December 1, 2020

It’s Giving Tuesday—Here’s Your Chance to Help Support the Future Workforce

Today is Giving Tuesday, and for the second consecutive year the ASA Foundation is supporting fundraising efforts for its philanthropic partner, Jobs for America’s Graduates—specifically, to provide scholarships for the JAG National Student Leadership Academy.

Each year, the academy program hosts 800 student delegates from across the nation to participate in three days of professional and personal development activities. The cost to attend ranges from $1,000 to $2,000, quite steep for deserving, but economically disadvantaged, youth. Your donation will help remove this financial burden for a select group of JAG student scholars.

By contributing to the ASA Foundation JAG scholar fund, you will provide a high school student a life-changing experience that will help shape their professional future in the workforce.

Give to the ASA Foundation JAG scholar fund today, and help spread the word on social media using the hashtags #GivingTuesday and #ASACares.

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Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Staffing

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Staffing Industry: Insights From Industry Leaders and Data From the Field,” 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. Get an overview of current research on staffing industry demographics and find out what you can do right now to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts at your firm. Sponsored by ClearlyRated.

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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Deadline This Friday—Get or Be a Staffing Industry Mentor

If you’re interested in being part of a valuable mentoring relationship, apply to participate in the ASA Mentor Match platform. Mentor Match allows staffing industry professionals to make valuable industry connections, define career goals, and gain insight from staffing peers. It’s a structured, efficient way to network with fellow ASA members and support your professional growth.

Applications for the six-month cycle that begins in January are due this Friday, Dec. 4. Visit americanstaffing.net/mentormatch to get started as a mentor or mentee.

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