Dogs, drugs and being way too honest

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Strange job interview stories abound in the staffing world What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever seen? Probably not as weird as these true stories of bizarre behavior during job interviews. From temp-to-hire and temporary staffing agencies to the workaday full-time corporate world, many hiring managers have had their mettle tested by odd job interviews. Hang… Read more »

Five ways to seal the job deal

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Staffing managers share tried-and-true tips Finding the right temp or temp-to-hire job can often be as appealing as a trip to the dentist. But AtWork, a 25-year leader in the staffing services industry, can smooth your career path by offering a range of job choices before the ink even dries on your resume. We can… Read more »

Declining work hours increase staffing chances

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It’s easier than ever to outwork everybody It’s easier these days to stand out by putting in more hours at work once you land a temporary or temp-to-hire position. That’s because the average work week in the U.S. has declined by several hours since AtWork Group opened its first staffing agency in 1992. As we… Read more »

Time is money – and AtWork can save you both

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If you are a CEO or business owner, you know better than most: Time is money. That’s especially the case for smaller businesses who may not have a permanent human resources manager on staff. Recruiting, hiring and training can eat up time better spent building your business. That’s why staffing services like those provided by… Read more »

Innovation in the Staffing Industry

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Regardless of the industry that your business may be in, being able to innovate is key in driving growth in your market. For employers in Virginia, Georgia and Tennessee that are looking for innovative hiring solutions, the professionals from AtWork Personnel Services use innovation to create opportunities for our partners in the staffing industry. Learning… Read more »

Find the best and brightest candidates available

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As the US economy continues to gain strength, more employers are looking to fill their vacancies in a wide variety of positions. Employers are finding that when they are looking to fill key positions, when it comes time to fill their most desired positions can be difficult without a dedicated hiring partner like AtWork. The… Read more »

Benefits of Owning a Staffing Franchise

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Starting a business comes with certain risks. From nailing down a profitable business model and gaining clientele, to finding financial backing, determining a location, and so on, an entrepreneurial mindset can turn sour in an instant if mismanaged. Despite small business failure rates in the 50 to 80 percent range, there is a tried and… Read more »

Mitigate Hiring Risks by Working with a Staffing Agency

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Hiring any individual is accompanied by some level of risk. Whether it’s the fear of turnover, unrealistic expectations, or the associated cost, there are many aspects to consider when hiring. To mitigate these risks, many businesses have turned to temporary workers, but these employees bring with them an entirely new set of hazards to consider…. Read more »

How to Train Your Temporary Employees for Success

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The temporary and contingent workforce can be undesirable to business owners. While these individuals are often necessary to meet increased seasonal demand or aid with special projects, they often lack the motivation and loyalty of full-time employees. As these individuals enter the workplace at an increasing rate, business owners need to know the best methods… Read more »