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Doherty now A+ Rated BBB

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Better Business Bureau Accreditation projects Doherty’s outstanding reputation in MN, ND, IA & WI Doherty is proud to announce our A+ accreditation with the Better Business Bureau (BBB)! For more than 100 years, the BBB has helped people find and recommend businesses, brands, and charities they trust. The BBB Standards for Trust are a comprehensive set of best practices for how businesses should treat the public in a fair and honest manner. Doherty’s reputation in the communities we serve is extremely important to us. Partnering with the BBB allows us to better maintain and...

Safety Presentation | OSHA's Updates to the Temporary Workers' Initiative

OSHA Update
According to the American Staffing Association, there are almost 3,000,000 temporary workers in the nation’s workforce today – many doing hazardous construction or manufacturing work. In April of 2013, OSHA, having recognized the growth in the use of temporary labor, embarked on a new national initiative known as the TWI • The stated goal of the TWI program is to “to protect temporary workers in order to halt the rising toll of fatal injuries.” Two key concerns OSHA has identified regarding the safety of temporary workers are: Temporary workers are inadequately trained to...

Doherty Announces Acquisition of Dahl Consulting

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Doherty | The Employment Experts Announces Acquisition of Dahl Consulting A staffing and recruitment agency since 1980, Doherty’s newest expansion will grow their contingent workforce solutions with information technology recruitment and MSP/VMS services. Minneapolis, Minnesota – May 01, 2017 Doherty | The Employment Experts (Doherty), the largest family-owned, Minnesota-based staffing and recruiting agency, has acquired Dahl Consulting (DAHL) in St. Paul, Minnesota. “We are pleased to announce that Dahl Consulting will be joining the Doherty family of...

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 Values Reflected in Employees' Community Involvement

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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...

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...

Staffing Agency Myths BUSTED!

Staffing Agency Myths BUSTED!
Over the last 36 years, Doherty has experienced numerous changes in the way we help people find jobs, due to the dynamic employment landscape. With hundreds of new regulations and numerous periods of growth and recession over the past decades, it’s easy to see why there might be some confusion around how a staffing firm or recruiting agency’s role fits into the mix for job seekers. We’ve compiled a list of the most common misunderstandings people have about staffing and recruiting to help separate myths from facts. (Note: The responses within this article apply solely to our own company...

A Guide to Employee Recognition [Infographic]

Every organization’s most valuable asset is unquestionably the same: its people. Motivating employees to do a great job is job No. 1 — but far easier said than done! The following infographic, “A Guide to Employee Recognition,” offers company leaders an easy-to-digest, visual overview of three critical aspects of building engagement and enhancing productivity: • Understanding the impact of recognition • Creating solid programs • Discovering creative ways to make the program a smashing success ...

Doherty Jobs Mobile App Gains Honorable Mention from ASA Awards

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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...

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