Give your brain and body a boost with these simple office exercises

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AtWork wants our workers healthy and ready to race to the top If you are like most Americans, you stay seated or asleep for about 21 hours a day, according to a study of sedentary workplace habits. That’s not to say you are twiddling your thumbs after you land that gig from a staffing agency…. Read more »

Temp job tips: Taking care of yourself in the workplace

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Here are some tips to stay tip-top at your new temp job Whether it’s a permanent job or temporary gig through a staffing agency, you need to make a full-time commitment to treating your body well at work. Prolonged sitting, poor posture and slouching can lead to headaches, fatigue, back pain, nerve damage or worse…. Read more »

Technology has long influenced workspaces

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Technology has disrupted the world, and the office space. Temporary or temp-to-hire workers have more freedom to work from home – or the corner coffee shop – with a flexible schedule thanks to the evolution of cloud technology, laptops, smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices. While every company likely needs to retain a centralized… 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. 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 »

Mitigate Hiring Risks by Working with a Staffing Agency

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Hiring any individual is accompanied by some level of risk. Whether it’s the fear of turnover, unrealistic expectations, or the associated cost, there are many aspects to consider when hiring. To mitigate these risks, many businesses have turned to temporary workers, but these employees bring with them an entirely new set of hazards to consider…. Read more »

Common Avoidable Workplace Safety Hazards

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Workplace health and safety hazards can be costly (to lives and the bottom line), but the good news is that they are largely preventable if you take the right precautions. AtWork Group, a top U.S. staffing franchise, is offering businesses some ways to avoid workplace health and safety hazards. Common workplace health and safety hazards… Read more »