When it comes to company dress codes, don’t get caught flat-footed

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Some company dress standards have changed during AtWork’s 25 years In 2015, Nicola Thorp was sent home from her job in London’s Financial District for failing to wear high heels as stipulated by the dress code of the temporary staffing agency that hired her. She felt the dress code was unfairly weighted toward men, and… Read more »

Every job search starts with a resume

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Make your CV stand out with these dos and don’ts. Looking for a job? AtWork staffing services can help you land that gig, but there’s an important first step – a VERY important first step – toward employment that can make or break your chance to get in the door. It’s your resume – a… Read more »

Don’t confuse employee “onboarding” with new hire “orientation”

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“Onboarding” an employee goes far beyond a new hire completing reams of tax and benefits forms on the first day at a new job. And it should not be confused with “orientation.” At some companies, the onboarding process lasts a year, and it’s a critical time to assure both parties they made the correct employment… Read more »

Celebrate our anniversary — and win prizes!

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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 »

In-Demand Jobs in Staffing

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As businesses look for growth opportunities, staffing agencies and franchises are working to find the best candidates for the most in-demand jobs. When your business is looking to fill your critical positions, the staffing professionals at AtWork Group can work to find the experienced hires to meet your requirements. What are the most in-demand jobs… Read more »

What is the future of staffing?

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Change is the only consistent in business. For the staffing industry, social media and online job boards have changed the way candidates are recruited. The team at AtWork Group is constantly updating our strategies to meet the pace of technology. What does the future of staffing look like? Areas of focus include: Diversified Offerings: In… 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 »

Staffing Agencies Advantages for Businesses

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Staffing agencies offer outstanding advantages for businesses. Regardless of the size of your company, AtWork Group can grow your talent pool to meet your specific requirements. We can save your business time and money with our staffing knowledge and expertise. The ways that we can help you include: Quick hiring: Time spent on recruitment, reviewing… Read more »

Managing Staffing Turnover and Growth

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For many businesses, dealing with staffing turnover can hinder the ability for a company to grow to reach their potential. While staffing turnover can lead to difficulties for some businesses to be able to grow, the staffing professionals at AtWork Group have worked with a number of businesses who have used staffing turnover as a… Read more »