PrideStaff Employee Rebuilding in a Time of Need

May 18, 2017

Mississippi National Guard Member Cedric Charles Activated for Disaster Recovery Effort


PrideStaff, a national, franchised staffing organization, is pleased to announce that Cedric Charles, a PrideStaff Field Associate and National Guard member, was recently activated to assist with southern Mississippi’s month-long storm recovery efforts after an EF3 tornado devastated businesses, homes and schools.

Charles was eager to lend a hand in impacted areas. “When I received my activation call, I was thankful to be working as a PrideStaff Field Associate,” said Charles. “Working on temporary assignments gave me the flexibility to serve my country and my community, while still having time to be at home with my family.”

“PrideStaff worked around my schedule. When I did have availability, they put me straight to work, and my supervisor checked in with me frequently and was very supportive,” continued Charles. “Working through PrideStaff has helped me build my resume, gain new trade skills and learn about new job opportunities. I’m proud and thankful to be a member of this organization.”

When Charles notified the PrideStaff Gulfport office of his temporary activation, Strategic-Partner Gary Carmichael was beaming. “We are extremely proud to have a PrideStaff Field Associate supporting the Pine Belt’s disaster recovery efforts,” stated Carmichael. “Our team would like to formally thank Cedric for putting his military skills and training to good use at a time when they are desperately needed.”

About PrideStaff

PrideStaff was founded in the 1970s as 100 percent company-owned units and began staffing franchising in 1995. They operate over 74 offices in North America to serve over 5,000 clients. With over 40 years in the staffing business, headquartered in Fresno, CA, PrideStaff offers the resources and expertise of a national firm with the spirit, dedication and personal service of smaller, entrepreneurial firms. PrideStaff is the only nationwide, commercial staffing firm in the U.S. and Canada with over $100 million in annual revenue to earn Inavero’s prestigious Best of Staffing Diamond Award four years in a row highlighting exceptional client and talent service quality.


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