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Link Staffing Services Corp, a leader in the staffing services industry, has received several accolades in the last 12 months from prestigious organizations like Inavero and Inc. Magazine. Link Staffing’s most recent award comes from Staffing Industry Analysts, a global advisor on contingent work, who recognized Link Staffing on their 2014 Diversity Staffing Firm List. Read More

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No one can argue with the fact that workplace safety is important, yet it’s often unintentionally overlooked, leaving workers and others on the job site exposed to risk. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries were reported by private industry employees last year. Among these injuries, 2.1 million (75.2 percent) occurred in service-providing i Read More

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Building a collaborative partnership with your staffing agency can benefit your organization in more ways than one. An agency that understands what makes your company tick can respond to your staffing needs more effectively, help you optimize resources and prevent headaches that arise from unplanned personnel gaps. Read More

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According to Manpower Group, the hardest segment of the workforce for employers to staff hasn’t been nurses or accountants, it’s been the skilled trades workers -- the welders, electricians, machinists, etc. Not only are skilled trades jobs becoming more and more difficult to fill, it’s expected to only get worse as the skills gap is likely to become more discerning. According to EMSI, in 20 Read More

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A recent study by the ManpowerGroup, a global workforce consulting and research firm, lists the ten jobs that employers report having difficulty finding talent due to a lack of skilled applicants. The authors of "2013 Talent Shortage Survey United States" surveyed over 1,000 U.S. companies and found that over one third of employers in the U.S. (39 percent) said they had trouble filling certain job Read More

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Link Staffing Services, a national provider of temporary staffing and productivity solutions, celebrates Hank Baldridge and his 20 years of commitment as a Link Staffing Franchise Owner in Oklahoma City. Hank began his career with Link Staffing in 1994 and has since been partnering with local companies to fill their needs for skilled crafts and trades, light industrial, general labor, and clerical Read More

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There are many advantages to using a staffing agency when it comes to the productivity of your workforce. But, many times temporary and other non-traditional employees receive subpar supervision and safety training. The head of OSHA, David Michaels, recently spoke out by saying, “host employees need to treat temporary workers as they treat existing employees. Temporary employers share contr Read More

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We know that negotiating salary is an overwhelming and scary prospect for most people. But it’s also necessary if you want to be paid fairly. The number one reason why most people don’t get the salary they feel they deserve is because they don’t ask! Not negotiating your salary is a huge mistake that can end up costing your thousands of dollars a year in potential earnings. By following thes Read More

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Small businesses can’t always afford a full-time receptionist, delivery driver or even a temporary warehouse worker during peak holiday seasons. That’s where temp agencies come in. Unlike large or even mid-sized companies, small businesses are much more hesitant to use temporary staffing. According to inc.com, 90% of Fortune 500 companies use temporary and contract staffing while only 12% of b Read More