March 31, 2021

Get Your Awards Entries Ready—Deadline in One Month

Gain national recognition for your company, and then leverage that recognition to differentiate your firm in your most competitive markets. Enter the prestigious ASA awards programs. The deadline for all submissions is May 1, and there are no fees to enter.

The ASA Care Awards honor effective social responsibility initiatives in the staffing industry. These initiatives serve local communities as well as drive employee engagement. The ASA Elevate Awards recognize outstanding, innovative, and effective work-based learning programs that train, reskill, and upskill temporary and contract employees. The ASA National Staffing Employee of the Year and Sector All-Stars program (sponsored by StaffPRO3, a division of PMC Insurance Group) honors outstanding temporary or contract employees who exemplify the promise of staffing employment.

Learn more at, and submit your entry forms by May 1.

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Upcoming Events

Keeping Tabs on Talent Turnover


Free ASA State of the Industry Webinar Today

Don’t miss the first ASA State of the Industry webinar of 2021, presented by ASA and ClearlyRated, the association’s satisfaction survey partner. It takes place today from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern time. The first session of the quarterly webinar series for 2021 will focus on internal staff.

As the industry recovery continues from the Covid-19 recession, retention and engagement of your internal staff is more important now than ever to avoid a disruption to your firm’s growth. Hear about new research on internal employees—plus get key legislative updates.

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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Connect With Women Leaders in Staffing at THRIVE, a Virtual Event

Are you a woman looking for ways to grow your leadership skills and expand your professional reach? ASA THRIVE will deliver valuable content designed especially for women in the staffing industry. Brought to you by the ASA women in leadership interest group, it takes place Wednesday, May 19, from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

Hear from keynote speaker Heather Monahan—who will teach you how to build confidence, make a plan to help others create confidence, and spark systemic and lasting change within your organization—and then connect with standout women leaders in a collaborative virtual environment. Rates start at $70 for ASA members. Learn more and register at The women in leadership interest group is sponsored by ASA corporate partner Bullhorn, and by Anthem, Assurance, ClearEdge Marketing, Mee Derby, and WorkN.

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The Law and You—Managing the Interplay of Workplace Bias Laws and Covid-19 Vaccinations

In December, the EEOC issued guidance on the interplay of workplace bias laws and Covid-19 vaccinations. In the latest issue of Staffing Success magazine, attorneys Karla Grossenbacher and Gerald L. Maatman Jr. of Seyfarth Shaw LLP look at the revised guidelines and discuss the issues that employers should consider.

Access the current issue and back issues of Staffing Success, and other ASA digital publications, at

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