March 16, 2023

Register for THRIVE Virtual Today—Savings End Tomorrow

Get ready for THRIVE Virtual, a half-day virtual event presented by the ASA women in leadership interest group. This powerful program featuring inspiring women leaders from throughout the staffing industry happens Thursday, April 27, from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Eastern time—but rates will increase after tomorrow, March 17.

Learn more and register at The women in leadership interest group is sponsored by ASA corporate partners Bullhorn, ClearlyRated, and Essential StaffCARE, and by Assurance, ClearEdge Marketing, Mee Derby, Sense, Textkernel, WorkLlama, and WorkN.

Allied Universal Acquires Landmark Event Staffing Services
Online Labor Demand Rises in February
U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Fall More Than Expected
Philly Fed: Manufacturing Activity Continues to Decline
Business Roundtable’s CEO Economic Outlook Index Ticks Up Slightly
USCIS Issues Guidance on Analyzing Employers’ Ability to Pay Wages
DOL Launches Online Dialogues to Gather Public Ideas, Other Input on Health Policies’ Support for Workers’ Mental Health
Statistics on Average Age of Employees Selected for Reduction in Force Helps Reverse Dismissal of Discrimination Claim
New York Governor Signs Amendments to State’s Pay Transparency Law
Construction Employment Increases in 45 States From January 2022 to January 2023

Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Today—Improving Gender Equity in Staffing

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Gender Equity Progress in the Staffing Industry.” It takes place today from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Eastern time. Review key findings from the 2022 Gender Equity Benchmark Survey by the Women Business Collaborative and learn how the staffing industry is working to improve women’s representation in leadership. Sponsored by TechServe Alliance.

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

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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 27,000 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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