May 1, 2024

THRIVE Virtual Is Tomorrow—Register Today for the Last Available Spots

Get ready for THRIVE virtual 2024 tomorrow—this is your opportunity to be part of an event designed to equip you with the tools and inspiration you need to thrive in your staffing career.

The half-day online event, presented by the ASA women in leadership interest group, has been designed especially for women leaders and emerging leaders in staffing. It’s full of power-packed insights, dynamic networking opportunities, and tailored breakout sessions to meet your needs—no matter which stage of your career journey you’re in. It happens tomorrow, May 2, 1:30─6 p.m. Eastern time.

Visit to learn more and register. The ASA Women in Leadership interest group is sponsored by ASA corporate partners Bullhorn, ClearlyRated, and Essential StaffCARE, and by Avionté, ClearEdge, Marsh McLennan Agency, Mee Derby, and Sense.

Insperity Announces First Quarter Results
Private Sector Employment Increased by 192,000 Jobs in April
March Job Openings and Hires Changed Little; Total Separations Decreased
Manufacturing Activity Contracted in April
Chicago Business-Activity Index Weakens in April to Lowest Level in 17 Months
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Must Employers Excuse Workers With Strong Religious Beliefs From Respect-in-the-Workplace Training Covering LGBT Topics
Construction Employment Increases in 234 of 358 Metro Areas From March 2023 to March 2024 as Demand for Many Types of Projects Grows
Changing Risk Landscape Will Require Shift in Internal Audit Hiring Trends

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Staffing Employment Holds Steady in April


Participate in the ASA Mentor Match Program

ASA provides a resource designed for staffing industry professionals interested in being part of valuable mentoring relationships—the ASA Mentor Match program.

Mentor Match allows members to make valuable industry connections, define career goals, and gain insight from staffing peers. The program is meant to help staffing professionals grow professionally and network with fellow ASA members. Participants are matched for a six-month period (during a January–June cycle or a July–December cycle).

ASA is now accepting applications for the six-month cycle that begins in July—the deadline to apply is May 31. Visit to get started as a mentor or as a mentee.

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New ASA Legal Line Video for Members: FTC’s Rules on Noncompete Agreements

Earlier this month, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission issued a new rule prohibiting employers from entering into new noncompete agreements with employees. The ASA Legal Line monthly video series features a member of the association’s legal team and addresses critical legal, regulatory, and legislative topics that have direct implications for your business. In the latest installment, the newest member of the ASA legal team—associate general counsel, Lisa Soronen, Esq.—discusses the forthcoming ban on noncompete agreements and highlights important points you must know to ensure your business is in compliance.

At the ASA Staffing Law & Compliance Conference, May 16–17 in Washington, DC, the session “Fortune Telling: Forecasting 2024’s Legal and Political Outcomes” will include a discussion by legal and policy experts on the expected fate of the FTC ban. Learn more and register at

Watch the latest ASA Legal Line video, then join the conversation on ASA Central. The ASA Legal Line monthly video series is sponsored by Essential StaffCARE, an ASA corporate partner.

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