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CONTACT: Celina Klee
Labor Finders International, Inc.
- Labor Finders: Announces two 2014 Employee of the Year
- Labor Finders: Wins Inavero's Best of Staffing For Five
Consecutive Years: 2010 - 2014
- Labor Finders: Receives the Exclusive Diamond Award from Best
- Labor Finders: Rated Significantly Higher Than The Industry
PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL-Numerous businesses like
to honor their top employees with accolades. This year Labor
Finders, the country's oldest and largest privately held industrial
labor staffing company in the United States was compelled to name
not one but two winners.
Dan Shube, the Chief Marketing Officer for Labor Finders
International stated, "Our Labor Finders Employee of the Year award
is now in its third successful year. This whole concept began when
I started hearing stories about the wonderful temporary workers
from our branch managers throughout the country. It was after
receiving yet another inspiring story, that I had a feeling there
were more stories needing to be told." Shube went on to say,
"It is unfortunate that the public's perception is not accurate
when it comes to temporary blue-collar workers and our goal is to
set the record straight with the facts. We wanted to recognize and
reward our over-achievers and improve the morale of all our
temporary workers and internal staff."
Throughout the country, branch managers from both Labor Finders
and LF Staffing offices place over 15,000 people to work daily.
These managers then entered their best candidates by explaining why
their worker deserved to be honored with the Labor Finders Employee
of the Year Award. Some of key points the branch managers touched
upon were attendance, attitude, and hard work along with making
suggestions that saved money or improved safety and if the
temporary worker received a permanent placement or if they won
employee awards while on assignment.
Every office has their star performers; but the winner had to be
a SUPERSTAR! When the first couple of entries came in, Shube
and his team were hopeful. Then, the floodgates' opened and Shube
stated, "Each of the branch managers wrote about their workers with
pride and passion, begging us to consider their candidates. Many of
the managers received recommendations from their clients that
employed the workers; each of these letters of recommendation were
heartfelt and compelling."
The plan was to choose one winner, however, each of the entries
stories was compelling and some moved the judges to tears. The
deadlocked judges had to select two winners and one second-place
winner along with three runners-up; in addition, 27 nominees were
recognized as honorable mentions.
Jimmy Coar, from Columbus, Georgia, defies words. His history
and work ethics speak volumes. For over 11 years, Jimmy has been
with Labor Finders and was placed at his current assignment back in
2009. "The motto at the Cross Country Plaza Shopping Center where
Jimmy is employed," stated Christy Coleman, branch manager of the
Columbus Labor Finders, "'If Jimmy ain't happy, ain't nobody
happy', and they mean it." At age 70, Jimmy shows no signs of
stopping, especially if this valued client has anything to say
Vickie Smith, Property Manager, for the Cross Country Plaza
Shopping Center, said of Jimmy, "I trust him to take care of our
property when I am not on site. He truly cares about our property
as much as I do and the owners are certainly grateful for that. We
have approximately 60 tenants and all of them know Jimmy and
appreciate the work he does. They know if there is a problem that
is our responsibility, Jimmy will handle it without hesitation.
Everyone here is grateful for Jimmy's skills and dedication in
keeping our shopping center in top rate condition."
Dontay Kilgo hails from Charlotte, North Carolina and like so
many people; he took a wrong path in the walk-of-life. As a young
man, Dontay made bad decisions that altered his very existence.
What makes him far from ordinary is that unlike so many people who
continue to venture down a negative path, Dontay made a 180 degree
turn, by taking control of his life, which led to his on-going
pursuit of all-things-positive.
Dontay is the hardest working and caring person, you will ever
meet. "I have witnessed him mentoring his fellow associates in the
office," stated Elizabeth Orlando, branch manager of the Charlotte
Labor Finders office. "He takes the time to listen to their
problems; letting them know that nothing is impossible…he gives
them hope. It is truly wonderful when I connect a young worker with
Dontay on an assignment, the result is pure magic-he is an
excellent role model." Customers adore Dontay. He gets
repeat assignments with the same clients and they love to feed
him-yes, clients always want Dontay to stay for dinner.
"My life has turned around, for the better, said Dontay Kilgo,
"I cannot lie about Labor Finders, I brag about this company. I was
able to get a house, a car and nice clothes. My philosophy is the
early bird gets the worm and to always do hard, clean work.
Presently, my plan is to become a certified Fork-Lift Operator.
After that, I would like to buy a truck and start a moving
business. I have many goals, so I need to stay healthy in order to
live a long, productive life. This includes my on-going connection
with God who made me a mature adult and of course, I will always
stay in contact with Labor Finders."
About Labor Finders International:
Since 1975 Labor Finders International, Inc., a franchise
company is the country's oldest and largest privately held
industrial labor staffing company in the United States. For five
consecutive years (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014), Labor Finders
has received top honors in Inavero's Best of Staffing Client
competition, presented by CareerBuilder; giving Labor Finders the
exclusive Diamond Award. Labor Finders operates almost 200 offices
nationwide with a strong tradition of leadership as the country's
top name and resource in the business of temporary industrial
staffing recently ranked number 41 in the Staffing Industry
Analysts (SIA) prestigious 2014 Largest Staffing and Talent
Engagement Firms annual list for the United States. Labor Finders
is a proud member of the American Staffing Association (ASA).
Labor Finders strength comes from the commitment of locally
operated staffing offices that consistently satisfy their
customers, while demonstrating their core values everyday: Respect,
Appreciation and Safety. The mission is simple: treat temporary
employees and customers fairly.
Note to Media:
For more information about Labor Finders and both Jimmy Coar and
Dontay Kilgo , please feel free to contact Celina Klee, the Public
Relations Manager for Labor Finders International, Inc. at
561-273-8226 or at Celina.firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition,
please be sure to check out the Labor Finders International, Inc.
website at www.laborfinders.com.