PrideStaff Memphis Field Associate, Calvin Banks Named National Temporary Employee of the Year

Our other field associates love working with PrideStaff because of their interactions with him, and our clients love him because of his diligence and willingness to help.

In recognition of his hard work, enthusiasm and professional growth, PrideStaff, a nationally franchised staffing organization, is pleased to name Calvin Banks as its National Temporary Employee of the Year. Presented at PrideStaff’s annual conference, a three-day in-person event held at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, this award was presented to the most outstanding field associate working on assignment through PrideStaff between August 1, 2020 and December 1, 2020. July 31, 2021.

After working several temporary assignments for PrideStaff clients as a forklift driver, Calvin accepted a modified desk assignment at the PrideStaff Memphis recruiting office. Owner/strategic partner Jeremy Thacker was impressed with Calvin’s positive attitude and skill set. After several conversations with Calvin about what he was looking for in his career, Thacker offered him a direct hire position as a recruiting assistant.

“Calvin’s dedication and love for PrideStaff is unlike anything I’ve seen before,” Thacker said. “In his first assignment as a field associate, he showed traits you can’t teach, like a strong work ethic. When he came to work in our office, that was a big change. for him – but he immediately took on his new responsibilities with a big smile on his face, wanting to help people.

“Calvin has had tremendous success as a recruiting assistant and staffing consultant,” Thacker continued. “Our other associates in the field love working with PrideStaff because of their interactions with him, and our clients love him because of his diligence and willingness to help. Having someone like Calvin recruiting in a market like the one we have today is amazing, it has helped over 400 associates find employment in the past few months, an astonishing number from someone with no prior recruiting experience. , and it reminds us that giving hard-working, determined people a chance to develop their careers impacts both us and them. When we do this, everyone wins.

When asked, Calvin expressed his gratitude to the PrideStaff team. “I’m so grateful to have the opportunity to work for PrideStaff,” Banks said. “They took the time to get to know me as an individual, they realized my potential and they invested in me by offering me a career within their organization. I never thought I would find an employer who would help me grow from a temporary forklift associate to a recruiting assistant, but they believed in me. Every day I’m proud to wear my PrideStaff shirt, share my success story, and help others to find rewarding jobs that suit them perfectly. Working for PrideStaff has brought out the best in me and changed my life for the better in so many ways.”

“Calvin says how grateful he is to the Memphis team for changing his life, but he also changed ours for the better,” said Tammi Heaton, co-CEO of PrideStaff. “He’s one of the most upbeat and professional people I’ve ever met. He’s a true brand ambassador who embodies PrideStaff’s values ​​at work, and his dedication has helped us recruit the best workers in Memphis, despite an incredibly tight candidate market. . It is an honor for me to present this award to such a passionate individual; we are thrilled to have him on the PrideStaff team.”

PrideStaff is the only nationwide commercial staffing company in the United States and a candidate with over $100 million in annual revenue to win ClearlyRated’s coveted Client and Talent Best of Staffing 10-Year Diamond Awards 3 consecutive years . The 10-year Diamond Award is an achievement won by less than 0.5% of all recruitment companies in the industry.

For more information about PrideStaff Memphis and its services, contact Jeremy Thacker at 901.685.5627.

About PrideStaff

PrideStaff was founded in the 1970s as 100% company-owned units and began staffing franchising in 1995. They operate over 85 offices across North America to serve over 5,000 clients and are headquartered in Fresno, California. With over 40 years of experience in the staffing industry, PrideStaff offers the resources and expertise of a national company with the spirit, dedication and personal service of small, entrepreneurial businesses. PrideStaff is the only national commercial staffing firm in the United States and Canada with annual revenue of more than $100 million to win ClearlyRated’s prestigious Best of Staffing Diamond Awards nine years in a row, recognizing outstanding quality customer service and talent.

For more information about our services or for staffing information, visit our website.

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