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FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 09, 2006 — Spherion Corporation (NYSE:SFN) today announced the launch of its proprietary client Web portal that provides its clients with on-demand metrics and insight into the makeup and performance of their flexible workforce. Developed from its industry-leading technology platform, Spherion’s Client Resource Center gives companies the unparalleled ability to measure and manage staffing effectiveness and efficiencies within their organizations.
The Spherion® Client Resource Center provides information about every phase of a staffing engagement, including time to fill a position, number of open jobs, turnover analysis, labor expenditures and more. Robust metrics and analysis are available to clients instantly, and around the clock.
“As a business partner to our clients, we recognize that workforce analytics are a critical tool that helps tie an organization’s staffing function to its business objectives,” said Roy Krause, Spherion president and chief executive officer. “Our integrated technology platform enables us to provide our clients with these exclusive tools, metrics and analysis. As a result, HR executives have unprecedented insight into their flexible workforce and can manage this resource more strategically and effectively, ultimately allowing them to realize even greater operational efficiencies to improve their bottom line.”
Spherion’s Client Resource Center features include:
Executive Summary Report – A graphical presentation of four key staffing metrics, including fill analysis, turnover analysis, total active assignments and weekly labor expenditures.
Operational Efficiency Reports – Focusing on pre-assignment metrics, these reports analyze the efficiency of finding the right talent, in the right amount of time. By tracking the number of requisitions, percentage filled and average fill time, Spherion clients can quantify the process of sourcing and on-boarding talent.
Business Effectiveness Reports – Through this comprehensive analysis, Spherion clients gain insight into information such as the quality of employees hired, the cause and frequency of turnover, full-time conversion metrics and average length of assignments.
Expenditures Report – A detailed look into expenses associated with each position, manager or contractor. This report helps Spherion clients measure staffing expenditures and identify cost efficiencies.
On-demand Reporting – A highly flexible reporting tool that allows Spherion clients to build custom reports using extensive grouping, sorting and filtering capabilities, including department, cost center, division, position, supervisor and cost center code.
Additional features include:
Order Management System — Offers the ability to place, approve and track every staffing order in one place with the integrated order management system.
Invoice Tracking — Immediate access to account balance, payment information and invoice details.
Online Resource Library — Provides an online library rich with resources related to workforce news and trends. The ‘Articles and Newsletters’ section includes a wide range of news, data and information about workforce and economic trends, workplace issues and more.
In addition, Spherion has developed a Candidate Resource Center — a companion Web portal to its Client Resource Center which helps Spherion increase the speed and effectiveness with which it fills client orders, while providing robust tools, features and information to aid job candidates in managing their careers.
Spherion Corporation is a leader in the staffing industry in North America, providing value-added staffing, recruiting and workforce solutions. Spherion has helped companies improve their bottom line by efficiently planning, acquiring and optimizing talent since 1946. To learn more, visit www.spherion.com.