October 20, 2020

Today at Staffing World—It’s Tech Tuesday

Staffing World 2020, the ASA annual convention and expo, began yesterday and continues through Thursday right on your computer or other device.

At yesterday’s opening Super Session, ASA past chairman Karenjo Goodwin presented the ASA Leadership Hall of Fame Award to Jeffrey A. Joerres, former chairman and chief executive officer of ManpowerGroup. Then future of work strategist Heather McGowan discussed the importance of continuous education and adaptation to the current moment and to what will follow when the present crisis is over.

Today at the Super Session, keynote speaker Erik Qualman will share tips on how to implement current and future digital trends in your organization and discuss the five habits that drive success and happiness for employees, partners, clients, and customers. His presentation, “Digital Transformation: Design Your Future,” is sponsored by World Wide Specialty Programs.

Then it’s Tech Tuesday, featuring content dedicated to technology solutions and strategies specific to the industry—including the ever-popular Tech Talks. Tech-related sessions include “Rise of the Robots: Friend or Foe for Women in the Future of Work” (sponsored by the women in leadership interest group) and the panel discussion “My Tech Stack Is Better Than Yours” (sponsored by Bullhorn).

Educational sessions take place from 12:45 to 5:15 p.m. Eastern time, and the virtual expo hall is open until 6 p.m.

ManpowerGroup Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results
CTG Reports 2020 Third Quarter Results
Nordstrom Plans Hires for Holiday Season
U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $1,222,156 in Coronavirus Violations
California Governor Signs Legislation Requiring Provision and Maintenance of Personal Protective Equipment for Health Care Employees Due to Covid-19
Florida’s Minimum Wage Will Rise to $8.65 in 2021
Covid-19: NJ Announces $112 Million of Grant Funds for Small Businesses, Restaurants and Families Under the CARES Act
Virginia Employers: The Deadline Is Oct. 29 to Put Up New Mandatory Workplace Posters and Make Changes to Employee Handbooks
Washington Raises Income Thresholds for Workers Subject to Noncompetition Covenants
One in Four U.S. Workers Have Considered Quitting Due to Pandemic Worries

Upcoming Events

Free ASA Webinar Next Week—Selling Your Business

Selling the staffing business that you have worked so hard to build can be a daunting experience. Hear a veteran of many staffing company acquisitions share tips about the sales process during the ASA webinar “Legal and Practical Considerations of Selling Your Staffing Business.” It takes place Thursday, Oct. 29, 3–4 p.m. Eastern time.

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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ASA Needs Volunteers—Sign Up on ASA Central

Are you looking for opportunities to contribute your skills and insights in the staffing industry, and serve as an industry leader? ASA is looking for dedicated members like you to serve on volunteer committees and groups for 2021.

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. Applications are due Oct. 31.

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