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Fort Lauderdale, Fla., August 14, 2006 — Spherion Corporation (NYSE:SFN), a leader in recruiting and staffing services, has officially entered the Blogosphere with its interactive blog for the career-minded called The Big TimeSM, which was recently launched at www.spherion.com/careerblog.
The Big Time is the first official blog created by a major staffing company aimed entirely at workers looking to advance their careers. It will feature regular posts from the Company’s extensive network of recruitment professionals and employment experts from around the U.S. Content will include helpful advice and commentary visitors can use in making decisions about their own careers. Visitors will also have the ability to join the conversation, posting their own questions and comments.
Among the topics The Big Time will address are achieving work/life balance, geographic career trends and advice for job seekers. The blog will also feature an ongoing cartoon series called Life in the Cubicle and advice from Seymour Jobs, a fictional career advisor with whom blog visitors can interact during their visit.
“Our goal with The Big Time was to create a central, interactive resource on the Web where job seekers can not only glean career-advancing insights from our various recruiters, but have an opportunity to connect with them and share their ideas and experiences directly,” said Roy Krause, Spherion’s president and chief executive officer who will be posting his own occasional entries to The Big Time. “We have a responsibility as a leader in this industry to stay connected to the job-seeking public in every way possible and engage them in thoughtful conversation.”
Spherion Corporation (NYSE:SFN) is a leading recruiting and staffing company that provides integrated solutions to meet the evolving needs of companies and job candidates. As an industry pioneer for 60 years, Spherion® has screened and placed millions of individuals in temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time jobs. Positions range from administrative and light industrial to a host of professions that include accounting/finance, information technology, engineering, manufacturing, legal, human resources and sales/marketing.
With approximately 650 offices in the United States and Canada, Spherion delivers innovative workforce solutions that improve business performance. Spherion provides its services to more than 8,000 customers, from Fortune 500 companies to a wide range of small and mid-size organizations. Employing 375,000 people annually through its network, Spherion is one of North America’s largest employers. To learn more, visit www.spherion.com.