September 21, 2023

ASA Recognizes Best Job Training Programs in the U.S. Staffing Industry

From programs addressing the health care worker shortage to classes developing real estate skills, the American Staffing Association’s 2023 Elevate Award winners display the range of staffing’s influence on the labor market. Created in 2018, the Elevate Awards celebrate the staffing industry’s most innovative workforce development programs for temporary and contract employees. Award classes are determined by company revenue.

“The ASA Elevate Award highlights the staffing industry’s commitment to helping people future-proof their careers through training, upskilling, and reskilling,” said Richard Wahlquist, chief executive officer at ASA. “By fostering innovation and empowering the workforce through skill development, Elevate Award honorees are a testament to the transformative impact of staffing on individuals and industries alike.”

Award winners will be honored during a ceremony at Staffing World®, the ASA annual convention and expo, Oct. 3–5 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, NC.

2023 ASA Elevate Award Winners:
Staffing Agencies With More Than $100 Million in Annual Sales
Nomad Health, “Every Clinician Matters”
Staffing Agencies With $25 Million–$100 Million in Annual Sales
Hamilton-Ryker, “WorkWell”
Staffing Agencies With $7.5 Million–$25 Million in Annual Sales
JWilliams Staffing, “Real Estate Learning Network”

Honorable Mentions:
Staffing Agencies With More Than $100 Million in Annual Sales
PeopleReady, “WorkUp”
Randstad North America, “Transcend”

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