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    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
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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
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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
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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
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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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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, December 2019 Staffing employment for the week of Dec. 9–15 ticked down 0.7% from the prior week, but remained at a rounded value of 97, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Staffing jobs were down 5.5% from the same week in 2018, and continue to lag behind levels seen in… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, November 2019 Staffing employment for the week of Nov. 11–17 was relatively unchanged from the prior week (+0.15%), holding at a value of 97, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Survey respondents cited the Veterans Day holiday as a factor that inhibited further growth. Year-to-year, staffing jobs were down 5.8%… More ›

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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, October 2019 Staffing jobs for the week of Oct. 7–13 changed little from the prior week (-0.05%), remaining at a value of 97 for five consecutive weeks, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Survey respondents cited school breaks and holidays as factors that limited growth. Staffing employment was 4.9% lower… More ›

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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, September 2019 Staffing jobs for the week of Sept. 9–15 surged 3.1% from the prior week to reach a value of 97 for the first time this year, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Some survey respondents cited the lingering impact of the Labor Day holiday, seasonal business fluctuations, and… More ›

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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, August 2019 Staffing jobs for the week of Aug. 12–18 edged down 0.5% from the prior week to a value of 95, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Some survey respondents cited school breaks, seasonal business fluctuations, and temporary-to-hire conversions as factors that hindered job growth. Temporary and contract staffing… More ›

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