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Spent 6 very good years prior to the merger

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Former Employee - Recruiting Manager  in  Raleigh, NC
Former Employee - Recruiting Manager in Raleigh, NC

I worked at Spherion full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Good people, strong understanding of RPO, variety of clients, good workplace flexibility - I worked here on the Virtual Recruiting Team, which was part of the RPO division. It provided great flexibility and access to work on numerous Fortune 100 accounts. The management on this specific team (I can't speak for others), was very fair, and I thought they looked out for the best interest of their employees. The pay was less than competitors, but I also felt in exchange, they tried to keep their recruiters busy during lean times where many competitors, just had lay offs.

Cons

Issues integrating different lines of business, a lot of turnover on the Executive level which often resulted in many changes of philosophy

Recommends
Neutral Outlook

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    National Recruiting Center

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL

    I worked at Spherion full-time

    Pros

    Will take anyone and good place to gain experience

    Cons

    Just understand that nothing is fair, very political and half of your coworkers are unprofessional.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    My experience at Spherion was disappointing, to say the least.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Birmingham, AL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, AL

    I worked at Spherion full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The interview process and screening is conducted professionally.

    Cons

    Poor rapport between worksite and home office. Completely disengaged from employee concerns. No electronic time-clock. Late with uniforms.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allocate management of employees better. Your client is capable of being dishonest about employee performance. Hiring then firing on a whim and being dishonest to recoup unemployment funds is in no way acceptable behavior for a company entrusted to provide employment.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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