Doherty Blog

The Employer Investment

The Employer Investment
At the beginning of each year, I notice so many articles focused on how to prepare for performance reviews and leverage your worth to ask for a raise. While those pieces are valuable, what’s far less common is reading about the substantial investments companies make in their employees behind the scenes. Aside from salaries and wages, employers are also writing checks for a long list of other costs that each team member requires year round. When you initially landed your job, your employer probably would have loved to grant your preferred salary right away – that dreamy number you...

Doherty expands Twin Cities North Metro office

Brookyln Park Office Expansion
Doherty’s Brooklyn Park location now provides employment services for administrative, clerical and customer service careers. Previously focused on offering job seekers employment options within the light manufacturing industry, Doherty Staffing’s Twin Cities North Metro office has expanded to include another suite and additional recruitment staff to service individuals looking for career options in an office setting. “Both job seekers and employers looking to hire will benefit from this expansion,” said Valerie Doherty, owner and CEO of Doherty Staffing Solutions. “We’ve been...

Doherty Values Reflected in Employees' Community Involvement

SMN Chamber Members
Doherty Values Reflected in Employees' Community Involvement Doherty employees Ashley Vaske and Ryan Vesey accepted new positions in two local chambers of commerce this January. Two employees of Doherty Staffing are taking on new roles in their local chambers of commerce. Ashley Vaske stepped into the role of ambassador president of the Algona, IA Chamber of Commerce and Ryan Vesey became a board member with the Jackson, MN Chamber. As a company, Doherty Staffing is driven by its corporate values and mission statement, which reads, “We exist because of clients...

Doherty Participates in National Wear Red Day

National Wear Red Day
Doherty celebrated National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 3rd. Employees were encouraged to wear red to help raise awareness for heart disease and stroke prevention. An employee fundraiser is running throughout February, and at the end of the month Tim and Val Doherty will match the total employee donations. Why Go Red? Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. Fortunately, we have the power to change that because 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action. The American...

Doherty Holds Its Tenth Toy Drive in Partnership with Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots
Doherty Staffing held its tenth annual toy drive in collaboration with Toys for Tots to help ensure that less fortunate children in the Minneapolis area have gifts to enjoy this holiday season. Doherty coordinated its 10th Annual Toy Drive for the Toys for Tots toy collection this year. Over the last decade, the employee-sponsored donations for this worthy cause have steadily grown, making it one of the company’s most anticipated charitable events each year. Together, Doherty employees collectively pooled over 100 toys for the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program for this...

Health & Productivity at Work [Infographic]

Health & Productivity
The link between health and productivity gives employers the power to get more out of workers by helping them be as healthy as possible. A few ways to keep employees healthy include encouraging physical activity at work, supplying healthy snacks, and hosting company lunches with a caterer that can deliver healthy menu items. The social aspect of these practices can generate a positive impact as well. By providing snacks and lunches, hunger can be knocked out as a productivity-killing distraction. The following infographic was created by ZeroCater, and...

Little Falls Hiring Events!

Hiring Events! Wednesday, December 14th | 1pm-4pm Wednesday, December 21st | 11am-2pm Little Falls Workforce Center | 609 13th Ave NE Now hiring for a variety of positions! Little Falls: Production, machine operators & assembly Staples: Machinists earning $15-$26/hr with experience Baxter: Sales Motley: Packaging Can't make the hiring events? No problem, call 218-454-4473 or apply online at

Metro Area Saturday Hiring Event!

Earn some extra $$ for the holidays! Stop into the Edina, Woodbury or Brooklyn Park Doherty office on Saturday, December 10th from 8am-noon and interview on the spot for multiple positions! Edina Office: 7645 Metro Blvd | 952-832-8300 Woodbury Office: 1546 Woodlane Dr | 651-771-2368 Brooklyn Park Office: 7600 Boone Ave N, Ste 65 | 952-835-8883 Apply Saturday, start as early as Sunday! Mail Sorting & Processing Assembly Machine Operators Food Production & Packaging Apply online at...

Toro Hiring Event

Hiring Event! Thursday, December 15th | 9am-3pm On-site at Toro | 174 16th Street, Windom, MN 56101 Assembly positions Temporary & temp-to-hire 1st & 2nd positions $14.30-$14.80/hour Apply online at | 507-847-3604

Michael Foods December Hiring Event!

Michael Foods Hiring Event! Wednesday, December 14th | 9am-4pm Michael Foods On-site | 120 Tower St, Gaylord, MN 55334 Now hiring for packaging operators, line workers, sanitation, lab technicians and forklift drivers! Apply online today at or call (507) 237-4692 to schedule an appointment!


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