May 6, 2020

Annual Member Survey Now Open

How can ASA best meet your needs? Provide invaluable feedback to the association by answering a few simple questions about your membership experience.

A link to the survey was sent to staffing firm members today. Your participation in this survey is critical in helping ASA learn what is important to you and how well the association is serving you.

The survey closes May 29. In appreciation of your time, when you participate in the survey you will be able to enter a drawing for a chance to win one of five $100 Amazon gift cards.

If you have any questions or did not receive a survey link, contact Tim Hulley at 703-253-1154 or

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Free ASA Webinar Today—Keeping Employees Engaged

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Keeping Your Employees Engaged During Tumultuous Times.” It takes place today from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern time. People working from home can feel isolated and lose their motivation. Find out how to use social learning, video-based training, and other tools to keep your employees engaged and flourishing while working remotely.

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 Tomorrow—Be a Creative Leader

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “Leading in Turbulent Times,” 12 noon–1 p.m. Eastern time. Being a strong, creative leader—no matter your official title—has always been crucial for survival in the staffing profession, and that’s especially true now. During this session, learn tips for great leadership in turbulent change.

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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Save on Certification Products Right Now

If you’ve been waiting for the right time to earn your Certified Staffing Professional®, Technical Services CertifiedSM, Certified Search Consultant®, or Certified Health Care Staffing Professional® credential from ASA, the right time is right now. During the ASA certification sale, you’ll get a 25% discount on certification products and onboarding courses on ASA Learn.

Why should you earn an ASA credential? Visit to learn the answer—then place your order in the ASA store, using discount code STAYHOME20, by June 30.

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New ASA Legal Line Video for Members: PPP Loan Eligibility

Are you confused about how to determine your firm’s eligibility for loans under the new Paycheck Protection Program? 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 senior vice president and chief legal officer Stephen Dwyer discusses the complexities of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act—which provides financial assistance via the Paycheck Protection Program.

Watch the update and join the conversation on ASA Central.

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