What We Do


A-1 CAREERS  is a professional placement service with offices in Kansas and Colorado. We provide professional support for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Our focus is office support which includes administrative, clerical, customer service, inside and outside sales, and telemarketing roles. We also focus on finance and accounting positions for service industries. Founded in 2000, A-1 CAREERS  continues to expand its diverse client base. 

Who We Serve

It is our goal at A-1 CAREERS to understand the job requirements, adapt to the client's culture, and provide professionals that match our clients' personality requirements and desired skill set. We form genuine partnerships with our clients as we are a vital extension of their Human Resources Departments. We provide specific solutions for your business' unique hiring needs.  

Why We Matter

A-1 CAREERS has been listed as one of the KC Business Journal's Top 25 and is featured in Ingram’s Magazine as one of Fastest Growing Companies in Kansas City. We have also been recognized by Forbes as one of "America's Best Recruiting Firms in 2018 and 2019." We promise to deliver exceptional customer service and acquire quality professionals for each of our partners. Integrity will always be the cornerstone of our organization.

Leadership Team

Bruce Putman, President and CEO


Bruce J. Putman founded A-1 Staffing in 1998, A-1 CAREERS in 2000, and A-1 CAREERS' healthcare division, now A-1 Medical Staffing, in 2010. 

Vickie Trigg, Director- Operations & Administration


Vickie has worked in the staffing industry over the last 20 years. She has a strong background in finance, operations, computers, compliance, and training.  

Megan Carrica Putman, Branch Manager- Denver


 Megan began as a recruiter for A-1 CAREERS in 2013. She currently leads the Denver team as Branch Manager.   

Allison Reynolds, Branch Supervisor- Denver


Allison began as a recruiter for A-1 CAREERS in 2015. She now serves as Branch Supervisor at our office in Denver.

Stephen Davee, Area Director - Kansas City


Stephen brings over 25 years of staffing and sales experience to the Kansas City branch of A-1 CAREERS in his role of Area Director. 

Jessie Salsbury, Branch Supervisor- Kansas City


Jessie began working with A-1 CAREERS in 2018 as a recruiter. She now serves as Kansas City's Branch Supervisor.