Culver Personnel Services

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Culver Personnel Services Reviews

Updated February 23, 2015
Updated February 23, 2015
25 Reviews
3.8
25 Reviews
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  1.  

    Awesome to gain experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Recruiter in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Recruiter in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Culver Personnel Services

    Pros

    good experience, fun people, get promoted fast.

    Cons

    management should be genuinely open to new ideas. Low Pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    great job. keep it up

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Amazing opportunity!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Culver Personnel Services full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Great training – very hands on
    - Very collaborative environment/company
    - Fun Culture, sporting events, happy hours, contest, cash prizes, free trips
    - Learn A LOT about sales and the business world
    - I made multiple checks that were over $10K, money CAN be awesome!

    Cons

    - You have to be thick-skinned
    - You need to be loyal, the first year is tough so unless you are going to give it a solid 3 years don't even take the job
    - You need have a good work ethic. The first year is 9-10 hour days.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Young and fun environment

    Former Employee - Recruiter in Burlingame, CA
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Burlingame, CA

    I worked at Culver Personnel Services full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Office culture was young and fun and exciting

    Cons

    Entry salaries were low from what I can remember

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  5.  

    Great place to build a long term career!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Culver Personnel Services

    Pros

    Culver offers a great culture and work environment--the ideal mix of working hard and then celebrating the successes! I definitely look forward to going in to the office daily. The recruiting business is very exciting, and each day brings something new. Culver definitely offers all the tools and resources necessary to do my job effectively. I enjoy collaborating with my colleagues, and we have a lot of fun in the office. There is ongoing training as well as exciting perks (contests, rewards, etc.) Earning potential is outstanding--commissions are very generous! Leadership is very approachable and will do everything they can to help employees be successful. The company is a true reflection of its core values, particularly integrity. I am so thankful that I have been able to take advantage of this unique career opportunity and that my job search took me in the direction of CulverCareers.

    Cons

    As with any sales position, you must be resilient for when things don't go exactly as planned.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great experience and training

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Recruiter in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Recruiter in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Culver Personnel Services full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Loved my manager, she really took the time to make sure I would be successful. I worked on her projects and she would help close every deal. She was available for me any time I needed her. Pay is good for a recent grad, especially if you work hard and can sell.
    Lot's of food, lunches, snacks, happy hours, dinners, at least for my team there was.

    Cons

    None, except it can be a really hard job, some days. It's hard as a younger person to recruit higher level people sometimes. It's hard to be super credible with a 20 year salesperson.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not much to say, keep giving all of the perks though

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Executive Search is a personal development opportunity disguised as a sales job

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Culver Personnel Services full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Culver leadership/management is accessible and approachable, hands-on and involved trianing/coaching philosophy, ample resources/support to do the job well, all expenses paid retreats/rewards trips, etc.

    Cons

    This business isn't for everyone. Just like any sales job, new hires need to come to their own understand of whether or not sales is the right match for them. If you have sales DNA and enjoy providing value to individuals and companies, Culver can be the spring-board to a helping you build phenomenal career.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep challenging the process! Always look for new ways to make our environment, company, and approach to the business relevant to today's world.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Work hard play hard environment with unlimited earnings

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Executive Recruiter in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Executive Recruiter in Sacramento, CA

    I have been working at Culver Personnel Services full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Culver has an Incredible culture and I have had the opportunity to forge many lifelong friendships during my tenure. The leadership team is very supportive and employees at every level have the opportunity to express their ideas to upper management. The earning potential is uncapped and this career is very rewarding since we are helping companies find top talent, and helping candidates find their next career.

    Cons

    There are a lot of uncontrollable factors when dealing with the human element.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Have fun and make money!

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Culver Personnel Services full-time

    Pros

    Fun field, NEVER a dull moment. Recruiting seems to breed a "love it" or "hate it" reaction in most people. After many years in the business, I am happy to say that I STILL love the process, the wild cards, and the ability to help people in a real and meaningful way, and of course get paid for the efforts! All promotions from within, and a LOT of autonomy on how you run YOUR desk.

    Cons

    It's not an easy business, dealing with people means a fair amount of unpredictability, there are a lot of factors impacting a sale that are just plain beyond anyone's control. Some people go stir crazy being in an office, on the phone and computer all day every day.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep investing in the company, outside training, technology etc, and keep the corporate culture fun!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    recruiter

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Folsom, CA
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Folsom, CA

    I have been working at Culver Personnel Services full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    great training program while I was there.

    Cons

    Was not able to see the profits from working there.

    Doesn't Recommend
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Under values employees

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Culver Personnel Services

    Pros

    There are not alot of pros. This company will hire almost anyone. Probably the only pro is that you are getting some sort of income.

    Cons

    Company doesn't stand by its values - Part of the so-called "culture" is a balanced life, but you are REQUIRED to work a MINIMUM of 45 hours a week. The management team is always on your back and watches you like a hawk. The pay is a big joke - Culver pays WAY below the staffing industry average. You do not get any paid days off in your first year (maybe 24 hours MAX) - When you get time off, the company still wants you work on your day off.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of your workers better.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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