MRINetwork Reviews

Updated March 31, 2015
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Stuart Batchelor
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Pros
  • Good work life balance, love having the flexibility (in 4 reviews)

  • good training resources and decent technical know-how for sourcing candidates (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Depending on the office, there is no upward mobility; you can make more money but your job won't change (in 3 reviews)

  • Need to be able to take the ups and downs (in 2 reviews)

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  1. Work-Life Balance is Great

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at MRINetwork

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work/life balance is incredible. You have to make the best of your time though. Work hard, play hard.

    Cons

    It is a lot of autonomous work, which isn't bad, but it gets lonely sometimes working by yourself. Use the team to the best of your ability.

  2. 5 star company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MRINetwork

    Pros

    Great company, communication is fluid throughout all branches. All different areas of the recruitment sector that work together.

    Cons

    Smaller branches, so it is up to you how you make the situation with the people you work with.

  3. Great Company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MRINetwork

    Pros

    Family atmosphere, great place for high calibur sales people

    Cons

    Lack of direction, mostly thrown to the sharks

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  5. MRINetwork

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Executive Recruiter in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Executive Recruiter in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at MRINetwork

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great training, teaches you never say never

    Cons

    long hours, can be hard to ramp up

    Advice to Management

    n/a

  6. Great Organization

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

    I have been working at MRINetwork

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great training, good people, a solid company to grow with

    Cons

    Can't think of any as of yet....hard work and perseverance will get to your goals

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work, you have built a nice company

  7. Helpful (2)

    Sinking ship

    Former Employee - Executive Recruiter
    Former Employee - Executive Recruiter

    I worked at MRINetwork full-time (more than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The initial training is top notch for the recruiting industry, and working for individual franchises can be a great thing. For the right person, this can be a huge money maker of a position.

    Cons

    Once you're through the training, there isn't much support from corporate that is worth being a franchise for. So many offices have closed in the last several years because of the economy - MRI isn't the recruiting leader it used to be. Some owners are stuck in the 90's with technology and recruiting tactics, focusing on the numbers game.

  8. Helpful (2)

    Working at Intellenet (MRI Santa Cruz)

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Santa Cruz, CA
    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Santa Cruz, CA

    I worked at MRINetwork full-time (less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Pay was decent
    Didn't work late into the night

    Cons

    I had a terrible boss, constantly talking down to employees, mocking them to the point of them crying, and never having the respect to pay them on time. In my four months there I only was paid on time two or three times.
    Micromanagement
    I had to constantly hastle him to pay my outstanding commission ($2300) he did end up paying me a month after I resigned.
    Final paycheck was over two weeks late.
    Encouraged to blatantly lie
    40 hours a week quickly turned to a consistent 48 hour work week.
    Unreasonable quota expectations

    Advice to Management

    MRI is widely considered the McDonald's of recruiting agencies if that's what your going for then great but if your looking to be a little bit classier step it up!

  9. Solid

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Aer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Aer in Los Angeles, CA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Economy is key to success

    Cons

    Not a sharing environment within the network

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your producers

  10. Executive Recruiter

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

    I have been working at MRINetwork full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Best recruiting company to work for

    Cons

    No known cons that I'm aware of

  11. Helpful (1)

    I have been working at MRINetwork full-time

    Pros

    The training is world class, the working hours are employee friendly, and the earnings opportunities are strong if you are a go-getter.

    Cons

    You have to be willing to spend the majority of your day on the telephone talking with strangers in order to be successful in this business.

    Advice to Management

    Keep trying to find the right kind of people to grow your business.

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