October 16, 2020

Staffing World 2020 Happens Next Week

It’s almost time for the most important industry event for staffing professionals—Staffing World 2020. The ASA annual convention and expo, an immersive virtual experience, starts Monday, Oct. 19, and continues online through Thursday, Oct. 22.

Staffing World will utilize virtual reality technology to help you connect and collaborate—much like you would in person. Hear from four powerful keynote presenters, attend more than 30 educational sessions and virtual discussion groups, visit with suppliers in the interactive expo hall, and much more.

ASA-certified professionals can earn up to 12 hours of continuing education toward certification renewal by participating in workshops and other content sessions. Get more information and register online at staffingworld.net.

The Stepping Stones Group Acquires Ardor School Solutions, the School Division of Ardor Health Solutions
Philly Fed: Manufacturing Activity Shows Improvement in October
U.S. Industrial Production Fell 0.6% in September
National Hiring Event: Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s to Hire 7,000 Seasonal Jobs in Advance of Holiday Season
Paycheck Protection Program Update: SBA Streamlines Forgiveness Application for PPP Loans Under $50K, Confirms Deferral Period for Loan Repayment
How to Stop Drugs and Alcohol From Entering in the Workplace
California Extends Period to File a Discrimination or Retaliation Complaint
Pennsylvania Raises Salary Threshold, Updates Duties Tests With New Overtime Rule
Gov. Bullock Announces Montana’s Minimum Wage for 2021
San Francisco Passes Emergency Ordinance Protecting Employees From Adverse Action Related to Covid-19
Tech Companies Need More Skilled Workers, CTA Study Shows
Kelly CEO Sets Course to Upend Systemic Barriers to Employment

Upcoming Events

ASA Announces First Women in Leadership Scholarship Recipients

ASA today announced the inaugural class of Women in Leadership Scholarship recipients. The Women in Leadership Scholarship program honors rising stars in the staffing and recruiting who show exemplary professional growth potential and a commitment to a career in the industry. The 2020 honorees are Brenna Barnett, Carlton Staffing director of marketing, and Madelyn Varner, Randstad area director of East Carolina. They will receive complimentary registration packages to attend the virtual events Staffing World® 2020 and THRIVE 2020.

“ASA is thrilled to announce the first recipients of the Women in Leadership Scholarship awards,” said ASA women in leadership interest group chairman Sara Luchsinger, CSP, of SEEK Careers/Staffing. “This scholarship program rewards young leaders with great potential, like Brenna and Madelyn, with the opportunity to attend ASA premier events at no cost to assist in their continued professional development, and also supports the advancement of women leaders in staffing.”

This scholarship program is possible thanks to support from Assurance, founding sponsor of the ASA women in leadership interest group. Additional women in leadership interest group sponsors are Anthem, Bullhorn, ClearEdge Marketing, Mee Derby, and WorkN.

Return to Headlines | Read the full story→

Watch the ASA Legal Line Video Series

Every month, a member of the ASA legal team addresses pressing legal, regulatory, and legislative topics that could have a direct effect on your business. Watch the latest ASA Legal Line video.

If you have a suggestion for a topic, email ASA or call 703-253-2020.

Return to Headlines

Welcome New ASA Members

The ASA board of directors and staff welcome the following new members, which joined during the week ending Oct. 11.

Assist Inc.
Carol Stream, IL
Salisbury, MD
Codex Recruitment Inc.
London, England
Complete Mobile Dentistry
Windsor, WI
DKKD Staffing
Westlake Village, CA
SmartTasking Inc.
New York, NY
Fairfield, OH
The U Group LLC
Harrisburg, PA

Return to Headlines

ASA Corporate Partners

Staffing Today is published by the American Staffing Association, with news abstracts copyrighted in 2024 by SmithBucklin of Chicago, IL, and all other content copyrighted in 2024 by ASA. No part of this publication may be reproduced without permission.

About ASA

The American Staffing Association is the voice of the U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. Learn more at americanstaffing.net.

American Staffing Association
277 South Washington St.
Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314-3675