Social media has its thumbs-ups and thumbs-downs in job hunt

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Here are five ways to ensure your social media presence isn’t a deal breaker during your job hunt Social media sites are a great way to attract potential job recruiters. LinkedIn, a social platform devoted largely to business and networking, is one of the most obvious ways to leverage social media presence into a potential… Read more »

Five tips for managing Millennials

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Engagement, respect key to retention The reputation of the newest generation in the national workforce may have preceded it – perhaps unfairly. Millennials – those born between 1982 and 2000 – are widely believed to be entitled know-it-alls who are difficult to manage. But there are challenges inherent in management that span generations. Most traditional… 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 »

Managing Multiple Generations in Staffing

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Today, there are five generations that comprise the U.S. workforce. Not only does this require multiple communication and management strategies to suit each age group, it also requires specially-tailored staffing techniques. The five generations in today’s workforce are:  Traditionalists (Born between 1925-1945) Traditionalists worked long before the rise of internet and prefer in person, face-to-face… Read more »

Recruiting Millennials: How to Checklist

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What does it take to recruit millennials (a.k.a. Generation Y) – those born between 1980 and 1999? The biggest thing to remember is that their career and lifestyle demands are very different than older generations. Understanding their unique characteristics and motivations are key for employers to securing top talent while keeping them productive. Keep in… Read more »