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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
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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
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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
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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
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    New Starts Decrease ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, March 2021 Staffing employment for the week of March 8–14 was relatively unchanged (+0.05%) from the prior week, according to the ASA Staffing Index, yet there were 11.2% more staffing jobs compared with the same week in 2020. The ongoing effects of Covid-19 were mentioned as a… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    New Starts Also Increase ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, February 2021 Staffing employment for the week of Feb. 8–14 was up 0.8% from the prior week, according to the ASA Staffing Index. There were 3.2% more staffing jobs compared with the same week of 2020—the first week-six advance in three years. Temporary-to-hire conversions, inclement weather,… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    New Starts Down ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, January 2021 Staffing employment for the week of Jan. 11–17 was up 2.8% from the prior week, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Staffing jobs appear to have rebounded from the December holidays and are at a solid level thus far in 2021—nearly 1% above week two… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    New Starts Down ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, December 2020 Staffing employment for the week of Dec. 7–13 edged up 0.4% from the prior week, according to the ASA Staffing Index. This week marks a 2020 high for staffing jobs, with the index reaching an unrounded value of 91 for the first time this year…. More ›

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