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 »

‘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 »

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 »

Expectations, far exceeded: Marty Luttrell, owner of 30 AtWork staffing franchises, doubled down on luck with hard work

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For AtWork Group franchisee Marty Luttrell, it was all about being in the right place at the right time. Luttrell had a degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, but was working as an industrial mechanic and couldn’t figure out how to put his degree to work without giving up a nice salary…. 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 »

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 »