Link Staffing Services

At a Glance

Products & Services: Staffing, workforce solutions

Number of Locations: 45

Total Investment: $99.5K - $174K

Founded: 1980

Began Franchising: 1994

About Link Staffing Services

Link has been providing temporary staffing in light industrial and skilled craft and trade industries since 1980. Employers screen applicants through Link's computerized job-matching system. Franchising began in 1994, and there are more than 40 offices nationwide.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2013 37 0 0 8
2012 40 0 0 7
2011 41 0 0 7
2010 44 0 0 8
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $99,500 - $174,000
Franchise Fee: $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: Varies
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: $10,000 off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $200,000 - $250,000
Liquid Cash Available: $70,000 - $80,000
Operations
35% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 2. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 2 weeks. At franchisee's location: 1 week. At field office & at support center : 5 days at each.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: Management, budgeting, billing & technical assistance

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #361 (2010),

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