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  • BLS EMPLOYMENT SITUATION

    BLS Employment Situation April 2021

  • In the world of digital design, UX is short for user experience. UX assessment questions may include: How easy is it for the user to navigate and learn from the website or mobile app? How intuitive is the interface? How appealing is the overall experience? Among many factors, UX measures and assesses how easy and… More ›

    Topics: Recruiting & Retention of Field Talent
  • As the chief executive officer of a company that links staffing agencies to job seekers nationwide, Eric Gregg knew the industry needed to be more focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. But the pandemic and subsequent protests over racial and social justice, combined with the timely prodding of a new staff member, prompted Gregg and… More ›

    Topics: Culture, Business Management & Administration, Diversity, Compliance & Risk Management, Employment Law
  • The Essential Elements of Staffing Technology—it’s a long name for a simple solution. This resource, designed specifically for staffing and recruiting firms, is a color-coded graphic that maps out an ecosystem of tech solutions companies. Each year, ASA partners with New York City-based Talent Tech Labs to provide an updated ecosystem of companies, so that… More ›

    Topics: Technology, Research & Data
  • The impact of the persisting pandemic has been felt far and wide, most notably relative to the labor market and the resulting strain on the economy. While there are no crystal balls and forecasts are changing constantly based on pandemic “what if” scenarios, growth-focused company leaders cannot afford to pause planning for business recovery, expansion,… More ›

    Topics: Culture, Internal Hiring & Onboarding, Business Management & Administration, Research & Data
  • At the American Staffing Association’s request, on Jan. 19 the U.S. Department of Labor issued opinion letter FLSA2021-6, affirming that the Fair Labor Standards Act’s “retail or service establishment” overtime exemption can apply to staffing firms. This opinion represents a major win for the industry, and a departure from the agency’s prior position that staffing… More ›

    Topics: Compliance & Risk Management, Employment Law, Staffing Laws & Regulations
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