November 29, 2021

Participate in the ASA Mentor Match Program—Deadline This Week

ASA provides a resource designed for staffing industry professionals interested in being part of valuable mentoring relationships—the ASA Mentor Match platform.

Mentor Match allows members to make valuable industry connections, define career goals, and gain insight from staffing peers. The program is about growing professionally and networking with fellow ASA members.

Applications for the upcoming six-month cycle are due this Friday, Dec. 3. Visit to get started as a mentor or mentee. Questions? Contact ASA at 703-253-2020 or

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Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Tomorrow—Preparing for Potential Tax Law Changes

Don’t miss tomorrow’s ASA webinar “What to Expect From the Biden Administration’s Tax Law Proposals,” 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. Get insights into which tax proposals have been put forward by President Biden, what changes to tax policy are likely, and what staffing firm owners can do to minimize their tax burden in the future.

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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Plan for These Free ASA Webinars Next Month

The next few weeks will be full of free education from ASA. These upcoming ASA webinars can help you attract and retain talent, improve your bottom line, and more.

Dec. 1—“How Advances in Telehealth Are Solving Current Challenges in Medical Care and Behavioral Health Usage
Find out how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected workers’ medical and mental health needs, and how staffing firms that understand the solutions available to meet those needs have an edge in recruiting and retaining top talent, in this session sponsored by Essential StaffCARE.

Dec. 7—“Three Plans to Implement Now for Consistent Growth
Learn what moves your firm should make to increase employee engagement, retain talent, and create sustainable growth.

Dec. 8—“What Is Your Marketing Missing in 2022? Top Five Tips to Drive ROI
Hear key insights about digital marketing and find out the key areas where staffing firms should focus to deliver the best return on investment for their marketing.

Dec. 9—“Data-Driven Insights to Navigate Disruption Now and Plan for 2022
Get a look at the major take-aways from the 2021 Staffing Industry Playbook—the staffing and recruiting industry’s most reliable and comprehensive source of economic data—in the year’s final installment of the Staffing STATS webinar series, sponsored by Essential StaffCARE.

Dec. 14—“ASA State of the Industry Webinar Series—A Quarterly Update for Staffing Professionals
The year’s final installment of the quarterly webinar series, presented by ASA and ClearlyRated, the association’s satisfaction survey partner, will focus on job candidates. Learn the keys to attracting, retaining, and placing more candidates for your firm—along with specific examples from the field and key legislative updates.

Dec. 16—“Maximize Your ASA Membership
Learn how to make the most of the professional development opportunities, legal and legislative resources, benchmarking data, marketing tools, and other benefits of your association membership.

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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