February 20, 2020

Don’t Miss the ASA Staffing Connect Events Near You

ASA Staffing Connect events are designed to deliver targeted content and local networking opportunities for the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry at regional and state levels. Join fellow members at these upcoming events, with sessions organized into a content track for owners and c-suite executives and another content track for sales, recruiting, and marketing professionals.

April 22–24—ASA Staffing Connect: East
Crowne Plaza Executive Park
Charlotte, NC

May 13–15—ASA Staffing Connect: South
Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas
Irving, TX

ASA-certified professionals can earn continuing education hours toward maintaining their ASA credential. Visit americanstaffing.net to learn more and to register for an event near you.

Uber Is Quietly Hiring in Dallas for Launch of Temporary Staffing Service Uber Works
Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the U.S. Increased in January
Jobless Claims Climb Slightly, but Still Clinging Near Postrecession Low
Philly Fed: Manufacturing Activity Grew in February
Reporting Deadline for OSHA Form 300A Looms
California Federal Judge Compels DoorDash to Conduct—and Pay for—More Than 5,000 Individual Arbitrations
Most Professionals Likely Negotiated Pay With Last Job Offer
Record Blue-Collar Labor Shortages Will Continue Through 2030

Upcoming Events

Last Chance to Get Free Staffing and Recruiting Data

The quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey for the fourth quarter of 2019 closes tomorrow, Feb. 21. Participate in the brief survey and compare how your company is doing with similar-sized companies and firms within your industry sector. After completing the survey, you will have access to an exclusive report on the results, enhanced with graphs.

Register to take the survey at americanstaffing.net/quarterly-survey. If you have questions or did not receive a survey link, email research@americanstaffing.net. There are no fees to participate.

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Free ASA Webinar Next Week—Making the Most of LinkedIn

You may have extensive professional networks on LinkedIn, but you might only be scratching the surface of LinkedIn’s full potential. Find out how to use tools, such as sponsored posts, targeted ads, and live video, during the ASA webinar “LinkedIn Best Practices: Answering the Top Staffing Questions.” It takes place Tuesday, Feb. 25, 3–4 p.m. Eastern time.

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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The Latest From Your Colleagues on ASA Central

ASA Central—the dynamic online community just for staffing professionals—is home to more than 20,000 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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