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OfficeTeam Overview

Menlo Park, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
Robert Half
1948
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Staffing & Outsourcing
Less than $1 million (USD) per year
OfficeTeam is the world's leading staffing service specializing in the temporary placement of highly skilled office and administrative support professionals, ranging from executive and administrative assistants to receptionists and customer service ... Read more

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OfficeTeam – Why Work For Us?


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OfficeTeam is the world's leading staffing service specializing in the placement of highly skilled office and administrative professionals into front office and administrative assistant jobs. With a global database of highly skilled candidates, we have the resources, experience and expertise necessary to match highly skilled administrative professionals to our clients' hiring requirements for full-time and temp office jobs.

Through our CustomMatch program, we interview and check references for administrative professionals before we recommend them. We take pride in helping you consider staffing gaps your company has and how to fill those gaps with full-time or temp office jobs, depending on your needs. Once you understand your needs, we will help you match candidates in your area with your company's specific needs for office and administrative assistant jobs.

Administrative Assistant Jobs

We can provide support from administrative professionals throughout an organization for jobs we place including:

  • Executive Assistant Jobs
  • Administrative Assistant Jobs
  • Customer Service Representative Jobs
  • Receptionist Jobs
  • Data Entry Specialist Jobs
  • Office Manager Jobs
  • Project Coordinator Jobs
  • Human Resources Assistant Jobs
  • Marketing Assistant Jobs

If you are seeking an administrative position, consider registering with OfficeTeam for opportunities in full-time and temp office jobs. In addition to giving registered candidates access to some of the best companies in the world, we help you build the skills you need for office and administrative assistant jobs while you wait. Specifically, we provide more than 8,000 online courses, industry-leading research and salary information for administrative professionals across the nation.

Robert Half

OfficeTeam is a division of Robert Half. Our specialized staffing divisions place professionals in the finance and accounting, information technology, legal, administrative, and marketing and creative industries. Robert Half also is the parent company of Protiviti, a leading provider of independent internal audit and business and technology risk consulting services.

Robert Half once again was named to FORTUNE® magazine’s list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” and was the highest-ranked staffing firm. (February 1, 2018)

 

We're faster at finding you work because of the depth of our network. Our staffing managers reach out to over 90,000 hiring managers every week to find you the very best job opportunities.


We can help you advance your career to the next level through our free online training program. We offer more resources to administrative professionals than anyone in our industry, including free access to more than 8,000 online training courses for those who register.


We know what you're worth, and we'll work hard to get you the most competitive pay. Our annual Salary Guide is one of the industry's most comprehensive and reliable salary surveys. We use this data to ensure your pay is reflective of the exact skills you bring to the job.


We're dedicated to providing superior customer service every step of the way. In fact, 9 out of 10 customers would recommend our services to a colleague. Read our candidate testimonials to learn more.


Our company again was listed on FORTUNE® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies." (March 18, 2013)


In addition, as a professional working with OfficeTeam, you are eligible to receive one of the industry's top employee benefits packages.

As a temporary professional working with OfficeTeam, you are eligible for our benefits package, which includes:

Free Online Training – OfficeTeam provides you with more than 8,000 online courses to help you enhance your skills and stay competitive in today's career environment.
Group Health, Life and Disability Insurance* – Access to insurance packages, including health plans that meet the individual mandate requirements of the Affordable Care Act. These packages provide you a wide range of benefit options, including medical, prescription drugs, dental, vision, term life with accidental death benefit and short-term disability plans. Coverage is available to both you and your eligible dependents. The cost is conveniently deducted from your weekly paychecks on an after-tax basis. 
Voluntary Benefits Program* – OfficeTeam provides you with access to various coverages including auto, homeowners, renters, long-term care and pet insurance.
401(k)* – Enables you to make pretax deferrals through payroll deductions to save for your retirement. Contact your staffing manager for details on eligibility.
Holiday pay – You can receive additional pay on designated holidays after you work a minimum number of hours with OfficeTeam.
Bonus pay* – Once you've reached minimum work requirements, OfficeTeam rewards your loyalty and hard work with bonus pay. 
Tuition reimbursement – In school or thinking about enrolling? OfficeTeam can help you foot the bill. Program pre-approval is required.
Referral bonuses – Know a friend who might be interested in working with OfficeTeam? Refer a friend and you may be eligible to receive a cash bonus.

*Only available only in the United States. Please note that all benefit plans and products may not be available in every state.



Tracy Emken

Tracy Emken, Princeton, N.J.

"Robert Half understands the importance of recognizing employees for their dedication and achievements. Excellence is rewarded here. I've never had an employer that made me feel this valued, empowered or motivated to succeed."

 

 

 

 

Brian Hitchen

Brian Hitchen, Sydney

"The company, and in particular my managers at the time, really supported me … They provided training and mentoring, and I emerged a better supervisor as a result, with skills that still serve me well today."

 

 

 

 

 
Mark Hopkins

Mark Hopkins, San Ramon, Calif.

