Sitting vs. standing at workstations? AtWork recommends the middle course.

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When it comes to maintaining good health in the workplace, some say workers should stand at their stations. Other say there’s nothing wrong with sitting. The correct answer seems somewhere in between. Cornell University ergonomics research yielded the following conclusions after studying the virtues of standing vs. sitting for permanent, temporary or temp-to-hire staffers in… Read more »

AtWork probably can’t find you a glamor 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 »

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 »

First dates are like job interviews: AtWork tips to soothe your jitters

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You can land a second date or a job, or completely blow it If a first date feels like a job interview, that’s because it is. Landing a job and having a good first date are obviously two very different things, but there are some useful analogies here that can help job seekers prioritize the… Read more »

AI Boosts Staffing Agency Recruitment, But Human Touch Still Needed

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This article was originally published on HR.com Tech, social media advances offer both opportunities and challenges By Jason Leverant There’s a scene in the science-fiction classic “Blade Runner” in which a government investigator is trying to determine whether an individual is a “replicant,” a rogue android originally designed to perform manual labor in space colonies…. Read more »

Don’t let your social media posts become an #epicfail

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Employees and companies should carefully consider their social content Social media has improved recruiting for staffing agencies like AtWork and made it easier for temporary or temp-to-hire employees to keep up with coworkers and customers. But social media, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are full of potential pitfalls. You worked hard to get your temporary… 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 »