May 15, 2024

ASA Staffing Law & Compliance Conference Starts Tomorrow—Learn About Using Artificial Intelligence in Employment Decisions and More

Tomorrow and Friday, come to the Westin Washington, DC, Downtown in Washington, DC, for the ASA Staffing Law & Compliance Conference—its new name reflects its expanded focus on legal, compliance, and related human resource content for staffing firm owners and executives, human resource professionals, compliance managers, recruiters, and attorneys. The two-day event is your opportunity to hear from subject matter experts on the industry’s most pressing topics, including artificial intelligence, contract negotiations, legislation aimed at the staffing industry, and more.

ASA-certified professionals can earn continuing education hours toward maintaining their ASA credentials, and ASA is seeking preapproval for attorneys to earn continuing legal education accreditation credit for several states.

On-site registration opens tomorrow at 7:30 a.m. Eastern time. There is still time to register. Visit to get the details.

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Free ASA Webinar Next Week—Gain Confidence as a Speaker

Are you ready to start your speaking and training journey? Are you looking for tips on figuring out what to say and how to find opportunities to say it? Hear from women who went through THRIVEx, the speaker incubator program developed by ASA to encourage women to become industry presenters, during the ASA webinar “Getting Comfortable Being Uncomfortable Webinar Series, Part One: Developing a Path to Speaking Opportunities.” The first session in a four-part webinar series focused on empowering women to volunteer for speaking opportunities in the industry, which is presented by the ASA women in leadership interest group, takes place Tuesday, May 21, 2–3 p.m. Eastern time.

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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Get Your Staffing Benchmarks and Projections

The association’s quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey for the first quarter of 2024 is now open. Staffing companies that complete the brief survey by May 24 receive an exclusive report on the results, which includes gross margin and sector-level data.

Register to take the survey, or view the questionnaire, at If you have questions or did not receive a survey link, email There are no fees to participate.

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