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American Staffing Association Honors Best Communications and Marketing Programs of the Year in Staffing and Recruiting Industry


ASA Genius AwardsThe American Staffing Association recognized member staffing agencies with ASA Genius Awards for the most outstanding marketing, advertising, multimedia, and public relations campaigns and products of the year. The winning entries will be featured in a cutting-edge, interactive display at Staffing World® 2018, the ASA annual convention and expo, Oct. 16-18 in metro Washington, DC.

Genius Award entries are judged on a numeric scale by a panel of communication experts. Each entry is assessed for its visual appeal, content and message, originality of approach, objectives achieved, and overall effectiveness. Achievements in individual categories were recognized with Grand Genius Awards, Genius Awards, and honorable mention distinctions.

“The annual ASA Genius Awards program honors the most innovative communications and marketing programs in the staffing and recruiting industry,” said Richard Wahlquist, ASA president and chief executive officer. “As in previous years, the 2018 honorees demonstrate that effective communications can be achieved with budgets of all sizes and using a variety of media sources to successfully reach current and prospective candidates and talent, corporate employees, and other audiences.”

These agencies were recognized with Genius Grand Awards for best overall entries in each individual class:

These agencies received 2018 Genius Awards or honorable mention distinctions in four award classes:

Firms With More Than $100 Million in Annual Sales

Firms With $25 Million–$100 Million in Annual Sales

Firms With $7.5 Million–$25 Million in Annual Sales

  • Blog: LeaderStat, Genius Award
  • Brochure: Award Staffing, Genius Award
  • Company Website: Artisan Talent, Genius Award; Award Staffing, Genius Award; ETS Inc., honorable mention
  • External Publication (Digital): ETS Inc., Genius Award; The Advance Group; honorable mention
  • External Publication (Print): Artisan Talent, Genius Award
  • New Company Identification: Award Staffing, Genius Grand Award

Firms With Less Than $7.5 Million in Annual Sales

To learn more about the ASA Genius Awards program, visit

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