May 10, 2021

Don’t Miss THRIVE, a Virtual Event for Women in Staffing, Next Week

Are you a woman looking for ways to grow your leadership skills and expand your professional reach? Learn how to find empowerment at work and show up as your best self—at ASA THRIVE, you’ll learn from and connect with standout women staffing leaders in a collaborative virtual environment. Brought to you by the ASA women in leadership interest group, THRIVE takes place Wednesday, May 19, from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

Rates start at $70 for ASA members. Learn more and register at americanstaffing.net/THRIVE. The women in leadership interest group is sponsored by ASA corporate partners Bullhorn and Essential StaffCARE, and by Anthem, Assurance, ClearEdge Marketing, Mee Derby, Sense HQ, and WorkN.

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Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Motivational Tips

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “Motivating People to Act,” 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. Find out how to enhance your communication skills and motivate stakeholders to act with urgency and passion.

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 americanstaffing.net.

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Network in Your Niche—Virtual Networking Calls Start Next Week

As your staffing firm faces new challenges and tries to answer unexpected questions, are you dealing with questions that are specific to your sector of the staffing industry? Get insight from industry peers during a sector-specific peer networking call where you can discuss top-of-mind challenges and devise solutions. Calls are facilitated by volunteers from ASA section communities (participants will not receive official legal updates or guidance regarding Covid-19).

Get the full schedule and register at americanstaffing.net:

  • Industrial section: Tuesday, May 18, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Professional–managerial section: Wednesday, May 19, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Health care section: Thursday, May 20, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Health care section—Supporting Clinical Talent Through Covid-19: Monday, May 24, 4–4:30 p.m. Eastern time
  • Office–administrative section: Tuesday, June 15, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Search and placement section: Wednesday, June 16, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Engineering, IT, and scientific section: Thursday, June 17, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time

Networking calls are open to members of ASA sections, which are sector-specific communities that provide resources, webinars, town hall forums, and sector-specific news for member companies and their employees. To join a section, update your profile on ASA Central.

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Awards Deadline This Friday

Gain national recognition for your company, and then leverage that recognition to differentiate your firm in your most competitive markets, by being named as among the best in the industry—submit your entries for the ASA Care Awards, ASA Elevate Awards, and the ASA National Staffing Employee of the Year and Sector All-Stars program (sponsored by StaffPRO3, a division of PMC Insurance Group).

The deadline for all submissions has been extended to this Friday, May 14, and there are no fees to enter. Learn more at americanstaffing.net.

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Celebrate ASA Central Week

This week, May 10–14, ASA is celebrating ASA Central’s ninth anniversary.

The association is excited to have provided a space for ASA members to network, ask questions, and discuss top issues in staffing for nine years. Celebrate what has made this community so successful—ASA Central Week will focus on members and everything you have done to make this community a success. Learn about activities and celebrations by logging in to ASA Central now.

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