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Experience the Essential Difference

We’re here from beginning to end to solve problems – or head them off before they happen. You get personal attention and a team that puts a lot of time and energy into the hiring process. The result is accurate placements with less turnover, fewer no-shows, and a truly productive team. Find us in Grand Island, Kearney, Columbus, Norfolk, Fremont, NE, and Des Moines, IA.

Our Staffing Services

Temporary Staffing

Get quick fill-ins when someone calls in sick. Increase your staff to get projects done on time or to manage busy periods.


Try before you buy. Assess our candidates on-site before making a hiring decision. They stay on our payroll until you’re ready. It’s the low-risk way to hire.

Direct Hire

Hire better with Essential Personnel. Our screening methods and industry experience help you find the best candidates and fill open positions faster.


Place the employees you choose on the Essential Personnel payroll to reduce and even eliminate employment risks. As employer of record, we take responsibility for state and federal taxes, workers’ compensation, performance management, unemployment, benefits administration and payroll.

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Essential News

What employers and professionals need to know – without the fluff.

New Year, New Regulations: OSHA Updates

OSHA is stepping up enforcement and rolling out new rules in the new year. From electronic recordkeeping requirements to new procedures for handling whistleblower retaliation

Essential Personnel is Now Open in Omaha, NE!

Omaha, NE, November 3, 2023 – Essential Personnel, a prominent staffing agency known for its rigorous hiring process, top-notch customer service, and long-term relationship-building, has

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