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Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Avoiding Antitrust Violations

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “Antitrust Enforcement Developments—What Employers Need to Know,” 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. The U.S. Department of Justice recently bringing criminal charges against companies for antitrust violations, so staffing firms and other companies need to ensure they have effective compliance programs. Find out which antitrust laws affect staffing firms and how to improve compliance in employment practices. Sponsored by Essential StaffCARE.

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 americanstaffing.net.

Get Tips for Taking On a Challenge in Staffing Success Magazine

Beginning a term as chair of the ASA board of directors in 2020 requires a leader to face unique challenges. In the November–December issue of Staffing Success magazine, meet Joyce Russell—president of the Adecco Group US Foundation—and see how her approach to taking on challenge makes her the perfect person for the job.

Access the current issue and back issues of Staffing Success, and other ASA digital publications, at americanstaffing.net/digital.

Find Out What Candidates Are Looking For

What makes job candidates decide to leave a job? What do they think about staffing agencies? How do job seekers look for jobs? Find out what prospective employees are thinking—get the new ASA Candidate Sentiment Study. The report includes data from job seekers within different generations, industry sectors, races/ethnicities, and genders.

The ASA Candidate Sentiment Study is available for purchase now, and ASA members receive a discount. Get more information at americanstaffing.net/candidate-sentiment-study.

Job Seekers Are Looking—Will They Work With You?

The new Candidate Sentiment Study from ASA reveals a sense of optimism about employment and job-related opportunities as the nation continues to fight Covid-19. The data from the survey indicate that both active and passive job seekers expect to be working for a new company in the next 12 months. Get those candidates to work with your firm—use the findings detailed in the study report to plan now for a successful 2021.

The report is available for purchase now, and ASA members receive a discount. Get more information at americanstaffing.net/candidate-sentiment-study.

Learn About the Top 10 Staffing Trends for 2021 in Staffing Success Magazine

Even the best-performing staffing companies always need to be looking forward, tracking the trends, and pivoting when needed. In the November–December issue of Staffing Success magazine, take a look at the top trends that are driving the industry right now, and get valuable insights that can help develop the strategic roadmap your company needs.

Access the current issue and back issues of Staffing Success, and other ASA digital publications, at americanstaffing.net/digital.

Free ASA State of the Industry Webinar Next Week

ASA and ClearlyRated, the association’s satisfaction survey partner, will present the final ASA State of the Industry webinar of 2020 on Thursday, Dec. 17, 3–4 p.m. Eastern time.

The fourth quarter update of this highly rated series will focus on clients—providing insight from the latest research focused on buyer trends affecting the industry. Combined with the latest legislative updates, specific examples from the field, and an interview with Lesa J. Francis, CSP, of LJF Consulting, this webinar will provide your firm the baseline for accelerated growth in 2021 and beyond.

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 americanstaffing.net.

Solve Your Talent Pipeline Problem in 2021

Did you know that 80% of both active and passive seekers foresee getting a new job next year? That’s despite, or possibly due to, the economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., according to the new ASA Candidate Sentiment Study. This groundbreaking study, released just two weeks ago, can play a critical role in your company’s strategic planning.

The study delivers detailed data in four main categories: How Candidates Decide Which Staffing Firm to Use; Pandemic Impact on Candidates; Job Search Process; and Staffing Firm Utilization and Satisfaction.

The ASA Candidate Sentiment Study is available for purchase now, and ASA members receive a discount. Get more information at americanstaffing.net/candidate-sentiment-study.

Get Insights From the 2020 Staffing Industry Playbook

The highly anticipated Staffing Industry Playbook, an annual economic analysis of the staffing industry, was recently released by ASA. The Staffing Industry Playbook provides data-driven information and insights that are critical to strategic planning and business development—in a user-friendly format—so you can understand the U.S. staffing and recruiting industry during the current economic disruption and evaluate where it’s headed

Visit americanstaffing.net/playbook to learn what you need to know about the U.S. staffing and recruiting industry, where it’s headed, and how you can make the most of this business intelligence. Plus, you can download charts and figures to share with clients and the media.

For even more insights about the playbook, check out the on-demand ASA webinar “Staffing Industry Playbook: Data-Driven Insights to Navigate Disruption Now and Plan for 2021.

Free ASA Webinar Today—Engaging Nondiverse Allies

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Engaging Nondiverse Allies,” brought to you by the ASA inclusion, diversity, and equity advocacy group. It takes place today from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern time. Attendees will learn what makes a strong diversity ally, how to become an ally, and keys to engaging allies.

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 americanstaffing.net.

ASA Staffing Index: Staffing Jobs Reach Ten-Month High in November

Staffing employment for the week of Nov. 9–15 edged up 0.4% from the prior week, holding at a value of 88 despite the Veterans Day holiday, according to the ASA Staffing Index. November marks a ten-month high for staffing jobs, as the index reached a value of 88 for the first time since January. Staffing employment was down 9.0% from the same week last year, which also included Veterans Day.

New starts were up for the ninth consecutive week, increasing 8.0% on average, with nearly half (48%) of staffing companies reporting gains in new assignments week-to-week.

“Despite the holiday and political uncertainty, the recovery of temporary jobs continues with steady increases week-to-week and solid advancement in new assignments,” said Cynthia Davidson, ASA senior director of research.

This week, containing the 12th day of the month, will be used in the November monthly employment situation report scheduled to be issued by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Dec. 4.