Working for you from the beginning
Founded in 1946, Spherion has been a leader in the staffing and recruiting industry for over 75 years. While our company name and logo has changed a few times, our passion for placing the right person with the right business at the right time has never wavered.
City Car Unloaders is founded in Chicago by Leroy Dettman.
City Car Unloaders changes its name to Labor Pool.
Labor Pool enters the healthcare market and Medical Personnel Pool is formed.
The industrial and clerical divisions of Medical Personnel Pool are renamed Personnel Pool of America (PPA)
PPA becomes a subsidiary of H&R Block, Inc.
H&R Block acquires Interim Services Corporation and merges it with PPA.
The newly merged organization is renamed to Interim Services, Inc.
Interim Systems, Inc. is spun off by H&R Block and becomes publicly traded on the NASDAQ.
Interim HealthCare is sold to Cornerstone Equity Investors and Bank of America Capital and becomes privately held.
Norrell Corporation is acquired by Interim Services, Inc.
Interim Services, Inc. changes its name to Spherion Corporation.
Spherion celebrates 70 years of staffing and recruiting excellence.
Spherion formally adds a specialized Professional staffing and recruiting offering.
Spherion celebrates its 75-year anniversary and launches its refreshed brand identity.