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 »

Own your time, own your AtWork temp job

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Here are five tips to master the clock Time is a finite resource, and it is frittered away by the second, minute, hour and day. Poor time management can plague offices and sabotage what should otherwise be productive work days, every day. Luckily, just as there are ways to conserve resources such as water or… Read more »

Give your brain and body a boost with these simple office exercises

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AtWork wants our workers healthy and ready to race to the top If you are like most Americans, you stay seated or asleep for about 21 hours a day, according to a study of sedentary workplace habits. That’s not to say you are twiddling your thumbs after you land that gig from a staffing agency…. Read more »

How to shift your focus from the job search to the job site

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AtWork offers some tips for staying on your game at work You focused hard on finding that temp or temp-to-hire job through an AtWork staffing agency. Now it’s time to focus on work. That is easier said than done these days in the midst of email bombardments, phone calls, social media and someone asking if… Read more »

Temp job tips: Taking care of yourself in the workplace

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Here are some tips to stay tip-top at your new temp job Whether it’s a permanent job or temporary gig through a staffing agency, you need to make a full-time commitment to treating your body well at work. Prolonged sitting, poor posture and slouching can lead to headaches, fatigue, back pain, nerve damage or worse…. Read more »