American Staffing Association https://americanstaffing.net Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:31:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Professional-Managerial Section Town Hall Forum: Talent Market Education for Clients https://americanstaffing.net/webinars/industrial-section-town-hall-forum-recruiting-in-a-tight-employment-market/ Thu, 31 May 2018 16:00:07 +0000 https://americanstaffing.net/?post_type=webinar&p=72560 ASA Section - Professional Managerial

Who Should Attend

Staffing firm professionals who work for firms in the professional-managerial sector

Highlights

This forum is designed for staffing firm professionals who work in the professional-managerial sector. The professional-managerial section town hall forum is your chance to discuss talent market education. Some of the topics to be discussed on the call include

  • Setting client expectations in a tighter job market
  • Educating clients on time needed to fill permanent placement positions
  • Holding to market pay rates for temporary positions

Moderator

James LaRosa, founder and president of client services, JURISolutions

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WBENC Certification and Its Value to Your Business https://americanstaffing.net/webinars/wbenc-certification-and-its-value-to-your-business/ Tue, 24 Jul 2018 20:32:15 +0000 https://americanstaffing.net/?post_type=webinar&p=74199 Brought to you by the ASA Women in Leadership Interest Group
Women In Leadership
 
 
 

Who Should Attend

Owners and staff of women-owned staffing firms

Highlights

The mission of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is to certify women-owned businesses and promote WBENC-certified women’s business enterprises. Hear from LaKesha White of WBENC about the steps to earn the certification and the value of the certification for your staffing firm. Then hear from Linda Block of Industrial Staffing Services, who will explain how she has marketed the WBENC certification to attract and retain clients, and how earning the certification has contributed to her firm’s success.

During this webinar, attendees will learn

  • The process and steps required to earn the WBENC certification
  • Tips to market and promote the certification to your client audience
  • What additional resources are available to businesses that hold the WBENC certification

Presenters

Linda Block, principal, Industrial Staffing Services
Meridth Satz Senior Manager, Certification


This webinar qualifies for 1.0 active hour of CE toward maintaining your ASA credential.
1.0 CE

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Back to Basics for Recruiters, Part 3: Refining Your Recruiting Tactics to Identify Top Talent https://americanstaffing.net/webinars/back-to-basics-for-recruiters-part-3-refining-your-recruiting-tactics-to-identify-top-talent/ Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:44:42 +0000 https://americanstaffing.net/?post_type=webinar&p=73858 Who Should Attend

Recruiters and staffing coordinators, search and placement professionals, recruiting and operations managers

Highlights

Employers are looking for workers with attributes ranging from soft skills to technical expertise—and competition for top talent is fierce. This webinar will cover proven techniques to target passive and active candidates and to sell new job opportunities to close an order. Scott Wintrip, PCC, of Wintrip Consulting Group will discuss how to work a good referral network, and build strong relationships with your candidates, to make more placements faster. You’ll leave the program with a clear-cut plan for getting high-quality candidates to choose you and retaining the best ones.

During this webinar, attendees will learn

  • Tips for targeting passive candidates and winning the attention of active job seekers
  • How to effectively sell opportunities so that candidates pick your jobs and assignments instead of the competition’s
  • Ways to become a masterful networker
  • Tactics for proactive-not reactive-recruiting
  • Best practices for phone conversations, in-person interviews, and relationship building

Presenter

Scott Wintrip, PCC, president and senior consultant, Wintrip Consulting Group


This webinar qualifies for 1.0 active hour of CE toward maintaining your ASA credential.
1.0 CE

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Engaging a Multigenerational Workforce https://americanstaffing.net/webinars/engaging-a-multigenerational-workforce-panel/ Tue, 24 Jul 2018 15:17:51 +0000 https://americanstaffing.net/?post_type=webinar&p=74180 Who Should Attend

Staffing firm professionals

Highlights

Join the discussion between staffing professionals from different generations as they share their candid insight on effective communication, mentoring, and professional development; how to create an inclusive and flexible workplace to retain talent; and more. Moderated by John Thomas, CSP, CSC, from Express Employment Professionals, this panel will discuss the preferences of different generations in the workforce and how to make sure all employees feel engaged in their work.

