ATLANTA, Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Spherion has appointed Rebecca Rogers Tijerino as President to succeed outgoing President Sandy Mazur, who will retire in March after more than two decades with the company across a variety of leadership positions. As President, Rogers Tijerino will be responsible for operations and growth strategies as the company expands into new markets and sectors. Spherion recently announced its expansion into 18 new metro markets, each with multiple franchising opportunities.
"I'm excited to lead Spherion to its next phase of growth and continue the great work that Sandy has put in place," said Rogers Tijerino. "Having been in the staffing industry for many years, I know that Spherion has a great reputation for quality, professionalism and customer experience, which are all things that attracted me to the brand. To me, staffing is not just about making a hire – it's about improving people's lives and propelling businesses and communities forward."
In her career, Rogers Tijerino has experience both as an entrepreneur and as an executive for some of the largest staffing companies in the world. Prior to joining Spherion, she was CEO of The Intersect Group, a professional services consulting and staffing firm. She has also held executive leadership positions in local, regional and global firms and has experience in diverse talent solutions including professional and general staffing, executive recruitment, MSP/VMS, RPO and consulting. Her breadth of experience coupled with her desire to help franchisees profitably grow aids Spherion with its plans for expansive growth.
"In our business we talk about making the perfect match for companies, and Rebecca is a perfect match for us to lead the company forward," said Mazur. "Her deep knowledge of the industry combined with her strong leadership qualities and passion for what we do are inspiring to others and will serve her well in her new role."
Spherion operates in over 100 markets across the country providing recruiting and staffing services for professional services such as IT, engineering, finance and accounting as well as industrial and administrative positions. For a list of available markets, visit www.spherion.com/franchise/opportunities/.
Spherion (spherion.com) is a leading recruiting and staffing provider, specializing in temporary and direct hire placement of administrative, clerical, customer service, light industrial and professional job candidates. To help clients attract, engage and retain a high-performance workforce, Spherion offers in-depth market knowledge, outstanding customer service, a strong network of talent and unique insights from its groundbreaking Emerging Workforce® Study, now in its 21st year. As an industry pioneer, Spherion has, for more than 70 years, matched candidates to clients in virtually every industry across the U.S. Today, each Spherion office is independently owned and operated by a team of local specialists, dedicated to delivering great experiences, powered by technology but always with a personal touch. To learn more about one of the nation's fastest-growing industries, visit spherion.com/franchise.