Congratulations Jacob Snell! Priority’s 1st Trade School Scholarship Recipient

Our 1st scholarship was given to Jacob (Jake) Snell from Vienna, IL. Jake is attending Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg, IL and will be majoring in Diesel Mechanics. The scholarship is for $1,000 and was presented by Priority Staffing Group’s President, Heather Goines-Evans, and HR Director, Megan Zeller. Jake was awarded with this scholarship on […]

Employee Appreciation 2019

Play ball! That’s exactly what Priority Staffing Group did on our sports-themed 2019 Employee Appreciation Weekend.   Each year our three owners, Gail Lannom, Heather Goines-Evans, and Carlos Tanner, pack up and take all our internal employees on an Employee Appreciation Weekend to thank the team for their hard work all year.   Last year […]

RecruitCon 2018

RecruitCon 2018.

On May 10 – 11, Priority Staffing Group sent representatives from each of our offices to attend RecruitCon 2018. This conference was designed to teach groundbreaking strategies for staffing and recruiting. Our goal is to learn as much as we can throughout the year to better service our clients. Part of this year’s conference focus […]

3 WAYS TO WOW YOUR RECRUITER

3 Ways to Wow Your Recruiter

This is going to be one of those honest moments for job seekers who ask “Why haven’t I found a job yet?” Interviewing for an open job, even at a staffing company, does not guarantee you’ll get hired.   I know it seems like because we place people in jobs for a living that you […]

We Do Care

Staffing Agency, group photo

We get it. We know why you shy away from using a staffing agency when you’re job searching. You don’t want to just be another body in a warehouse. Well, Priority Staffing Group is different for one simple reason: We care. It’s easy to take everyone who comes in for a job and throw them into the […]

Myth Buster #3

professional hiring

Myth: Staffing agencies only have industrial jobs   Staffing agencies don’t do professional hiring, right? Wrong.   It’s common to think that staffing agencies only have hard labor or industrial jobs, like warehouse and factory. And while we do hire for those types of jobs, they are not the only options we offer. The truth […]

Hiring Holiday Help

holiday hiring

As the busy season comes around, we know how difficult it can be to hire holiday help for your company. Read on to find out how to get the right help for your business this year, or call any of our offices to ask about seasonal workers. Marion, IL – (618) 969-8800 | Vandalia, IL […]

Myth Buster #2: Better Odds

Myth: The odds of getting a job through a staffing agency are low Sometimes during our recruiting efforts, we hear people say, “You’re wasting your time applying at a staffing agency – your name gets lost in the pile of other applicants.”   Well, we want to bust that myth and tell you why your […]

Myth Buster #1: Applicant Security

Myth Buster: Paperwork

Myth: Staffing Agencies Sell/Misuse Your Information   One thing applicants always ask us: Why do you need my [social security number/address/tax information]? It’s misunderstood why we need certain information during the application and hiring process. In this first post of our Myth Busters series, we want to disprove the myth that staffing agencies misuse your personal […]

Business Development: How to tell the Difference

We’ve all been there – the dreaded phone calls from sales professionals at [insert industry here]. It doesn’t matter who they are or where they’re calling from; they’re all the same, right? Well…no. And we want to tell you why not. Building Relationships Chris Nichols, Priority Group’s Director of Business Development makes a point to […]