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Don’t Miss Tomorrow’s Virtual Event for Women Leaders in Staffing

There’s an exclusive virtual event happening tomorrow focused on strategies for helping women in staffing flourish in their careers. The half-day event takes place May 20 from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

Attend interactive sessions led by Teresa Carroll, Joanie Courtney, and Kelly Irons, then take advantage of an opportunity to network virtually with other women in the industry.

Learn more and register at

This Week, ASA Is Getting Silly for a Serious Cause

ASA will again this year support Red Nose Day, which takes place this Thursday, May 21. The association encourages members to have fun, come together, and make a difference in the lives of children in need in the U.S. and abroad.

The staff at ASA headquarters will be participating virtually, and ASA member companies are invited to join in the fun on ASA Central and social media—digital red noses can be purchased this year at

On Thursday, post your photo or video on ASA Central, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn using the #ASACares hashtag. The company with the most photos and videos, and highest number of engagements, will earn a donation to Comic Relief in its name and will be spotlighted by ASA. Be sure to use the hashtag, and tag ASA on social media, so that your posts and photos can be tallied.

Free ASA Webinar Next Week—Video Interviewing Technologies

Several tools already exist that enable staffing companies to interview candidates remotely. Learn about the features that make certain video platforms powerful as recruiting tools during the second ASA Staffing Tech Insights webinar of 2020, “Getting the Most Out of Video Interviewing During the Pandemic.” It takes place Thursday, May 28, 2:30–3:30 p.m. Eastern time.

All ASA webinars are free for ASA members, and most qualify for continuing education hours toward ASA certification renewal. To learn more and to register, visit

ASA Provides Comprehensive Example of How to Calculate PPP Loan Forgiveness

In the May 18 edition of Staffing Today, ASA published an issue paper prepared by its outside counsel that provides a detailed explanation of the new Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application for businesses that take loans under the Paycheck Protection Program of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

The paper has been updated to include a comprehensive example, based on the application form and instructions, illustrating how the various loan forgiveness calculations are made.