Spherion

  • Spherion Staffing, LLC
3625 Cumberland Blvd., # 600
Atlanta, GA 30339
USA
  • (888) 218-4417 / (770) 303-6770

Spherion Staffing Services franchise opportunities provide individuals a chance to join an exciting and rewarding industry. For over 70 years, we’ve placed millions of workers in flexible, temp-to-hire and direct-hire jobs spanning nearly every industry and skill set. For seven consecutive years, Spherion has been named a world-class franchise opportunity by the Franchise Research Institute. What does this mean? Spherion franchisees confidentially participated in a third-party, unbiased survey to gain an inside perspective of what it is like to be a franchise owner for the company. Spherion achieved exceptional scores across the board! Our franchisees have a long history of contributing their talent, commitment and passion to building our brand, strengthening the system and enjoying the satisfaction and rewards that come from being part of a winning team. Our company and our industry have stood the test of time. Note: by 2011 all company units were sold due to corporate restructuring.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1946

Franchising Since: 1956

Operating Units

Franchised Units 157 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 157 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 157 100.0% In 36 States
Canada 0 0.0% In 0 Provinces
International 0 0.0% In 0 Foreign Countries
Total 157 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
Ohio 27
Pennsylvania 18
Texas 16

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? Yes, is a member
Size of Corporate Staff 30
Site Selection
Assistance
Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance No
Financial Assistance No

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising Yes
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising Yes
Local Advertising No
Marketing Materials Ad Slicks, Brochures, Catalogs, Coupons/Rebates, Direct Mailers, Emails, Promotional Items, Radio Ads, Site Signs, Television Ads, Trade Show Exhibits, Videos
Additional Services: Grand Opening, In-House Marketing, Marketing Research, Newsletter, Online Extranet, Press Releases, Sales Strategies

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing Included
Central Purchasing Included
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening Included
Inventory Control N/A
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Included
800 Telephone Hotline Included

Training

Addl. Self-Paced Instruction Ongoing
In-Office Instruction 120 Hours
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Financial Requirements

Investment

Minimum Net Worth $100K
Cash Investment $100-170K
Total Investment $100.4-167.8K
Average Total Investment $134K

Fees

Initial Franchise Fee $25K
Average Franchise Fee N/A
On-Going Royalty N/A
Average Royalty N/A
Advertising Fee 0.25%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 3
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 0
Space Needs (in square feet) 1,000
Preferred Site Types Storefront
Other Site Types Allowed Office Bldg.
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 5
General Business Experience 4
Specific Industry Experience 1
Formal Education 3
Psychological Profile 4
Personal Interviews 4
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 10
Term of Renewal Period 5
Passive Ownership? Allowed, but discouraged
Area Development
Agreements?
No
Sub-Franchisor
Contracts?
No
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 8
USA Yes, CO, CT, ID, LA, NC, OR, TX
Canada No
Overseas No
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