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On May 25th we will honor, thank and remember all U.S. veterans for their loyal and dedicated service to our country. Link Staffing Services expressed their gratitude to all veterans on Memorial Day and shows their support year round through participation in recruiting programs focused on hiring vets.
“We take great pride in employing military veterans,” said Terrance Jeannise, the company’s Veterans Relations Coordinator, “We have found that veterans military training instills great leadership skills, dedication and a strong work ethic that translates very well in the industries that we serve.”
Link is proud to help military veterans return to work with skills that can be easily transferred to civilian jobs. Link’s Veteran Program, LinkCorps was implemented into their core business to help ease the employment search as veteran’s transition from active duty. Some of LinkCorps programs and initiatives include:
Link partners with various community organizations to help vets secure employment. Some of these community partners include,
- Hero to Hire
- JCEP National Guard Job Placement Program
- Texas Veteran Commission
Professional Development Services
Link offers vets professional development services to make sure that applicants are at their best and well prepared for any job situations. These services include resume writing tips and interview preparation.
A membership in the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) VetFran Program
This program helps to promote special franchise opportunities to veterans. Link Staffing offers a 25% reduction of the initial franchise fee to qualified military veterans.
Recognized as a Top Military Friendly Franchise by G.I. Jobs Magazine
This list honors franchisors that offer the best incentive programs aimed at recruiting United States military veterans for franchise ownership. The list is compiled through extensive research in which G.I. Jobs polled thousands of franchise organizations nationwide. It identifies the companies that provide the best cost benefit and training opportunities, and it recognizes franchisors with the largest number of military veterans currently in their system.
Nominations by the Texas Veteran Commission for the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Award
The Texas Veterans Commission offers employment services to Texas veterans and helps employers find qualified veteran job applicants. The goal of these services is to match veteran job seekers with the best employment opportunities available. Link has been nominated for the VFW award for their heavy recruitment of veterans and their involvement in the veteran community. This award also takes into consideration the amount of veterans and employer has been able to put to work within a 6-month period.
About Link Staffing Services
Founded in 1980, Link Staffing Services provides staffing and productivity solutions to businesses and industry. The personnel Link supplies include skilled crafts and trades, light industrial, semi-skilled, general labor, office professional, and administrative support. As a leader in the industry, Co-CEOs Bill and Karen Pitts have set themselves apart by providing cutting-edge technology and comprehensive screening processes, and by providing the type of workers clients like to hire. Based in Houston, Texas, Link Staffing has 46 locations nationwide. For more information, please visit http://linkstaffing.com, or call 1-888-929-LINK.