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  • News Release

    Bilingual Call Center Representative Is National Staffing Employee of the Year

    American Staffing Association Also Selected All-Stars in Industry Sectors The American Staffing Association today announced that Violeta “Shaya” De Oleo Medina is the 2019 National Staffing Employee of the Year. ASA also named National Staffing Employee of the Year All-Stars in the five staffing and recruiting industry sectors. These announcements mark the beginning of National… More ›

  • ASA Elevate Awards

    American Staffing Association Honors Most Outstanding Work-Based Learning Programs in Staffing and Recruiting Industry

    The American Staffing Association today announced the winners of the 2018 ASA Elevate Awards. This new professional recognition program celebrates the most innovative and effective work-based learning programs designed specifically for temporary and contract employees. Aquent, “Aquent Gymnasium” Aquent Gymnasium offers free online courses on web development, design, user experience, and content creation to students… More ›

  • Federal Reserve Beige Book

    Fed: Moderate Economic Growth; Strong Staffing Demand

    The economy expanded at a moderate pace through the end of August, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on regional economies (known as the “beige book”). Employment and wages continued to grow at a modest to moderate pace, even as labor market tightness persisted. Businesses in some districts increasingly added benefits—such as vacation… More ›

  • ASA Employment & Sales Survey

    Staffing Employment at 18-Year High for Second Quarter

    New Data From Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.2 million temporary and contract workers per week in the second quarter of 2018, according to data released today by the American Staffing Association—the greatest number for any second quarter since 2000. Staffing employment increased 2.3% in the… More ›

  • ASA Genius Awards

    American Staffing Association Honors Best Communications and Marketing Programs of the Year in Staffing and Recruiting Industry

    The American Staffing Association recognized member staffing agencies with ASA Genius Awards for the most outstanding marketing, advertising, multimedia, and public relations campaigns and products of the year. The winning entries will be featured in a cutting-edge, interactive display at Staffing World® 2018, the ASA annual convention and expo, Oct. 16-18 in metro Washington, DC…. More ›

  • Monthly Jobs Report

    BLS: Staffing Employment Grows in August

    Up 2.9% From a Year Ago Temporary help employment grew 0.3% from July to August, adding 10,000 jobs over the month, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Staffing employment was 2.9% higher than in August 2017. Year-to-year staffing job growth has averaged 3.4% per month in the… More ›

  • ASA Regional Events

    Staffing and Recruiting Industry Symposium in Seattle on Sept. 18

    Staffing and recruiting professionals and industry suppliers doing business in Washington are invited to attend the third annual American Staffing Association Washington Staffing Symposium. This event will deliver content focused on emerging industry trends, challenges, and opportunities for staffing and recruiting agencies operating in the state. Event: ASA Washington Staffing Symposium Date: Sept. 18, 8… More ›

  • ASA Staffing Index

    ASA Staffing Index Continues at Record High Levels


    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, August 2018 The ASA Staffing Index for the week of Aug. 6–12 strengthened by 0.7% to a rounded value of 101—the third consecutive week the index has reached record highs for their comparable weeks. This also marks the first time the index has reached a rounded figure of 101 before… More ›

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  • News Release

    ASA Partners With OSHA on Safe + Sound Week 2018

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

  • ASA Workforce Monitor

    Apprenticeships Make People More Job-Ready Than College

    A majority of Americans (62%) agree that apprenticeships—or “earn while learning” vocational opportunities—make people more employable than going to college, according to the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults conducted online by The Harris Poll. About seven in 10 U.S. adults say learning a specific… More ›

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