HR ANALYTICS

SelecSource Power and Cable Acquired by Power Labor Staffing

SelecSource | January 27, 2022

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On January 26, Power Labor Sourcing, LLC, announced the acquisition of SelecSource Staffing’s power and cable division. Power Labor Staffing specializes in supplying skilled labor to commercial construction firms. Following the acquisition, Power Labor will be able to leverage SelecSource’s platform to connect craftsmen like electricians and technicians to projects in and around Atlanta, GA. SelecSource’s power and cable division has a pre-vetted database of 10,000 skilled tradesmen and will enable Power Labor Staffing to drastically expand its reach.

"SelecSource Power/Cable has been a successful part of SelecSource Staffing for many years. We're excited to fold the division into Power Labor, where it will further expand our rapidly growing footprint into the Atlanta market and allow us to provide a deeper focus and enhanced services to our customers and craftsmen in the Southeast."

- Brad Chesin, CEO of Power Labor's parent company, Labor Source Holdings, LLC

Labor Source Holdings, LLC is Power Source’s parent organization and a portfolio company of the private equity firm based in Kansas City, Great Range Capital. It owns and operates two companies: Power Labor Staffing, LLC, an Austin-based commercial skill trades staffing firm, and One Source Labor, LLC, an Olathe, Kansas-based restoration staffing firm.

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In a period of change, when teams are joining together – following a merger for example-, how can you start creating the right culture, from the very first time they are meeting? In this presentation Delphine Jones shares an approach she has successfully used with teams. This has enabled teams at all levels to engage in the change, to feel valued and listened to and to create a culture of openness and equal partnership. Creating a new experience and connecting at human and emotional levels are two of the key principles to this approach. These events generate energy and hope in the change from identifying a common purpose. Change starts with great conversations.

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In a period of change, when teams are joining together – following a merger for example-, how can you start creating the right culture, from the very first time they are meeting? In this presentation Delphine Jones shares an approach she has successfully used with teams. This has enabled teams at all levels to engage in the change, to feel valued and listened to and to create a culture of openness and equal partnership. Creating a new experience and connecting at human and emotional levels are two of the key principles to this approach. These events generate energy and hope in the change from identifying a common purpose. Change starts with great conversations.

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