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Official Rules for Spherion "Job or Career Quiz Blog" and "Job or Career Quiz Business Pack" Sweepstakes

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  • 1. “Job or Career Quiz Business Pack” Sweepstakes OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. 1. DATES OF SWEEPSTAKES: The “Job or Career Quiz Business Pack” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on February 26, 2014 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on March 27, 2014 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). 2. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years or older at time of entry (the “Entrant”). Entrants must have Internet access as of February 26, 2014 to be eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Officers, directors, managers and employees of Spherion Staffing, LLC (the “Sponsor”) and its client(s), and each of its respective parents subsidiaries, affiliates and related companies, dealers, advertising and promotion agencies, including companies providing marketing and market research services to Sponsor or its client(s), consultants and agents, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such person, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes, including National Sweepstakes Company, LLC (the “Independent Administrator”), are not eligible to participate. Sweepstakes is void in Puerto Rico, US territories and possessions located outside the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law. 3. HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes as outlined below. Entrants may enter the Sweepstakes via either; (a) the direct link quiz; or (b) the blog linkquiz. Regardless of the method of entry, there is a limit of one (1) entry per person/email address. a. Direct Link Quiz: Visit www.boostyourwork.com or www.facebook.com/spherion.staffing (click on the “Job or Career Quiz” tab) during the Sweepstakes Period and when prompted, complete the quiz (the “Quiz”) in its entirety, by answering all the Quiz questions. Once the Quiz has been completed, complete the official entry form (the “Entry Form”) in its entirety to include, first name, last name, email and phone. Then click the “Submit” button in order to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. The entire Quiz and Entry Form must be completed in order to be eligible to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Although you can enter the Sweepstakes through the Sweepstakes application on the Facebook Platform, this Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook®. Any information provided is to Sponsor and not Facebook. b. Blog Link Quiz: Visit www.boostyourwork.com via a participating blogger’s site (or access the quiz on the blogger’s site) during the Sweepstakes Period and when prompted, complete the Quiz in its entirety, by answering all the Quiz questions. Once the Quizhas been completed, complete the Entry Form in its entirety to include, first name, last name, email and phone. Then click the “Submit” button. Entrant will need to complete their entry by posting their response on the blogger’s site to the last question on the Entry Form, “According to the quiz I….” with one of the following answers: (a) have a job mindset, (b) am in transition, or (c) have a career mindset (the “Comment”) in order to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. The entire Quiz, Entry Form, and Comment must be completed in order to be eligible to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, and /or any other methods will void that Entrant’s entries and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an Entrant, the entry will be assigned to the authorized account holder (“Authorized Account Holder”) of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by the email provider who is responsible for assigning email addresses. Entrants may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Neither the Sponsor, nor
  • 2. Independent Administrator will verify receipt of entries for Entrants. All entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Neither Sponsor nor any Sweepstakes Entity is responsible for any entry that is lost, late, misdirected or undeliverable, whether due to system errors, omissions, interruption, deletions, defects, delay in operations or transmissions, theft or destruction or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions, entries not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, faulty transmissions, technical malfunctions, or otherwise. 4. DRAWING/ODDS: On or about March 28, 2014, three (3) prize winners (each, a “Prize Winner”) will be selected in a random drawing conducted from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be conducted by the Independent Administrator, whose decisions are based upon their sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules, and are final and binding in all respects. Odds of being selected as a Prize Winner will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. 5. PRIZES: Three (3) Prize Winners will each receive the following: (a) an iPad Air® with case, and (b) Spherion branded items (each a “Prize”). The approximate retail value (the “ARV”) of each Prize is $800.00. There are a total of three (3) Prizes to be awarded in the Sweepstakes. The total ARV of all Prizes to be awarded in the Sweepstakes is $2,400.00. Names of prize manufacturers are used solely for the purposes of identification of the prize. No endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or approval from Apple® for this Sweepstakes is intended or implied. 6. PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Limit of one (1) Prize per person/household for the Sweepstakes. Prizes cannot be substituted, assigned, or transferred; except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize with a prize of comparable or greater value if advertised Prize should become unavailable. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen Prizes. Prize Winners are solely responsible for any taxes on the Prize he/she has received, including but not limited to any and all federal, state and local taxes, if applicable. No more than the stated number of Prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded. 7. PRIZE NOTIFICATION/CLAIM: Potential Prize Winner will be notified by email. Except where prohibited, potential Prize Winner must sign and return, within the time frame indicated in the notification email, an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability/Publicity Release, and an IRS W-9 Form (the “Paperwork”) in order to claim the Prize. If the potential Prize Winner is unable to provide the Paperwork within the time and date indicated, then that Prize Winner forfeits their right to the Prize and an alternate Prize Winner will be selected from the remaining eligible entries. In the event the potential Prize Winner fails to return the Paperwork by the date indicated in the email notification, or if potential Prize Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he/she does not comply with the Official Rules, then the potential Prize Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Prize Winner will be selected from the remaining eligible entries. If the email notification is returned as undeliverable, this will result in disqualification and an alternate Prize Winner will be selected. Potential Prize Winner consents to use of his/her name, likeness, biographical information, quiz answers, and voice in advertising worldwide without additional compensation (TN residents will not be required to sign a Release as a condition of winning a Prize). The value associated with the Prize may be taxable as income and the Prize Winner is solely responsible for any taxes, including, but not limited to all applicable federal, state and local taxes that become due with respect to the value of the Prize. The Sponsor must report the value of the Prize to the Internal Revenue Service in the year the Prize is received by the Prize Winner and will be reported to the Prize Winner and the Internal Revenue Service in the form of a Form 1099.
