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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 29, 2010 -- SFN Group, Inc. (NYSE: SFN), the parent company to Spherion Staffing Services, Technisource, Tatum, The Mergis Group, Todays Office Professionals, SourceRight Solutions, today announced it has renewed its award-winning comedy web series, The Temp Life (http://thetemplife.tv) for a landmark fifth season, solidifying its position as the first and longest-running brand-sponsored original web series in history. Today’s announcement comes as The Temp Life begins its engagement as an official selection at the fifth-annual Independent Television Festival (http://itvfest.org), kicking-off today in Los Angeles.
The Temp Life has garnered tens of millions of collective multi-platform views and received numerous awards and recognitions including a 2010 Streamy Award nomination for Best Branded Entertainment Web Series and a ranking on Brandweek’s annual “Bright Ideas” list.
"As a leader in the recruiting and staffing industry, it is imperative we continue leveraging the web and other digital platforms to reach current and future generations of workers wherever they happen to be," said Roy Krause, president and CEO of SFN Group, Inc. “The Temp Life allows us to spotlight in an entertaining way, those red flags today’s job seekers should avoid when seeking temporary work; and because the series is digital, we can provide an even greater utility to job seekers by integrating our various tools and resources within episodes and distribution channels. We are excited to continue our relationship with CJP for a fifth season.”
Production on The Temp Life’s fifth season begins this September in New York and will premiere in November. Series regulars Wilson Cleveland (‘Trouble’), Rachel Risen (‘Alina’), Mark Jude (‘Mark’), Chris Stetson (‘Clark’), Thom Woodley (‘Stormy’), fan favorites Sandeep Parikh (‘Stevie P.’) and Taryn Southern (‘Nancy Roder’) are returning for season five and will be joined by guest stars like The Legend of Neil’s Tony Janning.
In addition to its main hub at http://TheTempLife.tv, The Temp Life is syndicated across the web to My Damn Channel, Effinfunny.com, YouTube, iTunes, as a dedicated iPhone application, on Sprint mobile TV and Verizon VCast via Fun Little Movies, on Roku, Boxee via Blip.tv and on-demand in 1.5 million U.S. hotel rooms via the Best of Web TV network. Follow The Temp Life on Facebook at hhtthttp://facebook.com/templifetv or on Twitter at http://twitter.com/templifetv.
About SFN Group, Inc.
SFN Group is a strategic workforce solutions company that provides professional services and general staffing to help businesses more effectively source, deploy and manage people and the work they do. As an industry pioneer, SFN Group has sourced, screened and placed millions of individuals in temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time jobs for more than 60 years.
With approximately 500 locations in the United States and Canada, SFN delivers strategic workforce solutions that improve business performance. From outsourcing to technology to professional services to staffing, SFN delivers the best combination of people, performance and service to improve the way work gets done. It provides its services to approximately 8,000 customers, from Fortune 500 companies to a wide range of small and mid-size organizations. The company employs more than 160,000 people annually through its network and is one of North America's largest employers. SFN provides its solutions through a family of specialized businesses: Technisource, Tatum, The Mergis Group, Todays Office Professionals, SourceRight Solutions and Spherion Staffing Services.
To learn more, visit www.sfngroup.com.