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Spherion Recognized by Business Insurance Magazine
Company Wins “Best of Show” in 2003 Business Insurance
Employee Benefits Communication Awards
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec 18, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE)—Reinforcing the Company's position as a human resources industry leader, Spherion Corporation was recognized with the Best of Show Award in Business Insurance Magazine's 2003 Employee Benefits Communication Awards for providing universal access to benefits information to all its employees via a benefits Web site. Spherion's Web-based benefits system serves approximately 300,000 employees a year.
Jill Goldstein, vice president and human resources officer commented, "Our goal was to deliver the most comprehensive benefits center to our employees which they could access remotely 24 hours and seven days a week. We decided to develop a Web-based benefits center that provided customized benefits information based on employee eligibility allowing employees to have easy access to the options that apply specifically to their classification."
Business Insurance Magazine's Annual Employee Benefits Communications Awards recognizes employers for excellence in communicating employee benefits programs and their participation in the preparation of award-winning communication programs.
"As a leader in the staffing and recruitment industry we are in a unique position to leverage our 55 years of expertise in workforce management to deliver effective benefits communication vehicles. We are honored to be recognized by Business Insurance Magazine for our efforts," said Dick Lamond, chief human resources officer.
In addition, Spherion's Web-based benefits system was recently named "Best Practice" by the Human Resources Association of Broward County, Florida.
Spherion Corporation is a leader in the staffing industry, providing value-added staffing, recruiting and workforce solutions. Founded in 1946, with operations in North and Central America, Europe and Asia/Pacific, Spherion helps companies efficiently plan, acquire and optimize talent to improve their bottom line. To learn more, visit www.spherion.com.