July 30, 2021

Make Your Plans to Be at Staffing World 2021—Savings End Next Month

Some things are better in person, and Staffing World®—the ASA annual convention and expo—is one of them. The staffing community has shown great resilience during the past year, and it is time to reunite with your industry peers and make strategic connections that will fuel your growth and success in the months ahead.

It happens Sept. 28–30 at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Denver. Go to staffingworld.net and reserve your spot by Friday, Aug. 27, for the lowest rate available. After that date, Staffing World registration rates will increase.

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Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Today—Direct Hire Staffing

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “ASA Direct Hire Staffing Series, Part 1: Top Performer Panel.” It takes place today from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern time. Hear from some of the top recruiters in the direct hire sector about how they grow their businesses and what recruiting best practices they follow.

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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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 comply with federal regulations, retain your salespeople, and more.

Aug. 2—”Complying With OSHA’s Covid-19 Health Care Emergency Temporary Standard
Get tips on complying with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s emergency temporary standard regarding Covid-19 focused on the health care industry, including the new medical removal paid leave provision.

Aug. 3—”Financial Acumen for Staffing Leaders Webinar Series, Part 1: Staffing Financials 101
Whether you’re new to the industry or want to expand your financial acumen, get a foundation for understanding company financials in the first session of this two-part webinar series.

Aug. 10—”ASA Recruiters and Sales Compensation Education Series—Compensation Plans That Drive Performance for Salespeople and Recruiters
Learn how having a creative compensation program for your recruiters and sales staff can improve their commitment and your company’s success—then, in the weeks following the webinar, participate in three networking calls broken out by staffing sector.

Aug. 19—”Financial Acumen for Staffing Leaders Webinar Series, Part 2: Financial Analysis and Strategy for Staffing Executives
In the second session of this two-part webinar series, two chief financial officers take a deeper dive into the financials that affect staffing firms.

Aug. 31—”ASA Direct Hire Staffing Series, Part 2: Getting a Deal to the Finish Line
In the second session of the direct hire staffing webinar series, find out why deals fall apart and learn the secrets to ensuring that your deals make it to closing.

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 25.

Capital Employment Group
Meridian, ID
Client 1st Staffing Solutions
Little Rock, AR
Corepay Staffing
Clifton Park, NY
Elevate Workforce Inc.
Mobile, AL
Ink Staffing
Indianapolis, IN
Joe’s Healthcare Group
Spokane, WA
Talentscale Inc.
Las Vegas, NV

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