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  • The American Staffing Association today released this statement to the news media from Edward A. Lenz, Esq., senior legal counsel: Temporary employees of staffing agencies have been on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic since its first days helping to ensure the flow of essential goods and services, including vital health care services to… More ›

    Topics: Safety, Staffing Laws & Regulations, Staffing Specific Laws
  • The American Staffing Association today released this statement to the news media from Richard Wahlquist, president and chief executive officer: The reprehensible and violent assault on the U.S. Capitol runs counter to the foundations of our democracy and the principles of our Constitution. One of those principles is the right to peaceful protest but those… More ›

    Topics: Compliance & Risk Management
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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
  • 4Q20 Revenue Expected to Decline 7% Staffing employment decreased 33.6% in the second quarter of 2020 compared with the same period in 2019—a historic year-to-year decline. Staffing employment decreased 23.5% in the third quarter of 2020 from the same period in 2019. Although a historic year-to-year decline for the third quarter, the gap narrowed as… More ›

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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
  • Eight in 10 job candidates (80%), both active and passive seekers, foresee working for a new company in the next 12 months—despite, or possibly due to, the economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.—according to the 2020 Candidate Sentiment Study by the American Staffing Association and its corporate research partner, ClearlyRated. This… More ›

    Topics: Employee Engagement & Retention
  • The members of the American Staffing Association elected individuals to serve three-year terms on the ASA board of directors at the annual membership meeting during Staffing World®, the ASA annual convention and expo, held virtually last week. The board elected a new slate of officers: Joyce Russell, Adecco Group US Foundation, chair W. Benjamin “Ben”… More ›

    Topics: Compliance & Risk Management, Reporting, Notices
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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
  • The American Staffing Association today announced that Scott Bicksler, lead safety manager with Aerotek in Rockford, IL, is the 2020 ASA Volunteer of the Year. Bicksler was honored during Staffing World®, the association’s annual convention and expo, a virtual event in 2020, Oct. 19‒22. The ASA Volunteer of the Year program, launched in 2016, recognizes… More ›

    Topics: Compliance & Risk Management, Reporting, Notices
  • The American Staffing Association today announced that former, long-term ManpowerGroup executive Jeffrey Joerres is the newest inductee into its Leadership Hall of Fame—created in 1985 to recognize outstanding contribution and dedicated service to ASA and the staffing and recruiting industry. Joerres was celebrated at Staffing World®, the association’s annual convention and expo, a virtual event… More ›

    Topics: Compliance & Risk Management, Reporting, Notices
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