October 1, 2020

ASA Honors Best Work-Based Learning Programs in the Staffing Industry

The American Staffing Association today announced the winners of the 2020 ASA Elevate Awards. This professional recognition program celebrates the most innovative and effective learning programs to train, upskill, and reskill temporary and contract employees across the U.S. Awards and honorable mention distinctions are conferred in award classes by company revenue.

Staffing Agencies With More Than $100 Million in Annual Sales:
Adecco Group US Foundation, “Adecco Academy”
Aquent, “Aquent Gymnasium”
HealthTrust Workforce Solutions, “StaRN and StarTech”

Staffing Agencies With $7.5 Million‒$25 Million in Annual Sales
Conexus MedStaff, “International Nurse Professional Pathway”
Year Up Professional Resources (dba YUPRO), “YUPRO Pathways at Work―Your StepUP to Success”

Honorable Mentions
Apex Systems, “Career Readiness Resource Site for Job Seekers”
ETS Inc., “Ready4Real”

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Upcoming Events

Staffing World 2020, an Immersive Virtual Reality Experience, Is Happening This Month

Staffing World® 2020, Oct. 19–22, will be an immersive virtual experience featuring new ways to learn and new voices to learn from—including four powerful keynote presenters:

  • Heather McGowan—writer and future of work strategist
  • Erik Qualman—writer and digital leadership and transformation consultant
  • Marc Morial—former mayor of New Orleans and current president and chief executive officer of National Urban League
  • Carla Harris—vice chairman of global wealth management and senior client adviser at Morgan Stanley

This special industry event will also feature dozens of other speakers and panelists, more than 30 educational sessions and virtual discussion groups, and much more.

Visit staffingworld.net to see session descriptions, and register to attend Staffing World for the lowest price ever.

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New Staffing Professionals Starting? Onboarding Courses Available on ASA Learn

Looking to enhance your new hire process and your team’s knowledge of the staffing industry? Need to train new hires or offer refresher courses to seasoned team members? ASA has developed a program of onboarding courses specifically designed for staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions professionals.

You can purchase and assign courses to your team and track their progress using the ASA learning management system, ASA Learn. The online course modules include “Introduction to the Staffing Industry,” “Fundamentals of Sales,” and “Fundamentals of Recruiting.” Modules are available as a full set or a la carte. To learn more, visit learn.americanstaffing.net.

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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 20,000 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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