AtWork has no openings for intrepid Antarctic sailors

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Our temp and temp-to-hire services can match you with a safer job The most famous help-wanted ad likely never ran. It’s still a great fable. As the story goes, explorer Ernest Shackleton was seeking sailors to join his ultimately ill-fated Antarctic expedition in 1914, and put together this brutally honest advertisement: “Men wanted for hazardous… Read more »

LinkedIn is a crucial tool for any job search, including within AtWork

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Staffing agencies and hiring managers will scour your profile One of the most powerful social media arrows in your job-search quiver is LinkedIn. It’s estimated that the vast majority of people in the job pool of any given area have a LinkedIn profile. It can help you connect with contacts, network and keep an eye… 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 »

Don’t let your social media posts become an #epicfail

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Employees and companies should carefully consider their social content Social media has improved recruiting for staffing agencies like AtWork and made it easier for temporary or temp-to-hire employees to keep up with coworkers and customers. But social media, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are full of potential pitfalls. You worked hard to get your temporary… Read more »

How Social Media Can Enhance Your Staffing Franchise

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Sourcing top talent is a continual challenge for staffing agencies and franchises, especially in today’s unique economy. While unemployment is high, the labor force participation rate is low meaning staffing professionals need to adapt to new recruiting tactics. One method that is building momentum is social recruiting. Attracting, sourcing and even retaining a powerful workforce… Read more »

Maximizing Traditional & Social Media Recruiting Tactics

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Business owners have a lot to consider in an effort to maximize day-to-day operations and one of the most important is recruiting. Attracting and retaining quality employees can relieve owner responsibilities, while expanding growth opportunities for the company as a whole. The idea of building a mutually beneficial workforce first is time tested, but recent… Read more »