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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., September 18, 2009- –Spherion Corporation, a recruiting, staffing and workforce solutions provider, today announced that it has been recognized for the third consecutive time 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:
- 96 percent of respondents gave a positive rating on the overall quality of Spherion as a franchisor.
- 98 percent of respondents gave a positive rating on the helpfulness of the franchisor's field representatives.
- 96 percent of respondents gave a positive rating on the ongoing training and support supplied by the franchisor.
- 96 percent of respondents gave a positive rating when asked about the quality of products and services received by the franchisor.
- 98 percent of respondents gave a positive rating when asked about the helpfulness and communications between fellow franchisees.
"We are thrilled to be recognized as a top franchisor for the third consecutive year," said Sandy Mazur, senior 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."
"FranSurvey utilizes a system of evaluating franchisee-satisfaction through first hand ratings and reviews directly from existing franchisees. The franchise opportunity provided by Spherion clearly ranks among the top three percent of the available franchises in the country," said Jeff Johnson, founder and C.E.O. 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 600 locations in the United States and Canada, Spherion delivers innovative workforce solutions that improve business performance. Spherion provides its services to approximately 10,000 customers, from Fortune 500 companies to a wide range of small and mid-size organizations. Employing more than 215,000 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 SourceRight Solutions for recruitment process outsourcing. To learn more, visit www.spherion.com.