National Staffing Franchise Looks to Tap Bakersfield Applicant Pool
AtWork Group, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing staffing franchises, is continuing to fill the need for quality job applicants in California by identifying Bakersfield as the company’s next development hub. AtWork recognizes synergy with many of its core applicants and Bakersfield’s key concentration of top area businesses such as Frito-Lay, California Correctional Inst. and Adventist Health.
With 75 locations across 27 states, AtWork is planning to grow its footprint to more than 300 units over the next 10 years. Strategic expansion in Bakersfield is a key component of the company’s efforts to provide quality temporary, temp-to-hire and direct-hire services to companies across a variety of industries. AtWork is excited to be expanding into a city that is home to an impressive year-over-year growth in temp payroll, reaching up to 11 percent in 2017.
“Bakersfield has grown into a booming economic epicenter in California,” said AtWork President and COO Jason Leverant. “With the large number of corporate headquarters in the area, the need for quality staffing solutions has only increased. Our goal is to help local businesses continue to grow the Bakersfield economy and strengthen its community.”
AtWork facilitated 50,000 hires in 2018 through three distinct service lines: AtWork Personnel – which focuses on administrative and light industrial jobs, AtWork Medical – which specializes in medical, home health care and senior care professionals, and AtWork Search – an executive recruitment service that specializes in management-level professionals across a variety of industries. Always striving to be “AtWork for You,” the staffing franchise differentiates itself with focus on service and local ownership. Franchisees are empowered to make decisions at a local level, working with clients to strengthen their community’s economy.
An initial investment for AtWork ranges from $154,000 to $231,000. Franchisees can expect to receive access to personalized technology and ongoing training and support as well as exclusive territories with populations of 250,000 or less.