We Are the Skilled Staffing Experts

Setting the Gold Standard in Staffing for Skilled Tradespeople and Traveling Craftsmen

NSC is your trusted partner in the skilled labor and traveling craftsman industries. Our goal is to empower your success by helping you hire the right person, build the right team, or find the right job.

With decades of experience and strong connections with respected companies on your side, you’ll gain access to exclusive opportunities, expert guidance, and a supportive community that will elevate your organization or your career to new heights.

Key Milestones


NSC is Born

NSC was founded by Paul Rodriguez, the current Founder & Chairman of the Board, marking the beginning of a journey dedicated to excellence in staffing solutions.


Strategic Recapitalization With White Wolf Capital

White Wolf Capital’s recapitalization reinforced our position as the trusted supplier of top-tier talent to the marine, energy, and industrial sectors. Together, we set our sights higher.


NSC Acquires Superior Resource Group

NSC made its first strategic acquisition of Superior Resource Group in June 2017, allowing us to spread our wings into engineering and skilled trades staffing while fortifying our presence across key geographies.


NSC Acquires Nationwide Temporaries

With the acquisition of Nationwide Temporaries, NSC gained a blue-chip customer base and a gateway to the Western US with a newfound presence in Colorado.


NSC Acquires Caribbean Manpower Solutions, ULG Companies, Staffing Resources, and Staff Matters

2019 was a big year for NSC with the acquisitions of Caribbean Manpower Solutions, ULG Companies, Staffing Resources, and Staff Matters. By adding these organizations under the NSC umbrella, we were able to inherit our proprietary training facility in Puerto Rico, add defense services to our offerings, and solidified our position as industry leaders and an all-n-one staffing solutions provider for the skilled trades industry.


NSC Acquires Anistar Technologies

We started a new decade strong by acquiring Anistar Technologies. This brought us a blue-chip customer base in naval defense, expanded our professional and technical offerings, and elevated our capabilities with top-secret clearance.


Leveling Up as the Skilled Staffing Experts

Within just 18 months, our leadership underwent significant changes. Todd Oken took the helm as CFO in June 2021 with a laser-focused plan for strategic growth. Then, in December 2022, we welcomed John Gulnac as CEO, further reinforcing our commitment to visionary leadership. In January 2023, Lindsay Kedy joined forces with NSC bringing over a decade of business and financial expertise to our leadership team as SVP of Sales Operations. These leadership changes helped build our reputation as the Skilled Staffing Experts we are today.


NSC Acquires Shipyard Staffing

November 2023 marked the expansion of our reach with the acquisition of Shipyard Staffing. This strategic move opened doors to public yards, including NNSY & PNSY, and strengthened our relationships that demand the highest levels of security clearance.


A New NSC Emerges

Discover NSC, The Skilled Staffing Experts, your national leader in recruitment and placement services. Our mission is to provide safe and high-performing skilled labor solutions, ensuring success for all. NSC’s core values of expertise, responsiveness, transparency, ethics, safety, and continuous upskilling drive our exceptional talent and customized solutions, designed to exceed expectations and redefine industry standards.

Driven by Our Core Values

When it comes to meeting your staffing or career needs, we put the things that matter most to you at the heart of everything we do.


We share our knowledge, skills and experience to deliver exceptional service. Our ranks are stacked with seasoned professionals who know our industries inside and out.


We aim to exceed expectations with prompt and clear communication. If we don’t know the answer immediately, we gladly follow up.


We build trust with our clients and candidates by telling the whole truth so that we can make informed decisions together.


We consistently fulfill our commitments and are readily available to our clients and candidates. We do what we say we’ll do and hold ourselves accountable for your success.


We prioritize the wellbeing and safety of our employees. We choose to work with those who believe a respectful work environment is both a fundamental right and the right thing to do.


We invest in people. We get to know our talent community and provide opportunities for learning, growth, and career development.


We support the greater good by acting in the best interests of our communities. We continuously strive to make our impact a positive one.

Hard Work Pays Off

NSC ranks among the Top 1% of U.S. staffing agencies, as recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts.

300% higher Net Promoter Score® than the industry average. (2020)

150k+ candidates placed since our inception in 2000.

82k veterans placed in fulfilling careers since 2012.

30 offices, 48 states with a nationwide footprint, NSC operates in 30 offices, spanning 48 states.

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