PrideStaff Fresno and Visalia Offices Named to 2018 Best of Central Valley Business List

December 18, 2018

Best of Central ValleyPrideStaff, a national, franchised staffing organization, is pleased to announce that their Fresno and Visalia offices were named to the 2018 Best of Central Valley Business List by The Business Journal.

Since its inception in 2014, hundreds of thousands of readers have cast online votes for their favorite Central Valley businesses in 35 categories. This year, PrideStaff Fresno and PrideStaff Visalia were named winners in the Best Employment Service category.

When interviewed, Sean Akin, Strategic-Partner of PrideStaff Fresno, said that it’s an honor to be nominated year after year. “We never take for granted the opportunities we have to connect leading Central Valley employers with hard-working people, helping them to achieve their goals,” stated Akin. “I am thankful for this recognition and excited for the year to come. The Fresno market is buzzing right now, and PrideStaff will be here to capitalize on that momentum, by living out our mission and providing top-level service to our clients and candidates.”

Blanca Covarrubias, Owner/Strategic-Partner of PrideStaff Visalia, echoed a similar sentiment. “Our focus has always been to develop mutually beneficial relationships with both our clients and associates,” said Covarrubias. “In partnering with them we learn about their objectives, as well as the challenges they face staffing their business or finding employment. Receiving this honorable recognition as Best Employment Service in the Central Valley validates our commitment to helping all parties in the employment equation succeed.”

“We are extremely proud of the way Sean, Blanca and their teams serve Central Valley employers and job seekers,” said PrideStaff COO Tammi Heaton. “Being recognized by The Business Journal‘s readers demonstrates Sean’s and Blanca’s commitment to fulfilling PrideStaff’s mission, ‘Consistently providing client experiences focused on what they value most,’ every day.”


About PrideStaff

PrideStaff was founded in the 1970s as 100 percent company-owned units and began staffing franchising in 1995. They operate over 80 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 five years in a row highlighting exceptional client and talent service quality.

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