Wednesday, June 19, 2019 5:00 PM • Put-In-Bay Ohio
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 • Las Vegas

About us

The Ohio Staffing and Search Association is THE resource for the staffing industry in Ohio and surrounding regions. The Association provides valuable information, support and benefits that empower staffing firms to manage and grow their business.

OSSA is the state chapter of the American Staffing Association (ASA) and an affiliate of the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS).

OSSA serves as the voice of our industry in Ohio to communicate industry matters to association members, legislative leaders, regulators, the news media, and the general public.

Become a Member

Standard membership is open to any staffing or recruitment company doing business in Ohio. Members include direct hire, temporary staffing, and blended service companies.

Associate membership is open to business partners to the staffing and recruiting industry.

Both memberships are company rather than individual.

Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, June 19, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Friday, June 21, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Put-In-Bay Ohio

    "I love Put-In-Bay & the speakers were great.  Thanks for letting me be a part of it." 2018 Conference Attendee Gary Paparizos, Advance Partners

    "I enjoyed all the speakers and thought they were all engaging." 2018 Conference Attendee Michelle Egan, Unicon International

    "I had an excellent experience.  I am looking forward to future conferences." 2018 Conference Attendee Charlotte Searles, Alto HealthCare Staffing

    Candidate interviews, work orders, placement calls, replacement calls, sales calls, follow-up calls, orientation, timesheets, trouble-shooting. Accounts payable and receivable, payroll, reports. The list is long in our day-to-day staffing and recruiting responsibilities.

    But it is equally important to our business success to take time to think about what’s next. What will candidates look like in the future, how can I protect my digital assets, what will continue to motivate staff to grow business and how do we keep up with ever-changing technology! Together, let us look ahead to the next horizon in staffing.

    You cannot afford to miss out on the Ohio Staffing and Search Association's upcoming conference, " What's Next? Looking to the Next Horizon in Staffing."  At this year's conference you will:

    Learn from best-selling author and corporate speaker Jeff Butler How to Be a Millennial Magnet

    Explore How to Uncover the Candidate's Hidden Talent with John Thomas, Professional Staffing Field Consultant and National Recruiting Center Manager with Express Employment Professionals

    Gain insight into the future of recruiting and artificial Intelligence and find out how to Keep Calm and AI On with Tracey Wik of GrowthPlay

    Hear from staffing industry experts about how they got to where they are and what they see for the future of staffing

    Get Marvinized with Marvin Montgomery who will demonstrate why Attitude is Everything to Accomplish "What's Next"

    Take home 10 Innovative Ways to Fill Your Talent Pool from Tom Erb, Tallann Resources

    Learn why video is important to the emerging work force and how Video Can Enhance Your Brand and Attract Better Candidates with Gina Ratini of Monster

    Update your Cyber Security Tool Box with Jerry Grady of UHY LLP

    Download the full schedule HERE.

    • Member Pricing: $275 
    • Non-Member Pricing: $375

      Reserve your room through May 17, 2019 at The Islander for the special conference rate of $139 + tax. Mention the OSSA Conference at the time of registration.  Call (419) 285-7829.

      Be sure to check out your transportation to the Island via the Miller Ferry or The Jet Express.

      Want to attend as a SPONSOR or have additional  questions? 

      Contact Executive Director Jeanne Hoffman at or (614) 746-3604. View Sponsor Opportunities HERE.

      No refunds will be given for cancelled registrations after June 7, 2019.

      • Tuesday, October 15, 2019
      • Thursday, October 17, 2019
      • Las Vegas

      An immersive convention experience unlike any before it in the staffing industry.

      ASA’s annual convention and expo has been completely revamped for 2019 to deliver more information sharing and networking opportunities—all with more ways to experience it. It’s going to be the most exciting and enriching Staffing World to date!

      For more information and to register CLICK HERE!

    Past events

    Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Time Management for Staffing Professionals: OSSA April Webinar
    Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Work Opportunity Tax Credit: OSSA March Webinar
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Recruiting and Retaining Top Employees in a Tight Labor Market: OSSA February Webinar
    Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Internet Sourcing Tips for Free: OSSA January Webinar
    Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Holiday Happy Hour!
    Wednesday, December 19, 2018 2018 End of Year Accounting and Tax Issues : OSSA December Webinar
    Wednesday, November 14, 2018 OSSA November Webinar:Addressing Issues Before They Become Elephants in the Room: Mammoth Complications in Compensation
    Sunday, November 04, 2018 NAPS 2018 National Conference
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018 ASA Staffing World 2018
    Tuesday, September 25, 2018 ISSA Midwest Owners and Executives Symposium
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018 2018 OSSA Annual Conference: Securing Your Treasure
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018 The Changing Value Prop of Recruiting
    Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Navigating the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: A Primer on 2018 Law
    Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Data Security: Your Risk, Responsibility & Ways to Protect Your Data
    Tuesday, December 05, 2017 Ohio Recruiters Association - ONLINE MASTERCLASS - FALL SERIES
    Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Employee Handbooks – The Key Ingredients
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Unemployment Claims & the Impact on an Employer’s Bottom Line
    Thursday, September 28, 2017 ISSA Midwest Owners and Executives Retreat
    Wednesday, August 30, 2017 11 Excellent Questions Direct Hire Recruiters Ask About Contracting
    Thursday, June 22, 2017 OSSA Sponsorships 2017 Conference
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017 OSSA Annual Conference -- Staffing Survival 2017
    Thursday, April 27, 2017 OSSA Happy Hour
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Ohio State Fund Workers’ Comp Update
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Cybersecurity -A Matter of "Not if But When"
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Implementing and Executing a Highly Effective Sales Process
    Wednesday, January 25, 2017 9 Simple Steps to a Contract Placement
    Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Potential Impact of the Incoming Administration
    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Staffing World 2016
    Wednesday, June 22, 2016 All Hands On Deck! - 2016 OSSA Annual Conference
    Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Informational Webinar
    Thursday, March 24, 2016 Legislative Update & Networking Event - Central Ohio
    Thursday, February 18, 2016 OSSA NW Ohio Regional Seminar
    Thursday, July 16, 2015 Jingle in July

    Address: PO Box 20757 Columbus OH 43220

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