Do you Need a Four-Year Degree to Make a Great Salary?

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College, it seems, may not be for everyone. According to a report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, the total number of students enrolled in American higher education has once again declined. The total number of enrolled students is 17,839,330, a 1.3% drop from 18,071,004 in spring 2017. That was, in turn, a 1.5% slip from… Read more »

What Kinds of Jobs Can a Staffing Agency Find for Me?

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Staffing agencies place motivated job seekers into exciting jobs across a variety of industries thanks to their unique relationship with employers. Often, companies lack the time and resources to recruit and employ their own employees on a full-time basis. Staffing agencies, such as AtWork, fill these gaps, allowing businesses to grow more intelligently and without… Read more »

Why Should you Work with a Temp Agency?

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Though many employers prefer to hire on a temporary or contract basis in order to stay flexible and more easily react to changing marketplaces, potential employees often shy away from utilizing the services of a staffing firm when searching for a new job. Most job seekers are searching for the security and benefits of full-time… Read more »

Body Language Tips for your Next Interview

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Job interviews can be stressful. The pressure of speaking intelligently and impressing a group of inquisitive strangers that can make or break a potential job opportunity can increase anxiety levels and cause poor performance. In an interview, you want to appear confident and dependable, but not too eager. You’re trying to prove that you can… Read more »

Job Search Tips: 5 Best Practices to Help Find the Job you Want

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Whether you’re searching for an executive-level position or just looking to get your foot in the door at a new company, the job search process can be intimidating. Gone are the days when a person could scour the help wanted section of the local paper, make a few phone calls, and find their way into… Read more »

Do You Need to Provide a Salary History?

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Though laws surrounding the ability of employers to ask salary related questions during the interview process vary from state-to-state, for many companies it is standard practice. Whether it’s to determine an appropriate salary range for a position, how much an applicant may accept, or whether or not the applicant is currently making more than the… Read more »

Job barriers fall for those with criminal histories and convictions

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AtWork can help felons reenter workforce Some 70 million Americans have a criminal record. That means one in three people in this country carry a burden that can be a barrier to getting a job. Failure to land gainful employment upon discharge from prison contributes to repeat offenses and prevents reentry into society. AtWork and… Read more »

You’ve been terminated. Chin up. AtWork can help.

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Here are five tips to address dismissal from a previous job Your head is swimming, your heart is pounding and you are breaking a serious sweat. You were just shown the door – maybe even escorted out. You’ve been terminated. It happens to the best of us, and sometimes it makes no sense whatsoever. Don’t… Read more »