November–December 2014 Published by the American Staffing Association
In This Issue
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29 When a Client Files for Bankruptcy
Don’t let a client bankruptcy leave your company with unpaid bills
for services rendered. Learn how staffing firms can minimize loss by
applying the legal details of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
By Lee W. Stremba, Esq.
33 Sold on Staffing
Meet new ASA chairman John Elwood, president of the staffing
company his father founded nearly 35 years ago. He didn’t graduate
from college with his sights set on staffing, but he says “it was, without
a doubt, one of the best decisions of my life.”
By Jennifer Silber, CAE
39 Making Your Best VOICE Heard
See which companies earned this year’s top industry awards for staffing
communications excellence—and choose which creative strategies you
may want to emulate at your firm.
By Michelle Snyder
47 At Work for the Staffing Industry
During the ASA annual convention in October, members of the
association gathered for the annual membership meeting and held
elections. Here are brief biographies for the new ASA board of directors.
Check Out the New ASA Data Dashboard!
The new ASA Data Dashboard is the industry’s most powerful online tool focused on the
data staffing professionals and industry analysts need most. Get a dynamic, interactive
view of key staffing and economic data. See page 53 in this issue for details.
It is one of the most significant partnerships in the staffing industry’s recent
history. This year, the top officials for
ASA and the U.S. Occupational Safety
and Health Administration signed a landmark agreement—marking the start of a
collaborative relationship focused on protecting the health and safety of temporary
workers in the U.S. Find out more about
the ASA-OSHA alliance, and how it can
directly benefit your firm.
By Adam Stone