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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

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...

Final FLSA Overtime Rules Published: Now What?

FLSA Overtime Header Doherty
Doherty and Owatonna Chamber hosted exclusive employer presentation On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, Doherty | The Employment Experts and the Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce co-orchestrated a presentation regarding the final published FLSA overtime rules. The event was held at Viracon in Owatonna, MN. Our guest speaker, Thomas R. Revnew, reviewed key regulations and facilitated a lively conversation with approximately 30 attendees, representing 20 local businesses/organizations. On May 18, 2016, the Obama administration announced the publication of the U.S. Department of Labor’s final...

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....

Now Hiring Industrial Field Technicians

Now Hiring Industrial Field Technicians
Now Hiring Industrial Environmental Field Technicians Doherty Career Solutions has partnered with a well-established leader in the Environmental & Industrial Solutions industry. Due to their continued growth, they are seeking a hardworking, safety-conscious Industrial Environmental Field Technician. This individual will be trained and mentored by a highly respected, tenured Site Supervisor/Environmental Field Technician giving him or her the opportunity to learn from the best! Job Summary The Industrial Environmental Technician will work on-site at project/client...

Work for Polaris | Now Hiring a Material Flow Engineer

Jobs at Polaris
Don't leave your love for power sports at the door when you go to work: make it your career! Polaris employees love that they don't need to reserve their enthusiasm for power sports for weekends only: their passion for the outdoors is a highly-valued asset at Polaris. Doherty Career Solutions along with hiring managers at Polaris are looking for an experienced Material Flow Engineer for their Roseau, MN facility. As a top American manufacturer of sports vehicles, this is an incredible opportunity for engineers to work in a manufacturing environment that incorporates design, quality...

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