United Airlines Renews Contract with Spherion's Recruitment Process Outsourcing Division

Proven Track Record of Service Excellence and Overall Performance in RPO Delivery Lead to Extended Client Engagement

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 23 // PRNewswire // -- Spherion Corporation's recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) division today announced that United Airlines has renewed its contract with the Company through 2010. The scope of work calls for Spherion to support more than 4,000 of the airline's annual hires, including flight attendants, ground crew, customer service and reservation agents. Serving as a talent acquisition partner for United Airlines since 2005, Spherion helps the airline identify the most qualified candidates across a variety of skill categories.

Spherion leads the full cycle recruitment process for select positions within United Airlines, which includes proactive sourcing, screening, and assessment of candidates.

"Spherion has proven its RPO division can deliver results and serve as a trusted, long-term partner for our recruitment needs," said Sheila Schroeder, Managing Director of Staffing at United Airlines.

The engagement is led by more than 20 experienced Spherion recruitment professionals across the United States. Servicing United Airlines in over 100 locations, Spherion's recruiters have partnered with the airline to deliver a sourcing strategy customized to United Airlines' unique hiring needs.

"Spherion's RPO division is comprised of a dedicated and trusted team of seasoned recruiters that work closely with our clients to implement a hiring strategy that will deliver long-term success," said Roy Krause, president and chief executive officer of Spherion. "We look forward to a continued partnership with United Airlines and remain deeply committed to finding the best talent for the company."

About Spherion
Spherion Corporation is a leading recruiting and staffing company that provides integrated solutions to meet the evolving needs of companies and job candidates. As an industry pioneer for more than 60 years, Spherion has sourced, screened and placed millions of individuals in temporary, temp-to- hire and full-time jobs. Positions range from administrative and light industrial to a host of professions that include accounting/finance, information technology, engineering, manufacturing, legal, human resources and sales/marketing.

With approximately 700 locations in the United States and Canada, Spherion delivers innovative workforce solutions that improve business performance. Spherion provides its services to more than 8,000 customers, from Fortune 500 companies to a wide range of small and mid-size organizations. Employing more than 300,000 people annually through its network, Spherion is one of North America's largest employers. To learn more, visit http://www.spherion.com/.

SOURCE: Spherion Corporation


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