Independent Survey Shows Female Franchise Owners Are Highly Satisfied with U.S. Staffing Leader’s Performance

ATLANTA – Spherion Staffing and Recruiting (Spherion) announced today that it has been recognized by Franchise Business Review (FBR) as a 2024 Top Franchise for Women. Only 100 brands were named to the annual list of award winners, further establishing Spherion as a reputable and attractive business model for operators. 

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FBR is a market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchises to measure franchisee satisfaction and performance. So far this year, Spherion has been listed as both a Top Franchise overall and a Top Franchise for Women for fostering a positive workplace where franchisees feel valued. In 2023, FBR recognized Spherion with eight awards in the following categories: Top 200 Franchises, Most Innovative Franchises, Most Profitable Franchises, Franchise Rock Star, Top Franchises for Veterans, Top Franchises for Culture, Top Recession-Proof Franchises, and Top Franchises for Women.

“As a brand that prioritizes our franchisees’ success, we are incredibly proud to be recognized once again as a Top Franchise for Women by Franchise Business Review,” stated Kathy George, president of Spherion. “At Spherion, equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging are cornerstones of our community. 

"We are particularly thrilled about this recognition because it underscores our commitment to empowering women in franchising. We understand the unique challenges that women in business face and aim to provide unwavering support. To all the Spherion women franchisees in our special community, this award is for you. You are an astonishing group.” 

Spherion was among 350 franchise brands, representing more than 8,500 female franchise owners, that participated in FBR’s research on the Top Franchises for Women. Spherion franchisees were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including leadership, training and support, financial opportunity, and work/life balance. 

Spherion brandishes the power of local through a network of independent and empowered franchisees. Each Spherion franchisee enriches their community through connecting and facilitating employment opportunities every day—and when they’re successful together, their investments flow back into the neighborhoods where they live and work. The power of Spherion is in its local roots.

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About Spherion

With more than 75 years of staffing and recruiting experience, Spherion stands out as a leader in the industry, leveraging the power of “local” to support its vast network of independent franchisees. True to its tagline, Let’s Get to Work, Spherion provides temporary, temp-to-hire, direct hire, and managed hiring services to more than 4,000 businesses nationwide across 200+ locations. With a 4.8/5 star Google review score and recognition as a Top 100 Staffing Company to Work for by World Staffing Awards, a Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review, and ranking #63 on Entrepreneur magazine’s 2024 Franchise 500 list, Spherion capably caters to the ever-changing demands of America’s workforce. Backed by the world’s most equitable and specialized talent company, Spherion provides superior staffing and recruiting solutions through its franchise model. 

About Franchise Business Review

Franchise Business Review (FBR) is a leading market research firm serving the franchise sector. FBR measures the satisfaction and engagement of franchisees and franchise employees and publishes various guides and reports for entrepreneurs considering an investment in a franchise business. Since 2005, FBR has surveyed hundreds of thousands of franchise owners and over 1,200 leading franchise companies. FBR publishes free and unbiased franchisee satisfaction research reports throughout the year online at To read our publications, visit

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Isabella Gmitrovic
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