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  • ASA Staffing Index

    Staffing Jobs Tick Up in May

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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, May 2020 Staffing jobs for the week of May 11–17 increased 1.2% from the prior week, ticking up to a rounded value of 61, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Although staffing employment was down 36.0% year-to-year, this marks the third consecutive week that the index has advanced amidst the… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • BLS Employment Situation

    BLS Employment Situation April 2020

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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, April 2020 Staffing jobs for the week of April 6–12 contracted 4.9% from the prior week, decreasing to a rounded value of 62, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Not surprisingly, survey respondents continue to mention the COVID-19 pandemic as the predominant factor for the decline. Year-to-year, staffing employment was… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • BLS Employment Situation

    BLS Employment Situation March 2020

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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, March 2020 Staffing employment for the week of March 9–15 eased 0.6% from the prior week, edging down to a value of 85, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Survey respondents cited the COVID-19 pandemic as the main factor contributing to the contraction. Temporary and contract staffing jobs were down… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • ASA Employment & Sales Survey

    Staffing Employment Eased in 2019

    New Data From Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey ASA data show average weekly staffing employment increased 1.4% in 2018 before easing 4.1% in 2019. Annual temporary and contract staffing sales in 2019 totaled $136.7 billion, 1.3% less than the record high of $138.4 billion in 2018. During all of 2019, staffing companies hired… More ›

  • BLS Employment Situation

    BLS Employment Situation February 2020

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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, February 2020 Staffing employment for the week of Feb. 10–16 eased 0.34% from the prior week, decreasing for the fourth week in a row, according to the ASA Staffing Index. A few survey respondents cited temporary-to-hire conversions and the Presidents Day holiday as factors limiting growth. Staffing jobs were down… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • BLS Employment Situation

    BLS Employment Situation January 2020

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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, January 2019 Staffing jobs for the week of Jan. 6–12 surged 6.0% from the prior week, increasing to a value of 87, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Survey respondents cited the lingering effect of the holidays as a factor impeding further growth. Staffing employment was down 7.2% from the… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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