Labor Ready
2.7 of 5 109 reviews
www.laborready.com Tacoma, WA

Labor Ready Reviews

Updated Jul 7, 2014
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2.7 109 reviews

                             

66% Approve of the CEO

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Steve Cooper

(29 ratings)

43% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "they could always find work somewhere"
    in 3 reviews
  • "The ability to work with people from different states as a family"
    in 2 reviews
Cons:
  • "they didn't pay more than minimum wage"
    in 7 reviews
  • "Low pay for full-time Customer Service Representatives"
    in 4 reviews
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    Temporary service provider.

    General Labor (Former Employee)
    Baton Rouge, LA

    ProsEasy to start working, lots of diverse jobs offered.

    ConsMostly manual labor. When I worked here it required one to show up at 5:00am in the office and wait 0-4+ hours before being assigned a job. They also will ask you to give others rides to the job site.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe more courteous to your employees.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosopportunity for those who are not employed to make extra income

    Consits not a full time position or stable

    Advice to Senior Managementkeep doing what youre doing

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    Good opportunity to add to your resume

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsYou get to give people opportunities to get permanent jobs and change their lives.

    ConsPassionate is one of their core values however, caring too much is sometimes is not a good thing.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGive better more clear direction, follow the core values

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Lots of hard work

    Laborer (Current Employee)
    Charlotte, NC

    ProsYou get paid the same day you work and sometimes you don't like on the weekends.

    ConsManagement isn't always honest and they keep you in the dark.

    Advice to Senior Managementkeep your word

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    For those who have no where else to go

    Temporary Labourer (Current Employee)
    Rockville, MD

    ProsYou have a reason to travel around your region to work. You will meet many persons from different walks of life. The pay is good. There are plenty of opportunities for those who need to get started with some verifiable work.

    ConsYour physical strength will be tested, if you do not have any specialty skills (office, machine operation, etc). As an employee for this temp agency I have learned the meaning of hard intensive labor. The company will play favoritism for those who have been there the longest. Meaning your first week could be on an off work week. Also much like most other temp agencies, you will be spending at least two hours of your morning sitting in a waiting room awaiting work.

    Advice to Senior ManagementProviding some verbal motivation for employees to advance their careers.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    odd jobs working to different companies

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosdifferent location each day travelling to site

    ConsNot permanent jobs waiting for customers to make request

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    I had no problems with this company, they've always had work.

    General Labor, Electrician Apprentice (Current Employee)
    Huntington, WV

    Prosthey always had work
    they people that worked behind the desk where helpful.
    they could always find work somewhere.

    Consthey didn't pay more than minimum wage.

    Advice to Senior ManagementI have no problems with your company.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I really like working for them

    Sign Holder (Current Employee)
    Norfolk, VA

    Prosthey don't judge people form their past

    ConsNot have the experience for some of the jobs

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It was very interesting had never done that type of customer service.

    Customer Service Representative (Former Employee)
    Akron, OH

    ProsGot to meet a lot of different walks of life and challenging

    ConsStarting out working in a very bad area and having to be there before 5am

    Advice to Senior Managementn/a

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It was great.

    First Cook (Current Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsYou get to cook at various food establishments throughout the city.

    ConsNot enough work to pay the bills.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTreat your workers fairly.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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