January 09, 2012 // Franchising.com // OKLAHOMA CITY – Express Employment Professionals has been named the No. 1 staffing franchise in the U.S. by Entrepreneur Magazine as part of the magazine’s thirty-third annual Franchise 500® list. Express also ranked in the top 100 on the magazine’s Top Global Franchises list in America.
“We’re proud to be recognized as a leader not only in the franchising industry, but also in the staffing industry,” said Bob Funk, CEO and chairman of the board. “This list has a lot of great companies on it, and for us to be ranked No. 1 among staffing companies is a tremendous honor.”
This marks the fifth year in a row that Express has been named to the Franchise 500® and America’s Top Global Franchises lists. The lists measure companies based on several factors including financial strength and stability, growth rate, and the number of years a company has been in business. Express ranked 114 overall in the 2012 Franchise 500® list and 96 overall in the America’s Top Global Franchises list.
Express Employment Professionals helps nearly 300,000 people find jobs each year with more than 550 offices in three countries. Sales for the Oklahoma City-based company totaled more than $2 billion in 2010.
Express offers a full range of employment solutions, including evaluation hire, temporary staffing, professional search and human resources. Express focuses on a wide range of positions, including professional, commercial and administrative. For more information about Express, visit www.expresspros.com.
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