Latest Spherion Staffing Services Stories

2011-01-17 09:55:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SFN Group, Inc., and its family of specialty brands SourceRight Solutions, Tatum, Technisource, Mergis Group, Todays Office Professionals and Spherion Staffing today announce the January 31st launch of Bestsellers, its new multi-generational dramedy series about five modern professional women balancing life and career. Created and written by Susan Miller and directed by Tina Cesa Ward, the team behind the award-winning drama series...

2011-01-03 08:33:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spherion Staffing Services, a leading recruiting and staffing services company, today announced that several major Hollywood actors will guest star in the fifth season of The Temp Life, its award-winning original online comedy series. Illeana Douglas (Entourage, Easy to Assemble), Craig Bierko (Damages, Cinderella Man) and Milo Ventimiglia (The Divide, Heroes) are each slated to play guest roles in the show. The Temp Life, created in...

2010-11-29 08:43:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SFN Group, Inc. (NYSE: SFN) announced today the launch of its text messaging program, which is the first of several phases to enhance the candidate experience to gain quicker and more efficient access to jobs through mobile technologies. As of today, job seekers can participate in the program if they opt-in to receive text job alerts via the "Job Centers" located on two of SFN's specialist recruiting and staffing businesses' websites,...

2010-10-13 08:49:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A surprising aftershock from the economic recession is emerging this bosses day, with nearly half (45 percent) of U.S. workers indicating their relationship with their boss has been affected by the recession, according to the most recent Spherion Staffing Services Snapshot survey. Furthermore, of those who say their relationship with their boss has been affected, 74 percent of these workers say the recession has weakened their relationship with...

2010-07-29 07:00:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- SFN Group, Inc., the parent company to Spherion Staffing Services, Technisource, Tatum, The Mergis Group, Todays Office Professionals, and SourceRight Solutions, today announced it has renewed its award-winning comedy web series, The Temp Life (http://thetemplife.tv) for a landmark fifth season, solidifying its position as the first and longest-running brand-sponsored original web series in history. Today's announcement comes as The Temp Life...

2010-02-23 07:00:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spherion Corporation (NYSE: SFN) today announced that the company has changed its name to SFN Group. The name change will become effective immediately and the company's common stock will continue to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trade under its current ticker symbol: "SFN." The company operates a family of specialized businesses, including: Technisource, Tatum, Mergis, Todays Office Professionals, SourceRight Solutions...

2010-01-21 12:13:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Employee Confidence Index decreased 8 points to 45.2 in December, according to the latest Spherion® Employment Report. The monthly survey of New York workers, conducted by Harris Interactive® on behalf of Spherion Corporation, found more workers concerned about their ability to find a new job, as well as a drop in the number of workers confident in their employers' future. Results from the New York...

2009-11-19 12:52:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ --The New York Employee Confidence Index decreased 3.5 points to 46.9 in October, according to the latest Spherion® Employment Report. The monthly survey of New York workers, conducted by Harris Interactive® on behalf of Spherion Corporation, reveals that more workers are pessimistic about the economy, and lack confidence in their ability to find a new job. Results from the New York Employment Report: Nineteen percent of...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'