August 31, 2023

Discounts End Tomorrow: Register for Staffing World Now

Is your staffing company among the best and the brightest in the industry? Are you part of a forward-looking company poised for growth in 2024? Are you among these standout staffing companies? The companies attending Staffing World® 2023, Oct. 3–5 in Charlotte, NC, are well on their way toward increased market share; streamlined technology solutions; artificial intelligence know-how in sales; and much, much more.

Visit for details about this year’s impressive keynote speakers, including Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes; the sold-out expo hall; 22 Tech Talks; 45 roundtable discussions on top industry issues—and then make sure to secure your seat. Note: Your last chance to save is this Friday, Sept. 1—when the advance registration discount expires. After Sept. 1, rates increase by at least $400 per registration category. Register now.

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Plan for These Free ASA Webinars Next Month

The next few weeks will be full of free education from ASA. These upcoming ASA webinars can help you strengthen your firm’s operational foundations, understand where the industry and economy are headed, and more.

Sept. 5—”Organizational Readiness: Planting the Seeds of Growth in Uncertain Economic Times
If the current state of the economy has you concerned about conditions for the staffing industry, it may be time to optimize your organizational processes. Hear Brett Cavanagh, Sophia Montana, and Kevin Standa of TempWorks Software and Lone Oak Payroll—three staffing professionals with 70 years of combined expertise—discuss how they’ve seen staffing agencies prepare to thrive during tough economic times.

Sept. 12—”Seven Laws of Sales Success
Sales success depends on relationships, and better relationships can help you achieve tremendous success through incremental steps. Adam Conrad, Great Recruiters chief experience officer, will discuss seven laws to help you grow and thrive in 2023, whether you’re a frontline recruiter, a manager, or a salesperson. Presented by the ASA engineering, IT, and scientific; industrial; and professional–managerial sections.

Sept. 19—”ASA State of the Industry Webinar Series—Third Quarter Update for Staffing Professionals
ASA and ClearlyRated, the association’s satisfaction survey partner, for more than a decade bring you the ASA State of the Industry webinar series for 2023. This highly rated, free quarterly webinar brings industry leaders the most important trends, research and legislative updates affecting the industry right now. These quarterly sessions will help your firm stay the course and outpace your competition. Sponsored by ClearlyRated.

Sept. 21—”Succession Playbook: Strategies for Defining Your Legacy
Your business is distinct, so your succession plan must be as well. In this webinar, Jerry Grady of UHY LLP and UHY Advisors will review the top considerations for creating your succession strategy and the options available to an owner planning to exit a business.

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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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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