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  • ASA Skills Gap Index

    ASA Skills Gap Index: Latest Top 10 Hard-to-Fill Jobs

    10 Most Difficult to Fill Occupations The American Staffing Association’s Skills Gap Index has identified the hardest-to-fill occupations in the U.S. for the second quarter of 2016, with the 10 most difficult being Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers General internists Podiatrists Psychiatrists Physician assistants Merchandise displayers and window trimmers Obstetricians and gynecologists Surgeons Occupational therapists… More ›

  • ASA Skills Gap Index

    ASA Skills Gap Index: Top 10 Hard-to-Fill Jobs

    10 Most Difficult to Fill Occupations The American Staffing Association’s Skills Gap Index has identified the hardest-to-fill occupations in the U.S. for the fourth quarter of 2015, with the 10 most difficult being Podiatrists Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers Photographic process workers and processing machine operators Psychiatrists Oral and maxillofacial surgeons Forest fire inspectors and… More ›

  • ASA Skills Gap Index

    ASA Skills Gap Index: Top 10 List of Hard-to-Fill Jobs

    Top 10 List of Occupations Difficult to Fill The American Staffing Association’s Skills Gap Index identified the hardest-to-fill occupations in the U.S. for the third quarter of 2015, with the 10 most difficult being Podiatrists Photographic process workers and processing machine operators Occupational therapists Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers Psychiatrists Forest fire inspectors and prevention… More ›

  • ASA Skills Gap Index

    ASA Skills Gap Index Identifies 172 Hard-to-Fill Jobs

    Top 10 List of Occupations Difficult to Fill The American Staffing Association’s Skills Gap Index identified 172 hard-to-fill occupations in the U.S. for the 12 months ended June 2015, with the 10 most difficult being Occupational therapists Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers Speech-language pathologists Photographic process workers and processing machine operators Physical therapists Occupational therapy… More ›

  • ASA Skills Gap Index

    ASA Skills Gap Index Identifies 181 Hard-to-Fill Jobs

    Top 10 List of Occupations Difficult to Fill The American Staffing Association’s Skills Gap Index identified 181 hard-to-fill occupations in the U.S. for the 12 months ended March 2015, with the 10 most difficult being Occupational therapists Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers Physical therapists Photographic process workers and processing machine operators Occupational therapy assistants Speech-language… More ›

  • ASA Skills Gap Index

    ASA Skills Gap Index Identifies 167 Hard-to-Fill Jobs

    167 Occupations Difficult to Fill, Top 10 List Released The American Staffing Association’s Skills Gap Index identified 167 hard-to-fill occupations in the U.S. for the 12 months ended December 2014, with the 10 most difficult being Occupational therapists Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer Psychiatrists Occupational therapy assistants Photographic process workers and processing machine operators Physical… More ›

  • Staffing 100

    Three American Staffing Association Executives Named to 2014 North American Staffing 100

    Staffing Industry Analysts Recognizes Most Influential People in Staffing Industry The American Staffing Association is pleased to announce that three members of its senior management team—president and chief executive officer Richard Wahlquist; chief operating officer Steven P. Berchem, CSP; and senior counsel Edward A. Lenz, Esq.—were named to the 2014 Staffing Industry Analysts North American… More ›

  • ASA Skills Gap Index

    ASA Skills Gap Index Introduced to Track Trends in Hardest-to-Fill Jobs

    The American Staffing Association premiered the ASA Skills Gap Index, which tracks the number of hardest-to-fill occupations in the U.S., during Staffing World®, the association’s annual convention and expo. The index identified 207 occupations as hard to fill and lists the top-10 for 3Q 2014. More ›

  • ASA Staffing Employee Survey

    2014 ASA Staffing Employee Survey: Among Those Who Say Permanent Jobs Were Top Priority, 99% Achieved Objective

    The American Staffing Association unveiled the results of the 2014 ASA Staffing Employee Survey, which revealed that finding permanent employment is the primary reason for working in the staffing industry. More ›

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  • Federal Reserve Beige Book

    Fed Reports Improved Labor Market Conditions With Moderate Employment Growth

    Economic activity continued to expand in all 12 districts during the reporting period spanning late May, June, and early July, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on regional economies (known as the “beige book”). Overall consumer spending increased in every district. Manufacturing activity also expanded in all 12 districts. Labor market conditions improved,… More ›

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