August 31, 2021

Staffing World Discounted Rate Extended—Register by Friday to Save Up to $300

Due to high demand, and increased traffic to the Staffing World® 2021 website, ASA has extended the advance registration pricing through this Friday, Sept. 3. Don’t miss this opportunity to save up to $300 on full registration packages.

Staffing World is the year’s biggest gathering of the staffing community and features the industry’s most robust expo. It’s where you’ll find the tools, connections, and strategies you need to overcome challenges and fuel your success.

Safety measures will be in place when you join your peers, Sept. 28–30 at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Denver. Learn about educational sessions, preconvention program offerings, and more—then register at (Note: You must log in to the ASA website first, before attempting to register.)

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Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Today—Direct Hire Staffing

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “ASA Direct Hire Staffing Series, Part 2: Getting a Deal to the Finish Line.” It takes place today from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern time. In the second session of the direct hire staffing webinar series, presented by the ASA search and placement section, find out why deals fall apart and learn the secrets to ensuring that your deals make it to closing.

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 is at its highest point for this year, 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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