April 21, 2022

Don’t Miss THRIVE, a Virtual Event for Women in Staffing

Hear from inspiring women leaders during ASA THRIVE, a half-day virtual event full of high-impact content designed to grow your leadership skills and expand your professional reach.

Learn from and connect with standout women leaders in a collaborative virtual environment. Brought to you by the ASA Women in Leadership interest group, it all takes place Thursday, May 12, from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

Learn more and register at americanstaffing.net. The ASA women in leadership interest group is sponsored by ASA corporate partners Bullhorn and Essential StaffCARE, and by Anthem, Assurance, ClearEdge Marketing, Mee Derby, Sense, Textkernel, WorkLlama, and WorkN.

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Upcoming Events

Get Free Staffing Employment and Sales Data—Participate in the ASA Quarterly Survey

Don’t miss your chance to get the staffing and recruiting data you need. The association’s quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey for the first quarter of 2022 is now open. Participate in the survey and compare how your company is doing with similar-sized companies and firms within your industry sector.

After completing the survey, you will be able to access an exclusive online report archive, which includes benchmarks for the number of direct hire searches and permanent placements, sector-specific gross margin trends, and payroll and productivity metrics by company size. Participate by May 20 to get the staffing industry information you’re looking for.

Register to take the survey at americanstaffing.net/quarterly-survey. If you have questions or did not receive a survey link, email research@americanstaffing.net. There are no fees to participate.

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Help Prevent Workplace Harassment; Comply With the Law

Provide training for temporary workers—and comply with the law—with cost-effective and state-specific training. ASA offers a comprehensive online course specifically for staffing company use.

ASA has partnered with Kantola Training Solutions to provide full-service training for the temporary workers staffing companies employ. It allows you to track candidate and employee progress, download status reports, and more. The training was co-developed with Littler, the world’s largest labor and employment law firm.

New training requirements recently took effect in California, Connecticut, and Illinois; the training requirements in Delaware, Maine, and New York have been in effect for some time.

Visit americanstaffing.net/harassmentprevention for details. ASA also offers a basic harassment prevention training product in collaboration with the New York Staffing Association, an ASA-affiliated chapter.

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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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