2013-02-20 16:32:19 - Lakeshore begins offering full, comprehensive benefits to Temporary and Contract Team
Lakeshore, a Denver-based staffing and employment company is focused on being a premier Talent Community for Candidates looking for jobs. They have launched their new benefit offerings to their entire Temporary / Contract Team beginning January 2013. This includes virtually the exact same benefits offered to the internal team including Medical and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Long and Short Term Disability, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay and 401(k) Contribution and Company Matching. Their mission to “Inspire those around us to be there best selves” stems from our dedication to everyone who works at Lakeshore and our desire to help every Candidate who walks in their doors—whether or not they benefit. This is a huge culture shift from the “typical staffing
company” and they are very proud of the direction they’re taking.
As a means of creating the “I LOVE Lakeshore!” Experience for our Employers, one of their guiding values is to first serve this same experience for their Team which includes the Internal Team (those who work at the branch locations) and their Field Team (commonly known as Contractors or Temporary Employees). They have found that if their entire Team is happy and engaged, the Employers they serve will benefit by seeing increased productivity. With that being said, beginning January 1, 2013, they began to offer their Field Team members the opportunity to receive a full suite of benefits!
After 90 days of Employment and averaging 30 hours per week, every team member will be able to elect health insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid holidays, life insurance, short term/long term disability, and even paid time off (PTO)! This is virtually unheard of in the staffing industry, but for Lakeshore it’s simply a way for us to recognize the true value of their Team Members.
Lakeshore was founded in 1995 in Chicago and has since expanded into Denver, Louisville, and Dallas. The company was founded by two partners who met while working at a large staffing agency who felt that the staffing agency could offer both Candidates and Employers better value. In 2012 Lakeshore re-launched its brand by specifically focusing on the Candidate Experience and focusing on providing an “I LOVE Lakeshore!” Experience to every Candidate who engages with them. They are fully focused on providing Candidates with real and valuable help in their job search, whether or not Lakeshore Benefits.