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  • ASA Employment & Sales Survey

    Staffing Employment Sets Record High in 2018

    New Data From Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.23 million temporary and contract workers per week in 2018, up 1.4% from 2017, according to data released today by the American Staffing Association. This is a record high average weekly number of staffing employees for any year… More ›

  • BLS Employment Situation

    BLS Employment Situation: February 2019

  • ASA Staffing Index

    Staffing Employment Remains Strong

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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, February 2019 Staffing employment for the week of Feb. 11–17 was essentially unchanged (+0.02%) for the second consecutive week, remaining at a value of 93, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Some survey respondents cited winter storms as factors that hindered growth of staffing jobs. Temporary and contract staffing employment… More ›

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  • BLS Employment Situation

    BLS Employment Situation: January 2019

  • ASA Staffing Index

    Staffing Employment Hits 11-Year High for January

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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, January 2019 Staffing employment for the week of Jan. 7–13 grew 4.0% to a rounded value of 94, the strongest reading for the comparable week since 2008, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Temporary and contract staffing employment was 0.3% higher than the same week last year, edging out the… More ›

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  • ASA Workforce Monitor

    Why Can’t People Find Work? Lack of Relevant Skills

    More than half of Americans (54%) agree that employable adults aren’t working today because they don’t possess the skills they need for the jobs they want, according to the results of a new American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey conducted online by The Harris Poll. The other top reasons Americans believe job seekers can’t find… More ›

  • BLS Employment Situation

    BLS Employment Situation: December 2018

  • ASA Staffing Index

    Staffing Employment Steady in December

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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, December 2018 Staffing employment for the week of Dec. 10–16 decreased 0.7% to a value of 102, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Reasons for the week-to-week decline include seasonal business fluctuations, inclement weather, and temporary-to-hire conversions. Despite these factors, the index held strong, growing 3.0% from the same week… More ›

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  • ASA Employment & Sales Survey

    Staffing Employment Steady in Third Quarter

    New Data From Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.2 million temporary and contract workers per week in the third quarter of 2018, according to data released today by the American Staffing Association—remaining above three million for four and a half years. Staffing employment edged up 0.1%… More ›

  • BLS Employment Situation

    BLS Employment Situation: November 2018

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