  • 3. 8. GENERAL RULES OF PARTICIPATION: By entering, Entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and all decisions of the Sponsor and Independent Administrator. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and is void where prohibited. Sponsor and Independent Administrator are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the administration of the Sweepstakes. Except where prohibited by law, by entering, each Entrant grants Sponsor the unrestricted right, without additional approval or consideration, to use the Entrant’s name, likeness(es) and quiz answers submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes, and pictures or likenesses of Entrant for any purpose, or choose not to do so, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. By participating, Entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Independent Administrator and waive any right to challenge the decision of the Sweepstakes Administrator regarding any claim of ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules, whose decision shall be binding.Sponsor may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a Prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrants, Sponsor, or Independent Administrator. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not able to be conducted as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the promotion, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and randomly draw from those entries received up to the cancellation/suspension date. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. 9. NO LIABILITY: By participating, Entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, Facebook®, Apple ®, Independent Administrator and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims made by Prize Winners, Entrants, or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Sweepstakes as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes. 10. WINNER’S LIST/RULES REQUEST: For the name of the Prize Winners, submit a self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt by April 30, 2014 to “Job or Career Business Pack”, PO Box 10505, Rochester, NY 14610. A copy of these Official Rules may be obtained at www.boostyourwork.com during the Sweepstakes Period. 11. SPONSOR: Spherion Staffing, LLC,3625 Cumberland Blvd., Suite 600Atlanta, GA 30339. This Sweepstakes shall not be published without the written permission of the Sponsor. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook®.
  • 4. “Job or Career Quiz Blog” Sweepstakes NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. 1. DATES OF SWEEPSTAKES: The “Job or Career Quiz Blog” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on February 26, 2014 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on March 27, 2014 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). 2. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years or older at time of entry (the “Entrant”). Entrants must have Internet access as of February 26, 2014 to be eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Officers, directors, managers and employees of Spherion Staffing, LLC (the “Sponsor”) and its client(s), and each of its respective parents subsidiaries, affiliates and related companies, dealers, advertising and promotion agencies, including companies providing marketing and market research services to Sponsor or its client(s), consultants and agents, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such person, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes, including National Sweepstakes Company, LLC (the “Independent Administrator”), are not eligible to participate. Sweepstakes is void in Puerto Rico, US territories and possessions located outside the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law. 3. HOW TO ENTER: Visit www.boostyourwork.com via a participating blogger’s site (or access the quiz on the blogger’s site) during the Sweepstakes Period and when prompted, complete the Quiz in its entirety, by answering all the Quiz questions. Once the Quiz has been completed, complete the Entry Form in its entirety to include, first name, last name, email and phone. Then click the “Submit” button. Entrant will need to complete their entry by posting their response on the blogger’s site to the last question on the Entry Form, “According to the quiz I….” with one of the following answers: (a) have a job mindset, (b) am in transition, or (c) have a career mindset (the “Comment”) in order to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. The entire Quiz, Entry Form, and Comment must be completed in order to be eligible to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, and /or any other methods will void that Entrant’s entries and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an Entrant, the entry will be assigned to the authorized account holder (“Authorized Account Holder”) of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by the email provider who is responsible for assigning email addresses.Entrants may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Neither the Sponsor, nor Independent Administrator will verify receipt of entries for Entrants. All entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Neither Sponsor nor any Sweepstakes Entity is responsible for any entry that is lost, late, misdirected or undeliverable, whether due to system errors, omissions, interruption, deletions, defects, delay in operations or transmissions, theft or destruction or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions, entries not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, faulty transmissions, technical malfunctions, or otherwise. 4. DRAWING/ODDS: On or about March 28, 2014, five (5) prize winners (each, a “Prize Winner”) will be selected for each participating blogger in a random drawing conducted from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period via the participating blogger’s site. The random drawing will be conducted by the Independent Administrator, whose decisions are based upon their sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules, and are final and binding in all respects. Odds of being selected as a Prize Winner will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period for that respective blogger’s site.
