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    New Starts Continue Upward Trend ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, November 2020 Staffing employment for the week of Nov. 9–15 edged up 0.4% from the prior week, holding at a value of 88 despite the Veterans Day holiday, according to the ASA Staffing Index. November marks a ten-month high for staffing jobs, as the index… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    New Starts Pick Up Pace ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, October 2020 Staffing employment for the week of Oct. 12–18 expanded 2.0% from the prior week, increasing to a rounded value of 85, according to the ASA Staffing Index. This week marks the largest week-to-week increase for the comparative week since the inception of the… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    New Starts Down Due to Labor Day ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, September 2020 Staffing employment for the week of Sept. 7–13 was relatively unchanged (-0.02%) from the prior week, holding at a value of 78, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Several survey respondents mentioned the Labor Day holiday and temporary-to-hire conversions as factors… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    New Assignments on the Rise ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, August 2020 Staffing jobs for the week of Aug. 10–16 edged up 0.7% from the prior week, holding at a value of 75, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Week-to-week staffing employment growth has been steady over the past three months, with the exception of… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, July 2020 Staffing employment for the week of July 6–12 grew 2.2% from the prior week, increasing to a rounded value of 70 and offsetting last week’s holiday decline, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Survey respondents cited the lingering effects of the Independence Day holiday as well as continued… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, June 2020 Staffing employment for the week of June 8–14 rose 2.5% from the prior week, increasing to a value of 67 and rebounding above the Great Recession trough of 66, according to the ASA Staffing Index. While the index has climbed for the past seven consecutive weeks, staffing jobs… More ›

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