About Personnel Services Unlimited

PSU is an independently-owned staffing and recruiting firm headquartered in Shelby, NC, with branch offices in Gastonia and Forest City, NC. We connect great employees with great companies and offer creative solutions to today’s human resource challenges.

Through our affiliation with Anserteam and TopEchelon, we can offer national staffing and professional placement programs. At PSU, we understand the importance of bringing the right people together to achieve the results you desire.

PSU Mission Statement

Our mission is to continually improve by providing quality, personalized service to achieve total customer satisfaction, enabling PSU to expand its business and provide growth opportunities for our valued employees and customers.

The following principles will guide our daily activities and decisions. We will:

  • Maintain superior quality and ethical standards in all that we do, meeting or exceeding customer expectations.
  • Develop effective partnerships with our clients that will ensure safe and healthful work conditions for all employees.
  • Provide ongoing education and promote employee development to create positive attitudes essential for teamwork and continuous improvement.
  • Encourage effective communications with our customers, employees and suppliers, through our open door policy.
  • Strive for efficiency in cost control so that the services PSU provides remain competitively priced.
  • Contribute to the quality of life within the communities we serve through support of employee involvement in civic and family activities.

Why work with PSU?

When you choose PSU, you’re choosing an exceptional staffing partner, who understands our region, and your business.  One with:


We’ve been providing human resources solutions in Western North Carolina for more than 30 years. Our continued success has been fueled by our comprehensive, customized solutions, our dedication to providing the right candidates for our client needs and our commitment to an ethical business philosophy.


The average tenure of the PSU staff is 11 years. Combined, we have more than 100 years of staffing industry experience. When you need us, we’ll be here.  And, our candidates stick with us too.  Because of our retention programs, our turnover rate for temporary employees is well below the industry average. We’re committed to our employees, as well as our clients, and it shows.


Your staffing provider has a profound impact on the productivity and quality of your company. At PSU, the candidates we don’t place on assignment are just as important as the candidates we do. You can trust us to consistently assign the right person for the job! It’s an important reminder in an industry that focuses on providing candidates the fastest. We’re committed to providing employees with the best skills and training to drive results for your business. We’re confident you will receive the best candidate for the job – in fact, we guarantee it.


By focusing our energies on providing quality candidates and excellent service, we accomplish one of our mission directives – providing our services cost effectively. There are significant savings in responding quickly, reducing time to hire, minimizing turnover, reducing retraining costs, improving attendance, working safely, improving quality and increasing productivity. PSU will help you maximize the return on your staffing dollars.

Work with a truly committed partner for your human
resources needs.

Contact PSU today to get started.

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