November 17, 2022

Looking for Career Guidance? Participate in the ASA Mentor Match Program

Are you looking for a boost in your career, or help developing yourself as an emerging leader in the staffing and recruiting industry? Enroll as a mentee in the ASA Mentor Match program. Mentor Match allows members to make valuable industry connections, define career goals, and gain insight from staffing peers. The goal of the program is to help members grow professionally and network with fellow ASA members.

Mentees are matched with a mentor based on areas of expertise for a six-month period. Applications for the six-month cycle that begins in July will be accepted through Dec. 7. Visit to get started.

HireQuest Inc. Acquires Assets of MRINetwork
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PERM Recruitment Impacted by ‘Pay Transparency’ Laws
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Workers’ Compensation Rate Changes Affecting Florida, New Jersey, and Oregon
Managing the Employment Relationship in Maryland
U.S., Singapore, and Canada Are Top Markets for Talent
How to Build a More Human Approach to Work
Willingness to Learn, Dependability, and Problem-Solving Most Desired Soft Skills by Employers
Companies Making Investments in Events, Meals, and Commuting to Entice Employees to Come Into the Office

Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Today—Planning for Department of Labor Priorities

Don’t miss the ASA webinar “DOL Developments and Enforcement Priorities Affecting the Staffing Industry.” It takes place today from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern time. Hear how enforcement priorities of the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. National Labor Relations Board, and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will affect the staffing industry, and learn how your staffing firm can ensure compliance. Sponsored by Foley & Lardner LLP.

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

The Latest From Your Colleagues on ASA Central

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The Latest From Your Colleagues on ASA Central

ASA Central—the dynamic online community just for staffing professionals—is home to more than 27,000 staffing professional profiles and countless ongoing industry conversations.

This week, take a look at your colleagues’ discussions and some of the blogs they’ve posted on ASA Central:

Get involved with the community—update your profile today so you can network with colleagues, join a section community, recommend and comment on your colleagues’ posts, and share your own blog or discussion post. Log in to ASA Central now.

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