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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, June 2020 Staffing employment for the week of June 8–14 rose 2.5% from the prior week, increasing to a value of 67 and rebounding above the Great Recession trough of 66, according to the ASA Staffing Index. While the index has climbed for the past seven consecutive weeks, staffing jobs… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, May 2020 Staffing jobs for the week of May 11–17 increased 1.2% from the prior week, ticking up to a rounded value of 61, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Although staffing employment was down 36.0% year-to-year, this marks the third consecutive week that the index has advanced amidst the… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, April 2020 Staffing jobs for the week of April 6–12 contracted 4.9% from the prior week, decreasing to a rounded value of 62, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Not surprisingly, survey respondents continue to mention the COVID-19 pandemic as the predominant factor for the decline. Year-to-year, staffing employment was… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, March 2020 Staffing employment for the week of March 9–15 eased 0.6% from the prior week, edging down to a value of 85, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Survey respondents cited the COVID-19 pandemic as the main factor contributing to the contraction. Temporary and contract staffing jobs were down… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, February 2020 Staffing employment for the week of Feb. 10–16 eased 0.34% from the prior week, decreasing for the fourth week in a row, according to the ASA Staffing Index. A few survey respondents cited temporary-to-hire conversions and the Presidents Day holiday as factors limiting growth. Staffing jobs were down… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, January 2019 Staffing jobs for the week of Jan. 6–12 surged 6.0% from the prior week, increasing to a value of 87, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Survey respondents cited the lingering effect of the holidays as a factor impeding further growth. Staffing employment was down 7.2% from the… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, December 2019 Staffing employment for the week of Dec. 9–15 ticked down 0.7% from the prior week, but remained at a rounded value of 97, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Staffing jobs were down 5.5% from the same week in 2018, and continue to lag behind levels seen in… More ›

    Topics: Business Management & Administration, Workforce Management, Skills Gap
  • More than half of Americans (54%) agree that employable adults aren’t working today because they don’t possess the skills they need for the jobs they want, according to the results of a new American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey conducted online by The Harris Poll. The other top reasons Americans believe job seekers can’t find… More ›

    Topics: Skills Gap
  • Outlined Measures Company Is Undertaking to Assess, Train Its Temporary Workforce Kelly McCreight, president and chief executive officer of Hamilton-Ryker, a staffing and recruiting agency headquartered in Nashville, TN, this morning testified on behalf of the American Staffing Association during a hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax,… More ›

    Topics: Skills Gap
  • Kelly McCreight, president and chief executive officer of Hamilton-Ryker, a staffing and recruiting agency headquartered in Nashville, TN, will testify on behalf of the American Staffing Association later this week during a hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access. The hearing will examine the current… More ›

    Topics: Skills Gap
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