AtWork franchisee Margaret Collins brings jobs and a voice to rural Virginia

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Farmville staffing agency overcomes education, distance hurdles Margaret Taylor Collins does much more than operate a temp or temporary-to-hire staffing franchise in a rural part of Central Virginia. She serves as an economic development ambassador for Farmville and the rest of her sprawling service area. It’s a logical extension of the job for Collins, who… Read more »

‘That personal touch’

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Long-time AtWork franchisee dishes on changes in staffing services AtWork franchisees typically provide staff for technical, light industry and manufacturing companies. But Frank Sprinkles will also help you staff a Boy Scout camp or a dairy bar at a state fair. Sprinkles runs three AtWork franchises with a total of about 15 employees in the… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Effects of new laws on staffing franchises

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Each year, new laws that have passed have differing effects on how businesses in a number of industries conduct their company business. For those in the staffing industry, new laws, along with uncertainties about the long term relevancy related to legal actions, have been closely monitored. The team at AtWork Group have been following the… 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 »