November 3, 2021

Get Free Staffing Employment and Sales Data—Participate in the ASA Quarterly Survey

Don’t miss your chance to get the staffing and recruiting data you need. The association’s quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey for the third quarter of 2021 is now open. Participate in the survey and compare how your company is doing with similar-sized companies and firms within your industry sector.

After completing the survey, you will be able to access an exclusive online report archive, which includes benchmarks for the number of direct hire searches and permanent placements, sector-specific gross margin trends, and payroll and productivity metrics by company size. Participate by Nov. 26 to get the staffing industry information you’re looking for.

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

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Free ASA Webinar Today—The Evolution of Administrative Staffing

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “The Expanding Role of Professionals in Office, Clerical, and Administrative Staffing.” It takes place today from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern time. Hear how the role of office, clerical, and administrative workers has changed with the rise of technology, gig work, and—most recently—the Covid-19 pandemic, and how staffing firms can coach their administrative professionals to prepare for the future of this profession, in this webinar brought to you by the ASA office–administrative section.

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—Addressing Pay Inequity in Staffing

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “Pay Inequity in the Staffing Industry—A Panel Discussion, Part Two,” 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. The staffing industry, like many others, faces a challenge: women and people of color generally earn less than white men do for the same work. Hear from a panel of senior executives about how the industry can do better to improve the pay gap in staffing in the second part of a two-part webinar series. Presented in partnership with the Women’s Business Collaborative, Staffing Industry Analysts, TechServe Alliance, and the National Association of Personnel Services.

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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