Spherion Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 5, 2014
Updated Jun 5, 2014
38 interviews

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  1.  

    Warehouse Temp Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The hiring process was pretty quick. I applied to their services as placing me as a temp somewhere and they quickly got back to me. All I had to do after that was a quick test, testing my reading comprehension and other things. Once I completed the test, they called me scheduled a orientation date.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult or unexpected question is whether I would enjoy being in a corporate atmosphere.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Customer Service Representative(Temp) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at Spherion.

    Interview Details

    Very nice and polite gentlemen, asked many questions, but over all, great experience.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Hourly pay
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Administrative Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Altoona, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Altoona, PA
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person - interviewed at Spherion in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    Management interview with 5 people

    Interview Questions
    • They asked personal illegal questions, but talked as if they were family.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    However, the Friday prior to my start; they rescind their offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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  5.  

    Actuarial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Spherion.

    Interview Details

    1 phone interview and 1 on site interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Phone interview was pretty standard questions you would expect from a HR personnel   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Temporary Position Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Columbia, SC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbia, SC
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 8 months - interviewed at Spherion in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    I was called about 2 hours before the interview to ask me to come in for the interview. I agreed, despite it being so last minute. I was told I would be interviewing with one person, but there were three people. I was also sent job details for a completely different position than the interview was actually for.

    Interview Questions
    • The entire interview was uncomfortable because I was interviewing with three people instead of one, unlike I was originally told, and the job details were entirely different from the actual interview.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation phase.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Charlotte, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Charlotte, NC
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Spherion in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    The first step in the hiring process is, screening. I then completed an application and went through an interview process, the background investigation process and the drug screening. After these steps, I completed the remainder of the application process, tax forms and E-Verify. Shortly afterwards, I was well on my way to orientation and training for the position.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I was able to negotiate the shift I would be working. Just make sure the hours asked to work are suitable with your family life.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Spherion.

    Interview Details

    Submittal of resume. Online application and testing. Then, interview with Spherion Manager. Call the office, frequently, to inform them that you are available for work until they place you.

    Interview Questions
    • Starting with your most recent employment, explain work history in detail.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I recommend others to be persistent and call the office frequently to let them know your availability until they find work for you.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a staffing agency - interviewed at Spherion.

    Interview Details

    The position needed to be filled as quickly as possible, and I got the job without interviewing. Hiring was immediate: notification on a Friday, began work on the following Monday.

    Negotiation Details
    There wasn't any negotiation phase.
    Accepted Offer
  10.  

    Clerical Temp Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Cleveland, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cleveland, OH
    Application Details

    I interviewed through other source. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Spherion in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    I do not recall these details. The interview was in 2010.

    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation. Accept what was offered or do not work. I took the job out of desperation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Receptionist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  West Monroe, LA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in West Monroe, LA
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Spherion.

    Interview Details

    Staff is very friendly, professional & responsive. If you have marketable skills, and are an honest, dependable person, then they will put you to work.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing was difficult or unexpected. You will of course have to undergo a criminal background check and be prepared to explain any gaps in your working history, like most jobs these days. Remember, you work for Spherion not the client.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Nothing to negotiate. The job market was real tight and I took what they were offering. A small job/pay-scale is always better than no job/no income.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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