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Doherty Makes SIA's 2014 List of Largest US Staffing Companies

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Doherty Staffing Solutions, one of the Midwest's largest staffing agencies, announced that they recently received notification of their inclusion on the Staffing Industry Analysts' (SIA) 2014 List of Largest US Staffing Firms. This elite list, the 19th annual produced by SIA, represents the largest U.S. staffing firms, according to their total U.S. revenue produced during the 2013 calendar year. SIA provides worldwide research and data regarding reliant employees and personnel. Each year they release a list of the largest US staffing agencies to measure growth, theorize...

Doherty and Riverland philanthropic partnership reaches milestone

Doherty and Riverland celebrate seven successful years of philanthropic support for Riverland students Golf event has raised $200,000 over the past seven years, including gifts from the major sponsors, Tim and Val Doherty. MINNEAPOLIS, MN ~ Representatives from Riverland Community College and Doherty Staffing Solutions, a division of Doherty | The Employment Experts (Doherty), met June 18 to celebrate the results of the seventh Doherty Scholarship Golf Classic held last June to raise funds that support Riverland Community College students. The 2013 event raised $33...

Doherty honored with 2014 Minnesota Business Ethics Award

Doherty awarded MBEA 2014
Doherty honored with 2014 Minnesota Business Ethics Award MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Doherty is proud to formally announce that our organization has been bestowed a truly high honor. The Minnesota Business Ethics Award™ (MBEA) recognizes Minnesota companies that exemplify the highest standards of ethical behavior and practices. On May 14, 2014, business leaders gathered on Business Ethics Awareness Day in Minnesota to honor the finalists in 3 different categories: small company (fewer than 100 employees), mid-sized company (100-500 employees)...

Doherty Announced as MBEA Finalist

Doherty selected as finalist for prestigious award The Minnesota Business Ethics Award (MBEA) Steering Committee announces the finalists for the 2014 awards. The MBEA recognizes businesses that exemplify, raise the bar and promote ethical conduct for the benefit of the workplace, marketplace and community. Celebrating its 15th anniversary year, the MBEA recipients will be formally announced at the Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, May 14 at the Nicollet Island Pavilion, Minneapolis, MN. Click below for full information.

Doherty Staffing Solutions opens staffing & employment office in Algona, Iowa

Doherty Staffing Solutions opens staffing & employment office in Algona, Iowa
Algona, Iowa—April 17, 2014 Doherty Staffing Solutions, a Minnesota-based staffing, recruiting, and placement agency, has opened a new office located in Algona, Iowa. “We are proud to announce our newest branch office in Algona,” said Val Doherty, founder and CEO of Doherty Staffing Solutions. “We’ve served Iowa clients for many years and welcome the opportunity to become a more visible member of the community with our new office on Dodge Street. The Algona office is ready to serve job seekers and companies looking for staffing support. It’s a great spot and we look forward to meeting lots...

The 3 stages of a successful job interview

The 3 stages of a successful job interview: Before, during, and after
Job interviews have 3 stages. Are you ready for every stage? Here's an infographic from Doherty explaining the basic do's and don'ts for a successful job interview process.

Doherty opens downtown Minneapolis staffing & recruiting office

Doherty’s newest location at 733 Marquette Avenue South, Suite 243, in the Baker Center Building, downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Minneapolis, Minnesota—April 7, 2014 Doherty | The Employment Experts, a Minnesota-based staffing and placement agency, has opened a new office located in downtown Minneapolis. “We are very excited to announce our newest branch office in downtown Minneapolis,” said Doherty founder and CEO Valerie Doherty. “We currently serve a number of companies and candidates downtown, so the skyway location is a natural fit for us and makes the hiring process more convenient for job seekers looking for...

Honesty the Best Policy on Résumés

Honesty the Best Policy on Résumés
The importance of being honest on one’s résumé has once again been in the news. This time by up and coming college basketball coach Steve Masiello who led a small school to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 10 years. This put him on the shortlist of desired coaches, and he was offered a job by a more prominent school. The offer was rescinded this week after it was revealed he never graduated with the Bachelor’s Degree. Two years ago, the CEO of Yahoo met the same...

Resume Hack: Don't get lost in the HR forest

Resume Hack: Don't get lost in the HR forest
2 Quick Tips to Keep Your Resume on Top of the Pile In HR and everywhere else, there's been a gradual migration away from paper resumes and file cabinets, and toward digital documents and virtual folders. However, one thing will never change in HR‒the critical need to stay organized. Something as simple as the type or name of your resume document can play a big part in helping managers store and access your resume. After all, why make things difficult for the person who might hire you? Tip #1: PDF or Not? In today’s world, HR departments use Applicant Tracking...


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