ATLANTA – Spherion, the leading U.S. recruiting and staffing company with local roots set deep in every community where it operates, recently awarded for the second time in history two separate sets of Owners of the Year at its annual national meeting. The winners included Gary Hayes and Tammy Feaster of Maryland, and Elizabeth and Tom Pentenburg of Indiana.

The 2020 National Spherion Meeting, themed “2020 Vision,” brought the organization together to network, educate and celebrate the brand’s company milestones and Spherion’s commitment to making a localized impact in every community and economy in which its offices operate under independent owners. Held in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, the two-day event also included informative breakout sessions focusing on operation model training, new technologies, brand investments and industry growth. Additionally, there was a keynote speaker and a special awards dinner honoring high performing owners and teams in 2019.

Founded in 1946, Spherion has been a leader in the staffing and recruiting industry for nearly 75 years. Spherion operates as a subsidiary of Randstad, the world’s largest HR and recruitment services company. Under the Randstad umbrella, Spherion leverages the resources and support of its parent company but with the unique touch of a local market owner.

Spherion brandishes the power of local through a network of independent and empowered franchise owners. Today, the brand services the workforce needs of more than 4,000 clients annually with nearly 200 offices across 39 states and counting. With plans in place to open at least eight new offices in 2020, Spherion is actively seeking new owners to join the network with more than 70 open markets across the country available.

About Spherion

Founded in 1946, Spherion is a leader in the recruiting and staffing industry with 70+ years of experience connecting job seekers to employers that prove a mutually successful match. A pioneer in the staffing industry, Spherion is a workforce leader with extensive experience and a history of success in helping companies find talent solutions they need to thrive, while helping individuals find employment opportunities that enable them to live better lives.

Each staffing office is individually owned and operated, with each owner engrained and invested in their respective communities and local economies. Today, the brand services the workforce needs of more than 4,000 businesses nationwide and operates more than 200 offices across the country. 

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