October 11, 2021

ASA Needs Volunteers—Sign Up on ASA Central

Are you looking for opportunities to contribute your skills and insights in the staffing industry, and serve as an industry leader? ASA is currently seeking dedicated members to serve on volunteer committees and councils.

Apply for a volunteer opportunity to work directly with other members, learn about workforce trends and best practices, and build on your experience to become a thought leader with the association. Applications are due Oct. 31.

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Upcoming Events

10/12
Women in Leadership Interest Group
Speaking While Female: Women in Leadership Networking Call

10/13 - 10/15
Chapter Event
2021 CSP Owners Only Retreat

Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Managing Client Relationships

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “Tips and Tricks for Client Management,” 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. Find out how to set payment terms; build a hiring plan; and create successful, lasting partnerships with clients in this webinar brought to you by the ASA engineering, IT, and scientific section.

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.

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ASA Staffing Index Offers Up-to-Date View of Staffing Employment

Looking for real-time data on staffing employment? The ASA Staffing Index reports weekly changes in the number of people employed in temporary and contract work, now including data on staffing starts (new assignments). The data will help your firm evaluate its performance against a national metric on both a weekly and long-term basis.

All staffing firms with U.S. operations are invited to participate in the ASA Staffing Index survey. Every Tuesday, participants receive an email with the results of the weekly survey, including figures by company size, and access to historical data and new dynamic charts. These data, which are not available anywhere else, allow staffing firms to compare how their business is doing on a weekly basis relative to similarly sized firms in the industry. There are no fees to participate in the five-question survey.

Don’t get stuck with outdated or unreliable data—sign up to participate in the ASA Staffing Index and receive the most up-to-date information about the staffing industry. For more information about the index, visit americanstaffing.net/staffing-index.

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