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AtWork Personnel – Winston-Salem was recently recognized by the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce as its recipient of the Truliant Small Business of the Year award. The award offers recognition to small companies for their success and contributions to the community, while providing the opportunity to showcase their company at the Chamber’s annual meeting.

"We are honored and excited to win this award," said Branch Manager and Owner Nathan DiBagno. "This means a lot coming from the Winston-Salem Chamber. Staffing and recruiting is all about people and networking and we are thankful to the two organizations that have greatly impacted our business and the local business community: The Winston-Salem Society for Human Resource Management and the Winston-Salem Chamber."

“We are proud of the achievements of the Winston-Salem office,” said Jason Leverant, president and COO of AtWork Group. “Each day, Nathan and his team live our mission, to be AtWork for You, personifying the kind of excellent service that is the hallmark of our brand. We’re excited about this recognition and to see the Winston-Salem team continue to thrive!”

DiBagno was initially unaware that he had been nominated for the recognition. He credits Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce Membership Director Barbette Dunn with alerting him to his nomination and guiding him through the application process.

“I’m glad Barbette pointed out that I had been nominated!”, said DiBagno.

Before starting AtWork Personnel – Winston-Salem, DiBagno served as General Manager of The Elkin Tribune as well as Director and Publisher of The Mount Airy News. Over the course of his career he developed a passion for recruiting and training good employees, as well as for poring over spreadsheets and balancing budgets. Though the technical side of business has always fascinated DiBagno, he quickly realized that the best way to grow a business is by finding the right employees, then to spend the time to train and properly invest in their futures. This line of thinking led DiBagno to the AtWork opportunity, where he has devoted his time and talent since.

AtWork Personnel – Winston-Salem is a full-service staffing and recruiting company and is a part of the AtWork Group, a rapidly growing national staffing franchise.

AtWork was recently ranked No. 88 in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500® ranking and No. 106 in their Fastest Growing Franchises ranking. The company was also ranked No. 18 in the Franchise Times Fast & Serious list, in addition to receiving a Franchise Times Top 200+ ranking five years in a row. Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) recognized AtWork as being one of the largest staffing companies based on revenues, as well as one of the fastest-growing staffing firms in the U.S. in 2018, and Inc. Magazine ranked AtWork on its Inc. 5000 annual list for the fifth consecutive year, placing the company at No. 3,643.