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. Others 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 »

AtWork staffing agency can help build experience – and a career

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We will find you work that fits your skill set It has long been a paradox: You are a recent college graduate, or first-time jobseeker looking for a position. Invariably, the question of experience comes up during a job interview or on the initial job application. Sorry, the hiring manager says. You don’t have experience…. Read more »

Five ways to seal the job deal

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Staffing managers share tried-and-true tips Finding the right temp or temp-to-hire job can often be as appealing as a trip to the dentist. But AtWork, a 25-year leader in the staffing services industry, can smooth your career path by offering a range of job choices before the ink even dries on your resume. We can… Read more »

Don’t confuse employee “onboarding” with new hire “orientation”

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“Onboarding” an employee goes far beyond a new hire completing reams of tax and benefits forms on the first day at a new job. And it should not be confused with “orientation.” At some companies, the onboarding process lasts a year, and it’s a critical time to assure both parties they made the correct employment… Read more »

Reduce Turnover through Employee Training

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On average, employee turnover costs businesses approximately 21 percent of the leaving worker’s salary. In the U.S., total turnover rates for all industries is nearly 16 percent according to CompData Surveys – a two percent increase since 2011. One of the reasons for high turnover that many business owners overlook are staffing related – chiefly… Read more »

The Benefits of Knowledge Transfer in the Workplace

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Today, the average age of the U.S. workforce is approximately 42-years-old, but it’s the younger generation – millennials – that are getting ready to the take staffing by storm. In the next five years, workers born between 1982 and 2004 will comprise half the global workforce, making it critical for employment managers to recognize the… Read more »