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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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AtWork offers tips to ensure a smooth reference process They are a traditional and important part of the job-hunting process. Before you secure that temp or temp-to-hire job you’ve been gunning for, hiring managers are going to check your references. But those references likely won’t gab for hours about your positives and negatives. Employment law… Read more »