May 1, 2020

Save Now on ASA Certification Programs and Onboarding Courses

Right now is the perfect time to invest in yourself, your company, and your future success. From now through June 30, save on certification products and ASA onboarding courses.

You’ll get a 25% discount when you earn the Certified Staffing Professional®, Technical Services CertifiedSM, Certified Search Consultant®, or Certified Health Care Staffing Professional® credential; and when you enroll in onboarding courses on ASA Learn.

Get the details at, and use the discount code STAYHOME20.

ASGN Reports First Quarter 2020 Results
Manufacturing Activity Declines in April
Employment Costs Rose in First Quarter Before Effect of Coronavirus
100+ Corporations and Partner Organizations Support Covid-19 Action Agenda
IRS Denies Deductions Paid With Forgiven PPP Loans
Pay for Virus Safety Measures Turns on Varying Wage Laws
States Create Presumptions for Essential Workers to Become Eligible for Workers’ Compensation Benefits During Pandemic
Los Angeles County Implements Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for Covid-19 Purposes
Employees Share Views on Current and Postpandemic Workplace
Covid-19 Takes a Heavy Toll on Hourly Workforce

Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Today—Leading During Uncertainty

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Leadership Legacies—Identify Your Greatest Opportunities During a Time of Uncertainty.” It takes place today from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern time. Learn to be a great leader—during this crisis and beyond—by learning how to demonstrate strength, creativity, empathy, and vision under difficult circumstances.

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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Free ASA Webinar Next Week—Recruiting From Wherever You Are

Although most staffing professionals are now working from home, and many candidates are concerned about meeting in person, recruiters can continue to be active and productive. Get tips for remote interactions with candidates and learn some remote work best practices during
the ASA webinar “Remote Recruiting During Covid-19 and Beyond.” It takes place Monday, May 4, 2–3 p.m. Eastern time.

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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Learn About New Resources, Information, and Tools for Members

The latest issue of the ASA for You newsletter is available now as a digital resource. It features a sneak peek at new virtual ASA events, Q&A and more resources relating to Covid-19, a call for nominations for standout temporary employees, and much more.

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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 April 26.

Caribbean Temporary Services LLC
San Juan, PR
Eastern Staffing & Recruiting
Binghamton, NY
Hekima Business Solutions LLC
Washington, DC
Office Recruiters Inc.
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Power Personnel
San Jose, CA
ReSet Staffing Inc.
Omaha, NE
TH Med
Dallas, TX

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