October 19, 2023

Volunteer With ASA—Two Weeks Left to Apply

If you’re looking for ways to contribute your skills and insights in the staffing industry, and serve as an industry leader, apply to serve on a volunteer committee or council. ASA is currently seeking dedicated members to volunteer so it can continue to provide timely, valuable resources to members.

Apply for a volunteer opportunity to work directly with other members, learn about workforce trends and best practices, and build on your experience to become a thought leader with the association. The deadline to sign up is Oct. 31.

ManpowerGroup Reports Third Quarter 2023 Results
Jobless Claims Fall to Nine-Month Low of 198,000
Beige Book: Little to No Change in Economic Activity
Philly Fed: Manufacturing Activity Mixed
Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the U.S. Continues to Fall in September
Rounding Time Roundly Criticized by California Court of Appeal
California Announces 2024 Substantial Increase in Computer Professional Exemption Compensation Rate
Hiring and Wage and Hour Law in Texas
Managing the Employment Relationship in New Hampshire
Workforce Retention on the Line as Employers Battle Employee Burnout
Bosses Have a Problem: People Are Actually Using Sick Days
Health Insurance Premiums Now Cost $24,000 a Year
Outcomes Remain Unequal for Class of 2022 Law Graduates of Color, First-Gen College Students

Upcoming Events

Plan for These Free ASA Webinars Happening This Month

As the month winds down there will still be opportunities for free education from ASA. These upcoming ASA webinars can help you build connections within the industry, stay up-to-date on state laws affecting your business, and more.

Oct. 26—”Shaping Success: Mentoring Strategies for Staffing Professionals
Five industry leaders will discuss their experiences with mentorship in the staffing industry and share insights into how you can identify and cultivate talent, maximize return on investment, and capitalize on the transformative effects of mentorship. Presented by the ASA Mentor Match program.

Oct. 31—”How Proposed State Laws Could Affect Employer-Sponsored Employee Benefits
Miller & Chevalier attorneys Joanne Roskey and Dawn Murphy-Johnson will look at new and proposed state legislation relating to employee benefits and employer-sponsored retirement and health insurance plans. They’ll explain the developments and discuss the legal implications of these laws for employers and employees. Sponsored by Miller & Chevalier.

The Staffing STATS webinar originally scheduled for Oct. 24 will take place Nov. 14.

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 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 27,000 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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