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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  • Who’s to Blame For The Skills Gap? The vast majority of Americans say that institutions—schools, employers, and governments—all share responsibility for the skills gap in the U.S. However, individual accountability is also a top factor contributing to this challenge. Read the full news release » View and download a summary of survey results » More ›

    Workforce Monitor, infographics, research, The Skills Gap
    Topics: Skills Gap
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    Oct 25, 2017
    Topics: Skills Gap
  • ‘Skills Gap’ Is Unfamiliar to Americans This American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor survey reveals American perspectives on the skills gap, including familiarity as well as effects of the challenge personally and in the workplace. Read the full news release » View and download a summary of survey results » More ›

    Workforce Monitor, infographics, research, The Skills Gap
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    Highlights ASA continues to hear from members about the effect of the “skills gap” and the resulting difficulty in finding qualified entry-level candidates. That is why the association has formed a partnership with Jobs for America’s Graduates, a nonprofit organization that works to connect employers with disadvantaged young people who have mastered the JAG employability… More ›

    1.0 Passive CE Oct 28, 2014
    Topics: Skills Gap
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