Why RSS?

Our Mission

Our mission is to help businesses succeed by matching the right job seeker to the perfect job!

Our Values

Accountability: We create partnerships with our clients and provide personal support to the job seeker. We hold ourselves and other accountable to do the right thing.

Honesty: We believe in open and honest communication.  We build trust, unity, and strengthen relationships while creating a positive staffing experience.

Integrity: We encourage others opinions, believe in transparency, and take the time to reflect and cultivate self-improvement.

Respect: We respect the worth of every company and individual. We take pride in our ethical principles and our ability to act accordingly.

Passion: We strive to improve ourselves and our roles within Referral Staffing Solutions. We embrace change to continually make improvements for our clients and employees.

Shobi Nunemacher – President

Referral Staffing Solutions (RSS) was opened in 2014 by Shobi Nunemacher. Shobi entered the staffing world in 2007 when she started in an entry-level role with a National Staffing Firm in Madison, WI. Shobi quickly fell in love with the staffing process and truly enjoyed finding the right fit for her clients and employees alike. She quickly moved up with that organization while attending Madison Area Technical College. After graduation, she applied for and became the Branch Manager. After four years in that role, an opportunity with a smaller, Wisconsin based company presented itself in Sparta, WI where Shobi would be able to continue along the career path she fell in love with while returning to her “hometown” area. After a few years in her new roles, Shobi saw opportunity to open her own business where she could continue providing top-notch service to clients and employees alike and Referral Staffing Solutions (RSS) was formed. RSS is dedicated to taking the time to get to know clients and employees in order to make the best fit for everyone the first time. You can contact Shobi Nunemacher by calling or texting (608) 487-9470 and emailing shobi@referralstaffingsolutions.com.

Matthew NunemacherSales Director

Matt was born and raised in La Crosse, WI. He has been in the catering industry for over 20 years. He has owned and operated his own catering business for more than 10 years. He enjoys meeting new people and building long-lasting relationships. Matt has been a vital part of Referral Staffing Solutions growth since inception. He is continuing his journey with Referral Staffing Solutions as the Sales Director. He is out in the community spreading the word about Referral Staffing Solutions and seeking businesses that could benefit from our services. Send him an email at matt@referralstaffingsolutions.com to say “Hi” and let him know what your staffing needs are!

Karie FeistLead Talent Recruiter and Risk Management

Karie Feist was born in Edgerton, Wisconsin. At the age of 5, Karie moved to the Vernon county area. After completing High School, Karie worked in Child Care and Development before transitioning to the HR field. Prior to starting with Referral Staffing Solutions Karie worked as an HR Specialist/Recruiter for a family-owned trucking company. In that position, she had the sole responsibility of sourcing outstanding candidates for 19 different terminal locations across the Mid-West. Karie is an experienced Recruiter with the ability to utilize many different avenues in search of qualified individuals. She prides herself on attention to detail as well as creating long, lasting relationships with candidates and clients alike. As a Lead Talent Recruiter with Referral Staffing Solutions, Karie is dedicated to finding the “perfect fit” for Clients and Candidates! In addition to recruiting talent, Karie leads the Risk Management initiatives for RSS including managing workers compensation claims. Karie can be reached at (608)790-9075 or via email at: karie@referralstaffingsolutions.com

Laura BuehlerTalent Recruiter and Unemployment Specialist

Laura Buehler was born and raised in West Salem, WI.  After high school, Laura worked in retail and eventually met her future husband, got married and they now have four children together.  During that time, Laura has held various roles in the healthcare and administrative fields.  Prior to starting with Referral Staffing Solutions, Laura played a key role in a Wisconsin based grocery market as the Human Resource Data Specialist.  In that position, she took on multiple HR related tasks for all associates within the company’s 30+ stores, such as store transfers, position/wage changes, terminations, as well as became the sole point of contact for the varying employee programs that the company offered. As a Talent Recruiter with Referral Staffing Solutions, Laura is using her experience to screen talent, maintain client relationships, coach employees as well as manage out unemployment claims. Laura can be reached at (608)790-9075 or via email at: laura@referralstaffingsolutions.com

Julie LanahanTalent Recruiter & Social Media

Julie Lanahan moved to Sparta, WI at the age of 9.  She graduated from Sparta SAILS Charter School in 2006 and went on to receive her CNA certification.  After working in the medical field for a few years, she decided to make a career change.  She accepted a position where she managed a payday loan store. After five years in that role, she was ready for additional growth leading her to further her education.  Julie has since received her Associates Degree and is currently attending school full time in order to obtain her Business Administration Bachelor’s degree at Southern New Hampshire University. As a Talent Recruiter with Referral Staffing Solutions, Julie is screening candidates, working directly with clients, processes payroll weekly, social media management, and job postings. Julie can be reached at (608) 487-9470 or via email at: julie@referralstaffingsolutions.com

Tesia MooreOperations Support - Training

Tesia was born and raised in Sparta, WI. She graduated from Sparta High School. Right after high school, Tesia started working for a manufacturing company. Through hard work and dedication, she worked her way into a lead role. In this role, she learned to lead others, manager her time, and push for results while maintaining a safe work environment for her team. She realized she had a passion for working directly with others and decided to shift her career focus. Tesia started with Referral Staffing Solutions in May of 2018 where she tackled recruiting, screening, and placing candidates helping her understand the business and her new role. She has since transitioned into an Operations Support and Training Role. Her attention to detail, manufacturing experience, and desire for safety makes her the perfect fit for this role. Tesia is located in our Sparta office at 920 W Wisconsin Street, Ste 2. She can be reached at (608) 487-9470 or tesia@referralstaffingsolutions.com.


“Without a doubt, I can say that Referral Staffing Solutions has been the best Staffing Agency I’ve worked with in my 12 years of HR experience. They do a fantastic job of taking time and effort to learn your culture so they can stream line their recruiting efforts to find your ideal employee. This has helped with employee retention, and has a wonderful overall affect on all of our team members.”
– Jason

“Shobi goes out of her way to go the extra mile for her clients!”
– Rolan

“I think one of the best decisions of my life was to ask Shobi and her staff for a job. At the time I was out of work and looking to get back into the workforce. I was placed in a job & she continues to make sure that I am happy with where I am. A lot of places don’t build relationships like that. I have even worked with her husband Matt. Two super cool positive people in my life that care about who I am and where I want to go in my life. I really appreciate everything they have done for me.”
– Scott

“I love working with the staff at RSS! Seriously – Shobi, Sarah, and Gail know their stuff. I am starting to use them for payroll services and onboarding. They do so much more though and I hope that be able to use them for their staffing solutions in the near future!!! Great business and a great team!”
– Allison

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