In October, Doherty Vice President Gauher Mohammad accepted three awards from The American Staffing Association on behalf of the Minnesota Recruiting and Staffing Association.
MNRSA was honored at Staffing World® 2012, the annual convention and expo of the American Staffing Association. The Minnesota organization received the ASA Care Award for corporate social responsibility, a Chapter Superior Merit Award for its outstanding programs and chapter efforts, and a Legislative Merit Award for its outstanding legislative efforts during 2011.
Mr. Mohammad accepted the Chapter Superior Merit and the Legislative Merit awards from ASA chairman, Aaron Green, CSP, at an awards ceremony during the convention held on October 9. The ASA Care Award was presented to him by Linda Carchidi, CEO JFC Staffing Associates, and Richard Wahlquist, President and CEO American Association on October 11, also during the convention.
Mr. Mohammad said, “It was a great honor to accept these awards on behalf of MNRSA. It has been a privilege to lead this organization for the past two years and I’m gratified that the hard work and ingenuity of our volunteers, committee members, and board was recognized by ASA. Staffing companies puts thousands of people to work every day; at MNRSA we’re proud to promote and represent this important industry in Minnesota.”
Awards based on outstanding community initiative, social responsibility, and industry service
According to ASA, state chapters that receive the Chapter Superior Merit Award are evaluated “on their support of the staffing industry through chapter meetings, special events, educational seminars, government relations activities, and community outreach efforts.”
The Legislative Merit Award recognizes associations taking “positive and effective steps to make sure legislators understand how the staffing industry benefits the economy. These steps included face-to-face meetings, testimony at legislative hearings, letter-writing campaigns, state capitol hill days, and other political activities.”
The ASA Care Award honors “corporate social responsibility initiatives that involve employee training and professional development, community engagement, ‘green’ business practices, philanthropy, and more.” MNRSA was chosen by a panel of corporate social responsibility experts.
About Doherty Staffing Solutions
Doherty Staffing Solutions is one of the Midwest's largest and most experienced providers of contract and temporary staffing services. Headquartered in Minneapolis for more than thirty years, Doherty offers customized workforce solutions to companies doing business in Minnesota and across the nation. Learn more about our temporary, temp-to-hire, direct hire, onsite staffing management, and placement services at www.dohertystaffing.com.
About Minnesota Recruiting and Staffing Association
MNRSA is an association for staffing companies in Minnesota. MNRSA serves as the one voice for the staffing and recruiting industry in efforts to communicate industry matters to association members, legislative leaders, regulators, the news media and the general public. The staffing industry in Minnesota employs 244,657 temporary and contract employees per year. To learn more about MNRSA, visit mnrsa.org.
About American Staffing Association
ASA and its affiliated chapters advance the interests of staffing and recruiting firms of all sizes and across all sectors through legal and legislative advocacy, public relations, education, and the promotion of high standards of legal, ethical, and professional practices. ASA members provide the full range of employment and work force services and solutions, including temporary and contract staffing, recruiting and permanent placement, outplacement and outsourcing, training, and human resource consulting. Visit ASA online at www.americanstaffing.net.