FTS Welcomed into Goldman Sachs Small Businesses Program

January 12th, 2017  

 

Brandon Smith, Managing Partner of Flexicrew Technical Services, awarded scholarship to prestigious, nationwide Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program

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Metairie, LA, January 10, 2017–

Flexicrew Technical Services Managing Partner, Brandon Smith, was invited to participate in Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program at Delgado Community College where he will attend with a small number of other local New Orleans area small business leaders.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program is a $500 million initiative to unlock the growth and job creation potential of small businesses across the United States by providing them with greater access to business education, financial capital, and business support services.

Stated Smith, “I am proud to be selected and excited to be a part of this dynamic program.  I look forward to continued business growth and the ability to create more employment across the Gulf South Region.Goldman Sachs logo

As part of the program, Smith will spend 14 weeks at Delgado Community College starting January 18th.  He will study a business and management curriculum designed by the top-ranked school for entrepreneurial education, and customized by Delgado Community College faculty. The curriculum covers topics including accounting, human resources, negotiation, and marketing. The program also includes one-on-one mentoring, accounting workshops and advice from Goldman Sachs’ professionals. The program culminates with each participant developing a strategic growth plan for their business.

Stephanie Bell of Delgado Community College congratulated Brandon by saying, “The selection process was quite competitive, as we received many outstanding applications from throughout the New Orleans Gulf South Region.  You were chosen from a strong pool of candidates.

We hope that with your dedication and commitment, you will benefit from the program and continue to take your business to new heights.”

Within six months of graduation from this program, nearly 70 percent of program alumni increase revenues and 48 percent add jobs, per a recent report by Babson College, Stimulating Small Business Growth.Brandon Smith new resize

About Brandon Smith:

Brandon Smith is the Managing Partner of Flexicrew Technical Services, a leader in technical placements, focused on flexibility, speed of recruitment and skills accuracy in the New Orleans and Gulf South Region.

Brandon has an extensive  background in the Staffing Industry .

About Flexicrew Technical Services:

Flexicrew Technical Services began operations in January, 2015 and is a leader in technical placements, focused on flexibility, accuracy, and efficient recruitment. It was awarded the 2016 American Staffing Association Genius Award, displaying the most innovative and effective communications in the staffing, recruiting and workforce solutions industry.

The Flexicrew companies are family-owned and run since 2008, that’s brought together the best management and support team, resulting in over 95% customer satisfaction.  * Certified survey by Inavero.

If you would like more information about Flexicrew Technical Services or any of our hiring initiatives, please contact Brandon Smith at 504.400.9140 or email to bsmith at flexicrewtech.com.

Flexicrew Technical Services (FTS) Honored with Communications Award

September 30th, 2016  

American Staffing Association (ASA) has honored FTS with its 2016 Achievement Awardsuperhero-pic

Metairie, LA, September 29, 2016–  Flexicrew Technical Services (FTS) announced today it was the recipient of the annual achievement award for the best of member-firm communications programs.

The award will be formally presented as part of the ASA Staffing World convention and expo, October 25-27 in San Diego in front of 2,000+ member-firm professionals.

This honor, the 2016 ASA Staffing Genius Award, is for a targeted, direct mail campaign in an industry that benefits U.S. workers, hiring companies and the overall economy.

“The ASA Staffing Genius Awards program annually showcases the most innovative and effective communications and marketing programs in the staffing, recruiting and workforce solutions industry,” said Richard Wahlquist, ASA president and CEO.

“I am very proud of our collaborative marketing program,” said Brandon Smith, Managing Partner of Flexicrew Technical Services.  “Our corporate marketing professionals, with FTS guidance, in partnership with Haley Marketing, developed creative and effective concepts for reaching out to a specifically targeted audience.  I’m really pleased that our industry peers saw and recognized our efforts.”

Speed, accuracy, consistency and market outreach in the technical business community has resulted in a 250% year-over-year growth since FTS began operations in January 2015.  Additional growth is expected as FTS maintains its commitment to provide skilled candidates for even the most difficult placements.

Flexicrew Technical Services is a leader in technical placements, focused on flexibility, accuracy and efficient recruitment.

The Flexicrew companies are family-owned and run since 2008, that’s brought together the best management and support team, resulting in over 95% customer satisfaction.  * Certified survey by Inavero.

If you would like more information about Flexicrew Technical Services or any of our hiring initiatives, please contact Brandon Smith at 504.400.9140 or email to bsmith@flexicrewtech.com.

