October 28, 2013 // Franchising.com // Knoxville, Tenn. - @Work Group, a top U. S. multi-specialty staffing franchisor, has been named to Workforce Magazine’s Temporary Staffing Providers Hot List for 2013. @Work Group represents franchise staffing for personnel, medical, healthcare and other services nationwide and was also named to the Staffing Industry Analysts Largest U.S. Staffing Firms List for 2013.
"It’s a real honor for @Work Group to be included in Workforce Magazine’s Staffing Hot List," said Jason Leverant, @Work Group’s chief operating officer. "We know how important it is to constantly grow and improve on our performance both as a staffing provider and as a top staffing franchisor, and we appreciate being placed in the same company as other industry leaders."
The Hot List is compiled each year by Workforce Management Magazine staffers and includes listings of top human resources providers, products and services. Workforce Management is written for and about the leaders who are using HR to create a measurable competitive advantage. The magazine is committed to provide staffing executives and providers with deep insights, helping organizations develop agile and responsive HR policies and procedures.
"The temporary staffing industry has seen tremendous growth in the last few years, and this trend has helped shine a light on the importance temporary workers are having on the workplace of the future," said Leverant. "We’re seeing a real trend toward temporary staffing as a permanent addition to American business models, and it is through industry leaders and innovators that we’ll see advancements in temporary staffing best practices evolve."
According to the American Staffing Association’s survey of more than 10,000 establishments, U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 2.96 million temporary and contract workers per day in the second quarter of 2013, up 1.8 percent from the same period last year. The first quarter of 2013 marked 14 consecutive quarters of year-to-year staffing payroll additions since the recession ended in 2009.
@Work Group is an award-winning and nationally-known franchisor of staffing services including @WORK Personnel Services, @WORK Medical Services, @WORK HelpingHands Services, and @WORK Search Group under the umbrella of the @Work Group. The foundation for @Work began in the 1980s, and today, @Work has grown to be cited as one of Staffing Industry Report’s top U.S. staffing firms. @Work Group’s remarkable growth is fueled by the vision of founders John and Glenda Hall: think ahead, create opportunity, give exceptional support to franchise offices, and always look for the better way, every day. For more information, visit http://www.@Work.com or call 800.383.0804.
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