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Learning and Development

Education. Training. Networking. Knowledge. These are the hallmarks of staffing and recruiting industry professionalism. ASA offers a range of educational and professional development opportunities—from comprehensive certification programs to essential reference books to the industry’s most respected conferences—to expand your professional expertise and improve your company’s performance.


Industry Onboarding Courses

These onboarding courses have been specifically designed for staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions professionals who are new to the industry or for those who just want a refresher. Are you in charge of managing new hire training and employee professional development? You can now assign and track employees’ completion of these modules!

The courses guide learners on how to deliver great customer experiences, close more deals, and do better work.

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Get ASA-Certified and Take Your Company and Your Career to the Next Level

ASA delivers four prestigious certification programs that are especially designed to hone your competitive edge with clients, protect your company from legal missteps, and maximize your potential. See the ASA certification brochure.

There’s no better time to earn the Certified Staffing Professional, Technical Services Certified, Certified Search Consultant, or Certified Health Care Staffing Professional credential from ASA. Order now in the ASA Store.

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Learn About ASA Certification

What the programs are, why every staffing and recruiting professional needs an ASA credential, and how you can earn one.

Already ASA-Certified?

Earn required CE hours, submit earned hours to ASA, view your CE status, and renew your credential.

ASA Certification Programs

ASA Certified Staffing Professional
Certified Staffing Professional®

Designed for all staffing professionals, this program focuses on federal employment and labor law.

ASA Technical Services Certified
Technical Services Certifiedâ„ 

Specifically designed for staffing professionals who work in technical, information technology, and scientific staffing.

ASA Certified Search Consultant
Certified Search Consultant®

Specifically for search and placement professionals, with an emphasis on federal laws for recruiters.

ASA Certified Health Care Staffing Professional
Certified Health Care Staffing Professional®

Designed specifically for staffing professionals working in the health care sector.

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