AtWork Group
Not Ranked

Initial Investment

LOW: $99,500
HIGH: $174,500

Change in Units

+23.5% +19 UNITS (1 Year)
+27.2% +22 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1990

Franchising Since

1992 (24 Years)

Corporate Address

3215 John Sevier Hwy. Knoxville, TN 37920

CEO

John Hall, Jr.

About AtWork Group

Bob Smith, founder of a full-time placement service in Knoxville, Tennessee, was interested in starting a temporary help business. He approached John Hall about developing the concept, and together the two started AtWork Personnel Service in 1986.

Over the next five years, the company added 11 locations. The following year, those locations were offered to managers as franchises. AtWork began selling franchises to the general public in 1994.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$99,500 - $174,500

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

2.6-6.5%

Financing Options

AtWork Group offers in-house financing to cover the following: accounts receivable, payroll

AtWork Group has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives


20% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2006 - 495
  • 2007 - 374
  • 2010 - 466
  • 2011 - 477
  • 2013 - 338
  • 2014 - 384
  • 2015 - 349

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 5 days

Training at headquarters: 7 days

Additional Training: Meetings

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
National Media

Number of employees required to run: 2 - 4

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Updated: September 21st, 2016

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