Flexicrew Supports Relay for Life in Gulf Shores, AL

September 29th, 2016  


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The Flexicrew team participated in the Relay For Life event in Gulf Shores, AL September 24, 2016, supporting cancer survivors along the Gulf Coast and raising funds for research for a cure

Lillian Stanley, Branch Manager; and Joy Esposito, Account manager; Emilee Mayfield, Corporate Accounting and other team members participated to show support.

“We as a Flexicrew family are so appreciative when our members support their individual communities and support something so special,” says Misty Brennan, Executive VP.

To learn more about Relay for Life go to: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY17MS?pg=entry&fr_id=73380

 

 

FLEXICREW EXPANDS AGAIN – ADDING CHATTANOOGA OFFICE

September 28th, 2016  

 

chatt-office-with-tricia-and-dianeNew Location to Better Serve Tennessee Clients

Flexicrew Staffing announces office opening in Chattanooga, TN, their latest state entry.

According to Amy Michael, Flexicrew President “The Chattanooga office will satisfy the underserved needs of organizations in Southeast Tennessee and northwest Georgia in the manufacturing, distribution, administrative and custom placements.”

With 15 regional locations, Flexicrew began operations in Chattanooga June 2016 and has already grown to four employees and is supported by offices in northern Georgia.  Situated at 7315 Lee Highway, it’s close to Interstate 75, and downtown.   The hours are 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday – Friday.  This unique 2400 square-foot space will feature areas for recruiting, interviewing and skill assessments and is ideally suited for ad client-specific orientations.

“This site will support firms needing skilled and general labor in the Chattanooga, Cleveland and north Georgia areas,” says Flexicrew’s Area Manager, Tricia Bratton, who has an extensive background serving clients in the Tennessee and north Georgia market for over 13 years.  “We’re excited to bring our custom approach of cost-effective, efficient, rapid response staffing solutions to this market.” 

Flexicrew is an industry-leading staffing agency, founded in 2008 in Mobile, AL (its company headquarters).  Focused on fast quality recruitment and employee placement, it has been rated the 4th Fastest Growing Staffing business within the past three years and has grown to over 15 offices in 7 states.

Our employment agency produces quickly to bring a more efficient, cost-effective staffing solution and can have qualified candidates job-ready within a very tight timeframe.

Flexicrew is family-owned and run and we’ve brought together the best complementary management and support team, resulting in over 95% customer satisfaction.  * Certified survey by Inavero.

If you would like more information about Flexicrew Staffing, please contact Amy Michael at 678.450.6900 or the Tennessee Area Manager, Tricia Bratton, directly at 423.803.2739 or email info@flexicrew.com.

STAFFING INDUSTRY’S OLDEST INTERN HIRED BY FLEXICREW STAFFING

September 27th, 2016  

Learning New Tricks from an Old Dog

Chattanooga, TN will-brennan-oldest-intern

Flexicrew Staffing today hired a 73-year old intern who has decades of business experience in other industries.  This isn’t the first time Flexicrew has given employment opportunity to under-represented workforce sub-groups.

According to Bill Brennan, Flexicrew CEO, “We hired an older intern because we knew he would bring the experience, confidence, reliability and loyalty we look for in all our employees.  His generation has a different outlook on work that we felt would bring new life to our existing team.”

We are in the staffing business and we wanted to set an example of how our clients and others can benefit by hiring members of an older generation.  They bring experience that just can’t be found in other work groups,” said  Amy Michael, President of Flexicrew Staffing.

Our intern, William P. Brennan, will be located in our Chattanooga, TN office and also work in our Gainesville, GA and Mobile, AL locations to better understand client needs and support customer satisfaction initiatives.

William has over 40-years experience in small business and large corporations and an MBA in Finance.

Flexicrew is an industry-leading staffing agency, focused on fast quality recruitment and employee placement.

Our employment agency staffs quickly to bring a more efficient, cost-effective staffing solution and can have qualified candidates job-ready within a very tight timeframe.

Flexicrew Staffing is family-owned and run since 2008, we’ve brought together the best management and support team, resulting in over 95% customer satisfaction.  * Certified survey by Inavero.

If you would like more information about Flexicrew Staffing or any of our other hiring initiatives, please contact Amy Michael at 678.450.6900 or email at amichael@flexicrew.com.

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Flexicrew Companies support our local communities

April 22nd, 2016  

Flexicrew/FTS is excited about participating in the upcoming Maritime bowling event supporting Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans. At the Flexicrew Companies, we support our local communities through associations with organizations like Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans. JA is working to provide vital economic programs to tens of thousands of students in the Greater New Orleans area during the 2016/2017 school year. If interested in helping Junior Achievement, please click link and make a donation.

https://www.firstgiving.com/team/324367

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