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 »

AI Boosts Staffing Agency Recruitment, But Human Touch Still Needed

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This article was originally published on HR.com Tech, social media advances offer both opportunities and challenges By Jason Leverant There’s a scene in the science-fiction classic “Blade Runner” in which a government investigator is trying to determine whether an individual is a “replicant,” a rogue android originally designed to perform manual labor in space colonies…. Read more »

Dogs, drugs and being way too honest

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Strange job interview stories abound in the staffing world What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever seen? Probably not as weird as these true stories of bizarre behavior during job interviews. From temp-to-hire and temporary staffing agencies to the workaday full-time corporate world, many hiring managers have had their mettle tested by odd job interviews. Hang… Read more »

When it comes to company dress codes, don’t get caught flat-footed

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Some company dress standards have changed during AtWork’s 25 years In 2015, Nicola Thorp was sent home from her job in London’s Financial District for failing to wear high heels as stipulated by the dress code of the temporary staffing agency that hired her. She felt the dress code was unfairly weighted toward men, and… 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 »

Emerging human-resources issues in the 21st century

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Challenges include leadership, change, and performance metrics A survey of human resource managers by Villanova University laid stark the challenges facing HR professionals in the ever-evolving employment and staffing landscape. Concerns and issues ran the gamut from compensation issues to recruitment challenges. The top three issues, according to respondents, are change management, leadership development and… Read more »

The pros and cons of a commute-free workforce

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The “gig economy” has accelerated the growth of telecommuting, especially among younger workers and Millennials seeking employment opportunities through staffing agencies. Some managers have been resistant to the trend, such as Marissa Mayer, who famously banned the practice when she came on board to save Yahoo. But as the talent pool shrinks in an expanding… 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 »

In-Demand Jobs in Staffing

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As businesses look for growth opportunities, staffing agencies and franchises are working to find the best candidates for the most in-demand jobs. When your business is looking to fill your critical positions, the staffing professionals at AtWork Group can work to find the experienced hires to meet your requirements. What are the most in-demand jobs… Read more »

What is the future of staffing?

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Change is the only consistent in business. For the staffing industry, social media and online job boards have changed the way candidates are recruited. The team at AtWork Group is constantly updating our strategies to meet the pace of technology. What does the future of staffing look like? Areas of focus include: Diversified Offerings: In… Read more »