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Populus Group Overview

Troy, MI
201 to 500 employees
2002
Company - Private
Staffing & Outsourcing
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Unknown
We help companies manage their non-permanent employees, functioning as the employer of record, payroller and provider of all HR-related services. Additionally, we ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations, manage staffing suppliers, process work visas and recruit ... Read more

Mission: We believe everyone deserves an opportunity to succeed. This is what motivates and inspires us to build strong, trusting relationships with our customers, employees, partners and communities so that we can live out this belief together.

Populus Group Reviews

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Populus Group CEO Bobby Herrera
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  • "Amazing culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Populus Group full-time

    Pros

    The culture is amazing. I am encouraged to speak up and give feedback. I feel supported in my role. I work hard but am way less stressed. There is an actual work life balance. This is the company I have been waiting for.

    Cons

    More process training support when you embrace your role.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing. I am thankful to come to work every day. Leadership is there for me and encourages me. I appreciate my job.

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Populus Group Photos

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Populus Group photo of: Symbolically launching our new brand
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Populus Group Interviews

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    Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lisle, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Populus Group (Lisle, IL) in November 2017.

    Interview

    -Initial Phone Screen
                -Is this a role that you would like
                -Outline of company culture
                - General overview of pay structure and office vibe
    -Phone Interview
               -Go over how much "recruiting" sucks (it does/doesn't)
               - Look for holes/gaps in work history
               - Push on these to see how you react/handle it
    -In person interview
              -Attitude interview
              -Interviewer shows little to no emotion during the process
              -Will coach/give you feedback on responses (to see how you react)
              -Go into the office and meet team
              -Team will ask you questions
              -You will do a mock Phone Cold call with another office

    Interview Questions

    • Basic interview questions on hard and soft skill sets-- Be Ready to answer why recruiting, because it sucks....   1 Answer
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Populus Group Awards & Accolades

  • Fastest Growing U.S. Staffing Firms, Staffing Industry Analysts, 2010
  • Diversity Staffing Firms, Staffing Industry Analysts, 2011
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