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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – September 15, 2008 — Spherion Corporation, a recruiting, staffing and workforce solutions provider, today announced that it has been recognized as a world-class franchisor by the Franchise Research Institute®, an organization dedicated to promoting high standards of excellence throughout the franchising industry. This recognition was based on the results of a FranSurvey®, a survey which evaluates the relationship between franchisees and their franchisor.
Among the most notable responses received from Spherion franchisees:
- 95 percent of respondents gave a positive rating on the overall quality of Spherion as a franchisor
- 96 percent of respondents gave a positive rating of the long-term growth potential for the business
- 95 percent of respondents gave a positive rating on their likelihood to recommend Spherion
- 100 percent of respondents gave a positive rating on the initial training supplied by the franchisor
Additionally, when asked to rate the helpfulness of the franchisor’s field representatives, 96 percent gave a positive response and 98 percent rated the helpfulness and communications between fellow franchisees as positive.
“We are thrilled to be recognized as a top franchisor,” said Sandy Mazur, vice president of the franchise division of Spherion. “FranSurvey gives our franchisees the opportunity to speak openly about Spherion’s franchise support and level of communications and we couldn’t be more pleased with this honor. We not only use the feedback to evaluate our current efforts, but also to better understand franchisees’ needs to best support them in reaching their goals. We look forward to continuing our positive relationships with this community and developing new ones in the future.”
“When we reviewed Spherion’s franchisee ratings ‘as a whole’, they clearly rank among the top three percent of any franchise offering available today,” said Jeff Johnson, founder and CEO of the Franchise Research Institute®.
To access more detailed results of this survey, please visit Spherion FranSurvey Results. To find out more about Spherion’s Franchise Division and current franchise opportunities, please visit www.spherionfranchise.com or call 1-800-903-0082.
FranSurvey® is a comprehensive, confidential survey that provides input on all of the key variables in a franchise relationship including training, marketing, helpfulness of support staff, quality of products and services and more to provide a sense of whether current franchisees are energetic, successful, profitable and enthusiastic about their business. In order to receive certification, the franchisor must receive a positive rating on the survey’s Quick Score questions from two-thirds (66 percent) or more of their franchises. For more information about FranSurvey®, please visit www.fransurvey.com.
Spherion Corporation 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 more than 60 years, Spherion has sourced, screened and placed millions of individuals in temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time jobs.
With approximately 700 locations 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 more than 300,000 people annually through its network, Spherion is one of North America's largest employers. Spherion operates under the following brands: Spherion Staffing Services Group for administrative, clerical and light industrial workers; Technisource for technology professionals and solutions; The Mergis Group for accounting and finance and other professional positions; Todays Office Professionals for specialty administrative personnel; and Spherion Recruitment Process Outsourcing. To learn more, visit www.spherion.com.