Frequently Asked Questions

Investment & Fees
Support & Training
Territory
Requirements
Next Steps

Investment & Fees

What is the investment range to open a Link franchise?

The range is $99,500 to $174,000 depending on a few variables. This range encompasses everything you need to open your Link Franchise Office including the franchise fee (see below), the recommended liquid capital, and the amount needed to set up your office. Return to Top

What is the franchise fee?

The franchise fee is $25,000 and is due upon signing of the franchise agreement. The franchise fee includes:

  • Initial Operations and Sales Training
  • Indoor signage
  • Operating Manuals
  • Initial stock of Risk and Drug Screen Supplies
  • Initial stock of Forms and Marketing Materials
  • Pre-opening Market Research and Marketing Campaign
  • Field Support for Opening

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What is the amount needed to set up my Link office?

The amount needed will vary but includes such items as your lease, signage, equipment, etc. These details are mentioned in Link's Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). Please contact Michelle Bearden, VP of Franchise Operations, at 713-784-4400 ext. 1032 or mbearden@linkstaffing.com to learn how to obtain a copy of this document. Return to Top

What are the ongoing fees (royalties)?

The ongoing fees are variable based on revenue tiers and the details are described in the Link Franchise Disclosure Document. Please contact Michelle Bearden, VP of Franchise Operations, at 713-784-4400 ext. 1032 or email mbearden@linkstaffing.com to learn how to obtain a copy of this document.  Return to Top

Does Link offer financing?

Link does not offer direct financing. However, Link does provide 100% of the temporary worker payroll that is funded to you as a Link franchisee. This is a huge benefit when starting a staffing business. Return to Top

Can I have an investor(s) to help me meet the franchise financial requirements?

Business partners and investors are allowed to assist in acquiring or operating your Link franchise. Return to Top

Support & Training

What support does Link offer?

Link offers a full support center including departments in risk management, accounting, marketing, training, systems support, administration and IT. Return to Top

What training does Link offer?

Initially, Link offers a 5-day Operations training session and a 5-day Sales training session at our support center in addition to on-site training with your franchise representative. On-going, Link also offers additional periodic webinars, classroom, and on-site training on various topics including advanced sales training. Return to Top

Territory

What markets are available?

Link has many available markets across the country. Please visit our Available Markets page or call or email Michelle Bearden, VP of Franchise Operations, at 713-784-4400 ext. 1032 or mbearden@linkstaffing.com to discuss the area you are interested in. Return to Top

Does Link offer exclusive protected territory?

Yes. Return to Top

Can Link franchisees open more than one location?

Yes. Return to Top

Is there an additional franchise fee to open more than one location?

No, as long as the location is within your designated market area. Return to Top

Requirements

How do I qualify for a Link franchise?

In the beginning of the process, we will assess your background, experience, vision, values, and overall personal and professional goals. These aspects must be compatible, along with your financial ability, to be considered for a Link franchise. Return to Top

Is there an opportunity to attend a Discovery Day?

Once your qualifications are assessed, Link will invite you to Houston for an Interview Day and a Research Day. Return to Top

Next Steps

How do I get started?

You already have! Contact Michelle Bearden, VP of Franchise Operations, at 713-784-4400 ext. 1032 or email mbearden@linkstaffing.com for more information about your future with Link. Or go ahead and sent us your Request Franchise Information form. Return to Top