November 16, 2020

Today—The Elections’ Effects on Staffing; THRIVE Takes Place Tomorrow

Don’t miss today’s ASA webinar “The 2020 Elections: Implications for Staffing Firms in 2021 and Beyond,” 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. ASA government affairs counsel Toby Malara will discuss the outcomes of the presidential and congressional elections and review new policies and regulations that might be introduced in the year ahead. Sponsored by Essential StaffCARE, the webinar is free to all attendees. Register at

Tomorrow, don’t miss THRIVE 2020: Elevating & Empowering Women in Staffing, which takes place 1:30─6 p.m. Eastern time. THRIVE 2020 will feature powerful and inspiring women presenters who will share effective growth strategies that have propelled their careers and positioned them for continued success. Registration starts at just $60, and team discounts are available. Register at

Both events qualify for continuing education hours toward ASA certification renewal.

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Upcoming Events

THRIVE Is Tomorrow—Don’t Miss This Virtual Event for Women in Staffing

Are you a woman looking for ways to grow your leadership skills and expand your professional reach in the staffing industry? Don’t miss THRIVE 2020, a new collaborative virtual event brought to you by the ASA women in leadership interest group.

The half-day event takes place tomorrow, Nov. 17, 1:30─6 p.m. Eastern time. Hear from powerful and inspiring women presenters who will share effective growth strategies that have propelled their careers and positioned them for continued success. Learn from and connect with standout women leaders in a collaborative virtual environment.

ASA-certified professionals can earn up to 3.0 hours of continuing education toward certification renewal. Get more information and register today at

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ASA Quarterly Survey Deadline Extended

The association’s quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey for the third quarter of 2020 has been extended to this Friday, Nov. 20. Don’t miss your chance to get the staffing and recruiting data you need—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 projections, benchmarks for the number of direct hire searches and permanent placements, sector-specific gross margin trends, and payroll and productivity metrics by company size. There are no fees to participate.

Register to take the survey at

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