Let’s Set the Example for Disabilities in the Workplace

By Shirlyn Santos, HR Specialist |   Tue, Dec 11, 2018 @ 09:50 AM

At ATR, we recognize that there are a number of groups underrepresented in the professional world. Talking about disabilities in the workplace is important for raising awareness and improving not just the quality of life for your employees, but your business too. Let’s take a look at what’s happening in this area and how your organization can be a better proponent of inclusion.

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Behind the Scenes at ATR with Angelique Alvarez

By ATR International |   Thu, Dec 06, 2018 @ 09:28 AM

For more than 30 years, our successes at ATR have been driven by our team of dedicated staffing professionals. Our people are at the core of everything we do. With this in mind, our Employee Spotlight series is offering a behind-the-scenes look at the people who make our ATR family great. This month, Angelique Alvarez, Chief Diversity Relations Officer, is taking us backstage to learn more about life at ATR.

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Don’t Talk Politics at Work

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Mon, Dec 03, 2018 @ 08:23 AM

It seems obvious, but it may not be to everyone, and either way, it bears repeating: don’t talk politics at work. It has never been a good idea but in the current hyper-partisan environment of today, it’s a suggestion that you might want to consider making a rule.

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VTO Spotlight - Whitney Nusser helps out the North Texas Food Bank

By ATR International |   Wed, Nov 28, 2018 @ 01:47 PM

My time volunteering with the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) was an amazing experience that I will always hold close to my heart.

I was browsing for different organizations online to volunteer with and came across the NTFB. I was very impressed with the impact they had been making on the community and their goals for the future. A hunger relief organization affiliated with Feeding America, the NTFB provides 180,000 meals per day (that’s 72 million a year!) to those in need, from children to seniors. That’s amazing!

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Andrea Brenholz Named to SIA Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing List

By ATR International |   Mon, Nov 26, 2018 @ 10:18 AM

Sunnyvale, CA – Andrea Brenholz, CEO/President of staffing and consulting leader ATR International, has been named to the prestigious 2018 SIA Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing list. Selected by the world’s premiere advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, Staffing Industry Analysts, the annual list recognizes female leaders and influencers in the global talent marketplace.

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Virtual Reality – It’s a hot topic; How can it help in hiring?

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Mon, Nov 19, 2018 @ 11:35 AM

Virtual Reality (VR) is still in its infancy, but it’s a breakthrough that is set to usher in major changes to the world of business and hiring in general. As the newest medium for human-computer interaction, VR has proven to be wildly entertaining, with the gaming industry being an early adopter, while also bringing benefits for many different industries. As a relatively new technology, it is already making an impact on the recruiting and hiring process.

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Use What You Learned in College on The Job

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Tue, Nov 06, 2018 @ 11:25 AM

So, you recently graduated! Congratulations!

Now, you’re at your new job. Congratulations again!

It’s all very exciting but also a bit nerve wracking. You’re a rookie and are just learning the ropes of your new job. Bosses understand this and don’t expect you to know everything, but of course you want to do the best job possible. What do you really know though? How do you make a difference right away? What do you do when you feel like you know nothing?

Take a breath. You know a lot more than you think you do. While you may not be an expert at your job yet or know your new industry or company inside out, you can take the skills you have from college and prior work experience and apply them wisely.

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Personnel Costs vs. Saving Money: Make Sure Your Company’s Goals Are Aligned

By Jerry Brenholz |   Wed, Oct 31, 2018 @ 11:47 AM

We’ve probably all heard the phrase “our #1 asset is our people.” Hiring and retaining good employees is often cited as a primary goal or concern for management at all levels, including a recent survey of CEOs where it was listed as their top concern. At the same time, all CEOs want to spend money smartly and save where they can. Keeping expenses down is a constant goal, and always a top concern.

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Leading a Silicon Valley Business as a Woman and Minority in 2018

By Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President |   Wed, Oct 24, 2018 @ 07:57 AM

As a Hispanic woman with years of experience working in Silicon Valley, I’ve had the opportunity to connect with many female and minority professionals. Recently, I was promoted to the role of CEO/President of ATR, something I’ve worked towards my entire life. Recognizing the power of my new position, I find it more important than ever to provide support for women and minorities in tech and beyond.

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Behind the Scenes at ATR with Wendy Sun

By ATR International |   Mon, Oct 22, 2018 @ 10:10 AM

ATR celebrated our 30th anniversary on September 14th! We appreciate the dedication of our employees over the years and wanted to showcase one of our longest tenured employees at the company, who has played a crucial part in our success. Our dedicated team has been central to the business over this time, and we are so thankful for their support. Wendy Sun, ATR’s Vice President of Recruiting is giving us an inside look into her life and work at ATR. 

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