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Spherion Reviews

Updated Jul 17, 2014

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2.8 238 reviews

81% Approve of the CEO

Spherion President Loretta Pen

Loretta Pen

(36 ratings)

43% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work/life balance was very good(in 9 reviews)

  • Spherion has a large well known name(in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • No 401k match for several years(in 6 reviews)

  • Too heavy in upper management ranks(in 7 reviews)

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    Data entry

    Data Entry (Former Employee) Madison, WI (US)

    ProsGreat work environment, Most people are friendly. Can wear jeans to work. Getting time off was very easy to do.

    ConsCertain departments were no so great. Moving departments if not happy within on wasn't so easy to do. Not treated like an actually employee but as a staffing company employee.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees about the department that they are in

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Experience

    Engineering Technician (Current Employee) Middleton, WI (US)

    ProsI am really glad they called me as I am very happy with the job I have. I just wish the company I work for, Spectrum Brands, could hire me permanently. My boss is trying to get us hired on, but is having difficulty with that as the corporate culture is to keep temporary workers on long-term without hiring them officially and giving them benefits.

    ConsThe lack of a good benefit package is a con.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Not too bad.

    Laborer (Former Employee) McClure, Fayette, PA (US)

    ProsNot the worst way to get a job and find work.

    ConsCommunication is bad, they messed up my pay role repeatedly in less than a two month span, and made no effort to find me a new assignment.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Analyst (Former Employee) Alpharetta, GA (US)

    ProsGreat perks! Spherion is overall a good company!

    ConsLow salary in comparison to the bill rates

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore communication

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Never spent a few weeks without a job

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat at matching your strengths to a temporary job
    Good reputation with client companies that lead to full-time employment

    ConsHard to transition between industries

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    They helped me find work that I enjoyed

    GIS Tech and Scanning Tech (Former Employee) Bismarck, ND (US)

    ProsInitially they helped me find work doing GIS for 11.50 which was a living for me and they had me do work as a scanner, the people out at the Bismarck location are very nice too.

    ConsUnfortunately my second assignment was too low in pay and I couldn't afford to live on that income plus there the office in Madison doesn't seem to care that I worked with them at the Bismarck location.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThere needs to be more opportunity for growth or get hired on by the company who is using the agency.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work!

    Staffing Specialist (Former Employee) Johnstown, PA (US)

    ProsThe management team and staff in the office are friendly and nice. They care about their permanent and temporary staff. They work together as a team and encourage team work.

    ConsThe pay is low, but you gain great experiences!

    Advice to Senior ManagementTheir needs improvement on training for permanent staff. Their needs to be pay raises as well.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    They would be the first place that I would go back to

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Vero Beach, FL (US)

    ProsThey care about their employees.

    ConsThere are no cons working at Spherion

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsTimely placement, on time payment, treat you with respect.

    ConsHave to take a day off after working a certain amount of hours.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgreat pay, great training and plenty hours

    Constemp agency, weird shifts, fast paced all the time

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