September 13, 2021

Meet the 2022 National Staffing Employee of the Year and Sector All-Stars—It’s National Staffing Employee Week

To kick off National Staffing Employee Week, ASA today announced that podcast producer and fashion entrepreneur Souphak Kienitz, who works with Advent Talent Group, is the 2022 National Staffing Employee of the Year. ASA also named National Staffing Employee of the Year All-Stars in the five staffing industry sectors. Kienitz will be honored during a ceremony at Staffing World®, the ASA annual convention and expo, Sept. 28–30 at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Denver.

Sponsored by StaffPro3, a division of PMC Insurance, the National Staffing Employee of the Year and All-Star awards honor current or former temporary or contract employees who have extraordinary stories of staffing success and who best exemplify one or more of the industry’s key messages of bridging and flexibility.

National Staffing Employee Week, Sept. 13–19 this year, honors the contributions of millions of temporary and contract employees who work for U.S. staffing and recruiting companies each day.

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Upcoming Events

Free ASA State of the Industry Webinar Next Week

ASA and ClearlyRated, the association’s satisfaction survey partner, will present the third ASA State of the Industry webinar of 2021 on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 3–4 p.m. Eastern time.

The session will focus on clients. Client satisfaction is key to growth, but how can your firm go beyond satisfaction and unleash the true power of client loyalty? Get insight from the latest research focused on buyer trends affecting the industry—as well as the latest legislative updates and specific examples from the field—so your firm can establish the baseline for accelerated growth now and in the future.

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

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Free ASA Webinar Next Week—Affordable Care Act Compliance

In 2015 the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate officially went into effect, and the Biden administration has made strengthening the ACA a key priority. Find out how to ensure your firm is in compliance with ACA requirements during the ASA webinar “ACA Compliance Panel: Lessons Learned From Five Years of Employer Mandate Enforcement,” sponsored by ASA corporate partner Essential StaffCARE. It takes place Thursday, Sept. 23, 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

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Get Technology Tips in the ASA Staffing Tech Center

Technology is changing the landscape of the staffing industry, and companies that don’t adopt and integrate new technologies could be left behind. The ASA Staffing Tech Center is a valuable source of technology-related information and solutions for your company.

Download papers that offer in-depth analysis and discussion to help you capitalize on emerging technology in the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry; explore the Essential Elements of Staffing Technology, an integrated ecosystem map that details the functionality of emerging technologies and companies; access recordings of free technology demonstration webinars; and more.

A newly expanded ebook about the staffing firm of the future offers strategic insight and guidance to help staffing firms prepare for the future and consider new ways of generating value.

Visit to get started.

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