Staffing and Recruiting Business Expands Reach to Help Job Seekers in Southern Texas

LAREDO, Texas – Spherion Staffing and Recruiting (Spherion) announced today the opening of its newest office in Laredo. 

Located at 216 W. Village Blvd., Suite 102, the office will officially open on July 31 to help match local job seekers in the Laredo community with new employment opportunities. This Spherion location will focus on placements in office clerical, administrative, warehousing and manufacturing positions. The local owners are Vicki Koon and Sol Melton, who also own Spherion offices in Brownsville, McAllen, Temple and Waco.

“We couldn’t be more excited to extend our support to the talented job seekers and thriving businesses of Laredo,” said Koon. “Laredo is a rapidly growing community with a tremendous amount of opportunity in the area. We look forward to establishing ourselves within the community and supporting Laredo’s growth by filling the demand for exceptional staffing and recruiting services.”

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With more than 43 years of experience working within the staffing and recruiting industry across Texas, Koon will bring her advanced skillset and extensive knowledge of the local job market to Spherion Laredo to help catapult the growth of the dynamic community. Melton has worked in the staffing and recruiting industry for nearly 20 years. He first joined the business in 2004 as the branch manager of Spherion Temple before becoming co-owner alongside Koon in 2015. 

Today, Koon and Melton are highly involved in the communities their offices serve as members of local organizations, including the South Texas Manufacturing Association, economic development groups and local chambers of commerce. They look forward to extending their involvement within the Laredo community by joining local businesses and charitable organizations. 

"Vicki and Sol have a proven track record of driving growth for local businesses in the communities they serve. We’re proud to support them as they further extend their services in Texas with their newest office in Laredo,” said Rebecca Rogers Tijerino, Spherion group president of Spherion. “I’m looking forward to seeing all that they will undoubtedly accomplish in the Laredo market as they connect local job seekers with meaningful employment opportunities.”

Each Spherion office enriches its community through connecting and facilitating employment opportunities every day—and when successful, the office and its investments flow back into the neighborhoods it serves. The power of Spherion is in its local roots.

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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 its 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 in the top 15% on Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500 list, Spherion has a proven ability to cater to the ever-changing demands of America’s workforce. Backed by the world’s largest talent company, Spherion provides superior staffing and recruiting solutions through its General Staffing franchise model and Professional IT model.

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