KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AtWork Group, a top U.S. multi-specialty staffing franchisor, was recently named to Entrepreneur's 2017 Franchise 500 list®. The company jumped 210 spots from their 2015 ranking of 349 to No. 139 in 2017.
Entrepreneur Magazine ranks the top 500 franchises every year and publishes the list in its January edition. The "Franchise 500 list" is known within the industry as a reliable and comprehensive list of America's best franchises based on the magazine's criteria for financial strength, stability, growth rate and size of the franchise system.
"Being ranked on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500, let alone jumping 210 places on this list, is tremendously gratifying," said Jason Leverant, president and chief operating officer for AtWork Group. "We stay true to our mission to believe that each franchisee should make ownership decisions without feeling restricted by a corporate office, while still receiving top level training and unlimited operational support and expertise. We can't wait to carry this momentum into 2017 and beyond."
AtWork 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 $250 million.
"We spend months gathering and crunching data to produce the Franchise 500 ranking. We're proud of the result and the way it continues to be a resource for the franchise community," says Jason Feifer, editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur. "Like every industry, franchising is ever-evolving and must smartly react to new technologies and consumer demands. We know it takes a lot to stay competitive and are excited to celebrate those that do it best."
In addition to the Top 500 listing, AtWork Group was recently 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. AtWork 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 more information on AtWork Group and national franchise business opportunities, visit http://atworkfranchise.com/.
About Entrepreneur's Franchise 500®
The Entrepreneur Franchise 500® is a 38 annual franchise ranking list that begins each year when franchisors are asked to participate in a survey. Franchise companies are then judged based on the criteria of quantifiable measures such as financial strength, growth and stability. The list is then assembled and published at the end of the year. The rankings and full report, and the new searchable online database, are available at www.entrepreneur.com/franchise500.
About AtWork Group
AtWork 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 AtWork Group. The foundation for AtWork began in the 1980s, and today, AtWork has grown to be cited as one of Staffing Industry Report's top U.S. staffing firms. AtWork 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 www.atwork.com or call 800.383.0804.
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