August 3, 2022

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 second 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 Aug. 26 to get the staffing industry information you’re looking for. There are no fees to participate.

Register to take the survey at

Mastech Digital Reports Second Quarter 2022 Results
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ISM: Services Activity Advanced in July
OFCCP Provides Additional Information Regarding OFCCP Contractor Portal
Joint Employer Test Must Consider ‘Reserved or Indirect Control,’ DC Circuit Rules
Massachusetts Budget Includes Changes to State’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Act
Update and Clarification Regarding Massachusetts CROWN Act
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Most Employers Moving Full Speed Ahead Despite Looming Economic Uncertainty
Job Market for Class of 2021 Law Graduates Was One of the Strongest on Record

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Staffing Employment Grows In July


Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Avoiding Heat-Related Illness

In the hot summer months, ensuring you are up-to-date on heat-related work conditions is essential. Find out what your responsibilities are as they relate to safe working conditions for your temporary workers during the ASA webinar “OSHA’s Temporary Worker Initiative Bulletin Series: Workplace Heat Hazards,” presented by OSHA’s Alliance program. It takes place tomorrow, Aug. 4, 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

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Free ASA Webinar Next Week—Preventing Burnout

Well beyond exhaustion, never-ending to-do lists, and feeling overwhelmed, burnout threatens leaders and companies like nothing else. In the interactive webinar “Burning Bright, Burning Out,” the presenter will explore the phenomenon of burnout, its causes and risks, and how it affects high performers. Then she’ll share what leaders at all levels can do to recognize, relieve, and prevent it—in both themselves and their teams. The webinar takes place Tuesday, Aug. 9, 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

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Learn What Clients Are Thinking at Staffing World 2022

Staffing World delivers the most comprehensive, diverse, and engaging learning opportunities in the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. The convention, which takes place Oct. 25–27 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, features world-renowned keynote speakers and carefully selected learning sessions, including “What Are They Thinking? Understanding How Clients and Candidates Make Decisions.”

If you don’t know where your client is in his or her decision process, there is no way that you can know where you are in your sales or closing process either. During this session, get the tools and strategies you need to anticipate and understand how your prospects and clients think when they are making important decisions about your candidates and the value you bring to them.

Plan to attend the most comprehensive convention and expo in the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. Review the agenda and then register online at

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