January 27, 2017 // Franchising.com // KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - @Work Group, a top U.S. multi-specialty staffing franchisor, ranked on the 2017 Top 100 Franchises list by Franchise Gator, an online directory that specifically focuses on national franchises. @Work was listed as No. 20 in the top 100 franchises of 2017, and it also received the ranking as No. 35 for Fastest Growing Franchise.
The online franchise directory developed the rankings to help prospective franchisees identify top opportunities for growth, as well as affordable investments for the average franchise buyer.
“Being ranked in the top 20 on Franchise Gator’s Top 100 Franchise List and named one of the fastest growing franchises is extremely gratifying,” said Jason Leverant, president and chief operating officer for @Work Group. “It’s a testament to our franchisees’ hard work and dedication, helping to make @Work not only a great franchise choice in a growing industry, but also a forward-thinking firm with a successful business model.”
@Work Group is a leader in the staffing industry, its cutting-edge solutions and initiatives for franchisees, clients and employees helped the company expand to nearly 100 locations throughout the U.S. with gross sales of more than $294 million.
Franchise Gator’s Fastest Growing category spotlights brands experiencing rapid expansion coming into the new year.
“This year we identified 100 franchise opportunities for the Fastest Growing category,” said Eric Bell, general manager of Franchise Gator. “In addition to their track record for building a solid customer base and gaining the trust of investors, the opportunities were selected based on the number of opening and operating units the franchise has had over the past several months.”
In addition to the Top 100 Franchise listing and Fastest Growing Franchise, @Work Group was recently named in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list, ranked as Franchise Times Top 200+ for the fourth year in a row, and for the third year in a row on INC.’s list of the 5000 fastest growing U.S. private companies. @Work also became a fourth-time recipient of the prestigious Inavero award that recognizes proven track records of exceptional performance and client satisfaction. Fewer than 2 percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada earned the 2016 Best of Staffing Award for service excellence.
For the full list of Franchise Gator’s Fastest Growing Franchises, visit http://www.franchisegator.com/lists/fastest-growing/.
Franchise Gator’s Fastest Growing Franchises is an annual list that gets its rankings directly from the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) submitted for consideration by each franchise. The Top 100 was designed, with the assistance of The Educated Franchisee, to measure the quality of a franchise system over time. Rankings are mostly based on a formula created from various pieces of the FDD that focus on financial stability, growth, transparency, engagement, continuity and sustainability. Find out more about the selection process here: http://www.franchisegator.com/lists/and see the complete list of winners here https://www.franchisegator.com/lists/top-100/.
@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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