April 15, 2021

Deadlines Approaching—Earn Recognition and Differentiate Your Firm

Earn national recognition for your company—ASA is now accepting applications for ASA Care Awards, ASA Elevate Awards, and the ASA National Staffing Employee of the Year and Sector All-Stars. The deadline for all submissions is May 1, and there are no fees to enter.

The ASA Care Awards honor effective social responsibility initiatives in the staffing industry. These initiatives serve local communities as well as drive employee engagement. The ASA Elevate Awards recognize outstanding, innovative, and effective work-based learning programs that train, reskill, and upskill temporary and contract employees. National Staffing Employee of the Year (sponsored by StaffPRO3, a division of PMC Insurance Group) is an outstanding temporary or contract employee who exemplifies the promise of staffing employment.

To learn more and apply, visit americanstaffing.net/awards.

TSR Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter Ended Feb. 28, 2021
U.S. Jobless Claims Plunge to 576,000, Lowest Since Pandemic
Beige Book: Economic Activity, Employment Growth Accelerate
New York Fed: Manufacturing Activity Increased
U.S. Industrial Output Rebounds in March
U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance to States on Identity Verification, Eligibility for Unemployment Insurance Claims
DOL Revokes Trump Policy Limiting Double Damages for Wage Violations
Washington State Permits Medical Verification and Discontinuation of Health Insurance Benefits
Construction Worker Deaths Rose 41% Between 2011 and 2019
Trucking Companies Boost Pay in Hunt for Drivers as Demand Surges

Upcoming Events

Connect With Women Staffing Leaders at THRIVE, a Virtual Event

Are you a woman looking for ways to grow your leadership skills and expand your professional reach? ASA THRIVE will deliver valuable content designed especially for women in the staffing industry. Brought to you by the ASA women in leadership interest group, it takes place Wednesday, May 19, from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

Hear from keynote speaker Heather Monahan—who will teach you how to build confidence, make a plan to help others create confidence, and spark systemic and lasting change within your organization—and then connect with standout women leaders in a collaborative virtual environment. Rates start at $70 for ASA members. Learn more and register at americanstaffing.net. The women in leadership interest group is sponsored by ASA corporate partner Bullhorn, and by Anthem, Assurance, ClearEdge Marketing, Mee Derby, and WorkN.

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Free ASA Webinar Next Week—Stabilize Your Firm’s Growth

Does your business have a plan? Are you following an operating model? Find out how the Entrepreneurial Operating System can help you create a culture of discipline and accountability during the ASA webinar “How the Entrepreneurial Operating System Provides Stability and Growth During Economic Downturns.” It takes place Thursday, April 22, 3–4 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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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.

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