Spherion Reviews

Updated March 8, 2015
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Pros
  • The work/life balance was very good (in 9 reviews)

  • Spherion has a large well known name (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • No 401k match for several years (in 6 reviews)

  • No matter how well you're treated, you're still a Temp, lacking job security, benefits, opportunity for advancement (in 5 reviews)

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  1. Great Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Warehouse Temp in Temple, TX
    Current Employee - Warehouse Temp in Temple, TX

    I have been working at Spherion

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

    Pros

    It's a great way to get back on your feet. The people are great and very helpful. The jobs are great and the insurance really helps in a pinch.

    Cons

    You don't really get to know the reason your assignments get cut short.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work you guys really helped me out at a difficult time.

  2. My experience was positive

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - File Clerk in Burbank, CA
    Former Employee - File Clerk in Burbank, CA

    I worked at Spherion

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I was placed in a temporary job very quickly

    Cons

    When the position I was placed in was completed, I was not placed into another job

    Advice to Management

    Be prepared to place an employee into another position when a temp position is coming to an end

  3. Machine Operator

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Machine Operator in Emporium, PA
    Current Contractor - Machine Operator in Emporium, PA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    All the overtime you can handle.

    Cons

    Client is not forthcoming concerning the hiring process in temp-to-hire situation.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate, communicate, communicate.

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  5. They came through on their promise to get me a temp to hire permanent position and I was indeed hired by JCPenney.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - L2 Payroll, Human Resources and Benefit Support in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - L2 Payroll, Human Resources and Benefit Support in Salt Lake City, UT

    I worked at Spherion

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

    Pros

    They do what they say they are going to do

    Cons

    none, I was not there long enough to have a con

  6. Great Franchise Opportunity

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

    I have been working at Spherion (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The support we get is fantastic, what a great "family" of Owners, support personnel and executives! Happy to be part of such a great organization!

    Cons

    Owning your own business is hard work, but worth it!

  7. Gain new knowledge and experience to take and add to my resume.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Spherion

    Pros

    I was sent to a good company where I gained new knowledge, and experience that I can use. I also liked the environment and my co-worker.

    Cons

    Didn't like the fact when job got slow we where lay-off, and the pay.

    Advice to Management

    maybe increasing the pay would be nice and having more work available.

  8. Loved It

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Decatur, IL
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Decatur, IL

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

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

    Pros

    Their Leadership is beyond excellent.

    Cons

    They could have more job opportunities in case of lay offs

    Advice to Management

    provide more job opportunities

  9. Good staffing services

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Port Saint Lucie, FL
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Port Saint Lucie, FL

    I worked at Spherion

    Pros

    Pay is usually good with staffing services, internal customer service is great

    Cons

    Usually limited, no benefits, no time off, sick days.. Well best to call in dead

  10. AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME

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

    I worked at Spherion

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

    Pros

    Caring and helpful company, loves to help others

    Cons

    Very little work during off season

    Advice to Management

    seek clients for off season

  11. Line worker

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Line Worker in Fort Smith, AR
    Former Employee - Line Worker in Fort Smith, AR

    I worked at Spherion

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I loved my boss. She was great and worked with everyone.

    Cons

    Never knowing how many hours you were going to get. I was lucky to get 40 hours. Hourly pay never changed. It remained at $8 an hour.

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