We make connections that matter

Welcome to Palmer Group — central Iowa’s employment experts. If you’re looking for a job or are ready to hire, you’ve come to the right place.

Palmer Group was founded in 1998 with the mission of becoming Iowa’s premier employment agency. Over the years we’ve cultivated strong relationships with the state’s top companies to locate, educate and place candidates in rewarding new positions. We’ve now helped thousands of people in Greater Des Moines develop essential career skills and put them to use, and in the process, we’ve become respected partners and trusted advisors for all that we serve.

The more than 70 employment experts in Palmer Group’s West Des Moines and Cedar Rapids offices provide a broad range of staffing services including recruiting, temporary job placement, high-level contracting, outplacement, and full-time, part-time and seasonal work assignments. We serve dozens of industries, hundreds of client businesses and thousands of new candidates every year. But overall, we specialize in bringing employers and employees together based on current needs and qualifications, desired experience, goals for the future and your metrics of success — anything we can do to ensure a perfect fit.

For almost twenty years our business has been empowering central Iowa’s workforce by forming connections that matter. We’ve always shown our partners that we’ve got what it takes to be Iowa’s leading resource for staffing services; now let us show you everything our award-winning agency can do to help you reach your employment goals.

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Services for job seekers 

Thousands of job seekers come to Palmer Group every year for help finding full-time, part-time, temp-to-hire or contract positions in Greater Des Moines.

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Services for employers 

Palmer Group has nearly 20 years of experience identifying central Iowa’s top candidates and matching them to your business needs at a moment’s notice.

Outplacement Services 

Since 2003, Palmer Group has partnered with client companies, executives and individuals in transition.

Our Staff 

Learn about who we are and what we do best.

History and Awards 

We’re Des Moines’ premier employment experts. But don’t just take our word for it, check out our cabinet of awards.