May 20, 2022

See Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson at Staffing World in Las Vegas

Come together with the staffing community Oct. 25–27 in Las Vegas for Staffing World®, the ASA annual convention and expo. This is your chance to make strategic connections and get solutions to fuel your growth and success—and see Earvin “Magic” Johnson in person when he delivers the opening keynote presentation. Johnson is well known for his achievements as a professional basketball player. He is also a highly successful entrepreneur and motivational speaker with a passion for leadership and diversity.

Be there in person to hear this powerful keynote, as well as a full agenda of education and networking opportunities designed to help you win business and spark growth. Register today to get the lowest rate available.

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Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Next Week—Leading Women to the C-Suite

Research has shown that fewer than two in 10 women in staffing rise to be c-suite executives, but creating an employee resource group can help your firm support and empower women in staffing for career growth. Find out how to support women in their careers during the ASA webinar “How to Build an Engaging Women’s Employee Resource Group.” It takes place Thursday, May 26, 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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Free Online Course Based on Groundbreaking Industry Research

Even during this pandemic, one of the top issues of concern to staffing and recruiting professionals is growing their talent pipeline and overcoming the ongoing talent shortage. Communicating to job seekers in a way that resonates with them and captures their interest has never been more critical.

ASA conducted extensive research to understand the mindset of today’s job seeker and has created an online course in conjunction with the New Language of Staffing research and resulting strategies. The course—exclusively for staffing professionals with ASA member firms—features video modules, online quizzes, and more. ASA-certified professionals who complete the course can earn continuing education hours toward ASA certification renewal.

Visit to learn more.

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Welcome New ASA Members

The ASA board of directors and staff welcome the following new members, which joined during the week ending May 15.

The Hire Firm
Santa Fe, NM
The Party Staff Inc.
Los Angeles, CA
Relig Staffing Inc.
Dover, DE
Vivino Group Inc.
Lynchburg, VA

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