July 28, 2023

Maximize Your Staffing World Experience—Add a Preconvention Program

Are you ready for Staffing World®, the industry’s biggest event? The ASA annual convention and expo, Oct. 3–5 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, NC, will give you the chance to choose among more than 30 learning sessions in 12 major content categories—including business development, talent management, technology, and more.

Among the new learning opportunities this year are preconvention programs that will take place before the convention begins:

  • THRIVE Live (presented by the ASA women in leadership interest group)
  • Staffing Firm Owners Masterclass
  • Recruiting Masterclass

These preconvention programs take place Monday, Oct. 2, and Tuesday, Oct. 3; separate registration is required. Visit staffingworld.net to learn more and register.

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Plan for These Free ASA Webinars Next Month

The next few weeks will be full of free education from ASA. These upcoming ASA webinars can help you navigate employment eligibility verification laws, grow your business, and more.

Aug. 1—”OSHA’s Temporary Worker Initiative: Warehousing Hazards
In 2013, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration launched a Temporary Worker Initiative, an enforcement and education effort designed to improve temporary worker safety and well-being. OSHA regulations and enforcement efforts in warehousing can be unclear, but OSHA compliance is essential. In this webinar presented by the OSHA Alliance Program, Isabel DeOliveira, regional compliance assistance specialist at OSHA, will help you better understand your responsibilities as they relate to safe working conditions for your temporary workers in warehousing industries.

Aug. 3—”The THC Dilemma: Drug Testing Policies in the Age of Marijuana Legalization
With many municipalities passing laws to protect job applicants and employees for off-duty marijuana use, developing a drug testing policy that balances client demands, safety concerns, and employee rights is more challenging than ever. Attorney Joanna Monroe of Staffing GC will offer guidance on updating your firm’s drug testing policies. Sponsored by Staffing GC.

Aug. 8—”Unlocking ROI: Maximizing Your Client and Talent Experience Initiatives
Eric Gregg of ClearlyRated, an ASA corporate partner, will speak with panelists representing Best of Staffing award-winning firms—they’ll discuss the lessons they learned while implementing client and talent experience initiatives. Sponsored by ClearlyRated.

Aug. 10—”New Form I-9 Compliance and Permanent Virtual Verification Update

Aug. 15—”Engaging and Retaining Professional–Managerial Talent
To keep talent engaged throughout the entire recruitment process, recruiters need to focus on the relationship with candidates and talent. Cody Cope, TSC, CSP, will discuss how you can become a career partner for every professionalmanagerial candidate you work with. Sponsored by the ASA professional–managerial section.

Aug. 22—”Connecting and Supporting HR in the Corporate World
To support an organization, the human resource team must also support itself and protect its members. Attorney Robbin Wilder is a former HR professional who will present tips on how you can help your business—and your HR team—thrive by managing relationships with internal clients. Sponsored by Taylor English.

Aug. 24—”Scaling Your Direct Hire Business for Success

Aug. 29—”Women in Leadership CEO Series: Journey to the C-Suite

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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Welcome New ASA Members

The ASA board of directors and staff welcome the following new members, which joined during the week ending July 23.

AceCare Health Services LLC
Bowie, MD

Chetu Inc.
Sunrise, FL

Define Staffing Services Inc.
McLean, VA

Tampa, FL

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