Connecting Top Talent with Top Jobs in Visalia, California

About Us

Focused on Workplace Success
It takes experience and talent to consistently deliver recruiting and staffing excellence. That is precisely the value Spherion® provides to the Visalia business community and its diverse workforce. As a locally owned business supported by a national workforce leader, Spherion matches great talent to great employers. Serving five Central Valley counties – Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Kern – Spherion delivers workforce solutions that provide rewarding jobs for hundreds of area residents.

Why Choose Spherion?
Our service model is unique. We combine the power of a large, national organization with the passion of local ownership. We understand at a fundamental level that our success depends entirely on consistent delivery of timely, quality solutions. Knowing every placement is a reflection of our commitment; we invest the time to ensure we match candidates to the right roles with the right clients. This business is as personal as it gets. Candidate and client success is our success.

Local Recruiting and Staffing Expertise
As experienced recruiters and customer service professionals, local owner Glenna Gates and her team have been serving Visalia for more than 15 years. Specializing in operations, production, warehouse and service delivery, we employ hundreds of area residents to support local client operations.

Extensive Resources
Our knowledge and experience become yours when you implement a Spherion workforce solution. Our network of national resources includes:

• Sourcing and selection methodologies that consistently deliver top talent
• Best practices that continuously enhance solutions
• Insights into workforce data and trends that impact performance

Connecting Better Workers and Workplaces
Let our experience work for you. Tap our expertise to enhance the flexibility and performance of your workforce. Make our talented team your own. We’re ready to make your work and your workplace work better.

Put Visalia’s finest staffing team to work for you! Contact us today!

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Our Services

Owner Glenna Gates firmly believes that the service Spherion® delivers cannot be excellent on the outside unless it’s excellent on the inside. With more than a century of combined experience, she and her team model service excellence in every interaction. And knowing that what gets measured gets done, we measure everything to confirm that we are keeping our commitments to customers and candidates.

Flexibility and Access
With solutions that span temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire placements, we offer clients opportunities to enhance the flexibility of their workforce. As a local business, we provide extra value to clients and candidates through our knowledge and strong connections to the local talent marketplace.

Sourcing Experts
Known for our strength in production and warehouse operations, we source from local colleges, referrals, job fairs and community groups—through both digital and traditional channels. Through advertising and community outreach, we maintain top-of-mind awareness for active and passive candidates. That ensures our clients connect with the best available talent in the area.

Make an Ideal Hire Every Time!
To ensure every hire is spot-on, every candidate goes through a rigorous screening process that includes the following:

• Prescreening assessments utilize innovative technologies to quickly and reliably narrow the search for the right candidate.
• IdealMatchSM methodology qualifies compatibility in terms of job match, manager match and company match.
• Patented Great StartsSM talent selection process rigorously evaluates tangible and intangible candidate qualities.
• Verifications of employment, education, background and other reference checks eliminate surprises.
• Spherion QA (quality assurance) provides ongoing assessments of client satisfaction and employee performance.

From owner engagement and consistent delivery to service assurance and compliance management, Spherion offers a clear choice for excellence in the Visalia and Tulare County staffing marketplace.

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Map and Directions


Our Visalia office is located at the north west corner of Demaree and Caldwell.

Awards and Recognitions

Spherion® franchise owner Glenna Gates has been repeatedly recognized for leadership and innovation during her tenure with Fortune 100 companies. Her drive for success and strong commitment to service excellence are evidenced by these accolades she and her team have earned from community peers and professional colleagues:

• Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Business Ethics 2009, 2010
• Spherion Owner of the Year 2009
• Spherion Performance Forum Award, 2008, 2009, 2010 for Market Growth
• Spherion President’s Award 2008, 2009 for Business Development/Market Growth
• Spherion President’s Cup Winner 2009
• Spherion Sales Leadership Award for Industrial Sales Growth 2009
• Spherion Spirit Award 2011 for Engagement, Change Leadership, Partnership