  • 5. 5. PRIZES:Up to five (5) Prize Winners will each receive a $100 American Express gift card (each a “Prize”). The approximate retail value (the “ARV”) of each Prize is $100.00. Up to five (5) Prizes may be awarded in the Sweepstakes. The total ARV of all Prizes to be awarded in the Sweepstakes is $500.00. Names of prize manufacturers are used solely for the purposes of identification of the prize. No endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or approval from American Express for this Sweepstakes is intended or implied. 6. PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Limit of one (1) Prize per person/household for the Sweepstakes. Prizes cannot be substituted, assigned, or transferred; except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize with a prize of comparable or greater value if advertised Prize should become unavailable. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen Prizes. Prize Winners are solely responsible for any taxes on the Prize he/she has received, including but not limited to any and all federal, state and local taxes, if applicable. No more than the stated number of Prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded. 7. PRIZE NOTIFICATION/CLAIM: Potential Prize Winners will be notified by email and must reply to the email notification by the date indicated with physical address in order to start the prize claim process. Prizes will be fulfilled within 4 weeks from receipt of the physical address. In the event the potential Prize Winner fails to return such email by the date indicated in the email notification, or if potential Prize Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he/she does not comply with the Official Rules, then the potential Prize Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Prize Winner will be selected from the remaining eligible entries. If the email notification is returned as undeliverable, this will result in disqualification and an alternate Prize Winner will be selected. Potential Prize Winner consents to use of his/her name, likeness, biographical information, quiz answers, and voice in advertising worldwide without additional compensation (TN residents will not be required to sign a Release as a condition of winning a Prize). 8. GENERAL RULES OF PARTICIPATION:By entering, Entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and all decisions of the Sponsor and Independent Administrator. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and is void where prohibited. Sponsor and Independent Administrator are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the administration of the Sweepstakes. Except where prohibited by law, by entering, each Entrant grants Sponsor the unrestricted right, without additional approval or consideration, to use the Entrant’s name and likeness(es) and quiz answers submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes, and pictures or likenesses of Entrant for any purpose, or choose not to do so, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. By participating, Entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Independent Administrator and waive any right to challenge the decision of the Sweepstakes Administrator regarding any claim of ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules, whose decision shall be binding.Sponsor may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a Prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrants, Sponsor, or Independent Administrator. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not able to be conducted as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the promotion, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and randomly draw from those entries received up to the cancellation/suspension date. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
  • 6. 9. NO LIABILITY: By participating, Entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, American Express, Independent Administrator and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims made by Prize Winners, Entrants, or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Sweepstakes as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes. 10. WINNER’S LIST/RULES REQUEST: For the name of the Prize Winners, submit a self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt by April 30, 2014 to “Job or Career Blog”, PO Box 10505, Rochester, NY 14610. A copy of these Official Rules may be obtained at www.boostyourwork.com during the Sweepstakes Period. 11. SPONSOR: Spherion Staffing, LLC,3625 Cumberland Blvd., Suite 600Atlanta, GA 30339. This Sweepstakes shall not be published without the written permission of the Sponsor.

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