Doherty opens staffing & employment office in Bemidji, Minnesota

Doherty Staffing Solutions acquires Search Resources to expand employment services to the Bemidji, Minnesota area

An employment agency since 1980, Doherty’s newest location is open for business.

Doherty Staffing Solutions, a Minnesota-based staffing, recruiting, and placement agency, recently acquired Search Resources of Bemidji, Inc. to open an employment office in Bemidji, Minnesota.

“We are thrilled to announce our newest branch office in Bemidji,” said Val Doherty, founder and CEO of Doherty Staffing Solutions. “We’ve served northern Minnesota clients for many years and welcome the opportunity to become a more visible member of the community with our new office on Paul Bunyan Drive.”

Conveniently located across the road from the Paul Bunyan Mall, the Bemidji office is ready to serve job seekers with employment opportunities and companies looking for staffing support. Doherty added, “It’s a great spot and we look forward to meeting lots of candidates and connecting them with great companies in the greater Bemidji area.”

The doors are open for job seekers and businesses

Doherty’s Bemidji employment office location offers recruiting, staffing, and placement services for light industrial, clerical, administrative, and call center positions. Staffing options include trial-for-hire, direct hire and temp-to-hire contracts, as well as on-site workforce management solutions.

Val Doherty said, “Over the last 35 years, we’ve built a very strong reputation for finding and placing qualified candidates with organizations from a wide range of industries — from manufacturing to financial services to engineering, and beyond - with some of the most well-recognized companies and brands in the Midwest. We offer lots of options for learning more about our employment services on our website, and we also welcome walk-in visitors. Even if you’re currently employed, we encourage you to drop by and learn about what’s available through Doherty.”

Along with the acquisition of the local staffing company, Doherty also acquired former Search Resources employee, Roger Hellquist. Hellquist is a Bemidji local, an experienced business development manager, and a Bemidji city council member. Val Doherty said, “We look forward to working with Roger in the Bemidji office. He’s done such great work with Search Resources, and we know he’ll be a great addition to the Doherty team.”

Regular hours of operation for the Bemidji office will be Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Walk-in visits are encouraged; to schedule an appointment or interview, please call (218) 759-9787, or email To be considered immediately for open positions, job seekers should apply online at

About Doherty | The Employment Experts

Headquartered in Minneapolis for over 35 years, Doherty offers customized workforce solutions to companies doing business in Minnesota and across the nation. Doherty is the largest Minnesota-based staffing firm, Minnesota’s 2nd largest woman-owned business, a Star Tribune Top Workplace since 2014, and the only staffing firm to receive the Minnesota Business Ethics Award. Visit for more information.

Blog Category: 
Website by August Ash