"Robert Half has supported my career development by giving me the opportunity and the training to explore new career paths. This cannot be overstated because it's allowed me to grow and evolve professionally."

 

 

 

 

 
Nikki Roberts

Nikki Roberts, San Ramon, Calif.

"Since joining Robert Half, I have held seven different roles, ranging from finance to IT, and I've worked in multiple countries."

 

 

 

 

 

Neil Owen

Neil Owen, London

"I started my career with Robert Half as a resourcer in London, focusing on recruitment in banking and capital markets. With hard work and support from management, I steadily advanced. I'm now a director and feel lucky to be in a position where I can help others reach their goals."

 

 

At the heart of our business are people – our employees, our clients, the job candidates we place, and those who make up the communities in which we live and work.

Our philanthropic program, called Leading by Example, includes matching gifts, volunteerism, national partnerships and other outreach initiatives.

We host an annual suit drive to provide disadvantaged job seekers with professional attire and holiday drives, which benefit Dress for Success and Boys & Girls Clubs, respectively. We also support a number of youth-oriented, health and workforce development nonprofits through our other national partnerships and grants programs.

Read our corporate citizenship report to learn more about our ongoing commitment to the people and businesses we serve through our diversity, education, professional development and environmental stewardship programs.

OfficeTeam Reviews

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

    Pros

    This company really takes the time to invest in their people so that they cannot only be successful in their current position but grow professionally as well. The position is structured where you're never stuck doing the same task day in and day out. There is constant variety to keep you challenged. They not only invest in their sales team and recruiters but also the relationships they have with both their clients and candidates. Each individual is here for a different reason but we all have a passion for finding the right position for the right candidate.

    Cons

    The office is fast-paced and clients and candidates' needs are constantly changing. For someone who enjoys staying busy and avoiding boredom this is great but may be a challenge for someone who enjoys a strict routine. You're able to earn commission which is great, and has you put in that extra five minutes to get one last call. However, this means arriving a little earlier on some days for an interview before a candidate's work day. It means staying a little later to call a new employee and see how their new job is going. Although rewarding it is not your typical clock in and clock out mentality.

    Advice to Management

    Continue the training programs and mentorship programs - they help more than you know!

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OfficeTeam Photos

OfficeTeam photo of: Our OfficeTeam branches in the Chicago area participating in the Bastille Day Run in Lincoln Park.
OfficeTeam photo of: Our Westwood branch organized a fun beach party at the Santa Monica pier to thank our fabulous candidates.
OfficeTeam photo of: Our Heathrow team loads toys to support our Holiday Giving Program.
OfficeTeam photo of: Behind the scenes at our Westwood (Los Angeles) team's holiday card photo shoot.
OfficeTeam photo of: Members of our Calgary team at a local Administrative Professionals Day event put on by the International Association of Administrative Professionals.
OfficeTeam photo of: Our Visalia, CA team shows some of the items that were donated to the Visalia Rescue Mission as part of the Robert Half Suit Drive.
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OfficeTeam Interviews

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    Contract Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bethlehem, PA
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at OfficeTeam (Bethlehem, PA) in February 2018.

    Interview

    In as few words as possible, the recruiter called on a Thursday at 9:57 and left a voice mail message. I returned the call at 10:00 and was told she just went into an interview. No idea what she would have accomplished in a three-minute phone call had I answered the phone. I reached her the next day to schedule an interview for the following Monday morning. She was not able to accommodate my work schedule so I made arrangements to either use vacation time or make up time. She pulled up my resume and then asked who my current employer was. Trust me, it’s on there. She advised they required three professional references. These had to be supervisors, managers, or higher up. Nearly got into an argument with the very young sounding recruiter, that a “professional” reference is anyone who can vouch for your work and can be a colleague. Well, not for them. Problem is my previous employer does not allow supervisors and up to provide references. So what is the work-around? After going around with this for a while, she said this may not be the right opportunity for me. When I questioned that because my previous employer’s policy doesn’t match their policy, I should miss out on an opportunity, she said I wouldn’t have to provide that reference until I was offered the job. Again, what happens if I get the offer and can’t provide a management reference? I can’t use a current manager as a reference because that person isn’t supposed to know I’m job hunting. Recruiter just kept going around in circles about this trying to explain who needs to provide the reference, which I already understood. In her attempt to explain this with examples, which was not necessary, she then proceeded to tell me who my current employer is. At this point I should have canceled the interview. Monday morning comes around, I trek out to their office only to be told that the job was filled Friday afternoon. And why did I not receive a phone call about this? I should have been offered the opportunity to cancel or reschedule at a more convenient time if all I was actually doing at this point was registering with them for future opportunities. Very rude and inconsiderate of them. Total waste of my time. After researching the Internet and reading about the fake jobs they post, I’m suspicious that the job even existed.

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OfficeTeam Awards & Accolades

  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune Magazine, 2018
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2018
  • America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises, Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), 2018
  • America's Best Professional Recruiting Firms, Forbes, 2017
  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune Magazine, 2017
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