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PrideStaff Expands With New Staffing And Employment Agency In Gainesville, Georgia »

November 21, 2014 at 5:07AM PST | Source: PrideStaff

Gainesville, GA (PRWEB) November 21, 2014 - PrideStaff, a national staffing organization, is pleased to announce the opening of a new staffing and employment agency in Gainesville. The new office will offer a full range of staffing and employment services in a variety of professional and light industrial disciplines serving the Gainesville area.
"Throughout my business career, I've loved watching those who work hard, prosper," said Mike McGraw, Owner/Strategic-Partner of the Gainesville PrideStaff office. "Every day, PrideStaff allows me to work hand-in-hand with clients and candidates, overcoming their biggest challenges and helping them to achieve more."
As a national staffing services organization, PrideStaff provides outstanding results to its clients and candidates...

PrideStaff North Dallas A Proud Sponsor Of The Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure »

November 20, 2014 at 9:47AM PST | Source: PrideStaff

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 - PrideStaff North Dallas once again sponsored and raised funds in support of the Komen Dallas Race for the Cure® on October 18, 2014 in the fight against breast cancer.
Susan G. Komen® Dallas County is the local source for funding breast cancer education, screening and treatment in Dallas County, serving thousands of women in 30 cities. Through events like the Komen Dallas Race for the Cure®, Komen Dallas County funds lifesaving breast health services to help uninsured and underinsured residents in the fight today.
"When I moved to Dallas to open our PrideStaff office, there were several inspirational women in the community," said Amy Linn, Owner PrideStaff North Dallas. "I was most moved by the promise that Nancy Brinker made to her sister that ultimately resulted in Susan G...

PrideStaff Expands With New Staffing And Employment Agency In Clearwater, FL »

November 12, 2014 at 5:20AM PST | Source: PrideStaff

Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) November 12, 2014 - PrideStaff, a national staffing organization, is pleased to announce the opening of a new staffing and employment agency in Clearwater, FL. The new office will offer a full range of staffing and employment services in a variety of professional and light industrial disciplines serving Pinellas County. This is the first franchise in the Tampa Bay area for Pridestaff and the expansion comes on the heels of tremendous growth for the organization.
"My wife and I are excited to be joining the Pridestaff team. We firmly believe in supporting our community and we can do that with PrideStaff by helping companies find the right people for their businesses," said Matt Becker, Co-Owner and Strategic-Partner of the St...

Plenty Of Unfilled Jobs In Solid October Jobs Report »

November 07, 2014 at 9:36AM PST | Source: Express Employment Professionals

Low Labour Force Participation Trend the Concern
TORONTO, ONTARIO - (Marketwired - Nov. 7, 2014) - Bob Funk, CEO of Express Employment Professionals, today issued the following statement on today's Statistic Canada Labour Force Survey which showed the Canadian economy added 43,000 jobs in October pushing the unemployment rate down to 6.5%, the lowest since November 2008. The labour force participation rate remained unchanged at 66%:
"The October job numbers are encouraging, and the good news is there is still plenty of room to grow. There are a lot of good jobs out there, and we need to continue to encourage people to go out and seize the opportunity," Funk said. "Our staffing franchisees across the country try to fill thousands of jobs everyday, but many of them remain unfilled...

Zack Daffin Buys Express Employment Franchise »

November 05, 2014 at 6:59AM PST | Source: Express Employment Professionals

Marine Corps Veteran Creates Culture of Excellence with New Franchise
Augusta, Ga. (PRWEB) November 05, 2014 - Zack Daffin has a rich history of business ownership in his lineage. His grandfather instilled entrepreneurial values in his sons, including Daffin's father, and they all took his advice and grew up to be business owners. It came as no surprise that Daffin himself would dream of owning his own business as well, and after a stint in the Marine Corps and many years in corporate America, he found the right opportunity to follow in his family's footsteps.
Daffin bought an Express Employment Professionals franchise, a traditional staffing firm that helps connect employees and employers according to their skill set and needs...

