First Tek Acquires Emtec Staffing Division
First Tek, a Piscataway, NJ-based provider of information technology staffing services, has acquired the assets of Emtec’s staffing business unit and assumed responsibility for its ongoing operations. Emtec is an information technology services company headquartered in Pennsylvania.
Randstad Launches Innovation Fund: First Investment in Gigwalk
Randstad News Release (03/20/14)
Randstad Holding has launched the Randstad Innovation Fund, a strategic corporate venture fund to invest in human resource technology companies. The fund intends to build a portfolio of multiple smaller investments over the next couple of years. The fund will invest in the following areas: social sourcing, online platforms, mobile solutions, virtual solutions, gamification, and big data analytics. The fund’s first investment is in Gigwalk, an online platform that enables consumer brands and retailers to track and improve retail execution by using the world’s largest network of mobile-enabled independent contractors.
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The 2014 ASA Staffing Law Conference is May 21–22 in Washington, DC. It’s the only program dedicated to the legal issues affecting the staffing and recruiting business. If you register by next Tuesday, April 1, you can save $100 per person.
The conference agenda includes a panel discussion on the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate, a look at the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s temporary worker safety initiative, and a preview of the upcoming congressional elections by political analyst and pundit Charlie Cook, editor and publisher of the Cook Political Report
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