January is National Mentoring Month. Enjoy this column from ATR International co-founder Jerry Brenholz.Read More
GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is an acronym that you may have noticed being talked about around the internet lately. Like with many proposed rules and regulations, the GDPR is setting a new standard for how businesses can operate and utilize customer data in the European Union. The law was proposed as a replacement for the 22-year old EU Data Protection Directive. The implications and consequences of violating the now-enacted GDPR reach far and wide, and many companies in this day and age have not even begun to prepare for it.Read More
Over the holidays, many of our employees chose to volunteer their time to help make our local community a better place. For Debbie McCoy, Juan Rosales, Van Nguyen and Emily Hillman; They chose to spend their VTO helping out at a local Santa Clara County soup kitchen that goes by the name of Martha’s Kitchen. Martha’s Kitchen, having adopted the motto of “Feeding the hungry with dignity with no questions asked,” is an organization that was founded in 1981 by Louise Benson in an effort to alleviate hunger problems in Northern California communities. 37 years later, Martha’s Kitchen has served over 4,500,000 million meals to people with an annual production of 450,000 meals per year. Over the years, Martha’s Kitchen has experienced enormous success at working to feed the hungry through collaboration with over 50 different nonprofits in the local area for food distribution and preparation.Read More
The start of this decade saw a major technological shift that brought us into the throes of Web 2.0 and the reality of our always connected and always on world. As we move forward into 2019, and closer to the end of the 2010s decade, there is still a massive demand for tech workers mixed with a major shortage in the labor pool.Read More
I’m excited for 2019! Why?
Those who know me personally might say that I’m generally excited for things! I’m enthusiastic by nature and try to look at life in the most positive way (without being crazily unrealistic of course). But I am genuinely excited about this coming year.
So, again, why? Because there are so many interesting and exciting things happening!Read More
The Golden Globe Awards Ceremony is always fun to watch, but I especially loved this year’s broadcast because of one incredibly powerful and inspiring moment. With millions of people watching, as Regina King accepted her award for best supporting actress, she chose to use this important moment to address a systemic issue felt in Hollywood and across the country. That issue is gender equality.Read More
2018 was a great year, full of activity in the staffing industry and other sectors that we operate in. It was a huge year for ATR, one that saw longtime employee Andrea Brenholz promoted to the position of CEO/President. As we reflect on last year’s accomplishments, big wins, and memories, we also wanted to take this opportunity to showcase five of our favorite thought leadership blog posts from Andrea.Read More
This year we chose to volunteer our time with the San Diego Food Bank (SDFB), an organization that is on a mission to bring hunger relief to our local community. We originally came across the organization through a quick search online for local volunteer programs.Read More
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, Andrea Brenholz, CEO / President, is taking us backstage to learn more about life at ATR.Read More
January is National Mentoring Month and a great way to kick off 2019. We’re all looking for guidance in our professional and personal lives these days, especially in an era that puts a lot of pressure on getting ahead and reaping the rewards of diligently following established best practices. Mentorship can be a beautiful thing that helps you grow and achieve your goals, but there are many ways to view and pursue mentorship in business and in life.Read More