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

    Topics: Rewards, Recognition & Incentives
  • 3Q20 Revenue Expectations Improve Staffing employment decreased 33.6% in the second quarter of 2020 compared with the same period in 2019—a historic year-to-year decline. “Amid government mandated business shutdowns, the staffing industry has played a critically important role in supplying essential workers whenever and wherever needed since the first days of the Covid-19 crisis,” said… More ›

  • Younger Generations Worry About Jobs, Older Generations About Cost Increases While all generations are worried on some level about the rising price of groceries and an increase in the overall cost of living, younger generations are more likely to have concerns about finding a job or needing new skills to land a job. “During this… More ›

    Topics: Employee Engagement & Retention
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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
  • The American Staffing Association is proud to announce it has joined the Women Business Collaborative Staffing Leadership Council as a founding member to accelerate diversity, equity, and inclusion in the staffing and recruiting industry. Other council partners include Staffing Industry Analysts, TechServe Alliance, and executive-level representatives of several staffing and recruiting agencies. The WBC Staffing… More ›

  • Tools to Help Employers Promote Worker Safety Amid Covid-19 The American Staffing Association announces new resources to help businesses return safely back to work at “brick-and-mortar” job sites as the nation continues to navigate Covid-19. The resources, available via the new ASA Safely Back to Work microsite, are applicable to all employers—not just staffing agencies—and… More ›

    Topics: Employee Engagement & Retention
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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
  • More than three-quarters of employed U.S. adults (79%) are satisfied with their employers’ pandemic-related return-to-work plans, according to the results of the latest  American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® online survey conducted by The Harris Poll. Eight in 10 men (83%) compared to seven in 10 women (74%) are satisfied with such plans, while generations also… More ›

    Topics: Employee Engagement & Retention
  • The World Employment Confederation Outlines Policy Recommendations to Reduce Disparity Between Global Supply and Demand, Leading to Better Functioning Labor Markets More ›

    Topics: Leading People, Conferences

ASA Workforce MonitorMore than three-quarters of employed U.S. adults (79%) are satisfied with their employers’ pandemic-related return-to-work plans. Download the infographic »

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