As sober workers become harder to find, companies can help stem the opioid crisis

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Temp and temp-to-hire jobs not immune from effects of epidemic In the midst of remarkably low unemployment rates, America’s opioid epidemic may make it even harder to find qualified workers – or at least ones who can pass a standard pre-employment drug test. The failure rate for pre-employment drug screening is at a 12-year-high, largely… Read more »

When being in the present isn’t good

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There’s a new word in the human resources lexicon: presenteeism. That’s essentially absenteeism at work – while physically present — attributable to employees who come to work sick, worried, distracted or exhausted. Here’s a sampling of how presenteeism manifests itself and steps employers and franchise staffing services can take to address it: Walking wounded The… Read more »

Changes for staffing franchise owners in 2017

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As leaders in the staffing franchise industry, the AtWork Group knows that each year brings new challenges for the staffing franchise industry. While some of these challenges offer new opportunities for those interested in staffing, other changes can offer impacts on how staffing franchise owners work with their partners to fill their most important positions…. Read more »

Finding the Right Hires for the Health Care Industry

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Jason Leverant, President and COO of AtWork Group, recently contributed an article for USA Today regarding Finding the Right Hires for the Health Care Industry. The article is available to read in PDF format by clicking on the link below. Link

How Healthcare Reform Impacts Temporary Employment

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The Labor Department said earlier this year that there are more temp workers in the U.S. than there ever have been before, and statistics suggest that number is only likely to grow. Nearly a fifth of the overall job growth since the economy started rebounding in 2009 has been temporary employment, and every day, millions… Read more »

How Will Nurse Staffing Mandates Affect Healthcare Staffing?

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According to a report by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), eight of the top 30 growth occupations projected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics are in the healthcare industry, with nurses being the number one job title on the list. So it’s not surprising that nurse staffing will be a huge area of growth for… Read more »