Kelly Services

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Kelly Services Reviews

Updated September 26, 2014
Updated September 26, 2014
792 Reviews
3.2
792 Reviews
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Kelly Services President, CEO, and Director Carl T. Camden
Carl T. Camden
261 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • You get to work from home so no gas or car insurance needed (in 40 reviews)

  • Kelly has a great work-life balance and the HR policies ensure that they take good care of the employees (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • No benefits, or reason to aspire to stay with the organization (in 33 reviews)

  • 3 an hour less than full-time employees doing the same work and more (in 18 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Wonderful to work with.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative

    I worked at Kelly Services as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    I found that Kelly Services was very easy to discuss future plans with and they were very helpful in arranging employment for me after my relocation. I went for an initial interview and within days was employed as a temp to hire. I then was able to go to a permanent position with the company within 30 days after my 90 day probation period.

    Cons

    I have no cons regarding this company. They helped me tremendously and would go through them again if the chance were to arise.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Nice company - I loved working for them.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Electronic Technician  in  Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Electronic Technician in Colorado Springs, CO

    I worked at Kelly Services part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    No Benefits, however the pay was good.

    Cons

    I was never informed that the position was part time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None to speak of

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    This company is great at matching new hires to employers.

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

    I worked at Kelly Services

    Pros

    At the time I worked for Kelly Services I was attending college so I wasn't looking for a full-time position.

    Cons

    There weren't any cons to this company.

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  5.  

    Very effective, quick and friendly

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Research Scientist  in  Bethesda, MD
    Former Employee - Research Scientist in Bethesda, MD

    I worked at Kelly Services full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very little bureaucracy throughout the whole period of employment

    Cons

    Somewhat difficult to arrange changes geared for a specific situation a little different from usual standards

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Love it.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kelly Services

    Pros

    Get paid to work at home.

    Cons

    Requires patience and you will talk a lot.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Raises for everyone =)

  7.  

    Overall I've had a good experience with this company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Hospira Technician  in  Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Hospira Technician in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Kelly Services full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    For this project kelly services is very good with travel arrangements, credentialing and expenses. Paychecks are deposited on time.

    Cons

    Expenses are not sent to accounts payable in a timely manner most times it takes them a few weeks to process them, sometimes the process its really fast.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Good company to work for.

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

    I have been working at Kelly Services

    Pros

    Nice and friendly recruiters, good pay.

    Cons

    I have nothing to bad to say so far.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Helped me find temporary work during a transitional period of my life.

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

    I worked at Kelly Services full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    My contact/recruiter was very upbeat and placed me in 2 different office temporary positions.

    Cons

    Often, they need you to be available at a moment's notice. If that doesn't work for you, then you may not get the job. Also, make sure you impress the recruiter; dress nicely just as you would for a job interview. So many people go into the office dressed in street clothes. If you just dress nicely, you already have an advantage.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Service Coordinator

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Service Coordinator  in  Troy, MI
    Former Employee - Service Coordinator in Troy, MI

    I worked at Kelly Services as a contractor

    Pros

    No micro managing on a day to day basis.

    Cons

    When interviewing for the position, the supervisor did a very poor job describing the position. My time my first few months were not manager properly, and little changed even after a year. There was a lot of time spent just answering phones and not being productive on my account or any other account. I would recommend the company to a friend, but not for a position in the PPO group.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be upfront about the call center environment when interviewing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    They came through when I needed them most.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Field Technician  in  El Paso, TX
    Former Employee - Field Technician in El Paso, TX

    I worked at Kelly Services full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I have used Kelly Service twice in my life. They came through for me when I needed them most. I was given good assignments and the pay was descent. The staff was always ready to help and was professional.

    Cons

    The only con was when traveling there wasn't a Kelly rep or help desk on call at night to handle issues.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider a night-time help desk.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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