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    Staffing Index Over 100 for Ninth Consecutive Week ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, November 2021 Staffing employment for the week of Nov. 8–14 grew 0.5% from the prior week, bringing the ASA Staffing Index to a rounded value of 108—a new record high. The index has now maintained a value of 100 or greater for… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • The American Staffing Association released the following statement in celebration of National Apprenticeship Week. “Apprenticeships serve as important and proven tools that allow workers to earn and learn while advancing their skills and their employability,” said Richard Wahlquist, president and chief executive officer of ASA. “Each year, staffing companies across the country work with client… More ›

    Topics: Leading People, Rewards, Recognition & Incentives
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    Staffing Index Over 100 for Fifth Consecutive Week ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, October 2021 Staffing employment for the week of Oct. 11–17 edged up 0.2% from the prior week—bringing the ASA Staffing Index to a rounded value of 105. This marks the fifth consecutive week that the index has maintained a value over 100…. More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • Randstad North America’s Elliott Elected as Chairman The American Staffing Association today announced the 2022 slate of officers for its board of directors. The slate was recently voted on by the board during its meeting at Staffing World®, the ASA annual convention and expo. The officers elected for 2022 are Chairman: W. Benjamin “Ben” Elliott,… More ›

    Topics: Leading People
  • The American Staffing Association announced today that senior manager for member engagement Haley Jones, CAE, has been named to Association Forum’s 40 under 40 list for 2021. Association Forum’s 40 under 40 program recognizes outstanding association and nonprofit professionals for their accomplishments, commitment to the industry, leadership skills, and continued potential. Jones has played an… More ›

    Topics: Leading People, Rewards, Recognition & Incentives
  • The American Staffing Association has announced that Kelly Verberg has been promoted to senior vice president and chief membership officer, and Toby Malara has also been promoted to vice president, government relations. Verberg has general management responsibilities with principal oversight of the association’s membership recruitment, retention, and member engagement functions. Upon joining ASA in 1992,… More ›

    Topics: Leading People, Team Building
  • The American Staffing Association has announced that AMN Healthcare’s Kerry Sirkka of San Diego, CA, has been named the 2021 ASA Volunteer of the Year. Sirkka was honored during Staffing World®, the association’s annual convention and expo, held this year in Denver. Sirkka is in her sixth year of volunteering for ASA. She currently serves… More ›

    Topics: Leading People, Employee Engagement & Retention, Team Building
  • The ASA Leadership Hall of Fame was created in 1985 to recognize outstanding individual contributions made through dedicated service to ASA and the staffing and recruiting industry. For 40 years, Taylor has played a key role in the development and implementation of what has become one of the most comprehensive programs of insurance for the… More ›

    Topics: Leading People, Employee Engagement & Retention, Team Building
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    New Assignments on the Rise ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, September 2021 Staffing employment for the week of Sept. 6–12, which included the Labor Day holiday, edged up 0.92% from the prior week—with the ASA Staffing index returning to this year’s highest value of 98. Not surprisingly, many survey respondents mentioned the holiday as the… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • “All across the country, staffing companies are giving back and making a real difference in the lives of millions of people and for the communities in which they live,” said Richard Wahlquist, ASA president and chief executive officer. “Once again this year, our ASA Care Award winners are creating a positive impact at all levels… More ›

    Topics: Leading People, Employee Engagement & Retention, Team Building
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