Doherty Receives Best-in-Class Award from Staffing Referrals

Doherty Staffing Solutions (Doherty), an industry-leading, innovative staffing and recruiting company providing comprehensive workforce management strategies for over four decades, is proud to announce that it was named a Best-in-Class staffing firm in the inaugural 2024 Referral Impact Awards from Staffing Referrals.

The Best-in-Class award honors the staffing firms that most successfully harness referrals to grow their talent communities. The winning staffing firms have placed a significant percentage of referral candidates into open job opportunities, showcasing the effectiveness of their referral programs. Doherty’s achievement in this award category highlights its commitment to excellence in engaging with its talent communities and referrals to connect more people to meaningful employment at great businesses.

“Doherty’s business is people. We take every customer service experience to heart and we understand that our reputation in the communities we work and live is built on every interaction with the people we serve. Every person who refers our company to a friend or family member so they can have the same positive employment experience they enjoyed with us is its own reward. This award is a wonderful way to highlight the positive impact our company has made on so many individuals over the past four decades.”
~ Amy Giessinger, Vice President of Marketing

Doherty is honored to be recognized among the elite staffing agencies successfully engaging their talent community while positively impacting people’s lives through employment.

The Referral Impact Awards recognize agencies across three categories: Community Builder, Most Referred, and Best-in-Class. They are based on comprehensive data collected through the Staffing Referrals platform, from January 1 to December 31, 2023. Only firms with at least 6 months’ worth of data were included in the comprehensive annual evaluation.

About Doherty Staffing Solutions
Headquartered in Minneapolis since 1980, Doherty Staffing Solutions (Doherty) offers customized workforce strategies to employers doing business in Minnesota and throughout the upper Midwest. The company is the largest family-owned, Minnesota-based staffing firm and has held WBENC woman-owned business certification since 2007. Doherty is proud to be recognized on Forbes 2023 America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms List, honored as a Minnesota Ethics Award Winner, and included on the Top USA Today Workplaces list for four consecutive years. Visit for more information.

About Staffing Referrals

As the #1 automated referral management platform, Staffing Referrals is changing the way staffing agencies source, engage, and place qualified candidates by enabling them to turn their talent pool into a competitive advantage. Founded in 2017, the staffing software elevates the candidate experience, reduces agency dependency on job boards, and eliminates administrative workload. Staffing Referrals is integrated with leading applicant tracking systems. To learn more about Staffing Referrals, visit