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Spherion Staffing LLC

Spherion Staffing LLC Franchise

Take control of your future and enter one of the fastest growing industries in the country! Spherion Staffing Services is a recognized leader in the recruiting and staffing industry. For more than 75 years, we have been placing workers in flexible, temp-to-hire and direct-hire jobs in a variety of industries and skill sets.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$153,025 - $347,475
Franchise fee
$30,000 - $40,000
Offers Financing
Units in operation
Franchising Since


Spherion Staffing

Increase Your Earning Potential with Spherion

Spherion Staffing & Recruiting is on a mission to drive careers, grow businesses, and better the community we call home. Our network of 200+ independently owned and operated offices help job seekers and employers connect to achieve their goals. Ranked in the top 15% of Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list, our average franchisee generated $7.4 million in sales in 2021.*


Spherion’s franchise opportunity builds upon 75+ years of experience and a wealth of workforce knowledge. You’ll step into franchise ownership with an established brand and peer-supported company delivering recruitment, staffing, and workforce support services to more than 160,000 employees and 3,000 clients daily. Our goal is to be known for offering a pipeline of skilled talent and satisfying career opportunities while helping franchisees achieve ever-higher levels of income and professional goals.

Spherion offers a low franchise fee of $40,000. Our minimal start-up costs combined with operations, marketing, payroll and billing support mean you can focus on sales over cash flow.

  • Average 2021 gross sales: $7.4 million*
  • Average 2021 gross profit: $1.6 million*
  • 43% of franchisees surpassed 2021’s average gross profit

Our franchises operate in two categories: Professional IT, which concentrates on technology-centric positions, and General Staffing, which connects job seekers and employers in light industrial, administrative, non-clinical healthcare, educational support, customer service, sales and marketing. We offer single and multi-unit opportunities tailored for each franchisee’s goals and local market potential.

Why Choose Spherion?

Staffing Industry Analysts predicts 6% growth for the overall staffing industry in 2023. Spherion is outpacing that projection and expects the demand for flexibility and scalability by clients to fuel growth through the rest of the decade. We build strong candidate-client relationships through exceptional service backed by the resources of the global leader in human resources. Our emphasis on local means we help you grow your business while you help grow your community.

  • 4.8/5-star Google rating from franchisees, clients, and employees
  • Average franchise location earning was $7.4 million in 2021.*
  • 98% of franchisees enjoy operating their business and being part of Spherion according to a 2022 Franchise Business Review survey.
  • Franchise owners benefit from the stability of protected, exclusive territories plus our standard 10-year contract with 5-year renewals.
  • Opportunities abound to grow your market through additional locations and services.
  • B2B model that allows you to maintain a 40-hr weekly schedule, and the flexibility to grow, and outstanding corporate support.
  • Our comprehensive, 80-hour training program covers all facets of operations. You don’t open until you’re confident you will succeed. 

We offer discounts for veterans and recognized minority groups as well as in-house financing.


When you become a Spherion franchisee, you’ll join one of the most vibrant and resourceful owner communities. Regularly sharing ideas, success stories and equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) practices is a big part of what makes this opportunity so rewarding. Surrounded by 70+ fellow franchisees, you’ll have access to a wealth of insight and experience that will help you build your business and overcome any challenge that comes your way. The camaraderie and support you’ll receive from the Spherion owner community is second to none! The Spherion franchise opportunity offers exceptional value in the staffing franchise space and a rich experience in entrepreneurship.

Training and Support

New Spherion franchisees receive more than 150 hours of training/support for planning and opening your location. Our corporate team leads you through in-person and web-based training for sales, marketing, human resources, and back office expertise. No owner opens their doors less than fully prepared to go to market.

Spherion also requires all new franchisees to attend our new owner boot camp at our corporate offices in Atlanta, GA. This one-week training curriculum reinforces Spherion’s proven operating practices, quality philosophy and culture while building your recruitment and business development skills in a collaborative environment with other new Spherion franchisees.

Once you open your office, we join you for 80 hours in the first month of operation to continue building your confidence as a new staffing business owner through sales and operations skill development. This additional in-person assistance helps you jump-start revenue growth while making room for you to focus on clients and candidates from the start. We offer concurrent training to your new and seasoned staff members to support their professional development and ensure a fast start to productivity and revenue generation.


  • Entrepreneur 500 ranking 2020-2022
  • #22 on Forbes’ 2022 Best Temp Staffing Firms list
  • category winner
  • World Staffing Awards 2022 Top 10 Staffing Firm
  • American Staffing Association Safety Standard of Excellence award winner

Ideal Candidate

Our ideal franchise owner is an entrepreneurial-minded person who desires to be their own boss with the support and resources a national company can offer. Our franchisees come from business, finance, education, law, retail, sales, and more. We have military veterans, first-generation business owners, and multi-generational owners. Spherion franchisees employ a strong work ethic and collaborative leadership strategies to provide employment opportunities.

*This data is based on 56 franchisees that were open and operating for at least one full year as of 12/31/21. 14 of the 56 franchisees (25%) surpassed the average annual sales stated above. 24 of the 56 franchisees (42.9%) surpassed the average annual gross profit. Your individual results may differ. There is no assurance that other franchisees will earn as much. Please review Item 19 of our FDD for more information.

**2022 Franchise Business Review Franchisee Survey

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