Staffing & Jobs 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 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 ...

Spencer Workforce Center | Hiring Event!

Spencer Workforce Center | Hiring Event!
Hiring Event! Monday, December 5th from 10am-2pm Spencer Workforce Center | 217 W 5th St, Spencer, IA JOBS Material Handling Production Assembly General Labor 1st & 2nd shifts available Apply online: Call for more information: (507) 847-3604 Doherty is an equal opportunity employer

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...


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