About Us

Founded in 2005 by Gary and Sherri Johnson, Bear Staffing Services focuses on providing talent for historically high turnover industries; manufacturing, warehouse, and call center. At Bear Staffing, we leverage leading-edge recruiting technology and our Inverted Recruiting Model to find, attract, place, and retain talent for our clients across the country.

Mission Statement
Bear Staffing Services follows the mantra that filling traditionally high-volume and high-turnover positions, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have high expectations.


Staffing Agency - Specializing in High-Volume Industries and Skillsets

Staffing specializes primarily in three high volume, high turnover industries; Manufacturing, Distribution, and Call Centers. Founded in 2005 by staffing veterans with over 30 years of industry experience, Bear Staffing has provided more than 50,000 employees to 2,000+ employers across the United States.


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What Makes Bear Different?


Bear's Inverted Recruiting Model

Bear Staffing turns the traditional staffing model upside down through targeted, facility-focused recruiting and uncompromising candidate selection.


Technology-Driven Speed to Fill

Bear Staffing has developed a talent fulfillment model that emphasizes speed without compromising quality by leveraging leading-edge recruiting technology.


High Volume, High Turnover Specialization

Bear Staffing focuses primarily in three high volume, high turnover industries; Manufacturing, Distribution, & Call Centers


WBENC and Facility Clearance

Bear is a certified woman-owned business with facility clearance, further supporting clients' unique needs and requirements. 

What Our Clients Say About Bear Staffing

At Bear Staffing, we believe the strongest proof of performance is what our customers say about us.

Ashleigh Christopherson has been wonderful and very attentive with our needs in Williston, ND where the quality and quantity of candidates can be trying.

David Brown, WILLSCOT Williston

Stephany has provided world class customer service from my first phone call to today.

Michael Caracciolo, WILLSCOT Orlando

My Bear Staffing Representative Jenn Deberry is the best.

Marvin Gilbert, WILLSCOT Hartford

Over the many years of working with Bear Staffing I can always depend on engaged company representatives who are committed to recruiting the talent needed to meet customers requirements.

Randall Harlan, The Panther Group

Adam Nowaczynski, Johnson Controls

Professional staff that meets my requirements. Easy to work with. Timely follow ups.

Scott Canavan, WILLSCOT Fort Myers

Branch Manager has been nothing short of excellent in his professionalism, knowledge, and responsiveness in servicing my hiring needs. I’ll continue to reach out to him for support in the future.

William McBride, Sullivan Steel Services, Inc.

Great experience with Veronica at Bear Staffing. She is great to recruiter.

Susan Baz, Equity Lifestyle Properties

Ashleigh is doing great!

Kyle Obenauer, WILLSCOT Indianapolis

I’ve gotten solid, qualified candidates from Bear. Not always multiple candidates, but always solid and qualified candidates.

Kathy Thompson, SUEDPACK

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In the “new normal,” employees are asking themselves more than ever if their employer aligns with their values, lifestyle, and needs.  When the answer is “no,” to that question, millions of talents are upping and leaving, according to Forbes.  Turnover is undoubtedly part of your business, but that doesn’t mean you should encourage it. There…

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Why are recruiters so focused on finding jobs that fit job-seekers? It should be the other way around. Recruiters should be finding the right people who fit the job. An Inverted Recruiting Model could be the secret to how recruiters can better serve their employers and job seekers. When Bear Staffing developed the Inverted Recruiting Model, it…

Temp-To-Hire: Your Company’s Strategy to Building a Strong Permanent Workforce

Temp hires are often a necessity for many types of companies. However, unless it’s absolutely necessary (e.g., the need for larger seasonally-based rosters), most businesses would prefer to avoid the turnover and inconsistency. A permanent workforce brings many benefits to employers. Namely, you don’t need to waste valuable resources constantly training new people. But high-volume staffing presents a…

Four Benefits of Hiring High-Volume Staffing Experts

High volume staffing can be a tricky tightrope to walk. You need to move fast to fill gaps in your workplace, but you can’t sacrifice quality. Every hire must be the kind of person that fits your vision and helps bolster your business. Bringing on such a significant number of reliable talent with a steadfast work…

Four Tips to Fight Back Against Employee Turnover

High volume employers will always have areas of their business where employee retention is a must. You want to maximize the time you have people on board. That can’t happen when talent is chomping at the bit, ready to leave when you need them most. No matter your business, you need top-notch people to stick around….

4 Strategies to Improve Your High Volume Hiring

High volume recruitment has always been a trying task, even for the most seasoned of organizations and internal hiring departments. But those that have proven, data-backed high volume practices, whether it’s for seasonal needs, staffing a new location, or fighting back against an influx of turnover, enjoy a distinct competitive advantage. Below, we’ll cover some of…

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