AtWork Group Opens New Office in Raleigh

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Leading staffing franchise expands national footprint of nearly 100 locations into Raleigh RALEIGH, N.C. – Jan. 16, 2018 – AtWork Group, an award-winning national staffing franchise, announced today the opening of its new office in Raleigh, extending the company’s national reach to nearly 100 locations. The new franchise location is owned and operated by local… Read more »

AtWork Group Named to Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500® List for Eighth Consecutive Year

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Leading staffing franchisor ranked 88 in annual list of top franchises, enjoying a 51 spot increase over last year’s ranking KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Jan. 15, 2018 – AtWork Group, an award-winning national staffing franchise, has been ranked No. 88 in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500® list, extending their yearly streak for making the ranking to eight years… Read more »

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 »

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 »

AtWork franchisee Margaret Collins brings jobs and a voice to rural Virginia

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Farmville staffing agency overcomes education, distance hurdles Margaret Taylor Collins does much more than operate a temp or temporary-to-hire staffing franchise in a rural part of Central Virginia. She serves as an economic development ambassador for Farmville and the rest of her sprawling service area. It’s a logical extension of the job for Collins, who… Read more »

‘That personal touch’

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Long-time AtWork franchisee dishes on changes in staffing services AtWork franchisees typically provide staff for technical, light industry and manufacturing companies. But Frank Sprinkles will also help you staff a Boy Scout camp or a dairy bar at a state fair. Sprinkles runs three AtWork franchises with a total of about 15 employees in the… Read more »

25 years of success

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AtWork Group is 25 years old, and we’ll be celebrating for the next year! John D. Hall Jr. and his wife, Glenda, laid the foundation in 1992 for what is now a leading light industrial, medical and administrative staffing franchise. AtWork has since grown from its humble origins in White Pine, Tennessee to national prominence… Read more »

Time is money – and AtWork can save you both

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If you are a CEO or business owner, you know better than most: Time is money. That’s especially the case for smaller businesses who may not have a permanent human resources manager on staff. Recruiting, hiring and training can eat up time better spent building your business. That’s why staffing services like those provided by… Read more »

Swimming in the summer labor pool – AtWork recruiting tips for seasonal hiring

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Millions of teenagers and young adults are looking forward to no more teachers, and no more books – but they are also looking forward to a regular summer paycheck. This pool of potential employees can help many staffing franchises bolster their clients’ seasonal staff during the summer months, when demand for employees in some industries… Read more »

Managing people in a staffing franchise

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If you are interested in owning a staffing franchise, an important consideration is the ability to manage the people that are involved with your business. For the staffing professionals at AtWork Group, finding the best ways to manage and motivate individuals helps us find success in the staffing industry. Being a successful people manager includes… Read more »