June 2, 2022

Get Ready for a Staffing Celebration—National Staffing Employee Week Is Sept. 12–18

National Staffing Employee Week, which takes place Sept. 12–18 this year, is an annual event that recognizes the contributions of the millions of people working for U.S. staffing companies.

Is your staffing company ready to celebrate the contributions of your temporary and contract employees? ASA members can access free promotional tools—including commemorative logos, social media posts, media outreach resources, and more—at americanstaffing.net/nsew.

National Staffing Employee Week is also the perfect opportunity to promote the faces of the staffing industry. Download and share real staffing success stories on social media and your digital channels, then get ready to learn who the 2023 National Staffing Employee of the Year and industry sector All-Stars are on Sept. 12.

ASGN to Acquire GlideFast Consulting
Private Sector Employment Increased by 128,000 Jobs in May
Unemployment Claims Drop, as Layoffs Fall to Lowest Level on Record
Job Openings Fall, but Labor Market Still the Strongest in Decades
Beige Book: Economic Activity Advances at Slight to Moderate Pace
Manufacturing Upturn Slows Amid Cooling Demand, Surging Costs, and Material Shortages
Productivity Tumbles in First Quarter; Labor Costs Surge
Illinois Governor Signs Nurse Staffing Industry Reforms Into Law
OFCCP Issues New Directive on Compliance Reviews and 2022 Corporate Scheduling Announcement List
Texas’ New Laws in the Wake of #MeToo and a Growing Economy
Amendment to Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave Act’s Waiting Period Benefits Employees
Nonresidential Construction Spending Declines in April as Contractors Struggle to Find Workers Amid Record Job Openings, Low Unemployment
Global, Domestic Impediments Will Slow Down Economy, but No Recession Yet
Shift Data Predicts Lackluster Jobs Growth in May

Upcoming Events

Mentors Needed—Give Back to the Staffing Community

Support your colleagues, and future leaders in the staffing and recruiting industry, by serving as a mentor in the ASA Mentor Match program. Mentors are matched with a mentee based on areas of expertise for a six-month period; the upcoming six-month cycle will go from July to December. The goal of the program is to help members grow professionally and network with fellow ASA members.

Mentor Match allows members to make valuable industry connections, define career goals, and gain insight from staffing peers. Mentors are still needed—visit americanstaffing.net/mentormatch to apply.

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Track Staffing Employment in Nearly Real Time

Temporary and contract staffing employment is 11.8% higher than the same period a year ago, according to the ASA Staffing Index.

Want to know more? Complete the ASA Staffing Index survey to get updated information on industry trends, including new staffing starts data. Staffing firms with U.S. operations can participate in the weekly survey, and there are no fees to participate.

Participants receive a weekly email summary report—in addition to statistics by company size and access to historical data and dynamic charts.

Register today at americanstaffing.net/staffing-index.

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The Latest From Your Colleagues on ASA Central

ASA Central—the dynamic online community just for staffing professionals—is home to more than 27,000 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.

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