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What will 2015 have in hold for the industrial staffing sector? Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) asked execs and others in the industry to look into their crystal balls and provide some predictions. Here were some of their findings for 2014 and predictions for 2015 and beyond: Read More

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We’ve all heard the phrase “company culture” and the impact that it can have on employee satisfaction and company growth. But what does that really mean and more importantly, how does it affect an organization from a macro viewpoint? Wikipedia defines company culture as “the behavior of humans within an organization and the meaning that people attach to those behaviors. Culture includes the organization's vision, values, norms, systems, symbols, language, assumptions, beliefs, and habits.” In layman’s terms, company culture is the personality and DNA of a company. Each and every company is ultimately defined by their company culture. Think about Google for example. It’s pretty well documented that Google has a unique culture. You may even argue that much of its success is attributed to this culture. So, we pose the question, why is it important and how much does it actually effect a company’s success? 1. Happy Employees Make Your Company More Money Read More

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Houston, Texas – December 12, 2014– Link Staffing Services is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Houston Chronicle Top Workplaces.The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners across the United States. Over the past year, more than 5,000 organizations and 1 in every 88 employees in the U.S. have turned to WorkplaceDynamics to better understand what’s on the minds of their employees. Through its workplace improvement offerings, WorkplaceDynamics provides solutions, training and tools to help clients improve their workplace. Read More

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There is a lot of competition in today’s job market, which makes writing a knockout job description even more vital in attracting top talent to join your company. It is becoming increasingly more important for employers to convey their wants, needs and culture via their social media pages and website—the job description is no different. Here are our top tips for writing job descriptions and attracting top talent: Read More

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East End Chamber of Commerce Members Collaborating to Hire New Talent  HOUSTON, TEXAS – September 15, 2014 – Gulf Stream Marine selects Link Staffing Services as the contingent workforce solutions provider for their marine distribution terminals at the Port of Houston. The Gulf Stream Marine—Link Staffing Services agreement opens the door for eligible candidates to Inavero’s 2014 Best of Staffing® Client and 2014 Best of Staffing® Talent List. Read More

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Let’s face it. Most hiring managers and HR Departments dread the hiring process just as much as job candidates dread the job search.  It takes up valuable, time, resources and most of all, money. Hiring costs encompass everything from job postings/advertising, job fairs, and interviewing. The cost of a bad hire, and loss of productivity and time must also be taken into account. This process becomes even more of costly when you are trying to fill a high turnover position. Read More

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If you own your own business or help manage a company, chances are that you have experience in hiring. If you are successful, chances also are that you know how to hire well-qualified and skilled employees. And if you’ve hired right, they should even be more highly skilled than you in the job that you’ve hired them for. After all, your success depends on their success. Most people see the hiring process as a huge leap of faith. Either you are going to hire someone who is qualified for the job, dependable and hardworking…or you will hire someone with a lack of drive, skills and work ethic, leaving you scrambling to replace them in a few short months. Read More

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Everything from our phones, cars and even how we communicate has rapidly evolved in the past decade. Your phone is capable of acting as a standalone computer that can take pictures, search the Internet, send emails and text messages, stream television and movies, listen to music and also, every now and then we use them for their original purpose, to make phone calls. Automobiles are equipped with GPS and emergency call features, making the days of carrying a map completely unnecessary. Communication options have literally exploded in the instantaneous avenues of text and video chat as well as email and social media. Read More