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Etowah Employment is the oldest and only privately owned staffing service in Rome, Georgia and the surrounding areas. Because of our structure and closeness to the clients we serve, we are able to make decisions quickly pertaining to all aspects of our business.

Etowah’s management team is intimately involved on a daily basis with all existing accounts to ensure outstanding execution in the delivery of services. Together, the staff of Etowah Employment has over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry.

Whether you need a reliable temporary employee, a solution for handling a major staffing challenge, or simply wanting us to payroll your existing employees, Etowah Employment can provide the experience and resources to find the right employees for your company.

In all we accomplish, Etowah Employment aims to serve as a caretaker for our local communities.  At Etowah Employment, we use three adjectives:  Familiar.  Flexible. Proficient.  These traits define our personality and our culture.

Our philanthropic work supports special causes and also keeps us involved in our local communities.

Over the last several years, our community has voted Etowah Employment Favorite Staffing Service.

Company affiliations
  • American Staffing Association
  • National Independent Staffing Association
  • Rome Area Council for the Arts
  • Boys and Girls Clubs
  • Darlington School
  • Floyd County Board of Education
  • The Community Foundation for Greater Rome

Layton Roberts


Layton Roberts is the President and owner of Etowah Employment and the CEO of its corporate divisions (Employment Innovations, Inc., Employment Alliances, LLC, Hire Transport, Inc., and Workforce Holdings, LLC).

With over 22 years in the industry, Layton has maintained a long-term commitment to excellence. Working with his team, Layton has built one of the premier employment service firms in the industry.

By focusing on personalized service and integrity, Layton has made Etowah Employment and its permanent and temporary divisions a leading choice for companies and candidates.

Leah Barlow

Payroll manager

Leah has been with the company since 1997 and handles all payroll related matters from processing weekly paychecks, direct deposit, tax deposits, accounts receivable/payable, and customer reporting compliance.

Jennifer Scoggins

Manager of operations

Jennifer has been with the company for over 18 years and handles multiple accounts as well as the tracking of accounts receivables from our clients, placement of workers, business development and many other responsibilities associated with our internal staffing operations.

Carolyn Barron

Carolyn is the first person you meet when you come to our office. Carolyn has been with the company since 2004 and is responsible for applicant interviews, applicant fulfillment, processing tax papers, and matching the right person with the right job. Previously, Carolyn ran Etowah Employment’s NE Alabama office where she interviewed and placed hundreds of workers.

Meghan Robbins

Meghan joined Etowah Employment in July of 2011. In addition to recruiting, interviewing and placing candidates at many of our client facilities, Meghan is the staffing and logistics manager for one of our largest accounts which involves the placement of many skill sets.