Affiliations and Partnerships

As a locally owned staffing company, Spherion® is passionate about getting to know the people and businesses of Visalia and Tulare County. Owner Glenna Gates and her team know that success is founded on building strong relationships and involvement in the community. Some of their local partnerships include:

• Better Business Bureau of Central California (Board Member)
• Chamber of Commerce (Visalia, Bakersfield, Fresno)
• March of Dimes Central Valley (Board Member, Event Chair and Sponsor)
• Human Resources Association of Central California
• Society of Human Resource Management

Meet our Team

Glenna Gates
  • Glenna Gates
  • Owner
  • Spherion® Franchise Owner Glenna Gates is a dynamic service professional with 30+ years' experience in developing top-performing teams. Formerly a service operations leader for Fortune 100 companies, Glenna has extensive expertise in program and customer satisfaction management. Her focus on operational excellence has improved service delivery and reduced waste, driving improvements in client and employee satisfaction and loyalty. Since becoming a Spherion franchise owner in 2006, she has taken a leadership role in Spherion’s national franchise network. Glenna was a Spherion Licensee Advisory Board member from 2010 to 2012 and was elected president of the board in 2013.
Ingrid Parreira
  • Ingrid Parreira
  • Manager Business Development
  • With 15 years client and business services experience, Ingrid Parreira brings a laser focus to service solution development and delivery. Her work has earned the trust and business of many notable enterprises in our region. Ingrid’s commitment to 24/7 availability, absolute client satisfaction and service excellence has added value to the experience of many business partners.
Debi Gonzales
  • Debi Gonzales
  • Branch Manager
  • Debi Gonzalez brings an array of critical skills to our portfolio. With 25 years of human resources and safety experience, Debi offers unique value to local staffing clients. She lends both HR strategy and safety program expertise, helping clients enhance practices relative to risk in local operations. As leader of the local team, Debi maintains the highest standards for excellence and execution.
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Blanca Lopez
  • Blanca Lopez
  • Recruiter
  • Blanca Lopez has 10 years of client support and recruiting experience. She is also an accomplished staffing administrator and manages payroll and billing for Spherion Visalia. Blanca maintains a keen eye for detail, ensuring timely, accurate record keeping for employees and clients alike.
Neeve Reddick
  • Neeve Reddick
  • Recruiter
  • Neeve Reddick brings 20 years of people development and training experience to her job. She is expert at recruiting the best possible talent for quality assurance and control, industrial generalist and other operational roles. Neeve also customizes training to ensure candidate readiness for placement at key client sites.
Vanessa Valdez
  • Vanessa Valdez
  • Operations Coordinator
  • Vanessa Valdez brings a wealth of enthusiasm and commitment to the service of employees and customers. Experienced in retail sales and service specialties, Vanessa lends her charisma and focus to making timely, ideal-fit placements for candidates and clients alike.
RaShon Cardwell
  • RaShon Cardwell
  • Executive Recruiter
  • Nearly ten years' experience in professional services recruiting, RaShon's expertise in mid to executive level placements spans many vertical markets, including Oil/gas industry, Manufacturing, Accounting and Finance.    He is well versed in both direct hire and contract placements of top notch professionals. RaShon's personal history is fascinating, as he hails from a military family and has lived in dozens of communities in the US.    His diverse background allows him to quickly assimilate into new environments and to assess business culture as he aims to place ideal fit professionals in long term careers.  

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Contact Us

  • Spherion
  • 3449 South Demaree Street, Suite C
    Visalia, California 93277
  • 1-559-627-4040
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Meet Our Team

Glenna Gates
  • Glenna Gates
  • Owner
Ingrid Parreira
  • Ingrid Parreira
  • Manager Business Development
Debi Gonzales
  • Debi Gonzales
  • Branch Manager
Blanca Lopez
  • Blanca Lopez
  • Recruiter
Neeve Reddick
  • Neeve Reddick
  • Recruiter
Vanessa Valdez
  • Vanessa Valdez
  • Operations Coordinator
RaShon Cardwell
  • RaShon Cardwell
  • Executive Recruiter
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