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  • Aug. 25, 1–2 p.m. Eastern Register now Who Should Attend This opportunity is available to THRIVE2021 attendees only. Highlights This is a moment of extraordinary opportunity for those who choose to seize it. A new future demands a new kind of leadership; it is a time that calls for agility, adaptability, and boldly moving to… More ›

  • Why do you choose one restaurant over another? It’s likely not the price—or at least not just the price—because most restaurants charge about the same as their competition. Location probably factors into your decision, although restaurants tend to set up in areas where there are a variety of dining options. It’s probably not even the… More ›

    Topics: Safety
  • When communicating with employees about Covid-19 vaccination, firms should: Provide clear, thorough, and correct information about vaccination. Misinformation not only threatens vaccination efforts, but also undermines public trust in vaccines. While geared to essential workers, the CDC has put together a Covid-19 vaccine toolkit to help employers educate employees, including materials for communicating with employees… More ›

    Topics: Safety
  • While the start of 2021 ushered in plenty of change in Washington, DC, the same could not be said when it came to state capitols across the country. On the federal level, president Joe Biden took the oath of office on Jan. 20, giving Democrats control of the White House and Congress for the first… More ›

    Topics: Employment Law, Safety
  • More than a year has passed since the Covid-19 pandemic turned the world upside down, with stay-at-home orders and business closures disrupting industries in all sectors of the economy, precipitating a widespread adoption of remote work. Now, with increasing vaccine availability helping to curb the epidemic in the U.S., there is hope that we will… More ›

    Topics: Technology, Research & Data
  • In the world of digital design, UX is short for user experience. UX assessment questions may include: How easy is it for the user to navigate and learn from the website or mobile app? How intuitive is the interface? How appealing is the overall experience? Among many factors, UX measures and assesses how easy and… More ›

    Topics: Recruiting & Retention of Field Talent
  • As the chief executive officer of a company that links staffing agencies to job seekers nationwide, Eric Gregg knew the industry needed to be more focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. But the pandemic and subsequent protests over racial and social justice, combined with the timely prodding of a new staff member, prompted Gregg and… More ›

    Topics: Culture, Business Management & Administration, Diversity, Compliance & Risk Management, Employment Law
  • The Essential Elements of Staffing Technology—it’s a long name for a simple solution. This resource, designed specifically for staffing and recruiting firms, is a color-coded graphic that maps out an ecosystem of tech solutions companies. Each year, ASA partners with New York City-based Talent Tech Labs to provide an updated ecosystem of companies, so that… More ›

    Topics: Technology, Research & Data
  • The impact of the persisting pandemic has been felt far and wide, most notably relative to the labor market and the resulting strain on the economy. While there are no crystal balls and forecasts are changing constantly based on pandemic “what if” scenarios, growth-focused company leaders cannot afford to pause planning for business recovery, expansion,… More ›

    Topics: Culture, Internal Hiring & Onboarding, Business Management & Administration, Research & Data
  • At the American Staffing Association’s request, on Jan. 19 the U.S. Department of Labor issued opinion letter FLSA2021-6, affirming that the Fair Labor Standards Act’s “retail or service establishment” overtime exemption can apply to staffing firms. This opinion represents a major win for the industry, and a departure from the agency’s prior position that staffing… More ›

    Topics: Compliance & Risk Management, Employment Law, Staffing Laws & Regulations
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