AtWork has no openings for intrepid Antarctic sailors

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Our temp and temp-to-hire services can match you with a safer job The most famous help-wanted ad likely never ran. It’s still a great fable. As the story goes, explorer Ernest Shackleton was seeking sailors to join his ultimately ill-fated Antarctic expedition in 1914, and put together this brutally honest advertisement: “Men wanted for hazardous… Read more »

LinkedIn is a crucial tool for any job search, including within AtWork

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Staffing agencies and hiring managers will scour your profile One of the most powerful social media arrows in your job-search quiver is LinkedIn. It’s estimated that the vast majority of people in the job pool of any given area have a LinkedIn profile. It can help you connect with contacts, network and keep an eye… Read more »

Technology has long influenced workspaces

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Technology has disrupted the world, and the office space. Temporary or temp-to-hire workers have more freedom to work from home – or the corner coffee shop – with a flexible schedule thanks to the evolution of cloud technology, laptops, smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices. While every company likely needs to retain a centralized… Read more »

AtWork probably can’t find you a glamour job, but you can always dream

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How times change. What comes to mind when you think of a glamorous job? In the 20th century, the go-to answers might include private investigator, reporter, flight attendant, or even a pilot. The modern reality is quite different: Private investigators sit for hours on stakeouts. Reporters wonder if their layoff is finally nigh. Flight attendants… Read more »

AtWork can find the perfect fit

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If you are looking for a job or considering a career change, the statistics suggest you may want to be a statistician. Or if that doesn’t add up, consider becoming a mathematician. Those are among the top jobs in the U.S. right now, based on growth potential and salary. Newspaper reporter positions consistently rank among… Read more »

Contact AtWork today for the jobs of tomorrow

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Health care and administrative staffing are among our specialties We’ve seen a lot of staffing-industry changes over AtWork’s 25 years, and we expect more over the next 25. But in many ways, the future is now, as we recruit and staff workers in several of the fields expected to see the greatest staffing demands in… Read more »

Five ways to bolster your LinkedIn use while on a job search

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Hiring managers and staffing agencies will monitor your page There are an array of social media platforms these days, but if you are looking for a temp-to-hire or temporary job with a staffing agency like AtWork, none is more valuable then LinkedIn. Recruiters and hiring managers will likely take a look at all of your… Read more »

AtWork staffing agency can help build experience – and a career

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We will find you work that fits your skill set It has long been a paradox: You are a recent college graduate, or first-time jobseeker looking for a position. Invariably, the question of experience comes up during a job interview or on the initial job application. Sorry, the hiring manager says. You don’t have experience…. Read more »

Social media has its thumbs-ups and thumbs-downs in job hunt

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Here are five ways to ensure your social media presence isn’t a deal breaker during your job hunt Social media sites are a great way to attract potential job recruiters. LinkedIn, a social platform devoted largely to business and networking, is one of the most obvious ways to leverage social media presence into a potential… Read more »