During this webinar, attendees will learn

  • Effective communication strategies for a multigenerational workforce
  • How crossgenerational mentoring can help employees and employers
  • How managers and employees can adapt to different work styles
  • How teleworking and flexible workplaces can help employers retain talent
  • What role technology should have in a multigenerational workplace

Panelists

John Thomas, CSP, CSC, professional staffing field consultant and national recruiting center manager, Express Employment Professionals
Mylah Rice, intern, SEEK Careers / Staffing Inc.
Shannon Block, CSP, chief operating officer, Medical Staffing Services Inc.
Stacey Bigelow, TSC, CSP, president, The Advance Group
Lola Lass, CSP, president and owner, Adeeta Corporate Staffing LLC


This webinar qualifies for 1.0 active hour of continuing education toward maintaining your ASA credential.
CE 1.0

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Survey Findings | How Your Peers in the Industry are Evaluating, Selecting, and Adopting Technology https://americanstaffing.net/webinars/evaluating-selecting-and-adopting-technology/ Mon, 06 Aug 2018 20:29:18 +0000 https://americanstaffing.net/?post_type=webinar&p=74691 Sponsored by
Worldwide Specialty Programs

Who Should Attend

Executive and workforce management, staffing and recruiting, and placement and direct hire professionals, as well as health care staffing professionals

Highlights

How are staffing professionals using technology? What technology options is your firm missing? This 30-minute webinar provides critical takeaways from the new issue paper by Talent Tech Labs, which unpacks the findings from the recent Technology Adoption Survey by ASA.

During this webinar, attendees will learn

  • How staffing professionals are adopting and using emerging talent acquisition solutions
  • How job advertising dollars can help firms gain better visibility and effectiveness
  • How applicant tracking systems can address passive candidate engagement
  • How freelance management systems and e-staffing platforms are penetrating the market
  • How progressive firms are leveraging specific solutions to reduce costs and save time so they can better engage with candidates

Presenter

Brian Delle Donne, president, Talent Tech Labs
Jonathan Kestenbaum, managing director, Talent Tech Labs


This webinar qualifies for 0.5 CE hour toward maintaining your ASA credential.
CE 0.5

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Candidate Experience—Recruitment, Engagement, Retention https://americanstaffing.net/webinars/candidate-experience-recruitment-engagement-retention/ Mon, 23 Jul 2018 14:33:24 +0000 https://americanstaffing.net/?post_type=webinar&p=74116 Who Should Attend

Executive and workforce management professionals, staffing company owners and corporate executives, and sales and business development professionals

Highlights

Candidates have many choices on who they work with and for how long. It’s a tight talent market for candidates with skills that are highly sought after. Staffing companies and recruiters that can consistently understand and deliver what candidates need and want are winning. Understanding candidates’ key decision drivers is the first step in creating a consistent and differentiated experience.

During this webinar, attendees will learn

  • What six areas drive candidate decisions
  • How to ask better questions to uncover candidates’ career needs and wants
  • How to get candidates beyond the application and on assignments
  • How to communicate effectively with clients about their role in talent retention and engagement
  • Strategies for following up with candidates to create loyalty and referrals

Presenter

Mary Ann McLaughlin, managing partner, Butler Street LLC


This webinar qualifies for 1.0 active hour of CE toward maintaining your ASA credential.
1.0 CE

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The Champion Recruiter, Part 1 | Going Old School to Become a New-School Master https://americanstaffing.net/webinars/champion-recruiter-part-1-going-old-school-to-a-new-school-master/ Thu, 09 Aug 2018 15:25:16 +0000 https://americanstaffing.net/?post_type=webinar&p=74872 Who Should Attend

Recruiters and search and placement professionals.

Highlights

Some old-school tactics that recruiters are used to using prove less effective in an era where technology tends to get in the way of success instead of enhancing it. A recruiter who did over $200,000 on a search desk 25 years ago would have been in the top 5% of recruiters nationally. Why hasn’t that number risen? Recruiters have lost the fundamental skills that made this profession a success. In this series, Greg Doersching will explain how to bring back old-school practices that will make you a new-school master.

During this webinar, attendees will learn

  • How to organize and prioritize a desk for success
  • How to understand what people are listening for so you can turn them into candidates
  • How to tell a flawless recruiting story
  • Best practices for cold call recruiting

Presenter

Greg Doersching, founder, The Griffin Search Group and Bullseye Mentor Training


This webinar qualifies for 1.0 active hour of continuing education toward maintaining your ASA credential.
CE 1.0

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Maximize Your ASA Membership https://americanstaffing.net/webinars/maximize-your-asa-membership/ Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:53:26 +0000 https://americanstaffing.net/?post_type=webinar&p=74063 Who Should Attend

Employees of member companies who are interested in learning more about the member resources they can utilize through their company’s membership

Highlights

Are you making the best use of your company’s membership in the American Staffing Association? Learn about the many resources included with ASA membership. There is no limit to the number of staff members who may participate—everyone will benefit.

