May 25, 2022

Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson to Keynote 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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Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Leading Women to the C-Suite

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “How to Build an Engaging Women’s Employee Resource Group,” 2–3 p.m. Eastern time. Find out how creating an employee resource group can help your firm empower women and support them in their career growth.

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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Take Advantage of ASA Resources—Get Employees Back to Work Safely

As part of a global endeavor to help employees return safely to work amid the pandemic, ASA has launched the Safely Back to Work initiative to lead efforts in the U.S. The initiative and new website at is based on the association’s work with the World Employment Confederation, Adecco Group, ManpowerGroup, and Randstad NV.

The result is an online collection of safety-focused resources for employers and a high-profile pledge to the safety of all employees who are returning to job sites. ASA urges all of its members to download and use the free resources and take the pledge.

  • Download the ASA Safely Back to Work Best Practice Protocols, which include 77 measures to help further employee safety in different industry sectors and work environments.
  • Download the Covid-19 Safety Checklist, developed specifically for staffing company use by the law firm Seyfarth Shaw.
  • Take the Safely Back to Work Pledge to show your company’s commitment to the health and welfare of your corporate and temporary and contract employees.

Once you submit your pledge to safety, your name and company name will appear in a real-time leaderboard on the page. Share your commitment on social media channels and encourage your colleagues to do the same. The Safely Back to Work site provides a variety of graphics for use on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and ASA Central. Use the hashtag #SafelyBackToWork and tag @StaffingTweets.

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