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We are proud to announce that LINK has been named an “Amazing Franchise Opportunity” by internationally recognized franchise speaker and author Dr. John Hayes in his new e-book: “12 Amazing Franchise Opportunities – Second Edition.”  In his latest book, Dr. Hayes explores the secrets of creating a one-of-a-kind franchise success story and then looks at 12 franchise brands, including LINK, that Dr. Hayes considers to be “amazing opportunities” for 2018. “We’re excited to be selected as an amazing franchise by such an expert as Dr. Hayes,” said Michelle Bearden, LINK’s Vice President of Franchise Operations. “This reflects on the dedication and passion of everyone involved with our company, especially our fantastic franchisees.” “One of the amazing aspects of LINK is the company’s reputation within the staffing industry, and that begins with the founders,” Dr. Hayes writes. “Integrity is a huge part of any reputation, which helps explain why some franchisees have been with LINK for more than twenty years.”  Dr. John Hayes is one of the world’s most published authors and speakers on the topic of franchising. Within days of publication, his franchise books such as “Take the Fear Out of Franchising,” “12 Amazing Franchise Opportunities for 2015,” “Buy Hot Franchises Without Getting Burned” and “101 Questions to Ask Before You Invest in a Franchise” climbed to #1 best sellers in their categories on Amazon.com. Read More

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The Best of Staffing Award is an annual survey powered by Inavero (and sponsored by Career Builder) to nominate the best staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada. Inavero’s Best of Staffing winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings by their clients and the employees they’ve helped find jobs.  Read More

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LINK is proud to announce that we have received two Genius Awards from the American Staffing Association, for Social Media Campaign and Mobile Application. The Genius Awards recognizes the best and most innovative communications and marketing campaigns among ASA member staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions companies. Out of four categories, LINK ranked as a Staffing firm with $25 million–$100 million in annual sales.  Read More

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Finding and hiring the right candidate is a difficult and costly task for any company. It involves advertising, sifting through mountains of resumes, and conducting numerous interviews, all of which eat up a staff's already busy schedule. Some experts estimate the costs of filling a position can range from 8 percent to 20 percent of the position's annual salary for the first year. Read More

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It’s all too easy to think you won’t make any mistakes on your resume. You won’t misspell your own name or include “taking long walks” under your skills section—real mistakes made on real resumes, according to a 2016 CareerBuilder survey. While you hopefully have more common sense than the above job seekers, be wary of making the following top resume mistakes:   Read More

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Time is an integral part of everyone’s workday. Getting to the office on time. Punching the clock. Meeting deadlines. Yet most people struggle to some degree with time management at work. How do you stay on task amid constant meetings? How do you get your work finished when you are answering emails all day? Incorporating a few simple time management strategies into your day can make a big difference in productivity and reducing stress while you’re at it. Read More

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Engaged employees are the driving force behind any productive workplace, whether it’s a construction site, an industrial kitchen or an office. According to a 2012 study by Gallup, organizations with greater ratios of engaged workers to disengaged were significantly more productive and profitable, ranked higher in customer satisfaction, and had lower turnover and absenteeism rates. Read More

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Work can be hard on your back whether you sit at a desk typing on a computer, stand on your feet cooking, or bend and straighten hoisting heavy boxes all day. Back pain and injuries are among the most common causes of missed work in the United States. Workers whose jobs require twisting and repetitive lifting of heavy objects are particularly at risk of debilitating back injuries, but people who sit all day at work are also in danger of developing back problems. Read More