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  • BLS Employment Situation

    BLS Employment Situation September 2021

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    New Assignments on the Rise ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, September 2021 Staffing employment for the week of Sept. 6–12, which included the Labor Day holiday, edged up 0.92% from the prior week—with the ASA Staffing index returning to this year’s highest value of 98. Not surprisingly, many survey respondents mentioned the holiday as the… More ›

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

    Staffing Employment Edges Down in Second Quarter

    Strays From Seasonal Growth Trend The gap between quarter-to-quarter sales growth and a contraction in staffing employment is more than six percentage points—significantly higher than the average of two percentage points since ASA began tracking quarterly metrics in 1992. Notable differences between changes in staffing sales and employment typically occur during times of economic uncertainty…. More ›

  • BLS Employment Situation

    BLS Employment Situation August 2021

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    Moderate Gains in New Assignments ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, August 2021 Staffing jobs for the week of Aug. 9–15 edged up 0.4% from the previous week, with the ASA Staffing Index holding at this year’s highest value of 98. Average week-to-week staffing employment growth has held steady since the beginning of June, with exception… More ›

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

    BLS Employment Situation July 2021

  • More than six out of 10 U.S. adults with children under the age of 18 (62%) believe their child care and virtual schooling duties during the Covid-19 pandemic have negatively affected their ability to get ahead in their job or career, according to results from the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® online survey conducted… More ›

    Topics: Prioritization & Time Management, Emotional Intelligence (Stress Mgmt.)
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    New Assignments Surge ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, July 2021 After two weeks of holiday-related declines, the ASA Staffing Index for July 12–18 rebounded (+3.9%) from the prior week—reaching a rounded value of 97. Despite the recovery, many staffing firms cited the ongoing effects of Covid-19 as a factor limiting further employment growth. Staffing jobs… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • BLS EMPLOYMENT SITUATION

    BLS Employment Situation June 2021

  • Majority Says Employees Are Entitled to Co-Workers’ Vaccination Status Nearly six in 10 U.S. adults (57%) believe employees should be required to wear a mask when working at an on-site work location, even after being vaccinated for Covid-19, according to results from the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® online survey conducted from June 10–14… More ›

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