September 17, 2020

Free ASA State of the Industry Webinar Today

Don’t miss the third ASA State of the Industry webinar of 2020 today from 3 to 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

Jobless Claims Fall in Mid-September, but Economy Still Appears to Be Suffering Sizable Layoffs
Philly Fed: Manufacturing Activity Continued to Grow in September
Fed Sets Higher Hurdles for Rate Increase
Raytheon Cutting Jobs at Pratt & Whitney, Collins Aerospace, and Corporate Offices
Top Covid-19 Employer Mistakes to Avoid
Be Sure to Communicate How Wage Reductions May Affect Benefits
OSHA Enforcement Webinar for Employers Next Week
Ohio Provides Qualified Liability Shield From Covid-19 Claims
Bonus Plans for Louisiana Employees Must Comply With Louisiana Wage Payment Statute
Oregon Death Benefits Increasing Oct. 1
Why Unemployment Claims May Be Overcounted by Millions
Factory Workers Stay Home to Watch Their Children

Upcoming Events

Get the Tools You Need and Make Connections at Staffing World, an Immersive Virtual Reality Experience

Online registration is now open for Staffing World® 2020, Oct. 19–22. The ASA annual convention and expo will be an immersive virtual experience where you can connect with staffing peers and get resources you can use to grow your business.

It will not be just another Zoom meeting. Staffing World will utilize virtual reality technology to help you connect and collaborate—much like you would in person. And you’ll hear from four powerful keynote presenters: Heather McGowan, Erik Qualman, Marc Morial, and Carla Harris. Plus, it’s your once-in-a-lifetime chance to attend Staffing World for the lowest price ever.

Gain the tools and strategies you need to do what you do best—put people to work in roles that enhance businesses and livelihoods. Learn more and register at

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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 20,000 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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