November 10, 2021

Get Key Staffing Metrics, Participate in the ASA Quarterly Survey

The association’s quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey for the third quarter of 2021 is open until Nov. 26.

Staffing companies that complete the brief survey—including search and placement firms—will have access to an exclusive report on the results, enhanced with graphs. The report, which participants can download from the ASA website, also includes an executive summary, plus sales category and sector-level data.

There are no fees to participate. Register to take the survey at

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Pledge to Get Talent Back to Work

ASA is an inaugural signatory of the “Getting Talent Back to Work” pledge—part of an effort led by the Society for Human Resource Management to help provide employment opportunities to qualified people with criminal backgrounds. The pledge follows congressional passage of bipartisan criminal justice reform, the “First Step Act,” in December 2018.

To assist companies making the pledge, SHRM developed the Getting Talent Back to Work Tool Kit, which is designed to help businesses apply evidence-based best practices for hiring applicants with a criminal background, understand the legal factors involved, and get practical guidance from industry leaders on recruiting this diverse group of people. ASA member companies are encouraged to join ASA in signing the pledge.

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ASA Offers Resources on Partnering With Diverse-Owned Businesses

Staffing companies—particularly small businesses and minority-, veteran-, LGBT-, and woman-owned businesses—find they may be able to partner with larger companies that have supplier diversity initiatives in place.

The ASA inclusion, diversity, and equity advocacy (IDEA) group has developed guidance for ASA members interested in partnering with those companies or in becoming a diverse-owned certified business. The ASA IDEA group is sponsored by ASA corporate partner Monster and by Anthem, along with supporting sponsors TerraFirma and WorkN.

Visit for a directory of diversity certification organizations, a glossary of common terms, and more.

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