Link Staffing Services Welcomes New Franchisees To Its Ontario, California Location »

November 04, 2014 at 8:07AM PST | Source: Link Staffing Services

ONTARIO, CA - (Marketwired - November 04, 2014) - Link Staffing Services is proud to announce and welcome its newest Franchisees Tom and Sylvia Rivera. They have taken over responsibility for Links San Bernardino County Territory and operate the Ontario, CA office. San Bernardino County is located in southeastern California and affords robust opportunities in varied industry sectors.
Sylvia and Tom bring a wealth of management and business experience. Tom has 25-years of experience in human capital management and financial services, across key functional areas including transaction processing, B2B sales support, management of call centers and customer care, product development, and vendor contract management. Sylvia adds targeted experience in call center management, training and customer service...

New Patrice & Associates Office In North Carolina To Give Local Restaurant Scene A Boost »

November 03, 2014 at 4:07AM PST | Source: Patrice & Associates

Demand from Local Eateries Gives Rise to Management Support Business in Northern Charlotte
November 03, 2014 // Franchising.com // CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Patrice & Associates, the nation's preeminent strategic partner in the restaurant industry, announced the opening of its second franchise in North Carolina to meet the growing management needs at local restaurants and other related hospitality businesses.
Local residents Alan and Robin Bilskie, who both have years of management experience in the banking and IT industries, respectively, are turning their sights toward hospitality as they run day-to-day operations for Patrice & Associates in North Carolina. The Bilskies have a team of recruiters with over 25 years of recruiting experience who will serve businesses around Charlotte...

Express Recognized By Entrepreneur Magazine »

October 28, 2014 at 4:23AM PDT | Source: Express Employment Professionals

Oklahoma City Headquartered Franchise Named One of the "Fastest Growing Franchise Systems"
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 - Express Employment Professionals has been named to the "America's Top Global Franchise System" list for the fifth year in a row by Entrepreneur Magazine and was ranked number 71 on the publication's Franchise 500® list.
"We're proud to be consistently recognized as a leader not only in the staffing industry, but also in the franchising industry," said Bob Funk, CEO of Express and a former chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. "Being ranked 71 on the Franchise 500® list is an amazing accomplishment for our franchise network and a testament to the great team we have at our international headquarters...

PrideStaff Releases Affordable Care Act Planning And Strategy Whitepaper »

October 27, 2014 at 4:57AM PDT | Source: PrideStaff

Fresno, CA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 PrideStaff has released the results of its Affordable Care Act Planning and Strategy survey, designed to gauge understanding of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and benchmark corporate policy and approach to the ACA across the U.S. Conducted in July, the online survey was completed by nearly 1,100 professionals, representing a wide range of industries and company sizes.
Overall, the results show that a large portion (45.7 percent) of the business community is still unclear on the ACA and the implications it will have on their business. Many companies are still struggling with implementation as a result. In fact, over 30 percent of respondents indicate they haven't implemented or don't know what their plan is yet, and many companies (39...

New Patrice & Associates Office In Omaha To Give Local Restaurant Scene A Boost »

October 24, 2014 at 4:19AM PDT | Source: Patrice & Associates

Demand from Local Eateries Gives Rise to Management Support Business in Eastern Nebraska
October 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // Omaha, Neb. - Patrice & Associates, the nation's preeminent strategic partner in the restaurant industry, announced the opening of its second franchise in Nebraska to meet the growing management needs at local restaurants and other related hospitality businesses.
Local resident Steve Oppliger, a corporate training and multi-unit manager for an international fast casual brand, is turning his sights toward hospitality, as he runs day-to-day operations for Patrice & Associates in eastern Nebraska. Oppliger will serve businesses around Omaha, Blair, Fremont, Gretna and Plattsmouth.
"Over the years I have worked in many of the roles that local restaurant and hospitality brands seek to fill, and job candidates seek to find...

