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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$161K - $223K
Units as of 2021
82 11.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

Founded in 1986 by John D. Hall, Jr., AtWork began franchising in 1992 and has since grown to nearly 100 locations. AtWork offers three distinct service lines providing temporary, temp-to-hire, payrolling, and full-time placement services, filling a wide variety of administrative, light industrial, in-home care, medical and specialized professional positions.

About AtWork Group

Related Categories
Staffing/Recruiting
Founded
1986
Leadership
John Hall Jr., CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1992 (30 years)
# of employees at HQ
23
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units
82 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
3215 W. Gov. John Sevier Hwy.
Knoxville, TN 37920

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a AtWork Group franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$40,000
Initial Investment
$161,000 - $223,000
Net Worth Requirement
$250,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000
Veteran Incentives
20% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
7-2.6%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
AtWork Group offers in-house financing to cover the following: accounts receivable, payroll
Third Party Financing
AtWork Group has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: equipment, inventory

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
40 hours
Classroom Training
56 hours
Additional Training
Meetings
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Online Support
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
2-3
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021