Associated Staffing

1023 W. 2nd

Hastings, NE 68901

Our Hastings branch is located on 2nd street in the Clock Tower Plaza, right next to the Ace Rent to Own, but before you pass Allen’s grocery store.

“Always very pleasant and very professional with all our interactions. With their help building my resume and their resources, I found the perfect employment for me. Thank you for being there when I needed the help. So very much appreciated.”  - Lisa S., Hastings

Rob Riedy

Director of Business Development               Email Rob >

Rob joined Associated Staffing in May 2014. He is a graduate of Dana College where he majored in economics, marketing and business administration. Prior to joining Associated Staffing, Rob was self-employed for more than 10 years. He owns Riedy Enterprises Inc., a commercial and residential rental property business. Rob lives in Grand Island with his wife, Kristin, and three kids.

Rob covers the Grand Island, Hastings and Kearney areas.


Wendy Heath

Recruiter                                                    Email Wendy > 

Wendy joined Associated Staffing in 1998. Prior to Associated Staffing, she worked in customer service for a Hastings company. She volunteers for school activities and is a member of the Harvard Public Schools Alumni committee. Wendy grew up around the Hastings area where she lives with her husband and three children.


Jennifer Cramer

Professional Recruiter                               Email Jennifer >

Jennifer Cramer joined Associated Staffing in August 2011 as an Employment Coordinator. After serving in that role for three years, she was named Professional Recruiter in September 2014. She serves the communities of Grand Island, Hastings Kearney, and Columbus. She is a graduate of Doane College with a master of art’s degree in management and bachelor’s degree in organizational communications. Jennifer is a board member for the Grand Island Habitat for Humanity, a graduate of Leadership Tomorrow and a 2014 recipient of the Grand Island Chamber’s Top 35 Under 35 award. Jennifer lives in Grand Island with her husband, Doug.

"I was very impressed with the professionalism and the open communication, and obviously the speed with which I was fortunate enough to be placed."  - Janet R., Professional Division - Hastings

Joal Sochor

Professional Recruiter                               Email Joal >

Joal joined Associated Staffing in May 2017. A graduate of Hastings College, Joal has extensive recruitment and leadership experience. Prior to joining Associated Staffing he was a Regional Account Manager for Aureus Medical Group as well as a Director at Lifegate Church. Joal is extremely passionate about people and helping change lives for the better. Joal is highly involved in his local church and loves spending time with his wife and three children.