June 17, 2008 // Franchising.com // Boca Raton, FL —CareersUSA is pleased to announce its third year of inclusion on the Top 50 Women-Led Businesses in Florida list, compiled by The Commonwealth Institute of South Florida and the Center for Leadership at Florida International University.
The list is based on company revenue and part of a survey of Florida women business leaders who have risen to prominent executive positions.
CareersUSA was ranked #11 on the list and was the leading staffing firm of those named. More than 165 women completed the survey.
The survey investigates growth potential and management style as well as mentors and professional development. The results of the survey reveal the key characteristics possessed by women leaders, including strategies, career progression, personal motivation, work habits, and life choices, which are then thoroughly examined and analyzed.
"The data collected from the survey always identifies interesting trends and highlights the most accomplished women in South Florida," stated Jodi Cross, executive director of The Commonwealth Institute of South Florida.
"We are truly proud to have received this distinction and to have been included in this important survey," said Marilyn J. Ounjian, CareersUSA's founder and chief executive officer.
Founded in 1981, CareersUSA is a national staffing firm that offers temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire services to businesses in a wide-range of industries, and exciting career opportunities to skilled professionals throughout the country.
During its 27-year history, CareersUSA has carved a distinct niche in the staffing industry through its commitment to customer service excellence and technological innovation. The company is pioneering new web-based staffing and HR solutions with its PerfectSOLUTIONS suite, which includes PerfectTIME® (time and attendance), PerfectPAY® (payroll), PerfectSKILLS® (skills assessments/training) and PerfectBILLS (invoicing).
CareersUSA and founder/Chief Executive Officer Marilyn J. Ounjian have received numerous accolades, including the South Florida Business Journal's Business Woman and Business of the Year awards, and being named a regional finalist for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year award.