January 28, 2020

2020: The State of the American Staffing Association

As the first month of the new year winds down, watch a video message from Richard Wahlquist, ASA president and chief executive officer, on what your association accomplished in 2019—and what to expect in the year ahead for ASA and for the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry.

Among the changes, you may have noticed that Staffing Today has a new look. It’s designed to be easier to read on-the-go and compatible with any mobile device. Please share your thoughts about the new design—send an email to success@americanstaffing.net.

K12 Inc. Acquires Galvanize
Durable-Goods Orders Get Big Boost From the Military, but Business Investment Weak Again
Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Increased in January
Dallas Fed: Texas Manufacturing Activity Picks Up
Cal/OSHA Standards Board Approves Employee IIPP Access Rule
Can Indiana Employers Withhold or Claw Back Bonuses and Commissions?
Enhancing Workforce Confidence in Internal Investigations
Compliance With Changing State and Local Laws Is Nonstop
Employers Nationwide Must SHIELD Data of New York Residents
Recruiter Offers Different Path for IT Internships
Workers Want Updates on Company Financial Performance

Upcoming Events

Don’t Miss These ASA State Network Events Near You

ASA State Networks allow members to engage in discussions about issues, challenges, opportunities, and trends with their local peers. Join fellow members at these upcoming events:

Jan. 30
ASA Oregon Network Training: Taking Action for Safety and Health

Learn how to develop and implement an effective injury and illness prevention program during this free half-day training in Portland.

Feb. 6
ASA Mississippi Network Webinar: Advocacy 101: The Basics of Effective Lobbying

ASA government affairs counsel Toby Malara will teach you the principles of effective lobbying and offer strategies for building relationships with elected officials..

Feb. 6
ASA Washington Network Training: Taking Action for Safety and Health

Learn how to develop and implement an effective injury and illness prevention program during this free half-day training in Seattle.

Feb. 13
New Jersey Staffing Alliance: 2020 Law Day

Get the latest information on legal, legislative, and operational issues during this one-day conference in Livingston, NJ.

Get up-to-date information about legal and legislative issues specific to your state and hear about events local to your area—visit americanstaffing.net to learn more and to register for an event near you.

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Take Advantage of Staffing Professional Onboarding Courses Today

The new online staffing professional onboarding courses from ASA have been specifically designed for staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions professionals—and to help your company boost your new hire training program.

Whether you are training team members new to the staffing industry or offering a refresher to skilled team members, this new course is a great way to ensure your team is armed with the most up-to-date and valuable information about the industry.

The online course modules include “Introduction to the Staffing Industry,” “Fundamentals of Sales,” and “Fundamentals of Recruiting”—you can purchase courses and modules separately, or save $100 by purchasing the full series. To learn more, visit learn.americanstaffing.net or call 703-253-2020.

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About ASA

The American Staffing Association is the voice of the U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. Learn more at americanstaffing.net.

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