December 7, 2021

ASA Releases 2021 Staffing Industry Playbook—Get a Guided Tour This Week

The highly anticipated Staffing Industry Playbook, an annual economic analysis of the staffing industry, has just been released by ASA. The Staffing Industry Playbook provides data-driven information and insights that are critical to strategic planning and business development—in a user-friendly format—so you can understand the U.S. staffing and recruiting industry during the current economic disruption and evaluate where it’s headed.

You can also get a look at the major take-aways from the Staffing Industry Playbook in the year’s final installment of the Staffing STATS webinar series, sponsored by Essential StaffCARE. It takes place Thursday, Dec. 9, 2–3 p.m. Eastern time.

Visit americanstaffing.net/playbook to learn what you need to know about the U.S. staffing and recruiting industry, where it’s headed, and how you can make the most of this business intelligence. Plus, you can download charts and figures to share with clients and the media.

ZRG Partners Acquires Brimstone Consulting Group
Felix Global Acquires Shields Meneley Partners
Decline in Third-Quarter Productivity Revised
DoorDash Directly Employing Delivery Workers
IRS Issues Guidance Regarding the Retroactive Termination of the Employee Retention Credit
Court of Appeal Defines Standard of Review for PAGA Settlements
New York Joins Growing Number of States Enacting Auto-IRA Laws
Florida Issues Emergency Rule and Additional Guidance Regarding Vaccine Mandate Exemption Law
North Carolina Court of Appeals Says OSHA Appeal Requires Clear Written Request From Employer
Washington Court of Appeals Expands Compensability of Out-of-Town Travel Time for Employees
Tight Competition for Health Care Workers Drives Up Hourly Rates

Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Today—Planning for Consistent Growth

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Three Plans to Implement Now for Consistent Growth.” It takes place today from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern time. ASA past chairman Susie Dietrich, along with Joel Schaffer, will share moves your firm should make to increase employee engagement, retain talent, and create sustainable growth.

All ASA webinars are free for ASA members—has your company renewed its membership for 2022? Don’t let your member benefits lapse. Renew today at americanstaffing.net/renew.

Most ASA webinars qualify for continuing education hours toward ASA certification renewal. To learn more and to register, visit americanstaffing.net.

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Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Marketing Tips for 2022

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “What Is Your Marketing Missing in 2022? Top Five Tips to Drive ROI,” 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. Hear key insights about digital marketing and find out the key areas where staffing firms should focus to deliver the best return on investment for their marketing.

All ASA webinars are free for ASA members—has your company renewed its membership for 2022? Don’t let your member benefits lapse. Renew today at americanstaffing.net/renew.

Most ASA webinars qualify for continuing education hours toward ASA certification renewal. To learn more and to register, visit americanstaffing.net.

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Network in Your Niche—Virtually

As your staffing firm faces new challenges and tries to answer unexpected questions, are you dealing with questions that are specific to your sector of the staffing industry? Get insight from industry peers during a sector-specific peer networking call where you can discuss top-of-mind challenges and devise solutions. Calls are facilitated by volunteers from ASA section communities (participants will not receive official legal updates or guidance regarding Covid-19).

Get the full schedule and register at americanstaffing.net:

  • Search and placement section: Monday, Dec. 13, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Office–administrative section: Tuesday, Dec. 14, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Engineering, IT, and scientific section: Thursday, Dec. 16, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Industrial section: Tuesday, Jan. 18, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Professional–managerial section: Wednesday, Jan. 19, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Health care section: Thursday, Jan. 20, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time

Networking calls are open to members of ASA sections—sector-specific communities that provide resources, webinars, town hall forums, and sector-specific news for member companies and their employees—which are a benefit for ASA members. Has your company renewed its membership for 2022? Don’t let your member benefits lapse. Renew today at americanstaffing.net/renew. To join a section, update your profile on ASA Central.

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