Labor Ready

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Labor Ready Reviews

Updated January 18, 2015
Updated January 18, 2015
153 Reviews
2.8
153 Reviews
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Steve Cooper
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • I was able to help temporary employees find work and sometimes full time positions (in 5 reviews)

  • For many workers, assignments give workers an opportunity to try different kinds of work and as a means to obtaining full time employment (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Expects people to rearrange their schedules for a two hour assignment 40 minutes away that only pays minimum wage (in 10 reviews)

  • Need to sharpen it to the company/goal and conduct real world training to the branch Managers (in 5 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Labor Ready is a great Company to work for

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Hyattsville, MD
    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Hyattsville, MD

    I worked at Labor Ready

    Pros

    I actually loved working for Labor Ready

    Cons

    Was lied on by a District Manager

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There's always two sides two story Make sure you get both.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great place

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - General Labor in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - General Labor in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Labor Ready as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly staff. Family oriented. Everyone wanted to be at work. You were pushed to do your very best. Very cool job.

    Cons

    It is really hard not to take your work home with you. I love love everything I do and was just hard to leave your work at work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't change a thing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    This company has the best employees. They are generous, kind, and the best part is they are really friendly

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - General Labor in Goodyear, AZ
    Current Employee - General Labor in Goodyear, AZ

    I have been working at Labor Ready part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The employees are real friendly and helpfully

    Cons

    Hard to get where I need to go because I have to take the bus.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    It's a great option you get out what you put in!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Steubenville, OH
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Steubenville, OH

    I have been working at Labor Ready full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    This place can will change the lives of those who are willing. If you have the right mindset you will do well. I have had several people tell me that they have change their lives.

    Cons

    The people that don't believe they make a difference is what can impact an entire branch and community.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Steve and Wayne you are Rock Stars. Keep growing and allowing us to provide specialization. We are well on our journey to True Blue!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    very dependable and reliable

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - General Labor in Kalamazoo, MI
    Current Employee - General Labor in Kalamazoo, MI

    I have been working at Labor Ready full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    get to work when you need it badly and pay

    Cons

    some people we have to work with like drug es

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Excellent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Laborers in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Laborers in New York, NY

    I have been working at Labor Ready full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    They give everyone jobs

    Cons

    Not Having actual permanent hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People should get place closer to other people with the same skills

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    I really like working for them

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sign Holder in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Sign Holder in Norfolk, VA

    I have been working at Labor Ready part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    they don't judge people form their past

    Cons

    Not have the experience for some of the jobs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

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

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - General Labor, Electrician Apprentice in Huntington, WV
    Current Employee - General Labor, Electrician Apprentice in Huntington, WV

    I have been working at Labor Ready full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

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

    Cons

    they didn't pay more than minimum wage.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I have no problems with your company.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Wil always find you a way to get to work site if you dont have a ride.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - General Laborer in Concord, NH
    Current Employee - General Laborer in Concord, NH

    I have been working at Labor Ready part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The staff is very friendly and understanding if you have any type of personal problems.

    Cons

    there are not any real problems except the rate of pat.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I personaly can not think of any advice because the company is very saftey concise.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Temp

    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Labor Ready

    Pros

    Very fun and gives numerous of hands on jobs, safe work environments

    Cons

    Some jobs are plain stupid but still fun at the same time lol

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