Randstad

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Randstad Reviews

Updated Jul 21, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.1 87 reviews

58% Approve of the CEO

Randstad CEO & Chairman of the Executive Board Jacques van den Broek

Jacques van den Broek

(12 ratings)

60% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Temp jobs, variety of various jobs, many locations(in 2 reviews)

  • Sadly, there are no pros with them, just lies and more lies(in 2 reviews)


Cons
  • No guarantee that the temp job given will turn into permanent work(in 3 reviews)

  • Still haven't found a full time job(in 3 reviews)

87 Employee Reviews
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    Overall not too bad

    Randstad Contractor (Former Employee) Scottsdale, AZ

    ProsVery accommodating when it came to my health issues

    Conswas only a temp position not a temp to hire as expected

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake the descriptions more clear

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Average

    Talent Acquisition Specialist (Current Employee) Alpharetta, GA

    ProsThe people are great to work with. Virtual job.

    ConsPay is low, not much room for advancement

    Advice to Senior Managementincrease pay to compete with competitors.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    You get out what you put in

    Administrative Assistant (Current Employee) Franklin Park, IL

    Pros+ Assignments are varied
    + Randstad office contacts are readily available

    Cons- You are really expected to work as much as possible for the client
    - Hours may include holidays and weekends
    - Saying "No" is not an option

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good company to work for if you have computer and internet.

    Office Clerk (Former Employee) O'Fallon, MO

    ProsThis company is a staffing company but they do all the paperwork online even the time sheets are online.

    ConsCant talk face to face with your handler.

    Advice to Senior ManagementYour placement specialists need to be more in contact with the workers.

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

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    Great training, good entry level job. Good pay, GREAT benefits (as with most large companies).

    Staffing Consultant (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA

    ProsAgain, great training, good entry level sales position. Big company, plenty of room for growth. You'll be busy with the blended desk.

    ConsBlended desk scenario makes it challenging to balance sales with recruiting and order management. Time management is key.

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

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    Randstad

    Talent Acquisitions Coordinator (Current Employee) Atlanta, GA

    ProsRandstad is a $22.5 billion global provider of HR services and the second largest staffing organization in the world. From temporary staffing to permanent placement to inhouse, professionals, search & selection, and HR Solutions, Randstad holds top positions around the world and has approximately 28,700 corporate employees working from its nearly 4,700 branches and inhouse locations in 40 countries.

    Randstad offers a comprehensive range of HR services to our clients and fulfills all aspects of commercial and professional staffing within Accounting & Finance, Office & Administration, Engineering, Healthcare, IT, Legal, Life Sciences, and Manufacturing & Logistics. Other offerings include payrolling, managed services, recruitment process outsourcing and HR consulting solutions.

    ConsYou have to complete personality, IQ, and comprehensive assessments before being considered for an internal position.

    I think the assessments and tend to be biased due to it does not give a clear perception of an individual and how they may be as an employee

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    good

    Forklift Operator (Former Employee) Columbus, OH

    Prosthe pay and people i get along with

    Consdeal with supervior that dont know there job.

    Advice to Senior Managementneed more training

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    Very nice people. Gave me a job that was short term temporary Part-time

    Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) Arlington, MA

    ProsWorked with all nice people. Job was not a temp to perm position

    ConsWorking temporary assignments is difficult short term.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPaperwork needs to be shortened

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    OK company but clients take advantage at temp worker expense

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsBenefits no match for 401k

    ConsToo long as temp workers even with degree.

    Advice to Senior Managementfind companies that truly want to find quality people to HIRE PERM

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

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    Recruiter (Current Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    ProsFun and exciting talking to new people everyday

    ConsIf your not a multi taker this isn't for you.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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