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 »

How to shift your focus from the job search to the job site

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AtWork offers some tips for staying on your game at work You focused hard on finding that temp or temp-to-hire job through an AtWork staffing agency. Now it’s time to focus on work. That is easier said than done these days in the midst of email bombardments, phone calls, social media and someone asking if… 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 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 »

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 »

Celebrate our anniversary — and win prizes!

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AtWork Group is 25 years old, and we’ll be celebrating for the next year! John D. Hall Jr. and his wife, Glenda, laid the foundation in 1992 for what is now a leading light industrial, medical and administrative staffing franchise. AtWork has since grown from its humble origins in White Pine, Tennessee to national prominence… Read more »

When being in the present isn’t good

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There’s a new word in the human resources lexicon: presenteeism. That’s essentially absenteeism at work – while physically present — attributable to employees who come to work sick, worried, distracted or exhausted. Here’s a sampling of how presenteeism manifests itself and steps employers and franchise staffing services can take to address it: Walking wounded The… Read more »

Five tips for managing Millennials

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Engagement, respect key to retention The reputation of the newest generation in the national workforce may have preceded it – perhaps unfairly. Millennials – those born between 1982 and 2000 – are widely believed to be entitled know-it-alls who are difficult to manage. But there are challenges inherent in management that span generations. Most traditional… Read more »