News from Spherion A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jun 23, 2014, 11:21 ET

Warning: Job Hopping More Hazardous to Career Growth than in Years Past

 Job hoppers beware: new findings from the 2014 Emerging Workforce Study, conducted online and via phone by Harris Poll on behalf of Spherion...

Feb 27, 2014, 11:38 ET

Unsure if Your Work Aligns with Your Professional and Personal Goals? Spherion Wants to Help You Find Out

 Workers struggling to find work/life balance need not fret. National staffing company Spherion has launched the "Job or Career?" quiz to help...

Feb 11, 2014, 13:23 ET

What's Love Got to Do with the Workplace?

Workers have long been cautioned about the hazards of mixing business and pleasure, but according to a new study from leading staffing company...

Dec 06, 2013, 11:52 ET

Are Workers Naughty or Nice When it Comes to Office Holiday Gift Giving?

 As workers are dashing through the stores to buy gifts for their loved ones, they are also making a list – and checking it twice –...

Jul 18, 2013, 09:30 ET

Next Generation Employers: Retain to Gain

 As employers grapple with an increasingly competitive talent pool, the most innovative companies are redefining their human resources...

Jan 30, 2013, 09:00 ET

Latest Emerging Workforce Study Discovers New Workplace Realities and Significant Employer/Employee Disconnects

A growing number of workers are adopting an emergent mentality, with unique mindsets about their career, workplace needs and expectations,...

Dec 19, 2011, 11:20 ET

Consumers More Likely Than Ever to Share Opinions on Customer Service, Finds Spherion Survey

 When consumers have a positive customer service experience, they are more likely than ever before to share their opinions than in...

Aug 09, 2011, 09:51 ET

Spherion Staffing Franchise Division Recognized As a World-Class Franchisor by the Franchise Research Institute® For Fifth Consecutive Year

Spherion Staffing, a recruiting, staffing and workforce solutions provider, today announced that it has been recognized for the fifth consecutive...

Mar 14, 2011, 10:13 ET

March Madness Fuels Office Pools, Finds New Spherion Study

A recent Spherion Staffing Services study shows that not having a clear corporate policy on participation in office pools, particularly in regards...

Feb 11, 2011, 09:03 ET

Love Conquers All—Except the Need for Job Security

This Valentine's Day, workers are just as concerned as last year that openly dating a coworker could jeopardize their careers, according to the...

Jan 11, 2011, 09:10 ET

Customer Service is a Primary Factor in Consumer Choice to Buy Again and Recommend to Friends, Finds Spherion Survey

As consumers are becoming increasingly savvy about where they choose to invest their hard-earned dollars, a recent survey shows that advertising...

Jan 03, 2011, 09:33 ET

Spherion's Award-Winning Temp Life Web Series to Guest Star Hollywood Heavy Hitters

Spherion Staffing Services, a leading recruiting and staffing services company, today announced that several major Hollywood actors will guest star...

Oct 13, 2010, 09:49 ET

New Spherion Study Finds Recession Has Eroded Workers' Relationships with Their Boss, Not Much to Celebrate This Bosses' Day

A surprising aftershock from the economic recession is emerging this bosses day, with nearly half (45 percent) of U.S. workers indicating their...

Sep 07, 2010, 11:27 ET

Could Your Social Networking Site Harm Your Job Search? Many IT Workers Say Better Safe Than Sorry

Despite only three percent of IT workers admitting to getting in trouble for content posted to their social media profiles, up to 50 percent of IT...

Aug 25, 2010, 08:07 ET

Despite Some Bright Spots in Economy, Workers Still Overwhelmed This Labor Day

Two years from the start of the recession, U.S. workers continue to have little optimism about the direction of the economy, remain insecure about...

Jul 27, 2010, 09:38 ET

Spherion Staffing Franchise Division Recognized as a World-Class Franchisor by the Franchise Research Institute® for Fourth Consecutive Year

Spherion Staffing, a recruiting, staffing and workforce solutions provider, today announced that it has been recognized for the fourth consecutive...

Mar 09, 2010, 14:11 ET

March Madness Spurs Office Pool Participation, Finds New Spherion Study

While a recent Spherion study found that 52 percent of HR executives say their top priority this year is cost containment, March Madness and the...

Feb 23, 2010, 08:00 ET

Spherion Corporation Announces Name Change to SFN Group

Spherion Corporation (NYSE: SFN) today announced that the company has changed its name to SFN Group. The name change will become effective...

Feb 11, 2010, 17:10 ET

Spherion To Present at RW Baird Business Solutions Conference

Spherion Corporation (NYSE: SFN), a recruiting, staffing and workforce solutions provider, today announced that Roy Krause, president and CEO, Mark...

Feb 11, 2010, 10:28 ET

Workers Less Willing to Jeopardize Job Security, Even for Love

This Valentine’s Day, workers have growing concern that openly dating a coworker could jeopardize job security or career advancement,...