May 4, 2020

Take Advantage of Special Offers From Industry Suppliers

During these challenging times, several ASA supplier companies are extending discounts to ASA members or offering special products and services to help staffing firms maintain their operations. Visit to review the available offers.

Kelly Reports First Quarter Earnings
Sharpest Contraction in Output in Series History Due to Covid-19 Impact
Coronavirus at Work: Safety Inspectors Reviewing Scores of Employee Hospitalizations, Deaths
Form I-9: Covid-19 Temporary Policy for List B Identity Documents
U.S. Department of Labor Issues Additional Guidance About Short-Time Compensation Program Provisions
U.S. Department of Labor Issues New COBRA Notices for Employee Benefit Plans
IRS FAQs on Retention Credit Provides Guidance on ‘Significant Decline in Gross Receipts’
OSHA State Plan Agencies Issue Covid-19 Guidance
Nonresidential Construction Spending Declines in March
Covid-19 Could Reduce Employer Health Care Costs
Majority of Employed Americans Would Consider a Job Change During Covid-19 Outbreak

Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Today—Recruiting From Wherever You Are

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Remote Recruiting During Covid-19 and Beyond.” It takes place today from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern time. Even working from home, recruiters can continue to be active and productive—get tips for remote interactions with candidates and learn some remote work best practices.

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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Participate in the ASA Quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey—Deadline Next Week

The association’s quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey for the first quarter of 2020 is now open. Staffing companies that complete the brief survey—including search and placement firms—will have access to an exclusive report on the results, enhanced with graphs. The report, which participants can download from the ASA website, also includes an executive summary, plus sales category and sector-level data.

The data collected by this survey enable ASA to track staffing sales and gross margin trends and provide direct hire metrics. Participate in the Staffing Employment and Sales Survey by next Friday, May 15, to get the staffing industry information you’re looking for.

Register to take the survey, or view the questionnaire, at If you have questions or did not receive a survey link, email There are no fees to participate.

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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 May 31. 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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