KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Jason Leverant, president and COO of AtWork Group, a top multi-specialty staffing franchise has received the Volunteer of the Year award by the American Staffing Association (ASA). This new awards program recognizes individuals who have been outstanding volunteer contributors on an ASA committee, section policy council, taskforce or working group. The awards were conferred at the ASA annual meeting during Staffing World®, the association's annual convention and expo held in October, in San Diego.
In 2016, Leverant served as a council leader in the ASA industrial section (sections are members-only industry sector communities), a member of the employee safety committee and workers' compensation committee, and chairman of the Tennessee Council. He facilitated a panel, "A.I., Robotics, and the Future of the Staffing Industry," during the Staffing World conference held Oct. 25-27. Leverant is immediate past chairman of the industrial section policy council. "ASA is delighted to honor Jason Leverant with the first Volunteer of the Year Award," said Richard Wahlquist, ASA president and chief executive officer. "Through his long-term involvement as an ASA volunteer, he has provided valuable insights and played a key role in advancing the association and the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry." Leverant is responsible for the oversight and administration of the AtWork Group franchise brand throughout the country. Leverant joined AtWork in October 2007 as vice president of sales, and took over his current role in 2014. He has worked with the American Staffing Association on a number of fronts, including working to create the ASA Affordable Care Act Cost Calculator for the staffing industry, and was instrumental in rejuvenating the Tennessee Staffing Association, where he served as president. "It is a tremendous honor to receive this award," said Jason Leverant, president and COO of AtWork Group. "ASA is dedicated to providing each member with the resources, information and tools that lead to business success. Contributing to that culture not only helps AtWork Group, but the entire staffing industry as a whole." For more information about AtWork Group, visit https://www.atwork.com. About the American Staffing Association The American Staffing Association is the voice of the U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. ASA and its affiliated chapters advance the interests of the industry across all sectors through advocacy, research, education, and the promotion of high standards of legal, ethical, and professional practices. For more information about ASA, visit www.americanstaffing.net. 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. MEDIA CONTACT:Heather RipleyRipley PR865-977-1973 firstname.lastname@example.org Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161108/437333