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Network in Your Niche—Virtually

As your staffing firm faces new challenges and tries to answer unexpected questions, are you dealing with questions that are specific to your sector of the staffing industry? Get insight from industry peers during a sector-specific peer networking call where you can discuss top-of-mind challenges and devise solutions. Calls are facilitated by volunteers from ASA section communities (participants will not receive official legal updates or guidance regarding Covid-19).

Get the full schedule and register at americanstaffing.net:

  • Search and placement section: Monday, Dec. 13, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Office–administrative section: Tuesday, Dec. 14, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Engineering, IT, and scientific section: Thursday, Dec. 16, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Industrial section: Tuesday, Jan. 18, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Professional–managerial section: Wednesday, Jan. 19, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Health care section: Thursday, Jan. 20, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time

Networking calls are open to members of ASA sections—sector-specific communities that provide resources, webinars, town hall forums, and sector-specific news for member companies and their employees—which are a benefit for ASA members. Has your company renewed its membership for 2022? Don’t let your member benefits lapse. Renew today at americanstaffing.net/renew. To join a section, update your profile on ASA Central.

Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Marketing Tips for 2022

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “What Is Your Marketing Missing in 2022? Top Five Tips to Drive ROI,” 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. Hear key insights about digital marketing and find out the key areas where staffing firms should focus to deliver the best return on investment for their marketing.

All ASA webinars are free for ASA members—has your company renewed its membership for 2022? Don’t let your member benefits lapse. Renew today at americanstaffing.net/renew.

Most ASA webinars qualify for continuing education hours toward ASA certification renewal. To learn more and to register, visit americanstaffing.net.

Free ASA Webinar Today—Planning for Consistent Growth

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Three Plans to Implement Now for Consistent Growth.” It takes place today from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern time. ASA past chairman Susie Dietrich, along with Joel Schaffer, will share moves your firm should make to increase employee engagement, retain talent, and create sustainable growth.

All ASA webinars are free for ASA members—has your company renewed its membership for 2022? Don’t let your member benefits lapse. Renew today at americanstaffing.net/renew.

Most ASA webinars qualify for continuing education hours toward ASA certification renewal. To learn more and to register, visit americanstaffing.net.

Take Advantage of ASA Resources—Get Employees Back to Work Safely

As part of a global endeavor to help employees return safely to work amid the pandemic, ASA has launched the Safely Back to Work initiative to lead efforts in the U.S. The initiative and new website at americanstaffing.net/safelybacktowork is based on the association’s work with the World Employment Confederation, Adecco Group, ManpowerGroup, and Randstad NV.

The result is an online collection of safety-focused resources for employers and a high-profile pledge to the safety of all employees who are returning to job sites. ASA urges all of its members to download and use the free resources and take the pledge.

  • Download the ASA Safely Back to Work Best Practice Protocols, which include 77 measures to help further employee safety in different industry sectors and work environments.
  • Download the Covid-19 Safety Checklist, developed specifically for staffing company use by the law firm Seyfarth Shaw.
  • Take the Safely Back to Work Pledge to show your company’s commitment to the health and welfare of your corporate and temporary and contract employees.

Once you submit your pledge to safety, your name and company name will appear in a real-time leaderboard on the page. Share your commitment on social media channels and encourage your colleagues to do the same. The Safely Back to Work site provides a variety of graphics for use on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and ASA Central. Use the hashtag #SafelyBackToWork and tag @StaffingTweets.

Don’t Miss These ASA State Network Events Near You

ASA State Network events are designed to deliver targeted content and local networking opportunities for the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry at regional and state levels. Regional and local events, organized by ASA and its volunteers at the state level, deliver rich learning and networking experiences throughout the U.S. all year long. Join fellow members at these upcoming events.

Wednesday, Dec. 8—ASA Mississippi Network
Lunch and Learn in Tupelo

Wednesday, Dec. 8—ASA Indiana Network
Coffee Meetup in Indianapolis

Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022—ASA Texas Network
Lunch and Learn in Houston

ASA-certified professionals can earn continuing education hours toward maintaining their ASA credential. Visit americanstaffing.net to learn more and to register for an event near you.

Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Planning for Consistent Growth

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “Three Plans to Implement Now for Consistent Growth,” 2–3 p.m. Eastern time. ASA past chairman Susie Dietrich, along with Joel Schaffer, will share moves your firm should make to increase employee engagement, retain talent, and create sustainable growth.

All ASA webinars are free for ASA members—has your company renewed its membership for 2022? Don’t let your member benefits lapse. Renew today at americanstaffing.net/renew.

Most ASA webinars qualify for continuing education hours toward ASA certification renewal. To learn more and to register, visit americanstaffing.net.

Welcome New ASA Members

The ASA board of directors and staff welcome the following new members, which joined during the week ending Nov. 28.

Apptree
Romulus, MI

Brewer Global
Henderson, NV

Penmac
Springfield, MO

Resources on Diverse-Owned Businesses Available for ASA Members

Staffing companies—particularly small businesses and minority-, veteran-, LGBT-, and woman-owned businesses—find they may be able to partner with larger companies that have supplier diversity initiatives in place.

The ASA inclusion, diversity, and equity advocacy (IDEA) group has developed guidance for ASA members interested in partnering with those companies or in becoming a diverse-owned certified business. The ASA IDEA group is sponsored by ASA corporate partner Monster and by Anthem, along with supporting sponsors TerraFirma and WorkN.

Visit americanstaffing.net/diversity for a directory of diversity certification organizations, a glossary of common terms, and more.

The Law and You—Protecting Your Firm Against Class-Action Litigation

Identifying and mitigating risk is a critical component to a company’s long-term growth, profitability, and sustainability. For staffing firms, class-action litigation remains a top threat. The cost of defense, settlement, or verdict—as well as the time required to mount a defense—can be enormous.

In the latest issue of Staffing Success magazine, attorneys Lia Elliott and Joanna Monroe look at ways that staffing firms can position themselves to successfully defend against class actions and minimize the hit to the bottom line.

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

The Latest From Your Colleagues on ASA Central

ASA Central—the dynamic online community just for staffing professionals—is home to more than 20,000 staffing professional profiles and countless ongoing industry conversations.

This week, take a look at your colleagues’ discussions and some of the blogs they’ve posted on ASA Central:

Get involved with the community—update your profile today so you can network with colleagues, join a section community, recommend and comment on your colleagues’ posts, and share your own blog or discussion post. Log in to ASA Central now.