April 27, 2020

ASA Awards Deadline Extended

As priorities have shifted for member companies, ASA is extending the deadline for entries in the National Staffing Employee of the Year and ASA Elevate Awards. The deadline for ASA award program submissions has been extended to July 1.

The National Staffing Employee of the Year program celebrates temporary and contract employees who are outstanding performers and exemplify the promise of staffing employment. Sponsored by StaffPRO3, a division of PMC Insurance Group.

The ASA Elevate Awards honor outstanding, innovative, and effective work-based learning programs that train, reskill, and upskill temporary and contract employees.

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

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Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Why Corporate Culture Matters to Your Company

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “Culture and Leadership: The Foundation for Sustained Growth,” 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. Find out how to establish a corporate culture that will help your agency build leadership capabilities and boost overall development.

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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Free ASA Webinar This Week—Leading During Uncertainty

Great leaders, in many cases, are considered great because they showed strength, creativity, empathy, and vision under difficult circumstances. Learn to be a great leader—during this crisis and beyond—during the ASA webinar “Leadership Legacies—Identify Your Greatest Opportunities During a Time of Uncertainty.” It takes place Friday, May 1, 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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Join Your Peers on Virtual Networking Calls

As your staffing firm faces new challenges and tries to answer unexpected questions, are you dealing with questions that are specific to your sector of the staffing industry? Get insight from industry peers during a sector-specific peer networking call where you can discuss top-of-mind challenges and devise solutions. Calls are facilitated by volunteers from ASA section communities (participants will not receive official legal updates or guidance regarding Covid-19).

Get the full schedule and register at americanstaffing.net:

  • Office–administrative section: Tuesday, April 28, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Search and placement section: Wednesday, April 29, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Engineering, IT, and scientific section: Thursday, April 30, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Industrial section: Tuesday, May 5, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Professional–managerial section: Wednesday, May 6, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Health care section: Thursday, May 7, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time

Networking calls are open to members of ASA sections, which are sector-specific communities that provide resources, webinars, town hall forums, and sector-specific news for member companies and their employees. To join a section, update your profile on ASA Central. Thanks to ASA networking sponsors Avionté, Bridgeware, Bullhorn, Essential StaffCARE, Kronos, and World Wide Specialty Programs.

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