April 6, 2023

ASA Quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey Now Open

The association’s quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey for the first quarter of 2023 is now open. Staffing companies that complete the brief survey—including search and placement firms—will have access to an exclusive report on the results, enhanced with graphs. The report, which participants can download from the ASA website, also includes an executive summary, plus sales category and sector-level data.

The data collected by this survey enable ASA to track staffing sales and gross margin trends and provide direct hire metrics. Participate in the Staffing Employment and Sales Survey by May 19 to get the staffing industry information you’re looking for. View the questionnaire and register to take the survey at americanstaffing.net/quarterly-survey.

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IT Decision Makers Facing Significant Challenges Amid Rising Recession Concerns

Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar This Month—Staffing Industry Data

The ASA Staffing STATS webinar series provides members with timely data and reliable analysis of industry research and economic trends. Get an update on the latest industry economic indicators and learn about some sources for benchmarking data during “Staffing STATS—Data-Centric Webinar Series, First Quarter Report,” brought to you by ASA corporate partner Essential StaffCARE. It takes place Tuesday, April 18, 2–3 p.m. Eastern time.

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 Wants to Recognize Outstanding Women in the Industry

The ASA Women in Leadership Scholarship Program aims to raise the visibility of women in the staffing industry as well as provide scholarships that cover registration fees for Staffing World®, the ASA annual convention and expo (Oct. 3–5 in Charlotte, NC), as well as the THRIVE: Women in Leadership preconvention program (Oct. 2–3 in Charlotte).

ASA will award scholarships to rising stars who are committed to a career in staffing and have shown career growth potential. Find out more and submit your application at americanstaffing.net. Applications are due May 22.

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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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