PrideStaff Expands With New Staffing And Employment Agency In Clearwater, FL »

October 23, 2014 at 10:39AM PDT | Source: PrideStaff

October 23, 2014 // Franchising.com // PrideStaff, a national staffing organization, is pleased to announce the opening of a new staffing and employment agency in Clearwater, FL. The new office will offer a full range of staffing and employment services in a variety of professional and light industrial disciplines serving the Clearwater and St. Petersburg area.
"As the Deputy Chief of Staff and White House Liaison at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), I was able to meet with many small business owners and was envious of their courage and passion to follow the American dream," said Matt Becker, Co-Owner and Strategic-Partner of the St. Pete Clearwater PrideStaff office. "As the person responsible for recruiting and hiring political appointees at the SBA, I felt that a role in staffing was a natural fit to my background, interests, and goals, and PrideStaff provided the best platform to utilize to provide a valuable service to our community...

Hired Today, Gone Tomorrow: Recent Grads Don’t Stay In First Jobs Very Long »

October 22, 2014 at 8:37AM PDT | Source: Express Employment Professionals

77% of Express Owners Surveyed Say the Average Grad Will Leave Their Job in the First Year
OKLAHOMA CITY, (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 - Express Employment Professionals, the nation's largest franchised staffing company, today released survey findings that reveal how long recent college graduates stay in their first job after graduation.
More than three-quarters, 77 percent of franchises surveyed, said they expect a recent graduate to stay less than a year in his or her first job. Only 23 percent think the average graduate stays for more than a year.
Findings come from the 2014 edition of the "America Employed" survey of 115 Express franchises across the nation. This is the second year Express has released findings from its "America Employed" survey...

@Work Group Awards Franchise To West Tennessee Entrepreneurs »

October 21, 2014 at 5:09AM PDT | Source: @Work Group
@Work Group Opportunities Available

National Staffing Agency to Provide New Employment Resources to Jackson, Tennessee Businesses
October 21, 2014 // Franchising.com // Knoxville, Tenn. - @Work Group, an award-winning national staffing agency franchise, recently awarded its newest staffing location to local Jackson, Tennessee entrepreneurs Eldridge and Sophie Davis. This marks the seventeenth @Work franchise in Tennessee, and it will provide new staffing resources to local businesses throughout the Jackson area. The new @Work office is located at 26 Lamar Circle, Suite 1, and will offer area organizations a full-service partner to assist with staffing needs.
"Jackson has experienced steady business growth over the past several years, and more and more new businesses are moving into the area," said Eldridge Davis...

Solid Canadian Jobs Report In September »

October 10, 2014 at 11:09AM PDT | Source: Express Employment Professionals

Labour Force Participation in Canada Remains a Concern
TORONTO, ONTARIO - (Marketwired - Oct. 10, 2014) - Bob Funk, the CEO of North America's largest franchised staffing company, issued the following statement on today's Statistic Canada Labour Force Survey which showed the Canadian economy added 74,000 jobs in September pushing the unemployment rate down 0.2 percentage points to 6.8 per cent, while the labor force participation rate remained unchanged at 66 per cent:
"Canada posted solid job numbers today and that is good news for the economy," said Funk. "That said, the labour force participation rate remains stubbornly unchanged. Too many working age people have given up looking for work, and as our franchisees across Canada try and fill thousands of jobs everyday, that remains a concern...

Survey Reveals Which College Majors Get You A Job - And Which Don’t »

October 08, 2014 at 7:51AM PDT | Source: Express Employment Professionals

Express Employment Professionals released survey findings today that reveal which college majors make someone the most employable.
Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 - Express Employment Professionals, the nation's largest franchised staffing company, released survey findings today that reveal which college majors make someone the most employable.
The survey revealed that business tops the list, with more than a quarter of respondents saying it's the best major for securing employment. Engineering, accounting, nursing and computer and information sciences also make the top five. Compared to last year, engineering increased in popularity by four percentage points, while computer and information sciences saw an eight percentage point decline...

