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Good company to work for

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR

I worked at Manpower full-time (More than a year)

Pros

I can't think of anything to say other than they got me work, otherwise it was pretty hands off.

Cons

Can't think of anything negative to say about them, very positive experience

Advice to Management

Keep doing what you're doing.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Management truly believes that everything is "exciting!" to their detriment. Get real.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Branch Manager
    Former Employee - Branch Manager

    I worked at Manpower full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Fortune 500 experience.
    Vacation is great.
    Benefits are decent.

    Cons

    Base pay is below standard. Commission structure is a moving target and does not create incentives for hunters.
    Management is done from a spreadsheet.

    Advice to Management

    Step away from your desk and get into the field. Reduce redundancy at the branch level. Get IT systems that are actually good.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Metricized to Oblivion

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Recruiter
    Current Employee - Technical Recruiter

    I have been working at Manpower full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Decent base pay and system tools to complete the job.

    Cons

    Not being able to do your job without a few gorillas on your back. The sheriff is always in town and has the management skills of a flashlight cop.
    There is no pride in quality of work but a race to put up arbitrary numbers. We must keep feeding the pipe of people to jobs in 48 hours or else heads will roll.

    Advice to Management

    Let recruiters have a personality, pride, and better compensation.

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