Spherion Reviews

Updated August 30, 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 matter how well you're treated, you're still a Temp, lacking job security, benefits, opportunity for advancement (in 5 reviews)

  • no benefits, no long term or to perm, hard to contact admin dept (in 8 reviews)

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  1. Great company to work for!

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Brooksville, FL
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Brooksville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    What I love about my job is the opportunity to receive training to enhance my skills. The company prides themselves on customer service and understands the value of work life balance. The owner of our Brooksville Branch, Teri Nichols, is a great leader and allows you to try new things and be creative offering a lot of support. Her 30+ years in the business shows her true dedication and care a lot for her Team and their family. I really enjoy working for her.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    None available at this time, but offers the training to enhance your skills to be ready for growth.


  2. Great Recruiting Firm

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - CONSULTANT, SENIOR IT PROJECT MANAGER in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - CONSULTANT, SENIOR IT PROJECT MANAGER in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Spherion full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very good support provided PM consultants. Great management and recruiting teams.

    Cons

    Some contracts are longer than others.

    Advice to Management

    Come with a positive attitude and recruiting/management will be willing to work with contractors to beneficial ends


  3. Customer Service Representative

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Killeen, TX
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Killeen, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spherion full-time

    Pros

    The environment is calm. Very energetic and the staff is very understanding when personal issues arises. They are fast in responding to major issues or problems that may occur on phone lines and ready to assist for any reason. All supervisors are alert and on their toes for any employee even if it is not part of their team. Spherion is one team, that is why they are ready to assist anybody.

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of that Spherion has negative issue.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the encouragement and vibe!!


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  5. Multi Unit Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Multi Unit Manager in Sioux Falls, SD
    Former Employee - Multi Unit Manager in Sioux Falls, SD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Spherion full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, leadership training, support structure internally

    Cons

    Interest in selling smaller/more remote locations as franchise offices.


  6. Assembly

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Spherion full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, Awesome benefits,friendly people, fast friendly service,

    Cons

    1 no call no show will terminate you.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!!


  7. Good company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Weekly pay, lots of hours and overtime.

    Cons

    Some supervisors are a bit rude.


  8. Spherion

    Current Employee - Temporary Employee in Scranton, PA
    Current Employee - Temporary Employee in Scranton, PA

    I have been working at Spherion (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Easy jobs to get for college students Decent pay

    Cons

    Hard to get in touch with the staffing agency


  9. this company sucks

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Temporary Employee in Ormond Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Temporary Employee in Ormond Beach, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Spherion (More than a year)

    Pros

    There are no pros for this company as they only care about money n will lie to you whenever possible.

    Cons

    Once your placed your forgotten pay sucks they don't care how many hours u get as long as they get paid

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to your people or you won't have people as they will go to other employers


  10. Great Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Spherion full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Teamwork, international opportunities, travel and good benefits

    Cons

    Divergent strategy that left Spherion ripe for takeover from Randstad. Very little focus in new technologies and still relying on the way things were done.

    Advice to Management

    Look around at other vendors and sell your company to a european company that specializes in what you do.


  11. Best place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Spherion full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company culture. Great perks. Best job ever. People really enjoyed recruiting.

    Cons

    None. Would still be there if they weren't purchased by Randstad. Randstad culture is not the same.

    Advice to Management

    Great job with your original company. Wish you never sold it to Randstad.



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