Labor Ready Reviews

Updated August 26, 2014
Updated August 26, 2014
130 Reviews
2.7
130 Reviews
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Steve Cooper
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • I was able to help temporary employees find work and sometimes full time positions (in 5 reviews)

  • For many workers, assignments give workers an opportunity to try different kinds of work and as a means to obtaining full time employment (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Expects people to rearrange their schedules for a two hour assignment 40 minutes away that only pays minimum wage (in 10 reviews)

  • Need to sharpen it to the company/goal and conduct real world training to the branch Managers (in 5 reviews)

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  1.  

    It's a great option you get out what you put in!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Steubenville, OH
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Steubenville, OH

    I have been working at Labor Ready full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    This place can will change the lives of those who are willing. If you have the right mindset you will do well. I have had several people tell me that they have change their lives.

    Cons

    The people that don't believe they make a difference is what can impact an entire branch and community.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Steve and Wayne you are Rock Stars. Keep growing and allowing us to provide specialization. We are well on our journey to True Blue!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    very dependable and reliable

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - General Labor in Kalamazoo, MI
    Current Employee - General Labor in Kalamazoo, MI

    I have been working at Labor Ready full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    get to work when you need it badly and pay

    Cons

    some people we have to work with like drug es

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Excellent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Laborers in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Laborers in New York, NY

    I have been working at Labor Ready full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    They give everyone jobs

    Cons

    Not Having actual permanent hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People should get place closer to other people with the same skills

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    I had no problems with this company, they've always had work.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - General Labor, Electrician Apprentice in Huntington, WV
    Current Employee - General Labor, Electrician Apprentice in Huntington, WV

    I have been working at Labor Ready full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    they always had work
    they people that worked behind the desk where helpful.
    they could always find work somewhere.

    Cons

    they didn't pay more than minimum wage.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I have no problems with your company.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    I really like working for them

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sign Holder in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Sign Holder in Norfolk, VA

    I have been working at Labor Ready part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    they don't judge people form their past

    Cons

    Not have the experience for some of the jobs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Wil always find you a way to get to work site if you dont have a ride.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - General Laborer in Concord, NH
    Current Employee - General Laborer in Concord, NH

    I have been working at Labor Ready part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The staff is very friendly and understanding if you have any type of personal problems.

    Cons

    there are not any real problems except the rate of pat.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I personaly can not think of any advice because the company is very saftey concise.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Temp

    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Labor Ready

    Pros

    Very fun and gives numerous of hands on jobs, safe work environments

    Cons

    Some jobs are plain stupid but still fun at the same time lol

  9.  

    Working at Labor Ready my position was customer service, hospitality, janitorial, house keeping, retail and hard labor.

    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Pasadena, CA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Pasadena, CA

    I worked at Labor Ready full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The best reasons to working for Labor Ready is that you gain plenty of experiences in different positions.

    Cons

    To be honest there are no downsides...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To make sure that you are fully equipped and prepared for working anywhere, making sure that you are dependable and responsible...

  10.  

    Labor Ready is a great chance for easy income.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Labor Ready full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Labor Ready is a reliable source of income.Its not difficult meeting the requirements of the agency.Its very conservative and unique.

    Cons

    The are not to many things I disagree with or have a problem with at labor ready besides hours avaliable to make more income.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None at all

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Beautiful, Loving, Desiring

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Laborer in East Falls Church, VA
    Current Employee - Laborer in East Falls Church, VA

    I have been working at Labor Ready part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    You can use your abilities and talents.

    Cons

    Want more work hours sometimes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work. Somethings better than nothing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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