Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Segment Disclosures - Summary of Sales and Segment Operating Income (Loss) by Reportable Operating Segment (Detail)

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Segment Disclosures - Summary of Sales and Segment Operating Income (Loss) by Reportable Operating Segment (Detail) - 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
Segment Reporting, Reconciling Item for Operating Profit (Loss) from Segment to Consolidated [Line Items]                      
NET REVENUE $ 288,483 $ 289,924 $ 303,005 $ 313,024 $ 341,578 $ 330,625 $ 335,576 $ 326,968 $ 1,194,436 $ 1,334,747 $ 1,496,897
Cost of services 240,816 244,205 255,886 266,134 284,651 282,098 284,104 281,400 1,007,041 1,132,253 1,268,363
Gross margin 47,667 45,719 47,119 46,890 56,927 48,527 51,472 45,568 187,395 202,494 228,534
Expenses                      
Selling, administrative and other operating costs 50,138 46,931 51,171 48,890 50,636 49,543 51,128 52,623 197,130 203,930 231,033
Restructuring and severance costs 307 249 199 624 1,181 970 840 2,761 1,379 5,752 3,635
Gain from divestitures (48,033) 0 (3,938) 0 0 0 (1,663) 0 (51,971) (1,663) 0
Settlement and impairment charges 1,404 0 290 0 364 0 0 0 1,694 364 6,626
OPERATING INCOME (LOSS) 43,851 (1,461) (603) (2,624) 4,746 (1,986) 1,167 (9,816) 39,163 (5,889) (12,760)
Other income (expense), net                 (6,950) (6,506) (2,380)
Income tax provision 2,458 1,074 (767) 623 138 393 1,091 553 3,388 2,175 4,646
INCOME (LOSS) FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS 39,774 (5,518) (854) (4,577) $ 2,787 $ (4,610) $ (1,785) $ (10,962) 28,825 (14,570) (19,786)
Loss from discontinued operations, net of income taxes (1,693) 0 0 0         (1,693) 0 (4,834)
NET INCOME (LOSS) $ 38,081 $ (5,518) $ (854) $ (4,577)         27,132 (14,570) (24,620)
Eliminations                      
Segment Reporting, Reconciling Item for Operating Profit (Loss) from Segment to Consolidated [Line Items]                      
NET REVENUE                 (6,458) (12,452) (14,907)
Cost of services                 (6,458) (12,452) (14,907)
Gross margin                 0 0 0
Expenses                      
Selling, administrative and other operating costs                 0 0 0
Restructuring and severance costs                 0 0 0
Gain from divestitures                 0 0  
Settlement and impairment charges                 0 0 0
OPERATING INCOME (LOSS)                 0 0 0
Operating Segments | North American Staffing                      
Segment Reporting, Reconciling Item for Operating Profit (Loss) from Segment to Consolidated [Line Items]                      
NET REVENUE                 919,260 994,346 1,059,847
Cost of services                 782,405 847,483 907,422
Gross margin                 136,855 146,863 152,425
Expenses                      
Selling, administrative and other operating costs                 119,320 122,576 131,277
Restructuring and severance costs                 382 1,117 705
Gain from divestitures                 0 0  
Settlement and impairment charges                 0 0 1,900
OPERATING INCOME (LOSS)                 17,153 23,170 18,543
Operating Segments | International Staffing                      
Segment Reporting, Reconciling Item for Operating Profit (Loss) from Segment to Consolidated [Line Items]                      
NET REVENUE                 119,762 131,496 147,649
Cost of services                 101,064 112,035 127,699
Gross margin                 18,698 19,461 19,950
Expenses                      
Selling, administrative and other operating costs                 15,836 16,402 18,990
Restructuring and severance costs                 14 702 357
Gain from divestitures                 0 0  
Settlement and impairment charges                 0 0 0
OPERATING INCOME (LOSS)                 2,848 2,357 603
Operating Segments | Technology Outsourcing Services and Solutions                      
Segment Reporting, Reconciling Item for Operating Profit (Loss) from Segment to Consolidated [Line Items]                      
NET REVENUE                 100,847 106,585 135,886
Cost of services                 80,358 87,731 108,309
Gross margin                 20,489 18,854 27,577
Expenses                      
Selling, administrative and other operating costs                 14,496 13,029 15,545
Restructuring and severance costs                 39 327  
Gain from divestitures                 0 0  
Settlement and impairment charges                 0 0 0
OPERATING INCOME (LOSS)                 5,954 5,498 12,032
Operating Segments | Corporate & Other                      
Segment Reporting, Reconciling Item for Operating Profit (Loss) from Segment to Consolidated [Line Items]                      
NET REVENUE                 61,025 114,772 168,422
Cost of services                 49,672 97,456 139,840
Gross margin                 11,353 17,316 28,582
Expenses                      
Selling, administrative and other operating costs                 47,478 51,923 65,221
Restructuring and severance costs                 944 3,606 2,573
Gain from divestitures                 (51,971) (1,663)  
Settlement and impairment charges                 1,694 364 4,726
OPERATING INCOME (LOSS)                 $ 13,208 $ (36,914) $ (43,938)