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Staffing News Of The Day, January 25, 2012

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American workers are spending $1,000 a year on coffee and another $2,000 on lunch, with men and young workers more willing to indulge in a $5 coffee than women or older colleagues, according to a survey of Americans’ workplace spending habits. [Chicago Tribune]

Express Employment Professionals reports record year for 2011. Sales are up 22 percent. [MarketWatch]

This time, the growth in temps may be here to stay. “Unemployment is expected to remain above 8 percent for the next four years.” That gloomy assessment of the U.S. economy from FedEx Chief Economist Gene Huang is echoed in any number of reports and economic predictions. []

TeamHealth Holdings Inc. announces fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2011 earnings release date and conference call. [MarketWatch]

Bobby Landis draws federal prison term of three years and one month in prison without parole for failing to pay employee payroll taxes. [The Joplin Globe]

Accuro releases podcast on workforce management. []

Fastest growing computer programming skills are required in online job ads. During December 2011, recruiters posted more than 3,200 job ads for computer programmers that included Ruby as one of their skill requirements. This represents a 40% year-over-year increase in demand compared to December 2010. [Wanted Analytics]

New health care staffing office opens in Louisville. [Business First]

Job market’s split personality: Like a pack of confused hunting dogs, the economic signals in Georgia are pointing in several directions at once. [The Atlanta Journal]

Staffing News Of The Day, January 25, 2012

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