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  • Federal Reserve Beige Book

    Fed: Economy Continued To Grow Amid Hurricanes; Staffing Demand Mixed

    Economic activity increased across all 12 Federal Reserve districts, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on regional economies (known as the “beige book”). The pace of growth was split between modest and moderate. Employment growth was modest, and labor markets were tight. Employers in many districts struggled to find qualified workers, and these… More ›

  • News Release

    ASA Honors Best Social Responsibility Programs of the Year

    The World Employment Confederation Outlines Policy Recommendations to Reduce Disparity Between Global Supply and Demand, Leading to Better Functioning Labor Markets More ›

  • BLS Monthly

    BLS: Staffing Employment Up in September

    Moderate Growth Continues Despite Hurricane Activity Temporary help employment edged up 0.2% from August to September, and was 3.8% higher than in September 2016, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Year-to-year staffing job growth has averaged 4.1% per month in the first nine months of 2017, significantly… More ›

  • ASA Workforce Monitor

    ‘Skills Gap’ Is Unfamiliar to Americans

    Once Defined, Unknown Hits Home Half of Americans (50%) have never heard of the “skills gap,” according to the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey conducted online by Harris Poll. However, the unfamiliar becomes familiar when a definition of the term is offered. When provided with “the term ‘skills gap’ refers… More ›

  • News Release

    ASA Honors the Best of Member Firm Communications Programs With 2017 ASA Genius Awards

    The World Employment Confederation Outlines Policy Recommendations to Reduce Disparity Between Global Supply and Demand, Leading to Better Functioning Labor Markets More ›

  • ASA Staffing Index

    ASA Staffing Index Growth Continues in September

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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, September 2017 Staffing employment for the week of Sept. 11–17 surged to 97.26, according to the ASA Staffing Index, surpassing a value of 97 for the first time this year. Temporary and contract staffing employment was 1.46% higher than the prior week, with some survey respondents citing temporary-to-hire conversions and… More ›

  • News Release

    Davis Staffing Earns Safety Standard of Excellence Mark

    The World Employment Confederation Outlines Policy Recommendations to Reduce Disparity Between Global Supply and Demand, Leading to Better Functioning Labor Markets More ›

  • News Release

    Speech Language Pathologist Named National Staffing Employee of the Year

    American Staffing Association Also Selected All-Stars for Five Staffing Industry Sectors The American Staffing Association today announced that speech language pathologist Brittney Bourgeois is the 2018 National Staffing Employee of the Year. ASA also named National Staffing Employee of the Year All-Stars in the five staffing industry sectors. These announcements mark the beginning of National… More ›

    NSEY, All-Star
  • News Release

    Worker Safety Emphasized at Staffing World 2017

    The American Staffing Association will host several workplace safety-related sessions at Staffing World® 2017, Oct. 24‒26 in Chicago, continuing its concerted efforts to ensure that safety remains a top priority of the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. Wednesday, Oct. 25 “Trending Insights,” 11 a.m.‒12:30 p.m. Experts will explore workplace safety considerations during this roundtable… More ›

    worker safety
  • Federal Reserve Beige Book

    Fed: Modest to Moderate Economic Growth; Staffing Demand Mixed

    Economic activity expanded at a modest to moderate pace across all 12 Federal Reserve districts in July and August, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on regional economies (known as the “beige book”). Employment growth slowed some, ranging from a slight to a modest rate in most districts. Labor markets were tight, and… More ›

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