Job barriers fall for those with criminal histories and convictions

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AtWork can help felons reenter workforce Some 70 million Americans have a criminal record. That means one in three people in this country carry a burden that can be a barrier to getting a job. Failure to land gainful employment upon discharge from prison contributes to repeat offenses and prevents reentry into society. AtWork and… Read more »

How to get your references right

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AtWork offers tips to ensure a smooth reference process They are a traditional and important part of the job-hunting process. Before you secure that temp or temp-to-hire job you’ve been gunning for, hiring managers are going to check your references. But those references likely won’t gab for hours about your positives and negatives. Employment law… Read more »

Own your time, own your AtWork temp job

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Here are five tips to master the clock Time is a finite resource, and it is frittered away by the second, minute, hour and day. Poor time management can plague offices and sabotage what should otherwise be productive work days, every day. Luckily, just as there are ways to conserve resources such as water or… Read more »

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 »

AtWork Announces Strong 2017 Growth

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National staffing franchise shows revenue growth of 12.75 percent in 2017, plans to award more than 100 new franchise locations to local entrepreneurs by 2022 AtWork Group, an award-winning national staffing franchise, posted strong year over year growth from 2016 to 2017 and shows potential to keep the momentum going. Revenue rose to nearly $332… Read more »

AtWork Named to 2018 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Lists

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National staffing franchisor makes its sixth consecutive appearance on the client list and fourth on the talent list AtWork Group, a leading national staffing franchisor, has been named one of Inavero’s 2018 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Award winners, marking their sixth consecutive appearance in the client rankings and fourth in the talent. Inavero… Read more »

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 »

AtWork Group Named to Franchise Times Fast & Serious List

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Leading staffing franchisor ranked 18 in Franchise Times’ annual listing of smartest growing brands KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Jan. 09, 2017 – AtWork Group, an award-winning national staffing franchise, has been ranked No. 18 in the Franchise Times Fast & Serious list, an annual ranking of the smartest-growing brands. In the midst of the lowest unemployment… Read more »

AtWork can find the perfect fit

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If you are looking for a job or considering a career change, the statistics suggest you may want to be a statistician. Or if that doesn’t add up, consider becoming a mathematician. Those are among the top jobs in the U.S. right now, based on growth potential and salary. Newspaper reporter positions consistently rank among… Read more »