May 3, 2021

Deadline Extended—Earn Recognition and Differentiate Your Firm

Earn national recognition for your company—and differentiate your firm—by highlighting your staffing stars, social responsibility efforts, and work-based learning programs. The deadline has been extended to May 14 for entries to the ASA Care Awards, ASA Elevate Awards, and ASA National Staffing Employee of the Year (sponsored by StaffPRO3, a division of PMC Insurance Group) programs.

Being named as one of the best in the industry is a valuable tool your company can use to sell to clients and engage with talent. Get more information at

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Upcoming Events

Get Insights From Industry Peers—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 platform.

Mentor Match allows members to make valuable industry connections, define career goals, and gain insight from staffing peers. The program is about growing professionally and networking with fellow ASA members.

Applications for the six-month cycle that begins in July will be accepted through June 4. Log in to ASA Central to get started as a mentor or mentee. Questions? Contact ASA at 703-253-2020 or

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Registration Is Open for Staffing World in Denver

Staffing World® 2021, the ASA annual convention and expo, will take place—in person—at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Denver Sept. 28–30. Get ready to gather with the staffing community and get strategies to help your business come back better than ever after a year of disruption. Register early for the best rate available.

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Provide Harassment Prevention Training to Temporary Workers

ASA has partnered with Kantola Training Solutions to provide a full-service, cost-effective solution for the harassment prevention training needs of staffing companies.

It’s easy to administer and keeps records for you—it can even track the time an employee spends on training. The training was co-developed with Littler, the world’s largest labor and employment law firm.

New training requirements have recently taken effect in several states. Visit for more information.

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