Spherion
2.8 of 5 214 reviews
www.spherion.com Fort Lauderdale, FL 5000+ Employees

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No Offer

Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

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Recruiter
Charlotte, NC

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Spherion in June 2011.

Interview Details – The Hiring process was not very structured. I was initially called about a position, but when I got to the interview, it was for a completely different positions.

Interview Question – What are your strengths, weaknesses? Why do you think we should select your for this position.   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

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Recruiter

I applied through other source and the process took a day - interviewed at Spherion in October 2008.

Interview Details – I was already employed by company and offered another position on different account. Interviewed with the Operations Director over the other account. Pretty basic interview since I was already an employee of the company.

Interview Question – Describe a time you were had a project to complete within a certain time frame that you were not able to meet. Explain what lead to the miss, and how you handled the situation and overall outcome.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Was not able to negotiate much.

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

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Recruiter
Saint Louis, MO

The process took 2 days - interviewed at Spherion in March 2008.

Interview Details – Very quick interview process, they typically move very quickly. First there is a 30 minute face to face interview with the Director. He does bring up a lot of hesitations as to why he does not want to hire you and he expects you to debate thoe reasons. At the end of that interview, I was scheduled to come back for a job preview/shadow the next day. During the realistic job preview, I spent a couple of hours with a Senior Recruiter. I was also told not to dress up for the 2nd interview so that I would fit in better. My offer was made the following Monday and I started working there 1 week later.

Interview Question – Why do you think you would be a good recruiter?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – I tried to negotiate salary but was told it was not negotiable. I know that they do NOT negotiate, especially in this economy, so don't waste your time trying to get more money.

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Declined Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

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Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Spherion in October 2011.

Interview Details – Initially filled out application and submitted resume which the staff checked out thoroughly and then called me back in for interview based on referral that they received. The recruiter did a preliminary interview, then the manager did a more indepth interview, which included asking me detailed questions about the companies I worked at, ie, revenue, number of employees, overhead, report generations, etc.

Interview Question – How long have you known (Name Omitted, and is he still married?)   View Answer

Reason for Declining – I got a very cold feeling from these people. There was not a genuine interest in helping others. The actions did not fit the words.

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