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Essential Personnel Expands to Des Moines, IA

Des Moines, IA, March 10, 2023 – Essential Personnel, an industry leader in urgently placing the most sought-after employees with the most desired employers; by conducting a stringent hiring process, providing excellent customer service, and creating long-term relationships, announced the opening of a new commercial staffing agency in Des Moines, Iowa.  Essential Personnel currently has five other locations across the Midwest.

Owned and operated by Travis Powell, the Des Moines staffing office will serve Des Moines and the surrounding areas.  The office will focus primarily on staffing and recruiting for warehouse, production, manufacturing, and clerical positions.

“Opening a new office in Des Moines is exciting for us to have the opportunity to make an impact on the community,” said Travis Powell, owner of Essential Personnel.  “Adding this location allows us to service many of our existing clients in new markets and build relationships with new companies.”

“Connecting Quality People with Quality Careers”, has been a focus of Essential Personnel’s for 16 years, and will be the focus for the Des Moines, Iowa market.

The office is located at 5460 Merle Hay Rd. Ste. C, Johnston, IA.

About Essential Personnel

What makes Essential Personnel different than other staffing agencies?  Quality and relationships.  Essential Personnel takes the time to get to know the client, the position, and the candidate to be able to make a quality placement.  To gain a complete understanding of the client’s need, facility tours and talking with existing employees allows Essential Personnel to know about your company and culture.  Through this approach, combined with our 10-point screening checklist and 24/7 support we can provide you with essential employees, where and when they are needed.

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