May 11, 2021

Small Business Optimism Up in April But Job Openings Remain at Record Highs
Job Openings Rise Despite Hiring Slowdown
Chipotle, Subway, Look to Hire
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Provides a Roadmap to Employers While Striking Down No-Hire Agreement
Covid-19: State Policy Report, April 28-29
California Employment Law Roundup
New York Enacts HERO Act Codifying Covid-19 Worker Protections
Pennsylvania Governor Announces Lifting of Covid-19 Restrictions
CEO Optimism Slips in May on Supply Concerns, Washington Worries
Solar Jobs Declined in 2020 on Pandemic, Efficiency Gains
Encouraging Growth in Tech Hiring

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Free ASA Webinar Today—Motivational Tips

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Motivating People to Act.” It takes place today from 3 to 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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Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Stress Management

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “Managing Stress in Times of Uncertainty—Part 1,” 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. During the first session in a two-part Mental Health Awareness Month series presented by the ASA inclusion, diversity, equity, and advocacy (IDEA) group, find out how to give your overwhelmed employees the tools they need to reduce stress and increase workplace performance. The IDEA group is sponsored by ASA corporate partner Monster and by Anthem, along with supporting sponsors TerraFirma and WorkN.

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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Job Seekers Are Looking—Make Sure They’ll Work With You

The new Candidate Sentiment Study from ASA reveals a sense of optimism about employment and job-related opportunities as the nation continues to fight Covid-19.

The data from the survey indicate that both active and passive job seekers expect to be working for a new company in the next 12 months. Get those candidates to work with your firm—use the findings detailed in the study report to make sure your firm has a successful 2021.

The report is available for purchase now, and ASA members receive a discount. Get more information at americanstaffing.net/candidate-sentiment-study.

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