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  • More than six out of 10 U.S. adults with children under the age of 18 (62%) believe their child care and virtual schooling duties during the Covid-19 pandemic have negatively affected their ability to get ahead in their job or career, according to results from the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® online survey conducted… More ›

    Topics: Prioritization & Time Management, Emotional Intelligence (Stress Mgmt.)
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    New Assignments Surge ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, July 2021 After two weeks of holiday-related declines, the ASA Staffing Index for July 12–18 rebounded (+3.9%) from the prior week—reaching a rounded value of 97. Despite the recovery, many staffing firms cited the ongoing effects of Covid-19 as a factor limiting further employment growth. Staffing jobs… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • The American Staffing Association today announced its participation in Business Action for Childhood Vaccinations, an initiative launched by the Health Action Alliance, bringing together a broad coalition of business and health organizations to support working parents who wish to vaccinate their children against Covid-19 and other diseases. Comprised of more than two dozen national business… More ›

    Topics: Safety, Staffing Laws & Regulations, Staffing Specific Laws
  • The American Staffing Association and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) are pleased to announce a five-year partnership agreement to advance the protection of temporary workers. The new partnership will ensure the promotion of best practices, support the application of research to practice,… More ›

    Topics: Work/Life Balance, Safety
  • The American Staffing Association today announced that National Recruiting Consultants founder and chief executive officer DeLibra Wesley is the newest appointee to its board of directors. Before founding National Recruiting Consultants, which focuses on staffing in K-12 special education departments, Wesley was a fixture in the health care staffing industry for nearly two decades, eventually… More ›

    Topics: Compliance & Risk Management, Reporting, Notices
  • Majority Says Employees Are Entitled to Co-Workers’ Vaccination Status Nearly six in 10 U.S. adults (57%) believe employees should be required to wear a mask when working at an on-site work location, even after being vaccinated for Covid-19, according to results from the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® online survey conducted from June 10–14… More ›

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    New Assignments on the Rise ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, June 2021 Following two weeks of holiday-related declines, staffing employment for June 7–13 rebounded (+2.0%) from the prior week, according to the ASA Staffing Index. This week marks a 2021 high for the index, which reached a rounded value of 97. Staffing jobs were up… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • 2Q 2021 Revenue Expected to Rise 20% Staffing jobs declined 3.7% in the first quarter of 2021 from the same period in 2020, while temporary and contract staffing sales increased 5.2% year-to-year—totaling $33.8 billion in the first quarter of 2021. “Staffing firms are currently on the front lines helping America address a new crisis—millions of… More ›

  • The American Staffing Association today announced a partnership with the National Safety Council to highlight and promote temporary and contract worker health and safety during the 25th annual National Safety Month. Throughout the month of June, ASA will share tips and best practices to help members and stakeholders ensure workplace safety and contain the spread… More ›

    Topics: Compliance & Risk Management, Reporting, Notices
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    Slow But Relatively Steady Growth ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, May 2021 After five weeks of growth, staffing employment for the week of May 10–16 was unchanged (0.00%) from the prior week, holding at a rounded value of 95, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Staffing Jobs were up significantly (+57.3%) year-to-year and continue to… More ›

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