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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 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...

Doherty Jobs Mobile App Gains Honorable Mention from ASA Awards

Doherty Jobs App
Doherty Jobs Mobile App Gains Honorable Mention from ASA Awards Just a few months ago, we formally released the Doherty Jobs mobile app for job seekers. Today, we’re excited to announce that this recruiting enhancement now boasts over 1,000 downloads and has earned an American Staffing Association (ASA) Genius Award! The formal announcement of all 2016 Genius Award winners was released by the ASA and can be viewed here. “The ASA Staffing Genius Awards...

Doherty opens staffing & employment office in Faribault, Minnesota

Doherty opens staffing & employment office in Faribault, Minnesota Doherty Staffing Solutions, a Minnesota-based staffing, recruiting, and placement agency, has opened a new office in Faribault, Minnesota. “We are thrilled to announce our newest branch office in Faribault,” said Val Doherty, founder and CEO of Doherty Staffing Solutions. “We’ve served southern Minnesota clients for many years, and are excited for the opportunity to become a more visible member of the community with our new office.” Conveniently located at 107 Central Avenue North, the Faribault office...

The Walk for Water 2016

Walk for Water
Over the weekend, more than 20 members of the Doherty team participated in the 2016 Walk for Water event at Upper Landing Park in St. Paul. Doherty was a key sponsor for the event, which serves to spotlight a vital issue in the world today: the global water crisis. The goal of the event was to raise money and awareness for people around the world who need to walk several miles daily to supply water to their families. During the Walk for Water on Saturday, participants were asked to carry an empty bucket for a distance of 1.5 miles and fill it with water from a pool that is unsafe to drink...

Doherty opens staffing & employment office in Le Sueur, Minnesota

We're Open
Doherty Staffing Solutions acquires Employment Poole to expand employment services to the Le Sueur, Minnesota area A full-service provider of staffing and employment solutions since 1980, Doherty's newest location is open for business. Doherty Staffing Solutions, a Minnesota-based staffing, recruiting, and placement agency, recently acquired Employment Poole and will retain the current office location on Main Street in Le Sueur, Minnesota. “We are thrilled to announce our newest branch office in Le Sueur,” said Val Doherty, founder and CEO of Doherty Staffing Solutions....

The Heat Is On!

Heat Safety
Heat Advisory As you may have seen in the news this week, we are expecting high temperatures in the next few days. The current forecast models have the Twin Cities area reaching the mid to upper 90’s with 60%+ humidity. Based on information from the U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), this hot weather will feel more like 110° – 125°. These temps are not only uncomfortable, but they have the potential to be deadly. Below are some resources and tools to help employers and employees combat the effects of heat exposure. There is even a free app...

Doherty Recognized as a 2016 Top Workplace

Top Workplace 2016
DOHERTY RECOGNIZED AS A 2016 TOP WORKPLACE Doherty Staffing was named a Star Tribune Top Workplace for a third consecutive year. Minneapolis - June 27, 2016 | Doherty Staffing, widely known as an industry-leading staffing company, is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the Star Tribune as a 2016 Top Workplace. Produced by the same team that compiles the 25-year-old Star Tribune 100 report of the best-performing public companies in Minnesota, Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring...

Doherty Held Educational Community Event: Understanding Muslim Culture and Perspectives in the Workplace

Understanding Muslim Culture and Perspectives
Doherty hosted an educational presentation on Muslim culture and perspectives in the workplace, Wednesday, March 9th, 2016. Orchestrated by Doherty Vice President, Gauher Mohammad, the purpose of the event was to provide insights on Muslim customs and today’s perceptions of the Islamic community. Since 1980, Doherty has operated in the Midwest as a staffing and recruiting agency, connecting qualified candidates with quality companies. In the last 35 years, Doherty’s personnel have seen numerous changes in the employment climate and workforce population. The company, along with its owners and...

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