american staffing association names randstad business executive as policy council chairman.


ATLANTA – March 9, 2017– John Ruffini, national director of direct hire placement at Randstad Professionals, was recently appointed as chairman of the American Staffing Association (ASA) search and placement section policy council. 

Having served on this council for many years, I am honored to be selected as chairman in 2017.  There are some brilliant people in the council and the work we do helps shape the staffing industry,” said Ruffini.

In this role, Ruffini will work with ASA and its board of directors to spearhead programs and services that meet the sector’s needs within the association. ASA policy councils are composed of member volunteers who advise the association’s board of directors on sector-specific issues and design programs to meet the unique business challenges faced by those sectors of the staffing industry.

Ruffini has 23 years of recruiting experience and has held various leadership roles with three of the nation’s top recruiting firms.  In 2016 he published “Money Makers – Proven Ways to Increase Sales and Productivity in the World of Professional Recruiting.” Ruffini holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland in College Park and resides in Easton, MD with his wife, Lisa, and their three children.

about randstad US.

Randstad North America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding nv, a € 20.7 billion global provider of HR services. Through its unique talent delivery approach, Randstad combines human touch with digital HR technologies to secure and manage a workforce of more than 100,000 people for thousands of clients each week.

Employing over 6,500 recruiting experts through approximately 1,100 offices and client-dedicated locations, Randstad North America provides outsourcing, staffing, consulting and workforce solutions within the areas of engineering, finance and accounting, healthcare, human resources, IT, legal, life sciences, manufacturing and logistics, office and administration and sales and marketing. Learn more at and access Randstad’s U.S. thought leadership knowledge center through its Workforce360 site that offers valuable insight into the latest economic indicators and HR trends shaping the world of work.

about the american staffing association.

The American Staffing Association is the voice of the U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. ASA and its affiliated chapters advance the interests of the industry across all sectors through advocacy, research, education, and the promotion of high standards of legal, ethical, and professional practices. For more information about ASA, visit

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