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 »

You’ve been terminated. Chin up. AtWork can help.

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Here are five tips to address dismissal from a previous job Your head is swimming, your heart is pounding and you are breaking a serious sweat. You were just shown the door – maybe even escorted out. You’ve been terminated. It happens to the best of us, and sometimes it makes no sense whatsoever. Don’t… Read more »

AtWork can get you rolling toward otherworldly perks

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Free haircuts, fitness centers and food are among top benefits Many employees are content with benefits such as health insurance, paid vacation, and a retirement plan. Many of the jobs available via AtWork staffing agencies provide such benefits, or make them available once a temporary job becomes permanent. Some people move on to other, permanent… Read more »

Jason Leverant to Speak About AtWork Group’s Success at the SIA Executive Forum on Feb. 27 in Miami

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Jason Leverant, president and COO of AtWork Group, an award-winning national staffing franchise, will speak about the creative business strategies behind the company’s marked success at Staffing Industry Analysts Executive Forum 2018 on Feb. 27 in Miami. “Building a successful staffing company, especially a franchisor, takes more than hard work,” Leverant said. “Finding ways to… Read more »

Jason Leverant Named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ Staffing 100 List

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AtWork Group president and COO achieves fifth consecutive inclusion in prestigious list Jason Leverant, president and COO of AtWork Group, a rapidly growing national staffing franchise, has been named to the 2018 Staffing Industry Analysts Staffing 100 ranking, marking his fifth consecutive year of being recognized in the prestigious list. Compiled by Staffing Industry Analysts… 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 probably can’t find you a glamour job, but you can always dream

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How times change. What comes to mind when you think of a glamorous job? In the 20th century, the go-to answers might include private investigator, reporter, flight attendant, or even a pilot. The modern reality is quite different: Private investigators sit for hours on stakeouts. Reporters wonder if their layoff is finally nigh. Flight attendants… 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 »

AtWork staffing agency debunks some temporary and temp-to-hire myths

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Reality check: Temp jobs are a path to permanency Staffing agencies like AtWork have placed thousands of workers in temporary or temp-to-hire positions. During the Great Recession, staffing agencies led the way in job placement. For whatever reason, myths persist that temporary or temp-to-hire jobs are a move only for the desperately unemployed. Quite the… Read more »

As sober workers become harder to find, companies can help stem the opioid crisis

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Temp and temp-to-hire jobs not immune from effects of epidemic In the midst of remarkably low unemployment rates, America’s opioid epidemic may make it even harder to find qualified workers – or at least ones who can pass a standard pre-employment drug test. The failure rate for pre-employment drug screening is at a 12-year-high, largely… Read more »