December 29, 2022

How Does Your Staffing Firm Measure Up? Get the Details to Get Ready for 2023

Do you know the corporate employee turnover rate for the staffing industry? Are you curious about what benefits other staffing companies offer to their temporary and contract employees?

The ASA Staffing Operations Benchmarking Survey, which was recently relaunched for 2023, provides data and company benchmarks that focus specifically on temporary and contract staffing—and direct hire search and placement services—to assist you in making strategic business decisions.

ASA member staffing companies that complete the survey receive early access to a discounted, personalized version of the final report. Visit to learn more and register.

Jobless Claims Move Higher in Latest Week
Richmond Fed: Manufacturing Activity Improves in December
Goldman Sachs Says Job Cuts Coming in January
Wall Street’s Bankers Brace for Big Pay Cuts, but Bosses Don’t Want Whining
California Releases Guidance on Pay Scale Disclosures
LGBTQ+: The New Year Is a Good Time to Implement New Policies and Training
Applying the ‘Janitor Rule,’ a Georgia Court Strikes Down ‘In Any Capacity’ Noncompete
Increase Coming for Illinois Minimum Wage on Jan. 1; Labor Law Poster Required
Maine Raises Minimum Wage; Mandates Accrued Vacation, Sick Day Payouts
Three in Four Companies Offered Voluntary Separation Agreements to Employees in 2022
Labor Shortage, Employee Turnover, and Benefits Demands Keeping Employers Up at Night

Upcoming Events

Plan for These Free ASA Webinars Next Month

The first few weeks of the new year will be full of free education from ASA. These upcoming ASA webinars can help you position your business for the year ahead.

Jan. 10—”The State of DEI in Staffing—Where Are We Now?
Hear a panel of industry experts discuss how corporate America is reshaping its diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs and look at the state of DEI efforts in the staffing industry in this session presented by the ASA inclusion, diversity, and equity advocacy (IDEA) group. The ASA IDEA group is sponsored by ASA corporate partner Monster and by Anthem, HiringSolved, and WorkN.

Jan. 17—”Staffing STATS—Data-Centric Webinar Series, First Quarter Report: A Look at the Office–Administrative Sector
Take a look at staffing metrics and employment data, especially the issues that matter to the office–administrative sector, and learn how to leverage government data and other indicators to remain competitive in the current market

Jan. 19—”How ASA Can Help Staffing Firms Thrive in the Year Ahead
Learn about the trends that will influence the industry in 2023, legislative action that ASA experts will be tracking, and how the association is working to support its members’ business.

Jan. 24—”The Year Ahead: Recruiting Trends That Will Affect Your Firm in 2023
Eric Gregg of ClearlyRated, the association’s satisfaction survey partner, and Daniel Culbertson of Indeed will share industry data and discuss the movements that will shape the year ahead. Register today for this opportunity to hear the latest staffing and recruiting analysis and get ready to charge into 2023 with clarity and purpose. Sponsored by ClearlyRated.

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

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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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