Why franchise in Philadelphia?

Connect with top companies in one of the nation’s largest job markets

With four true seasons, professional sports teams, concert venues, world-class museums, and outstanding restaurants and nightlife, Philadelphia is home to more than 6.4 million people. Even with all the food, culture, and entertainment befitting a large city, Philadelphia benefits from a more affordable cost-of-living, making it attractive for employers and talent alike.

Located across the Delaware River from Camden, Philadelphia hosts dozens of corporate headquarters, and companies are eager to find local talent as they expand their footprint. Thanks to Philadelphia’s robust network of higher education institutions, there’s no shortage of talent to choose from; its workforce of 3.4 million people is larger than the total population of most US cities.

Top employers in Philadelphia:

  • Aramark
  • Comcast
  • Campbell’s Soup
  • Pep Boys
  • Urban Outfitters

Philadelphia business highlights

$444 billion in gross regional product

6.4 million+ person population

3.4 million+ person workforce

One of the top 10 rising cities for startups

26 Fortune 1,000 headquarters

Available Spherion business models in Philadelphia

Meet Our Team

When you're ready to start your franchising journey with Spherion, text, call, or email our experienced franchise development team.

Bill Tasillo

Bill Tasillo

Vice President of Franchise Sales & Market Development

Certified as a franchise executive by the International Franchise Association, Bill brings a hands-on coaching style to his passion for helping new and seasoned franchisees grow their careers with Spherion.

Dan Brunell

Dan Brunell

Regional Vice President of Franchise Development

Dan’s background as a senior executive in the staffing industry and founder of a top franchise brokerage equips him with more than 30 years of experience helping prospective franchisees succeed.