Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Restructuring and Severance Charges (Details)

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Restructuring and Severance Charges (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Oct. 29, 2017
Jul. 30, 2017
Apr. 30, 2017
Jan. 29, 2017
Oct. 30, 2016
Jul. 31, 2016
May 01, 2016
Jan. 31, 2016
Oct. 29, 2017
Oct. 30, 2016
Nov. 01, 2015
Restructuring Reserve [Roll Forward]                      
Beginning Balance       $ 1,653       $ 0 $ 1,653 $ 0  
Charged to expense $ 307 $ 249 $ 199 $ 624 $ 1,181 $ 970 $ 840 $ 2,761 1,379 5,752 $ 3,635
Cash payments                 (2,735) (4,099)  
Ending Balance 297       $ 1,653       297 1,653 0
Severance and benefit costs                      
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]                      
Cost incurred to date 7,100               7,100    
Restructuring Reserve [Roll Forward]                      
Charged to expense                 1,301 5,373  
Other                      
Restructuring Reserve [Roll Forward]                      
Charged to expense                 78 379  
Operating Segments | North American Staffing                      
Restructuring Reserve [Roll Forward]                      
Charged to expense                 382 1,117 705
Operating Segments | North American Staffing | Severance and benefit costs                      
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]                      
Cost incurred to date 1,500               1,500    
Restructuring Reserve [Roll Forward]                      
Charged to expense                 294 995  
Operating Segments | North American Staffing | Other                      
Restructuring Reserve [Roll Forward]                      
Charged to expense                 88 122  
Operating Segments | International Staffing                      
Restructuring Reserve [Roll Forward]                      
Charged to expense                 14 702 $ 357
Operating Segments | International Staffing | Severance and benefit costs                      
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]                      
Cost incurred to date 700               700    
Restructuring Reserve [Roll Forward]                      
Charged to expense                 24 445  
Operating Segments | International Staffing | Other                      
Restructuring Reserve [Roll Forward]                      
Charged to expense                 (10) 257  
Operating Segments | Technology Outsourcing Services and Solutions                      
Restructuring Reserve [Roll Forward]                      
Charged to expense                 39 327  
Operating Segments | Technology Outsourcing Services and Solutions | Severance and benefit costs                      
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]                      
Cost incurred to date 400               400    
Restructuring Reserve [Roll Forward]                      
Charged to expense                 39 327  
Operating Segments | Technology Outsourcing Services and Solutions | Other                      
Restructuring Reserve [Roll Forward]                      
Charged to expense                 0 0  
Corporate & Other                      
Restructuring Reserve [Roll Forward]                      
Charged to expense                 944 3,606  
Corporate & Other | Severance and benefit costs                      
Restructuring Cost and Reserve [Line Items]                      
Cost incurred to date $ 4,500               4,500    
Restructuring Reserve [Roll Forward]                      
Charged to expense                 944 3,606  
Corporate & Other | Other                      
Restructuring Reserve [Roll Forward]                      
Charged to expense                 $ 0 $ 0