Express Survey Reveals Most Important "Soft Skills" For Job Applicants »

September 24, 2014 at 11:44AM PDT | Source: Express Employment Professionals

Prove You're Dependable and You'll Get Hired
Dependability, Communication and Motivation Top the List
TORONTO, ONTARIO - (Marketwired - Sept. 24, 2014) - Express Employment Professionals, the largest franchised staffing company in North America, today released survey findings that reveal the most important "soft skills" for job applicants.
The findings come from the 2014 edition of the "Canada Employed" survey of 22 Express franchises across Canada. Respondents were asked to name the "top five most important soft skills an applicant should have." Full results are below.
The top five soft skills for applicants are:

Dependability/Reliability
Communication (verbal)
Motivation
Enthusiasm
Flexibility/Adaptability

"It's easy to think that all that matters in a job interview is what's on your résumé, but the truth is employers are equally, if not, more concerned with who you are, as a worker and as a fellow employee...

BrightStar Care Named To Prestigious 2014 Inc. 5000 List »

September 17, 2014 at 4:48AM PDT | Source: BrightStar Care

National In-Home Care Franchise Makes Rank for Seventh Year in a Row; Shows Continued Strong Growth Potential
CHICAGO - September 17, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - So far, 2014 has been a stellar year for BrightStar Care, as the national home care franchise that provides medical and non-medical care to patients, recently announced its ranking on Inc. Magazine's 5000 list. For the seventh year in a row, Inc. has named BrightStar Care to its list as one of the fastest growing privately owned companies in the United States. The in-home care and medical staffing franchise was listed at 2506 for the 2014 rankings.
"With the continual training and support from the franchise support center team, our accomplished franchisees execute a business model that features unique differentiators like the full continuum of care, 24/7 availability, RN Director of Nurse oversight, and accreditation by the Joint Commission...

Gulf Stream Marine & Link Staffing Services Putting Houston To Work »

September 16, 2014 at 7:41AM PDT | Source: Link Staffing Services

East End Chamber of Commerce Members Collaborating to Hire New Talent
HOUSTON, TEXAS – September 15, 2014(MarketWired) - 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.
The event that kick-started the agreement began in the heart of the Houston business community at the East End Chamber of Commerce (EECOC) May 2014 Breakfast Exchange. This is where EECOC members, Fabian Galvan of Gulf Stream Marine, and Pilar Fanaselle of Link Staffing Services, presented their "60-second Commercial" about their businesses to more than 40 prospective customers...

AtWork Group Announces Plans To Expand In Middle Tennessee »

September 12, 2014 at 3:59AM PDT | Source: @Work Group
@Work Group Opportunities Available

Nationally known staffing franchise hosts Roadshow to showcase new ownership opportunities throughout the Nashville metropolitan area.
September 12, 2014 // Franchising.com // Nashville, Tenn. – AtWork Group, an award-winning national staffing franchise, is hosting a Franchise Discovery Day Roadshow on Thursday, September 25 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. The company invites entrepreneurs to attend to learn about upcoming ownership opportunities in the Nashville area, and learn more about AtWork Group’s recent growth and development.
"AtWork Group has been expanding throughout the U.S., and we are excited to continue this expansion into Middle Tennessee," said Jason Leverant, president and COO of AtWork Group...

Labor Finders Wins Two Prestigious ASA 2014 VOICE Awards »

September 11, 2014 at 8:36AM PDT | Source: Labor Finders


Labor Finders: Wins the ASA Voice Award for their Specialty Advertising Program
Labor Finders: Wins the ASA Voice Award for their Company Identification
Labor Finders: Wins Inavero’s Best of Staffing For Five Consecutive Years: 2010 – 2014
Labor Finders: Receives the Exclusive Diamond Award from Best of Staffing
Labor Finders: Rated Significantly Higher Than The Industry Average

September 11, 2014 // Franchising.com // PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - Labor Finders International, Inc., the oldest and largest privately held industrial labor staffing franchise company in the United States is pleased to announce that the company has won two American Staffing Association's prestigious 2014 VOICE Awards, which recognizes outstanding advertising and marketing programs amongst ASA member companies and affiliated chapters...



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