May 4, 2023

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 goal of the program is to assist participants in growing professionally and networking with fellow ASA members.

Applications for the six-month cycle that begins in July will be accepted through May 31. Visit to get started as a mentor or a mentee. Questions? Contact ASA at 703-253-2020 or

Adecco Reports First Quarter 2023 Results
Cross Country Healthcare Announces First Quarter 2023 Financial Results
BBSI Reports Strong First Quarter 2023 Financial Results
Upwork Reports First Quarter 2023 Financial Results; Reduces Size of Workforce
Output Growth Quickens on Stronger Demand Conditions, but Price Hikes Intensify in April
Jobless Claims Climb and Show Hints of Labor-Market Softening
Productivity Fell Sharply in the First Quarter as Economy Slows
Fed Raises Rates, Opens Door to Pause in Tightening Cycle
EEOC’s ‘Best Practices’ for LGBTQI+ Employment Equity
Fourth Circuit Reaffirms Employer’s Right to Make Medical Inquiries
Extension Available for California Employers to Submit Labor Contractor Employee Report
Construction Employment Increases in 259 of 358 Metro Areas From March 2022 to March 2023 as Manufacturing Projects Drive Demand

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New ASA Legal Line Video for Members: Legal Trends for Background Checks and Drug Screening

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, ASA general counsel Brittany Sakata highlights the legal trends around background checks and drug testing and the resources ASA has available to help you navigate these tricky legal issues.

Sakata also previews a session at the ASA Staffing Law Conference dedicated entirely to these two topics and to human resource best practices, “Getting to Know You: Why Are Background Checks and Drug Tests So Hard?” The takes place May 18–19 at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, DC. For more information and to register, go to

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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The Latest From Your Colleagues on ASA Central

ASA Central—the dynamic online community just for staffing professionals—is home to more than 27,000 staffing professional profiles and countless ongoing industry conversations.

This week, take a look at your colleagues’ discussions and some of the blogs they’ve posted on ASA Central:

Get involved with the community—update your profile today so you can network with colleagues, join a section community, recommend and comment on your colleagues’ posts, and share your own blog or discussion post. Log in to ASA Central now.

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