Employer Services

Find better employees—faster, with Palmer Group.

Our clients range from large to small and operate in a variety of industries. As diverse as they are, our clients all have one thing in common: their employees are what help make them successful. We are committed to building strong relationships with our clients. Whether you need to hire multiple employees or specific talent, our team will listen and adapt to assist your company to meet your staffing needs. 

Specialized staffing with industry experts 

Palmer Group can help you find talent for full-time, part-time, temp-to-hire, and contract positions. Throughout the hiring process and even after your new hire begins, we will be working by your side as an advocate to help you find success. Our employment experts specialize in the following disciplines:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Administrative & Customer Service
  • Construction, Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Mortgage & Banking
  • Sales & Marketing 

We offer full-time temporary and contract employees insurance benefits after 60 days of employment and after one year, temporary and contract employees can become shareholders of our company. 

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We make hiring quick and easy for you

After being in business for over 25 years, we know finding the best candidates isn't easy. However, we've built a network of candidates and formulated a process to make the hiring process quick and easy for you. As part of our hiring approach, we can assist your company in a thorough candidate evaluation by providing the following:

  • Screening: to ensure candidates are fully qualified for the job
  • Skills testing 
  • Reference checks 
  • Background checks and drug screens

In the current job market, great candidates move quickly. Our recruiting process has been fine-tuned and was developed to communicate with your business efficiently to allow for swift hiring decisions.

Our staffing process

Recruiting employees is often an expensive and time-consuming process, and one that can be especially difficult when your company needs to fill positions quickly. Whether you require contractors, temporary workers or full-time employees, or need assistance transitioning an employee or group of employees out of your company, we have experience identifying top candidates and matching them to your business needs.

We excel in finding, screening, and placing candidates with the highest attention to confidentiality, cost effectiveness and urgency. As one of Iowa’s longest-tenured and most-respected staffing firms, we have become a trusted brand  and have earned the respect of the qualified professionals that fill our candidate roster. We are happy to work with you to identify the right employee, and can also reduce your employment costs by offering our temp and contract employees benefits that meet Affordable Care Act requirements. And because our expertise is informed by our ongoing research of the local market, we’re able to offer your business a clear picture of the employment marketplace and how current trends can affect hiring decisions.

Above all, we value each placement as a long-term investment in success — success for you, for Palmer Group, and for thousands of business professionals we work with. Our commitment to our clients is why we have one of the highest client retention rates, and why the majority of our new clients come to us directly through a personal recommendation.

Supporting your company through any season

Palmer Group provides a variety of additional resources to complement our traditional employment solutions. We are equipped to assist your company through any season. Whether you are looking for support throughout the search process, assistance identifying executive leaders, or guidance with necessary layoffs, our experts can help.

Outplacement Services

Organizations engage Palmer Group to transition employees out of companies with dignity and coach them through the job search process. Our methods reduce the stress of the transition process and apply effective job search practices that, as a result, land new opportunities faster.

Outplacement Services

Retained Executive Search

A change in leadership can be a monumental time in a company’s history. Our retained executive search team leverages its connections with business leaders to align top professionals with new high-level positions. They also have the ability to draw from a wide, national network to ensure we find the best match possible with the specific depth of knowledge required to be successful.

Retained Executive Search

Candidate Evaluation and Assessment Services

We have a team focused on supporting your organization throughout this process with a variety of levels of service. Our team can also provide valuable unbiased input when hiring managers find themselves analyzing internal employees for a crucial promotion. Our services include providing our clients with assessment services to help them make educated hiring decisions. These comprehensive measuring tools examine professional skills, intellect, and personality.

Candidate Evaluation & Assessment Services