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  • 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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    New Assignments on the Rise ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, June 2021 Following two weeks of holiday-related declines, staffing employment for June 7–13 rebounded (+2.0%) from the prior week, according to the ASA Staffing Index. This week marks a 2021 high for the index, which reached a rounded value of 97. Staffing jobs were up… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • 2Q 2021 Revenue Expected to Rise 20% Staffing jobs declined 3.7% in the first quarter of 2021 from the same period in 2020, while temporary and contract staffing sales increased 5.2% year-to-year—totaling $33.8 billion in the first quarter of 2021. “Staffing firms are currently on the front lines helping America address a new crisis—millions of… More ›

  • BLS EMPLOYMENT SITUATION

    BLS Employment Situation May 2021

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    Slow But Relatively Steady Growth ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, May 2021 After five weeks of growth, staffing employment for the week of May 10–16 was unchanged (0.00%) from the prior week, holding at a rounded value of 95, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Staffing Jobs were up significantly (+57.3%) year-to-year and continue to… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • More than half of U.S. adults (54%) cite barriers preventing them from returning to “brick-and-mortar” work locations during the ongoing pandemic, according to results from the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® online survey conducted by The Harris Poll among 2,055 U.S. adults age 18 and older. There is also a divide about who to… More ›

  • BLS EMPLOYMENT SITUATION

    BLS Employment Situation April 2021

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    New Starts Tick Up ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, April 2021 Staffing employment for the week of April 12–18 rose 1.4% from the prior week, increasing to a rounded value of 94, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Although there were 55.9% more temporary and contract jobs compared with the same week in 2020, staffing… More ›

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

    BLS Employment Situation March 2021

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