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 »

AtWork Group Opens New Office in Greater Birmingham Area

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Leading staffing franchise expands national footprint of nearly 100 locations into Birmingham AtWork Group, an award-winning national staffing franchise, announced the opening of its new office in the greater Birmingham area, extending the company’s national reach to nearly 100 locations. The new franchise location is owned and operated by business partners Josh Bullock and James… 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 »

AtWork Group Named to Franchise Gator’s Top 100 Franchises and Fastest Growing Franchise Lists of 2018

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Leading staffing franchisor ranked on two prestigious annual franchise listings by Franchise Gator, an online franchise directory KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Jan. 30, 2018 – AtWork Group, an award-winning national staffing franchise, has been ranked by Franchise Gator at No. 37 on their Top 100 Franchises of 2018 list and No. 16 on their Fastest Growing… 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 »

AtWork staffing agency can help build experience – and a career

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We will find you work that fits your skill set It has long been a paradox: You are a recent college graduate, or first-time jobseeker looking for a position. Invariably, the question of experience comes up during a job interview or on the initial job application. Sorry, the hiring manager says. You don’t have experience…. 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 »

Dogs, drugs and being way too honest

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Strange job interview stories abound in the staffing world What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever seen? Probably not as weird as these true stories of bizarre behavior during job interviews. From temp-to-hire and temporary staffing agencies to the workaday full-time corporate world, many hiring managers have had their mettle tested by odd job interviews. Hang… Read more »

Don’t sink your shot: Avoid these interview blunders

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Here are six things to avoid during a job interview: Most people know what TO DO in a job interview: Watch your posture, dress professionally, and ask appropriate questions. But perhaps more important is what NOT to do in an interview. Here is some advice from AtWork, a leading staffing franchise, on what to avoid… Read more »

Every job search starts with a resume

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Make your CV stand out with these dos and don’ts. Looking for a job? AtWork staffing services can help you land that gig, but there’s an important first step – a VERY important first step – toward employment that can make or break your chance to get in the door. It’s your resume – a… Read more »