October 15, 2021

Job Seekers Are Looking—Make Sure They’ll Work With You

The new Candidate Sentiment Study from ASA reveals a sense of optimism about employment and job-related opportunities as the nation continues to fight Covid-19.

The data from the survey indicate that both active and passive job seekers expect to be working for a new company in the next 12 months. Get those candidates to work with your firm—use the findings detailed in the study report to make sure your firm has a successful 2021.

The report is available for purchase now, and ASA members receive a discount. Get more information at americanstaffing.net/candidate-sentiment-study.

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Catch Up on Legal Issues Affecting the Staffing Industry—Read Staffing Law Digest

ASA members can access the latest issue of Staffing Law digest as a digital edition. This issue includes articles about Covid-19 vaccine literacy resources for staffing firms, temporary and contract employee eligibility for COBRA subsidies, and more.

Access the current issue and back issues of Staffing Law digest, and other ASA digital publications, at americanstaffing.net/digital.

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Free Online Course Addresses ASA Members’ Top Worries

ASA recognizes that one of the top issues keeping staffing and recruiting professionals up at night is growing their talent pipeline amid an ongoing talent shortage. Communicating to job seekers in a way that resonates and captures their interests has never been more critical.

The association conducted extensive research to understand the mindset of today’s job seeker and developed the “New Language of Staffing” online course exclusively for staffing professionals with ASA member firms. The course features video modules, online quizzes, and more. It’s part of the “Fundamentals of Recruiting” online course module in the ASA Onboarding Series on ASA Learn. ASA-certified professionals who complete the course earn 0.5 hours of continuing education toward ASA certification renewal.

Visit americanstaffing.net/new-language to learn more.

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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 Oct. 10.

A Helping Hand Staffing Agency
Warren, OH
Career Innovator
Minneapolis, MN
Denver Event Staffing
Westminster, CO
Maverick Search Consultants Inc.
New York, NY
Sea Change Talent
Charlton, MA
SEC Life Sciences Inc.
Plano, TX
SMS Group of Cos.
Detroit, MI

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