Expectations, far exceeded: Marty Luttrell, owner of 30 AtWork staffing franchises, doubled down on luck with hard work

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For AtWork Group franchisee Marty Luttrell, it was all about being in the right place at the right time. Luttrell had a degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, but was working as an industrial mechanic and couldn’t figure out how to put his degree to work without giving up a nice salary…. Read more »

25 years of success

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AtWork Group is 25 years old, and we’ll be celebrating for the next year! John D. Hall Jr. and his wife, Glenda, laid the foundation in 1992 for what is now a leading light industrial, medical and administrative staffing franchise. AtWork has since grown from its humble origins in White Pine, Tennessee to national prominence… Read more »

These skills pay the bills – and will continue to do so

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Technical and computer-based skill sets top staffing needs in 2017, and that is not expected to change for years to come. LinkedIn analyzed international job postings throughout 2016, and matched skills listed in profiles with the needs and jobs of companies that hired users. The popular job-networking site concluded that staffing demands are highest in… Read more »

The pros and cons of a commute-free workforce

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The “gig economy” has accelerated the growth of telecommuting, especially among younger workers and Millennials seeking employment opportunities through staffing agencies. Some managers have been resistant to the trend, such as Marissa Mayer, who famously banned the practice when she came on board to save Yahoo. But as the talent pool shrinks in an expanding… Read more »

Swimming in the summer labor pool – AtWork recruiting tips for seasonal hiring

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Millions of teenagers and young adults are looking forward to no more teachers, and no more books – but they are also looking forward to a regular summer paycheck. This pool of potential employees can help many staffing franchises bolster their clients’ seasonal staff during the summer months, when demand for employees in some industries… Read more »

Salaried employees vs. staffing agencies

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Business owners who are preparing for growth often look to hiring full-time, salaried employees for their most important positions. These businesses can save time and effort, however, by using the abilities of staffing agencies like AtWork Group to hire employees. What are the advantages of using a staffing agency instead of hiring salaried employees? There… Read more »

Managing people in a staffing franchise

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If you are interested in owning a staffing franchise, an important consideration is the ability to manage the people that are involved with your business. For the staffing professionals at AtWork Group, finding the best ways to manage and motivate individuals helps us find success in the staffing industry. Being a successful people manager includes… Read more »

How have staffing franchises changed over the last few years?

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Regardless of what type of business that you may work in, change is an ongoing component of success in your industry. Upheavals in technology have meant that businesses have had to adapt to changing environments and for the staffing professionals at AtWork Group, these updates in how business is conducted has meant a re-imaging of… Read more »

Staffing Franchise Growth for 2017

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2016 was an exciting year for AtWork Group and 2017 is shaping up to be another outstanding year for AtWork Group after our recent recognition at #139 on the Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500 list. As leaders in the staffing franchise industry, AtWork Group has been a part of the growth trends for the staffing franchise… Read more »