December 20, 2022

Relaunched for 2023: ASA Staffing Operations Benchmarking Survey Now Open

Participate in the ASA Staffing Operations Benchmarking Survey and gain exclusive online access to a wealth of data and company benchmarks that focus specifically on temporary and contract staffing and direct hire search and placement services. This survey provides an up-to-date collection of indispensable data that informs decision-making so your staffing company can position itself for growth and increased margins. Participating companies receive early access to a discounted, personalized version of the final report.

The survey is based on peer input from staffing companies of varying sizes from across the U.S. and features more than 120 benchmarks for temporary and contract staffing, and direct hire search and placement services. Learn more and register to participate at americanstaffing.net.

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Upcoming Events

New Jersey Anti-Staffing Bill Delayed Until Next Year

For the third month in a row, an intense advocacy effort caused another postponement of a vote by the New Jersey State Senate on A 1474, ending any chance of passage this year. The effort was led by ASA; the New Jersey Staffing Alliance, an ASA-affiliated chapter; and their member staffing agencies.

The bill, which applies to construction, light industrial, and other workers—but not professional or clerical workers—would, among other things

  • Mandate temporary employee wages and benefits equivalent to those received by client employees performing similar work
  • Limit conversion fees
  • Prohibit agencies from charging a fee for providing transportation

ASA and NJSA engaged in an extensive grassroots campaign throughout the year, explaining to senators why the bill is bad for workers and the staffing industry. The associations will continue to work with senators and the governor’s office on a compromise bill that will protect workers without harming significant segments of the New Jersey staffing business.

The next opportunity for the senate to take up A 1474 will be next year, on Feb. 2.

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Free ASA Webinar Today—Onboarding Direct Hire Recruiters

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “ASA Search and Placement Webinar Series: Onboarding a Candidate-Focused Recruiter in the Direct Hire Space.” It takes place today from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern time. Learn how a successful proactive internal recruiting program can help your agency find and retain the right talent for your team.

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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