September 16, 2020

Free ASA State of the Industry Webinar Tomorrow

Don’t miss the third ASA State of the Industry webinar of 2020—it takes place tomorrow, 3–4 p.m. Eastern time. ASA and ClearlyRated, the association’s satisfaction survey partner, will present the “Third Quarter Update for Staffing Professionals, Focusing on Job Candidates.” Learn about new research on how job candidates navigate their search, and find out how you can use the data to improve fill rates, retention, and rehire.

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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Network in Your Niche, Virtually—Section Networking Calls Start Next Week

As your staffing firm faces new challenges and tries to answer unexpected questions, are you dealing with questions that are specific to your sector of the staffing industry? Get insight from industry peers during a sector-specific peer networking call where you can discuss top-of-mind challenges and devise solutions. Calls are facilitated by volunteers from ASA section communities (participants will not receive official legal updates or guidance regarding Covid-19).

Get the full schedule and register at

  • Industrial section: Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Professional–managerial section: Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Health care section: Thursday, Sept. 24, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Office–administrative section: Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Search and placement section: Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time
  • Engineering, IT, and scientific section: Thursday, Oct. 1, 1–2 p.m. Eastern time

Networking calls are open to members of ASA sections, which are sector-specific communities that provide resources, webinars, town hall forums, and sector-specific news for member companies and their employees. To join a section, update your profile on ASA Central.

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What Kind of People Person Are You?

If you work in staffing, then you’re a people person—also known as a “Happy Staffy.” Take a fun, brief online quiz to find out what kind of Happy Staffy you are. You’ll receive a detailed profile with your key traits, emerging opportunities, and additional resources.

ASA members will receive a Happy Staffy kit in the mail in the coming days. Or you can create your own Happy Staffy: Take the online quiz—then download, customize, and print your Happy Staffy to show your staffing pride and let everyone know you’re going to Staffing World® 2020.

Use the hashtags #myHappyStaffy and #StaffingWorld when you share your Happy Staffy on social media. Take the quiz now.

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