are using video to interview potential job candidates — according to a 2012 Office Team survey — there’s a good chance you’ll end up being interviewed virtually for your next job. Most of the same rules of etiquette for traditional interviews apply, but many applicants still make… Read more


IPEO Solutions Announces the Release of a New Video Designed to Help Companies Answer the Question ‘What is a PEO?’

iPEO Solutions ( is releasing a series of straight-forward video presentations designed to help small- and mid-sized firms decide if outsourcing to a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) will help make them more successful. The first video is titled “What is a PEO?” More executives are pondering whether or not to outsource certain non-core services to… Read more


The Affordable Care Act – Understanding The Employer Mandate: An Overview

I.          Introduction The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Affordable Care Act”) was enacted by Congress and signed by President Obama on March 23, 2010.  The Affordable Care Act is a 2,409 page statute regulating virtually every aspect of the nation’s healthcare system.  The law is divided into ten “titles,” each addressing a different… Read more


Platinum Advertising Brings New Talent Acquisition Manager on Board to Accommodate Continued Rapid Business Growth

Recruitment expert Dino Hernandez will lead Platinum’s national staffing campaign Platinum Advertising is excited to announce recent addition to the corporate team, Dino Hernandez. As manager of talent acquisition, Dino will be responsible for mining and identifying talent, facilitating high volumes of daily interviews and helping to integrate qualified candidates into local sales offices across the… Read more


AlphaStaff Appoints New Regional Vice President Southeast Business Development

National PEO Taps Former Software and PEO Sales Executive to Lead Southeast Sales Team AlphaStaff, a full service national professional employment organization (PEO) and human resources outsourcing (HRO) firm dedicated to small and mid sized business growth and development, announced today the appointment of Julio Chez as the company’s Regional Vice President of Southeast Business… Read more


General Electric Completes CHCA Acquisition – Analyst Blog

In a concerted effort to boost its portfolio in software, data and analytics, diversified conglomerate General Electric Company (GE) recently completed the acquisition of operating room (OR) management and analytics solutions provider CHCA Computer Systems Inc. The acquisition, which is in line with General Electric’s Industrial Internet strategy, will augment its Healthcare segment with complementary… Read more