August 3, 2021

See Business Guru Rita McGrath at Staffing World

Staffing World® 2021, the ASA annual convention and expo, will take place in person Sept. 28–30 at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Denver.

You won’t want to miss the keynote presentation by best-selling author Rita McGrath, a professor at Columbia Business School. She’ll be talking about discovery-driven planning, an approach that starts with your goals instead of your assumptions.

You can only see this exclusive keynote session live and in person at Staffing World 2021. Register today for the best rate available.

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Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Today—Understanding Your Company Financials

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Financial Acumen for Staffing Leaders Webinar Series, Part 1: Staffing Financials 101.” It takes place today from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern time. Whether you’re new to the industry or want to expand your financial acumen, get a foundation for understanding company financials in the first session of this two-part webinar series.

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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Track Staffing Employment in Nearly Real Time

Temporary and contract staffing employment has rebounded after two weeks of holiday-related declines, according to the ASA Staffing Index.

Want to know more? Complete the ASA Staffing Index survey to get updated information on industry trends, including new staffing starts data. Staffing firms with U.S. operations can participate in the weekly survey, and there are no fees to participate.

Participants receive a weekly email summary report—in addition to statistics by company size and access to historical data and dynamic charts.

Register today at

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Avoid Unnecessary Risks in Client Agreements

Staffing companies should not assume risks related to their client’s business and should not take on liability for the client’s own products and services.

To help staffing companies address indemnity issues, ASA has published resources such as a risk philosophy document you can share with clients, suggested contract language, articles, a presentation slide deck, and more—get them in the ASA Indemnity Tool Kit at

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