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    Staffing employment eased to a rounded value of 104 in the week of April 11–17. Falling 1.0% from the previous week, the ASA Staffing Index dipped below 105 for the first time since early February. More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • The American Staffing Association has released new guidance aimed at helping staffing agencies and their clients stay informed about the risks of misclassifying workers—and encouraging enforcement action to investigate potentially unlawful practices. A growing number of app-based online job platforms that place health care workers may be avoiding payroll taxes and other employee-related costs by… More ›

    Topics: Classification, Safety
  • Q2 2022 Revenue Expected to Rise 10% U.S. staffing sales reached $37.4 billion—a new first-quarter high—while first-quarter staffing jobs grew 1.6% year-to-year, according to data released today by the American Staffing Association’s Staffing Employment and Sales survey. Overall, staffing companies employed an average of 2.7 million temporary and contract workers per week in the first quarter of… More ›

    Topics: Retention, Reporting, Research & Data
  • The American Staffing Association announced today that National Staffing Employee Week will take place from Sept. 12 through Sept. 18, 2022. National Staffing Employee Week celebrates the contributions of millions of individuals employed by U.S. staffing agencies each year. The week kicks off with the announcement of the 2023 National Staffing Employee of the Year,… More ›

    Topics: Leading People, Employee Engagement & Retention, Team Building, Leadership
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    Staffing employment eased to a rounded value of 104 in the week of April 11–17. Falling 1.0% from the previous week, the ASA Staffing Index dipped below 105 for the first time since early February. More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • The American Staffing Association and U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy formally renewed an alliance to focus on advancing the employment of people with disabilities. The signing of the alliance took place during the ASA Staffing Law Conference at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC. Since first signing an alliance in 2020,… More ›

    Topics: Culture, Accountability, Difficult Conversations, Diversity
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    Staffing employment eased to a rounded value of 104 in the week of April 11–17. Falling 1.0% from the previous week, the ASA Staffing Index dipped below 105 for the first time since early February. More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    New Assignments Down From Prior Week ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, March 2022 Staffing employment held at 106 in the week of March 7–13. Edging up 0.01% from the previous week, the ASA Staffing Index set a new first quarter record high as the measure continues to exceed levels typical for the early part of… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    Staffing Employment Surges in 2021

    Competition for Qualified Talent Heats Up The staffing industry continued recovering from the 2020 pandemic recession in 2021, as U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 2.7 million temporary and contract workers per week. While still below the 3.1 million average weekly workers before the pandemic in 2019, it represents a marked improvement over the… More ›

    Topics: Research & Data
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    New Assignments Up From Prior Week ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, February 2022 Staffing employment continued its first-quarter growth trend in the week of Feb. 7–13. The ASA Staffing Index rose 0.8% from the previous week, setting a new February record with a rounded value of 105. The measure continues at a level well ahead… More ›

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