Online Community

ASA Central

A dynamic online community for ASA members to exchange ideas and best practices, and connect with industry peers in their sector. Visit the site ›
Find Goods & Services

ASA Marketplace

This powerful online resource enables staffing companies to find and access industry supplier information, products and services. Visit the site ›
Daily Publication

Staffing Today Newsletter

Your #1 daily source for news about the workforce industry. With versions available to members and nonmembers. Visit the site ›
Health Care Reform

Affordable Care Act Resources for Staffing

Up-to-date news, resources, interactive tools, and more—all focused on helping ASA members comply with the ACA. Visit the site ›
Advertisers & Exhibitors

Staffing Industry Suppliers

ASA has numerous and diverse marketing opportunities available to help you reach the rapidly growing staffing industry. Visit the site ›
Exclusive Products

ASA Store

From certification packages and study guides to marketing tools and data reports, ASA resources add value to your business. Visit the site ›

TrueBlue Reports Third Quarter Results

TrueBlue News Release (10/23/13)

TrueBlue Inc. reported revenue of $451 million in the third quarter of 2013, up 19% from $379 million in last year’s third quarter. It also reported net income of $19 million, up 33% from $14.3 million in the third quarter of 2012.

“This quarter’s results reflect the successful execution of our growth strategies, which include blending strong organic growth with acquisitions that increase our share of the blue collar job market,” TrueBlue’s chief executive officer, Steve Cooper, said. “In addition to the strong organic revenue growth we have achieved so far this year, the acquisitions we closed in 2013 will add approximately $300 million of go-forward annual revenue.”

On Assignment Reports Third Quarter Results

On Assignment Inc. News Release (10/23/13)

On Assignment Inc. reported revenues of $432.2 million in the third quarter of 2013, up 15.4% from $374.5 million in the third quarter of 2012. Its net income was $20.2 million, up 30.3% from $15.5 million in the year-ago quarter.

The company also reported revenues of $246.4 million for its Apex business, up 21.6% from $202.7 million; $100 million for its Oxford business, up 13.6% from $88 million; $44.1 million for its life sciences segment, up 8.6% from $40.6 million; $26.2 million for its physician segment, down 4.7% from $27.5 million; and $15.5 million for its health care segment, down 0.6% from $15.6 million.

More Americans Than Forecast Filed Jobless Claims

Bloomberg (10/24/13) Michelle Jamrisko

More Americans filed for unemployment claims last week than was forecasted. Jobless claims dropped by 12,000 to 350,000 in the week ended Oct. 19, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg had predicted a drop to 340,000. The less volatile four-week moving average of claims increased to 348,250 from 337,500.

Find What You Need for Your Business—Shop the ASA Marketplace

The ASA Marketplace has been getting rave reviews from staffing professionals looking to purchase products and services for their companies.

Unlike any online resource of its kind, the content-rich, user-friendly ASA Marketplace features one-click access to supplier company news releases, allows searches by industry sector, delivers geographical search capabilities for firms with multiple locations, and much more.

Shop the ASA Marketplace—your No. 1 source for suppliers to the staffing industry. Suppliers interested in getting listed or advertising should contact Antoinette Dixon at 703-253-1142.