November 1, 2023

Make 2024 Your Best Year Yet: Renew Your Membership Today

Start planning today to ensure your company’s success in 2024. Renew your ASA membership and you’ll continue to receive access to professional development, legal and legislative advocacy, industry-specific research and economic data, and more.

Visit or call the membership department at 703-253-2020.

Mastech Digital Reports Third Quarter 2023 Results Acquires Kimedics
ADP: Private Sector Employment Increased by 113,000 Jobs in October
Manufacturing Activity Contracted in October
Chicago Business Activity Index in Contraction Territory for 14th Straight Month in October
Workers Keep Getting Big Raises. That’s a Problem for the Fed
EEOC Announces Opening of 2022 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection
What Impact Will President Biden’s AI Executive Order Have in the Workplace?
Key Changes and Updates to Employment Agreements: What Maryland and Virginia Employers Need to Know
Hiring and Wage and Hour Law in North Carolina
Construction Employment Increases in 212 of 358 Metro Areas Between September 2022 and September 2023 as Demand Outpaces Worker Supply
iHire Releases 2023 Talent Retention Report on Turnover Trends
Employees Are More Satisfied With Work, but Financial Security Concerns Remain High

Upcoming Events

Staffing Employment Edges Down in October


Plan for These Free ASA Webinars This Month

The next few weeks will be full of free education from ASA. These upcoming ASA webinars can help you recruit a diverse workforce, retain clients, and understand where the economy is headed.

Nov. 7—”Key Accounting and Tax Issues in Staffing Mergers and Acquisitions: What Every Buyer and Seller Needs to Know
If you’re considering buying or selling a staffing firm, Paul Pincus of Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP, with Michael Napolitano, CPA, and Marilyn Garcia of Citrin Cooperman, will review the financial data you need to assess, tax implications you need to consider, and information you need to empower you on your buying or selling journey. Presented by Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP and Citrin Cooperman.

Nov. 9—”Empowering Women in Staffing: Strategies From Industry Leaders: Staffing World Breakout Session Encore Program
Fostering a culture that enables women to excel and prepares them for leadership positions requires unwavering dedication and consistent effort. This encore presentation of a
Staffing World® 2023 breakout session presented by the ASA Women in Leadership interest group features Eric Gregg, of ASA corporate partner ClearlyRated, moderating a panel discussion featuring staffing industry leaders who have taken proactive steps toward creating more leadership opportunities for women. The ASA Women in Leadership interest group is sponsored by ASA corporate partners Bullhorn, ClearlyRated, and Essential StaffCARE, and by Assurance, ClearEdge Marketing, Mee Derby, Sense, Staffing Referrals, Textkernel, and WorkN.

Nov. 14—”Staffing STATS—Quarterly Data-Centric Webinar Series
The ASA Staffing STATS webinar series provides members with timely data and reliable analysis of industry research and economic trends. In the third webinar of the series for this year, get an update on the latest industry economic indicators, learn about some sources for benchmarking data, and hear about worker preferences to help your firm fine-tune the candidate experience. Sponsored by Essential StaffCARE, an ASA corporate partner.

Nov. 21—”Boosting Client Retention and Building Client Loyalty
Get strategies and techniques to retain clients from Kim Henderson of Cobalt Compass and Kris Katelman of BCforward. They’ll outline a 10-step plan for minimizing customer churn and keeping clients engaged in any economic climate.

Nov. 28—”Tapping Untapped Talents: Second Chance Hiring
Presented by the ASA inclusion, diversity, and equity advocacy (IDEA) group. The ASA IDEA group is sponsored by ASA corporate partners ClearlyRated and Monster, and by HiringSolved and WorkN.

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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New ASA Legal Line Video for Members: Annual Legislative Report

The ASA legal team works every day to defend the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry to make sure that association members can do what they do best—find good jobs for people. And this year, ASA lawyers have been very busy.

The ASA Legal Line monthly video series features a member of the association’s legal team and addresses critical legal, regulatory, and legislative topics that have direct implications for your business. In the latest installment, ASA vice president of government relations Toby Malara, Esq., reviews the current legislative landscape—including bills in New Jersey and Illinois—and provides ideas for how you can get involved as an advocate for the industry.

Watch the latest ASA Legal Line video, then join the conversation on ASA Central. The ASA Legal Line monthly video series is sponsored by Essential StaffCARE, an ASA corporate partner.

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