During this webinar, attendees will learn

  • How to navigate the ASA website
  • Which professional development opportunities are available for industry professionals
  • What legal and legislative resources, benchmarking data, and marketing tools ASA offers

Presenter

Kim Potter, membership account manager, American Staffing Association
Susanne Waltemyer, membership account manager, American Staffing Association

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OSHA’s Temporary Worker Initiative Bulletin Series: Noise Exposure and Hearing Conservation https://americanstaffing.net/webinars/oshas-temporary-worker-initiative-bulletin-series-respiratory-protection/ Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:52:28 +0000 https://americanstaffing.net/?post_type=webinar&p=66936 Who Should Attend

Staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions professionals

Highlights

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued recommended practices for temporary workers and issued bulletins on such topics as hazard communication, bloodborne pathogens, and powered industrial truck training.

This webinar will review OSHA’s newest bulletin, which addresses what staffing firms and host employers can do to ensure that temporary workers are protected from exposure to noise in accordance with OSHA standards). Noise, or unwanted sound, is one of the most pervasive occupational health problems. It is a byproduct of many industrial processes. Noise-induced hearing loss can be temporary or permanent. Generally, prolonged exposure to high noise levels over a period gradually causes permanent damage. OSHA’s “Occupational Noise Exposure Standard” is designed to protect workers with occupational noise exposures from hearing impairment through implementation of noise controls, including a hearing conservation program.

During this webinar, attendees will learn

  • How OSHA determines recommended noise exposure limits
  • Elements of a Hearing Conservation Program
  • What the staffing firm’s responsibilities are
  • What the host employer’s responsibilities are
  • How OSHA can help employers ensure the safety of their workers

Presenter

Jennifer Kim, MPH, certified industrial hygienist, Office of Health Enforcement, U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration


This webinar qualifies for 1.0 legal or CHP CE hour toward maintaining your ASA credential.
1.0 CE Legalor    1.0 CHP CE

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Women in Leadership Networking Roundtable Series https://americanstaffing.net/webinars/women-in-leadership-networking-roundtable-series/ Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:13:48 +0000 https://americanstaffing.net/?post_type=webinar&p=74945 Brought to you by the ASA Women in Leadership Interest Group
Women In Leadership
 
 
 

Who Should Attend

Staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions professionals looking to network in a virtual roundtable setting

Highlights

Sponsored by the Women in Leadership Interest Group, this networking roundtable series examines various podcasts, novels, and TED talks on topics such as leadership, crucial conversations, and negotiation techniques. Learn more about the discussion topic and come prepared to share with your peers.

Schedule

Friday, Sept. 14, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence Networking Roundtable
In this roundtable, Kerry Sirkka, senior vice president and general manager of AMN Healthcare Inc., will facilitate discussion on the book The Five-Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence, by Mel Robbins. Please come prepared to contribute and network with your peers. Sponsored by the Women in Leadership Midlevel Executives and Entrepreneurs subcommittee.


Friday, Oct. 26, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time: Fierce Conversations Networking Roundtable
In this roundtable, Loretta Penn, president, PECC LLC, will facilitate discussion on the book Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work and in Life, One Conversation at a Time, by Susan Scott. Please come prepared to contribute and network with your peers. Sponsored by the Women in Leadership Senior Executives subcommittee.


Friday, Nov. 2, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time: How Great Leaders Inspire Action Networking Roundtable
In this roundtable, Shannon Block, CSP, chief operating officer, Medical Staffing Services Inc., will facilitate discussion on the TED talk “How Great Leaders Inspire Action,” based on Simon Sinek’s book Start With Why. Please come prepared to contribute and network with your peers. Sponsored by the Women in Leadership Emerging Leaders subcommittee.


Friday, Dec. 14, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time: Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders Networking Roundtable
In this roundtable, Sara Jensen, vice president of business development, Innovative Employee Solutions, will facilitate discussion on the TED talk “Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders,” based on the book Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg. Please come prepared to contribute and network with your peers. Sponsored by the Women in Leadership Senior Executives subcommittee.

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