Oregon Council

2018 ASA Oregon Staffing Symposium

Thanks to all the staffing professionals, conference sponsors, and special guests who made the ASA Oregon Staffing Symposium in April such a great success. Learn more about upcoming ASA events.

  • Ensure your spot at this important industry event designed specifically for staffing professionals doing business in Oregon. The ASA Oregon Staffing Symposium, presented by the ASA Oregon Council, will convene national and local industry leaders for strategic discussions and timely presentations. Education will include up-to-the-minute trends, challenges, and opportunities in the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. This is a can’t-miss event for anyone in the industry!

  • 8–8:30 a.m.
    Registration Open and Networking Meet and Greet

    8:30–8:50 a.m.
    Welcome and ASA Industry Update

    John Burton, CHP, president, Emerald Staffing; chairman, ASA Oregon Council
    Teryn Zmuda, director, regional councils and chapters, American Staffing Association

    8:50–10:15 a.m.
    Trending Insights Roundtables

    Emerging Technology and The Future of Staffing, Kristine R. Mitchell, ShiftWise
    Creative Recruiting Tactics, Amy Bingham, Bingham Consulting
    Engaging and Influencing Local Legislation, Ann Carmack, Cardinal Services
    Background Check and Screening Open Discussion

    10:15–11:15 a.m.
    The Heart of Dialogue: Opening the Client Conversation

    Mark Murphy, senior consultant, training and development, Next Level Exchange

    11:15–11:30 a.m.
    Refreshment Break

    11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    Employment Law Update

    Jean Back, Esq., Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt

    12:30–1:30 p.m.
    Networking Lunch

    1:30–2:30 p.m.
    Future of Oregon Business

    Alison Hart, A Hart Associates

    2:30─3 p.m.
    Exhibitor Showcase and Break

    3–4 p.m.
    Best Practices of High-Performance Staffing Firms

    Amy Bingham, owner and managing partner, Bingham Consulting

    4–4:15 p.m.
    Leveraging Learning—Takeaways From Today

    John Burton, CHP, president, Emerald Staffing; chairman, ASA Oregon Council


Mark Murphy
Mark Murphy, senior consultant, training and development, Next Level Exchange
Murphy is the senior consultant for training and development with Next Level Exchange. He has more than 27 years of training and consulting experience in the areas of leadership, team effectiveness, trust, performance management, productivity, and project management. He spent many years at Franklin Covey and has worked with and consulted for multiple international and national companies.

Amy Bingham
Amy Bingham, owner and managing partner, Bingham Consulting
Bingham is the managing partner of Bingham Consulting, where she uses her more than 20 years of staffing industry sales leadership expertise to help small- to mid-size staffing firms accelerate growth through strategy design, coach high-potential leaders, and train sales and recruiting teams. Earlier in her career, she worked for a global staffing firm.

Alison Hart
Alison Hart, principal, A Hart Associates
Hart is the principal at A. Hart Associates and brings 25 years of experience in vision and mission aligned program development and culture-based integrated marketing. Previously, she was the executive director for the Oregon State Chamber of Commerce. Hart has worked with chambers throughout the state on strategic planning, growing advocacy efforts through grassroots engagement, and Board and policy management. She has also served as the director of coalitions and grassroots development for the Public Affairs Council.

This event qualifies for 5.25 continuing education hours (1 of which are legal) toward maintaining your ASA credential.
CE 5.25