Alternative staffing entrepreneurs honored

May 02, 2016 No Comments by

Congratulations to Derek Snook, founder of In Every Story Labor Services and Margo Walsh, founder of MaineWorks, recognized for the difference these businesses are making for individuals seeking to move their lives forward after incarceration, addiction and other challenges. IES Labor Services in Charleston, South Carolina has been honored with the Jefferson Award, a tribute […]

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Profit sharing helps IES workers live their best story

Dec 18, 2015 No Comments by

In 2014, In Every Story (IES) Labor Services founder and president Derek Snook took the major step of converting his nonprofit social enterprise to a for-profit LLC. Several reasons drove this decision. Sales were on track to exceed $3 million, and grant writing was a distraction to managing the business. A for-profit structure also provided […]

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IES Labor helps workers and customers live their best story

Jun 04, 2015 No Comments by

In the latest issue of the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Derek Snook, founder and president of In Every Story (IES) Labor Services in Charleston, South Carolina, discusses his company’s approach to helping day laborers improve their financial security, fulfill personal goals and achieve full-time employment.

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ASO President Walks in Workers’ Shoes

Dec 20, 2013 No Comments by

Derek Snook, president and founder of Alliance member IES Labor Services, is undergoing an experiment to better understand day laborers’ living conditions. Among other lessons learned about low-wage earners, he says, “one of the best programs we could start would be a bus system that runs on time.” Visit the Charleston City Paper to read […]

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New Member Derek Snook, IES Labor Services

Sep 12, 2013 1 Comment by

The Alliance welcomes Derek Snook, president of In Every Story (IES) Labor Services in Charleston, South Carolina. IES Labor Services began operating in 2011 and places job seekers in general labor and skilled trades positions. Derek Snook founded the company in response to day labor conditions he experienced firsthand while voluntarily living and working in […]

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