November 23, 2022

Relaunched for 2023: ASA Staffing Operations Benchmarking Survey Now Open

Participate in the ASA Staffing Operations Benchmarking Survey and gain exclusive online access to a wealth of data and company benchmarks that focus specifically on temporary and contract staffing and direct hire search and placement services. This survey provides an up-to-date collection of indispensable data that informs decision-making so your staffing company can position itself for growth and increased margins. Participating companies receive early access to a discounted, personalized version of the final report.

The survey is based on peer input from staffing companies of varying sizes from across the U.S. and features more than 120 benchmarks for temporary and contract staffing, and direct hire search and placement services. Learn more and register to participate at

Unemployment Claims Rise to 240,000, Highest Since August
Richmond Fed: Manufacturing Activity Edges Up in November
Durable-Goods Orders Jump 1%, but Momentum Unlikely to Last as Economy Slows
HP to Cut About 12% Jobs by End of Fiscal 2025
Domino’s Pizza Invests in Electric-Vehicle Fleet to Help Stores Recruit Drivers
Key West Labor Staffing Conspirator Pleads Guilty to Immigration Fraud
Independent Investigations and Decision-Making Can Protect Employers From Liability
Cal/OSHA Will Not Alter the Proposed Nonemergency Covid Regulation
Labor-Friendly ‘Workers’ Rights Amendment’ Passes in Illinois
New Job Protections for New Jersey Health Care Workers Following Changes in Control of Their Health Care Entity Employer
Managing the Employment Relationship in Nevada
SHRM Report: Compensation a Key Factor in Turnover
EAA Survey: Business Is Good and Hiring Rates to Increase Despite Economic Outlook

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Keeping Tabs on Talent Turnover


Free ASA Webinar Next Month—Wage and Hour Law Compliance

Wage and hour lawsuits and other payment disputes are once again on the rise. Employment attorneys Andrew W. Singer and Jason B. Klimpl will discuss how staffing firms and other employers can guard against common wage and hour liabilities and mitigate risk during the ASA webinar “Avoiding Common Wage and Hour Compliance Traps in the Staffing Industry.” It takes place Thursday, Dec. 1, 2–3 p.m. Eastern time.

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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Staffing Today Returns Nov. 28

In observance of Thanksgiving, ASA headquarters will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25. Staffing Today will return Monday, Nov. 28.

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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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Welcome New ASA Members

The ASA board of directors and staff welcome the following new members, which joined during the week ending Nov. 20.

Inter-Connect Employment Services
Quincy, IL
Quick Start Staffing LLC
Detroit, MI
Vitalis Consulting LLC
Morristown, NJ

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