May 13, 2020

Network in Your Niche—Virtually

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

  • Search and placement section: Wednesday, May 13, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Engineering, IT, and scientific section: Thursday, May 14, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Industrial section: Tuesday, May 19, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Professional–managerial section: Wednesday, May 20, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Health care section: Thursday, May 21, 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.

Online Labor Demand Declined Sharply in April
Producer Prices Fall From Year Ago
IRS Reverses Course on Employee Health Care Expenses, Clarifies Credit Eligibility With PPP Loan Repayment
IRS Issues Update to Form 941 for Covid-19 Related Employment Tax Credits and Other Tax Relief
Paycheck Protection Program and Foreign Employees: SBA Tries to Clean Up Its Mess
Employer’s After-the-Fact Discovery of Lack of Job Qualification Sinks Employee’s ADA Discrimination Claim
Arbitration Agreements Lacking Employer’s Signature Can Be Enforceable, Says Texas Appellate Court
North Carolina Essential Businesses Get Limited Protection During Covid-19 Recovery
Connecticut Extends Time to Comply With Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Dramatic Shifts in Job Seeker Attitudes Due to Pandemic
Most People Uneasy About Returning to Work

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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 connects industry peers so they can become better leaders, advance their careers, and take industry professionalism to a new level. Participants described their experiences in a recent issue of Staffing Success magazine.

Right now, you can apply to be, or match with, a mentor in the six-month cycle that runs from July through December. Applications are due May 31. Visit to get started as a mentor or mentee.

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