Professional Division

Our Professional Division is committed to matching talented professionals with leading and innovative organizations in the area.  We’ve placed professionals in Accounting, Insurance, HR, Warehouse, Management, Drafting, Sales, Marketing, IT & more.

Professional candidates are hired directly onto our clients’ payroll. There are absolutely no fees to the candidate.

While we search for your next career opportunity, refer your colleagues to our Professional Division. If they fill a direct hire job opening, we’ll give you $250. Contact us today for details!

Our Professional Division serves the Grand Island, Hastings, Kearney, Omaha & Columbus communities.


Joal Sochor

Professional Division Manager               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.

Joal specializes in nursing and medical, sales and industrial maintenance positions.


Erin Blauhorn

Professional Division Recruiter             Email Erin >

Erin joined Associated Staffing in July 2018. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resource Management. Erin has been working in the Human Resources field since 2004 and loves to see people thrive in their careers. Her activities and hobbies include church and school activities, riding horses, being outdoors, running, and spending time with family and friends.   

Erin specializes in Accounting/Finance, Agronomy, Sales & Human Resources