Area Temps Reviews

Updated September 8, 2014
Updated September 8, 2014
4 Reviews
2.2
4 Reviews

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  1.  

    Temping is not easy but, this company seems decent enough.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cleveland, OH

    I have been working at Area Temps full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Learning new things with every assignment. Getting fairly consistent opportunities.

    Cons

    Very low pay. I worked for some real jerks for $8.50 per hour.
    Feeling like you're really on your own with nowhere to turn if the job situation is poor.
    Employers are not accountable for their ill-treatment of temporary employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Would like honesty when the position is offered. Better feedback structure would be helpful.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not expected

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Area Temps

    Pros

    n/a
    new experience
    learned how to NOT treat subordinates

    Cons

    Person I reported to was out of control. Throwing her shoes at us and swearing at staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Steals Sales

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Lakewood, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lakewood, OH

    I worked at Area Temps full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun place to work. Ability to help other people find jobs.

    Cons

    Managers steal other employees leads and then fire them for not getting enough sales.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better structure in management and helping people who are promoted instead of forcing them to get fired for not being able to get sales when the managers claim the sales.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to work while searching for a better opportunity

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at Area Temps

    Pros

    It is very rewarding to match good honest applicants possessing strong work ethics to promising job positions available through the clients of Area Temps.

    Cons

    In reality, Very few applicants fit that description which leads to people walking off of the job during their shifts, constant call offs and lack of effort on the job. This leads to stress filled days dealing with unhappy account managers and clients wanting to know why their new temporary worker never returned from lunch.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to have a better grasp of the simple concept that people are who they are. If they are unhappy with a current job assignment or happen to have a poor work ethic no amount of counseling, persuading etc. is going to change that. Yelling at, punishing or reprimanding employees of Area Temps for sending temporary workers to job sites which in turn ends badly isn't going to do anything to fix the problem.

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