AtWork Group Named to Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500® List for Eighth Consecutive Year

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Leading staffing franchisor ranked 88 in annual list of top franchises, enjoying a 51 spot increase over last year’s ranking KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Jan. 15, 2018 – AtWork Group, an award-winning national staffing franchise, has been ranked No. 88 in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500® list, extending their yearly streak for making the ranking to eight years… 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 »

Five ways to bolster your LinkedIn use while on a job search

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Hiring managers and staffing agencies will monitor your page There are an array of social media platforms these days, but if you are looking for a temp-to-hire or temporary job with a staffing agency like AtWork, none is more valuable then LinkedIn. Recruiters and hiring managers will likely take a look at all of your… 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 »

Benefits packages have sweetened over AtWork’s 25 years

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Substantially more workers can access paid leave compared to 1992 American workers as a whole are enjoying an expansion of benefits over the course of our 25-year history. While most benefits – namely paid vacation, holidays, family leave and sick days – are reserved for full-time employees of private companies, some part-time workers have also… Read more »

Your interview attire can make or break the job deal

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Here are five ways to dress for success You know that coveted Black Sabbath world tour T-shirt you think is really cool and a heck of a conversation starter? It may be both, but an interview for a temp or temp-to-hire job is not the time to boast your heavy-metal cred. Granted, it seems the… Read more »

Staffing changes since 1992: Three big things as AtWork observes 25 years

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AtWork weathered the Great Recession with gusto. It has prospered over the course of four presidents, and has consistently offered temporary and temp-to-hire employment to jobseekers across the country. In fact, the staffing industry was a consistent provider of employment during the course of the recession that gripped the country for nearly two years beginning… Read more »

Emerging human-resources issues in the 21st century

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Challenges include leadership, change, and performance metrics A survey of human resource managers by Villanova University laid stark the challenges facing HR professionals in the ever-evolving employment and staffing landscape. Concerns and issues ran the gamut from compensation issues to recruitment challenges. The top three issues, according to respondents, are change management, leadership development and… Read more »

Swimming in the summer labor pool – AtWork recruiting tips for seasonal hiring

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Millions of teenagers and young adults are looking forward to no more teachers, and no more books – but they are also looking forward to a regular summer paycheck. This pool of potential employees can help many staffing franchises bolster their clients’ seasonal staff during the summer months, when demand for employees in some industries… Read more »

In-Demand Jobs in Staffing

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As businesses look for growth opportunities, staffing agencies and franchises are working to find the best candidates for the most in-demand jobs. When your business is looking to fill your critical positions, the staffing professionals at AtWork Group can work to find the experienced hires to meet your requirements. What are the most in-demand jobs… Read more »