1st Employment Expands its Footprint with Acquisition of FirstStaff
Fayetteville, AR – Jan. 29, 2024 – In a strategic move aimed at fortifying its standing in Arkansas’ staffing industry, 1st Employment proudly announces the acquisition of FirstStaff, a distinguished staffing firm renowned for its commitment to excellence and unparalleled service in Benton, Conway, Fort Smith, Hot Springs, and Little Rock. The transaction is scheduled to take effect on February 5, 2024.
This acquisition signifies a significant milestone for 1st Employment, reaffirming its dedication to delivering top-notch staffing solutions to clients across the entire state of Arkansas. With a shared commitment to client satisfaction and a proven track record of success, the merger of 1st Employment and FirstStaff is set to create a powerhouse in Arkansas’ staffing industry.
Expanded Reach: The acquisition enables 1st Employment to broaden its reach and enhance services for clients in Benton, Conway, Fort Smith, Hot Springs, Little Rock, and surrounding areas. With this expansion, 1st Employment is expecting to employ 7,000+ individuals throughout Arkansas. Clients from both entities can now benefit from an extended network of talent and resources.
Enhanced Expertise: Merging the expertise of 1st Employment and FirstStaff positions the combined entity to provide a comprehensive range of staffing solutions across various industries. This includes temporary staffing, direct-hire placements, and customized workforce solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of each client.
Streamlined Processes: Clients can anticipate a seamless transition as 1st Employment integrates the best practices of both companies to streamline processes, ensuring an elevated level of service. The objective is to provide an unparalleled experience for clients and candidates alike.
Commitment to Excellence: The unified forces of 1st Employment and FirstStaff reinforce their commitment to excellence. Clients can continue to rely on the same high standards of service and dedication to finding the right talent for their specific needs.
“We are excited about the opportunities that this acquisition brings to both our clients and our team. By acquiring FirstStaff, we are better positioned to provide innovative staffing solutions and drive success for our clients throughout the entire state of Arkansas. Through this process, we are determined to retain all employees and clients of FirstStaff, welcoming them into the 1st Employment family.” -Jason Daugherty, President & Owner of 1st Employment.
“As we embrace the transition of blending FirstStaff to 1st Employment, it signifies a strategic alignment of values. I am confident that in the capable hands of 1st Employment, our legacy of commitment to excellence and unwavering dedication to clients will not only endure but thrive.” -Steve Schulte, Founder and Owner, FirstStaff
1st Employment looks ahead with enthusiasm, eager to build on the solid foundation established by FirstStaff. The company is confident that this strategic move will lead to mutual success and continued growth in the dynamic and ever-evolving staffing industry in Arkansas.
About 1st Employment: 1st Employment is a leading staffing agency dedicated to connecting businesses with top talent. With a focus on personalized service and a commitment to excellence, 1st Employment has been a trusted partner for companies seeking workforce solutions in the Northwest Arkansas area. The acquisition of FirstStaff further broadens 1st Employment’s position in the market to the river valley, central, and southern Arkansas markets.
About FirstStaff: FirstStaff has been a respected name in the staffing industry, known for its unwavering commitment to client satisfaction and delivering quality staffing solutions in the river valley and southern and central parts of Arkansas. The acquisition by 1st Employment marks a new chapter, as the combined expertise of both firms creates a formidable presence in the competitive staffing landscape.
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