Spherion

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Spherion Reviews

Updated November 11, 2014
Updated November 11, 2014
256 Reviews
3.3
256 Reviews
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Spherion President Loretta Pen
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Review Highlights

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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great Entry Level Experience

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

    I worked at Spherion

    Pros

    You get to learn the job and they train you really well

    Cons

    Long hours and low pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your employees more

  2.  

    Used to be good now it is just money driven

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Purchasing Specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Purchasing Specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL

    I have been working at Spherion full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    A good experience & well-known name for your resume. The people were the best part. Good environment to connect with your peers and grow.

    Cons

    Very political. No internal stability - a lot of change manangement. No clear communications of reporting structures and requirements. Too many blurred lines.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    they are very understanding

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Agrana Fruit in Anna, OH
    Current Employee - Agrana Fruit in Anna, OH

    I have been working at Spherion full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    they put you on a job site right away

    Cons

    they were very helpful when I was in he hospital

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    they are very nice

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Spherion

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Spherion as a contractor

    Pros

    Very friendly Good company to work for

    Cons

    none Only that the job has to end

  6.  

    Depends on office environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Administrative Support in Johnstown, PA
    Current Employee - Administrative Support in Johnstown, PA

    I have been working at Spherion full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Management seemed like a great team, however their salary offering was very low.

    Cons

    The office where I was at was dependent on an incompetent manipulative envious female.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire, train and warn the next person coming into that office of the one women-show.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Average

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

    I have been working at Spherion

    Pros

    Salary is not too bad for temporary position

    Cons

    Do not offer adequate healthcare benefits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate more with employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    competitive Pay

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Orlando, FL

    I worked at Spherion full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    provided opportunity for growth for some employees

    Cons

    high turn over rate and schedule changes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Very kind employees, great organizational climate.

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

    I have been working at Spherion full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The office environment is great! They are very accommodating and love what they do. They go above and beyond for their client sites while also meeting the needs of the applicants they place in available jobs.

    Cons

    The pace of the office ranged from dead to overwhelming in a heartbeat at times

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you're doing!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Spherion Staffing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Austin, TX

    I worked at Spherion full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Diversity, opportunities, full cycle recruiting

    Cons

    Work life balance during ramping phase

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    horrible

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

    I worked at Spherion full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    their are none pros in your new york office

    Cons

    they hire at one salary and pay you below the salary you were hired at

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    learn how to manage

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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