16 Sep '11, 4pm

"We're Hiring Like Hot Cakes!": Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Grow Cincinnati-Area Jobs at Melink Corporation

“We’re hiring like hot cakes!” That’s what the communications manager at Melink Corporation , based in Milford, Ohio, told us at the NRDC. And to confirm it, we called the company’s founder and president, Steve Melink: “Yup. In the last six months, we’ve hired 30 people,” he explained. Job growth at the company is so fast—rocketing up from 60 staffers to 100 in the last 18 months—that this summer, Melink Corporation won a special Manny Award for top growth from southwest Ohio’s Cincy Magazine . Focusing on energy efficiency and renewable energy has allowed Cincinnati's Melink Corporation to grow from 60 employees to 100 in the last 18 months. (Photo credit: Mark Byron/Byron Photography) With a stagnant local and national economy, what’s the secret to the organization’s success? Thinking ahead to the twin energy frontiers of efficiency and renewable energy. “In times of rec...

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