May 26, 2020

Applications Due This Week—Participate in the ASA Mentor Match Program

The ASA Mentor Match platform allows members to make valuable industry connections, define career goals, and gain insight from staffing peers. Being or finding a mentor can help you grow professionally and network with fellow ASA members.

Applications for the six-month cycle that begins in July are due May 31. Visit to get started as a mentor or mentee.

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Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Today—Recruiting in Times of Uncertainty

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “Finding Recruiting Opportunities When the Sky Seems to Be Falling.” It takes place today from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern time. Things might feel chaotic right now—but there are steps that recruiters can be taking to capitalize on the opportunities that arise from chaos. Learn how to increase connections with clients, prospects, and candidates so you can be a productive recruiter in this new reality.

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 ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Help Recruiters Reach a Higher Level

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “Leveling Up Your Recruiters,” 2–3 p.m. Eastern time. Find out about tools you can use to improve recruiters’ effectiveness right now and to gear up for your postpandemic hiring efforts.

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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Last Chance to Share Your Thoughts With ASA—You Could Win a Gift Card

This week is your last chance to participate in the annual ASA member satisfaction survey. The survey has just eight questions and should take you about three minutes to complete.

A link to the survey was sent to staffing professionals at ASA member companies earlier this month, and responses are due this Friday, May 29. To ensure data integrity, the survey is administered by ClearlyRated, the association’s satisfaction survey partner.

In appreciation of your time, when you participate in the survey ASA will automatically enter you into a drawing for a chance to win one of five $100 Amazon gift cards. If you have any questions or did not receive a survey link, contact Tim Hulley at or 703-253-1154.

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Network Virtually With Peers in Your Region

As your staffing firm faces new challenges and tries to answer unexpected questions, ASA invites you to attend peer networking calls to discuss top-of-mind challenges and solutions with your industry colleagues in your region. These virtual networking calls will be facilitated by volunteers (participants will not receive official legal updates or guidance regarding Covid-19).

Get the full schedule and register at

  • Connecticut, Indiana, North Carolina, and Texas networks: Tuesday, June 9, 3:30–4:45 p.m. Eastern time
  • Capital Area, Mississippi, Tennessee, Oregon, Virginia, and Washington networks: Wednesday, June 10, 3:30–4:45 p.m. Eastern time

Registration is free for ASA members. Participants will be able to move into smaller discussion groups with members of their ASA State Network council.

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