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  • As part of its efforts to lead employer vaccine literacy in the staffing and recruiting industry, the American Staffing Association accepted the Business Partners to CONVINCE Global Covid-19 Workplace Challenge. The challenge was launched last month to promote Covid-19 vaccine acceptance among private sector employers and workers. ASA and other members of the Business Partners… More ›

    COVID19
    Topics: Leading People, Trust, Leadership, Safety
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    New Starts Decrease ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, March 2021 Staffing employment for the week of March 8–14 was relatively unchanged (+0.05%) from the prior week, according to the ASA Staffing Index, yet there were 11.2% more staffing jobs compared with the same week in 2020. The ongoing effects of Covid-19 were mentioned as a… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • Launches Vaccine Literacy Web Microsite for Employers As part of efforts to lead the U.S. staffing and recruiting industry’s response to the pandemic, the American Staffing Association this week launched a Covid-19 vaccine literacy microsite. The site provides a variety of resources all employers—not just staffing agencies—can use to engage and educate their workforces about… More ›

    Topics: Safety, Staffing Laws & Regulations, Staffing Specific Laws
  • The industry began to rebound, with average weekly staffing employment increasing from 2.1 million in the second quarter to 2.3 million in the third quarter (+14.4%); climbing further to 2.8 million in the fourth quarter (+18.8%). Temporary and contract staffing sales followed similar patterns. Throughout 2020, U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 2.5 million… More ›

  • The 2021 ASA Staffing Law Conference, to be held virtually April 29–30, will address the most critical legal issues specific to the U.S. staffing and recruiting industry, including those resulting from the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. New this year, the conference will feature Super Sessions—deeper dives into timely legal topics allowing more time for discussion. The… More ›

    Topics: OSHA, Staffing Laws & Regulations, Staffing Specific Laws
  • Standout Staffing Companies Receive National Recognition The American Staffing Association is now accepting submissions for its prestigious awards programs—National Staffing Employee of the Year, ASA Care Awards, and ASA Elevate Awards. There are no fees to enter and online submissions are due May 1. As the voice of the U.S staffing and recruiting industry, ASA… More ›

    Topics: Leading People, Employee Engagement & Retention, Team Building
  • Results of Initial Survey on Industry Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Released The American Staffing Association, in proud partnership with the Women Business Collaborative staffing leadership council, announces the results of the first survey on diversity, inclusion, and equity in the U.S. staffing and recruiting industry. The study, which queried executives in 489 companies, found, in… More ›

    Topics: Leading People, Team Building, Culture
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    New Starts Also Increase ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, February 2021 Staffing employment for the week of Feb. 8–14 was up 0.8% from the prior week, according to the ASA Staffing Index. There were 3.2% more staffing jobs compared with the same week of 2020—the first week-six advance in three years. Temporary-to-hire conversions, inclement weather,… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • Presentation Proposal Submission Deadline Is March 22 The American Staffing Association launched its call for presenters for Staffing World® 2021, the ASA annual convention and expo, which takes place Sept. 28–30 in Denver. The deadline for all Staffing World presentation proposals is Monday, March 22. Experts in the staffing and recruiting industry, as well as… More ›

    Topics: Presentation
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    New Starts Down ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, January 2021 Staffing employment for the week of Jan. 11–17 was up 2.8% from the prior week, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Staffing jobs appear to have rebounded from the December holidays and are at a solid level thus far in 2021—nearly 1% above week two… More ›

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