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Free ASA Webinar Today—Direct Hire Staffing

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “ASA Direct Hire Staffing Series, Part 1: Top Performer Panel.” It takes place today from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern time. Hear from some of the top recruiters in the direct hire sector about how they grow their businesses and what recruiting best practices they follow.

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.

Plan for These Free ASA Webinars Next Month

The next few weeks will be full of free education from ASA. These upcoming ASA webinars can help you comply with federal regulations, retain your salespeople, and more.

Aug. 2—”Complying With OSHA’s Covid-19 Health Care Emergency Temporary Standard
Get tips on complying with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s emergency temporary standard regarding Covid-19 focused on the health care industry, including the new medical removal paid leave provision.

Aug. 3—”Financial Acumen for Staffing Leaders Webinar Series, Part 1: Staffing Financials 101
Whether you’re new to the industry or want to expand your financial acumen, get a foundation for understanding company financials in the first session of this two-part webinar series.

Aug. 10—”ASA Recruiters and Sales Compensation Education Series—Compensation Plans That Drive Performance for Salespeople and Recruiters
Learn how having a creative compensation program for your recruiters and sales staff can improve their commitment and your company’s success—then, in the weeks following the webinar, participate in three networking calls broken out by staffing sector.

Aug. 19—”Financial Acumen for Staffing Leaders Webinar Series, Part 2: Financial Analysis and Strategy for Staffing Executives
In the second session of this two-part webinar series, two chief financial officers take a deeper dive into the financials that affect staffing firms.

Aug. 31—”ASA Direct Hire Staffing Series, Part 2: Getting a Deal to the Finish Line
In the second session of the direct hire staffing webinar series, find out why deals fall apart and learn the secrets to ensuring that your deals make it to closing.

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.

Welcome New ASA Members

The ASA board of directors and staff welcome the following new members, which joined during the week ending July 25.

Capital Employment Group
Meridian, ID
Client 1st Staffing Solutions
Little Rock, AR
Corepay Staffing
Clifton Park, NY
Elevate Workforce Inc.
Mobile, AL
Ink Staffing
Indianapolis, IN
Joe’s Healthcare Group
Spokane, WA
Talentscale Inc.
Las Vegas, NV

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.

Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Direct Hire Staffing

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “ASA Direct Hire Staffing Series, Part 1: Top Performer Panel,” 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. Hear from some of the top recruiters in the direct hire sector about how they grow their businesses and what recruiting best practices they follow.

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.

Free ASA Webinar Today—Invest in Employees’ Financial Wellness

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Financial Wellness and Flexible Wage Access for Temporary and Contract Employees.” It takes place today from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern time. Find out how providing financial literacy programs to temporary and contract employees can result in a more productive and dedicated workforce for your firm.

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.

Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Invest in Employees’ Financial Wellness

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “Financial Wellness and Flexible Wage Access for Temporary and Contract Employees,” 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. Find out how providing financial literacy programs to temporary and contract employees can result in a more productive and dedicated workforce for your firm.

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 Free Staffing Employment and Sales Data—Participate in the ASA Quarterly Survey

Don’t miss your chance to get the staffing and recruiting data you need. The association’s quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey for the second quarter of 2021 is now open. Participate in the survey and compare how your company is doing with similar-sized companies and firms within your industry sector.

After completing the survey, you will be able to access an exclusive online report archive, which includes benchmarks for the number of direct hire searches and permanent placements, sector-specific gross margin trends, and payroll and productivity metrics by company size. Participate by Sept. 9 to get the staffing industry information you’re looking for.

Register to take the survey at americanstaffing.net/quarterly-survey. If you have questions or did not receive a survey link, email research@americanstaffing.net. There are no fees to participate.

Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Using ASA Data to Navigate Covid Protocols

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “Staffing STATS—Data-Centric Webinar Series: Return to Work and the Privacy Paradox,” 2–3 p.m. Eastern time. Learn about the latest findings from the ASA Workforce Monitor® survey, which polled U.S. workers about their opinions on Covid-19 vaccination status, mask-wearing in the workplace, and much more.

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.

Job Seekers Are Looking—Make Sure They’ll 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 make sure your firm has 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.