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  • 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 ›

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    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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  • Up 3.3% From a Year Ago Temporary help employment grew robustly, adding 28,000 jobs over the month of July, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Staffing employment increased 0.9% from June to July and was 3.3% higher than in July 2017. Year-to-year staffing job growth has averaged… More ›

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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, July 2018 The ASA Staffing Index for the week of July 9–15 jumped 6.7% to a rounded value of 98, bouncing back from last week’s holiday dip to a historically high level for the 28th week of the year. Temporary and contract staffing employment was 2.9% higher than the same… More ›

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  • Economic activity continued to expand across the U.S., according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on regional economies (known as the “beige book”), with most districts reporting moderate or modest growth. Employment and wages rose at a modest to moderate pace, but districts reported that tight labor markets and the inability to find workers… More ›

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  • Up 3.2% From a Year Ago Temporary help employment edged up 0.3% from May to June, and was 3.2% higher than in June 2017, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Year-to-year staffing job growth has averaged 3.6% per month in the first six months of 2018, significantly… More ›

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    ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, June 2018 The ASA Staffing Index for the week of June 11–17 rose 0.6% to a rounded value of 98—the strongest reading for the 24th week of the year since 2007, right before the Great Recession. Staffing employment was 1.3% higher than the same week last year, with some survey… More ›

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  • In October 2017, the American Staffing Association unveiled the Essential Elements of Staffing Technology—an integrated ecosystem map that will change how companies tackle tech. This resource is based on research and analysis conducted by Talent Tech Labs, a New York City-based organization that engages in investigation, research, validation, and acceleration of talent acquisition, to develop… More ›

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  • New Data From Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.10 million temporary and contract workers per week in the first quarter of 2018, according to data released today by the American Staffing Association—the greatest number for any first quarter since reporting for the ASA Staffing Employment and… More ›

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  • In a highly anticipated measure of the “gig economy,” the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today issued a news release on its May 2017 survey of Contingent and Alternative Employment Arrangements, which was last conducted in February 2005. Its conclusion? Contingent work declined over that 12-year span. Moreover, contingent work has declined since the 1995… More ›

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