October 5, 2020

Enter the Staffing World Countdown Contest

Last week, with Staffing World® 2020 quickly approaching, ASA launched a contest to give away a free registration to next year’s ASA annual convention and expo, Sept. 28–30 in Denver. This week, that contest continues—register for Staffing World 2020 by this Friday, Oct. 9, and you will be entered to win a free registration to Staffing World 2021. If you’ve registered for Staffing World 2020 you have already been entered into the drawing for a free Staffing World 2021 registration.

Congratulations to Josh Ferrell, CSP, of Encadria Staffing Solutions LLC, who won last week’s drawing and will receive a free registration to Staffing World 2021. When you see him at Staffing World, an immersive virtual event taking place Oct. 19–22, be sure to say hi or enjoy a cup of coffee with him at the virtual Coffee House.

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Upcoming Events

Staffing World, the Immersive Virtual Reality Experience, Is in Two Weeks

Register now for Staffing World 2020, Oct. 19–22. The ASA annual convention and expo will be an immersive virtual experience where you can connect with staffing peers and get resources you can use to grow your business.

It will not be just another Zoom meeting. Staffing World will utilize virtual reality technology to bring you four powerful keynote presenters; more than 30 educational sessions; and an interactive expo where you can use your customized avatar to explore exhibitor booths, connect with peers at the virtual Coffee House, and much more.

This year you can attend Staffing World for the lowest price ever. Learn more and register at staffingworld.net.

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Take Advantage of ASA Resources—Get Employees Back to Work Safely

As part of a global endeavor to help employees return safely to work amid the pandemic, ASA has launched the Safely Back to Work initiative to lead efforts in the U.S. The initiative and new website at americanstaffing.net/safelybacktowork is based on the association’s work with the World Employment Confederation, Adecco Group, ManpowerGroup, and Randstad NV.

The result is an online collection of safety-focused resources for employers and a high-profile pledge to the safety of all employees who are returning to job sites. ASA urges all of its members to download and use the free resources and take the pledge.

  • Download the ASA Safely Back to Work Best Practice Protocols, which include 77 measures to help further employee safety in different industry sectors and work environments.
  • Download the Covid-19 Safety Checklist, developed specifically for staffing company use by the law firm Seyfarth Shaw.
  • Take the Safely Back to Work Pledge to show your company’s commitment to the health and welfare of your corporate and temporary and contract employees.

Once you submit your pledge to safety, your name and company name will appear in a real-time leaderboard on the page. Share your commitment on social media channels and encourage your colleagues to do the same. The Safely Back to Work site provides a variety of graphics for use on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and ASA Central. Use the hashtag #SafelyBackToWork and tag @StaffingTweets.

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