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Sparks Personnel Services Overview

Rockville, MD
51 to 200 employees
1970
Company - Private
Staffing & Outsourcing
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
HireStrategy, Aerotek, Robert Half
Sparks Group is a leading temporary staffing and full-time recruiting services provider that connects leading companies, government agencies and nonprofits with exceptional IT, finance, creative and administrative talent, nationwide. Each of our four divisions (Information ... Read more

Mission: Our commitment is to provide innovative and unique approaches to serving our clients, our employees and our community. We are an organization that builds relationships based on earned trust, open and honest communication and a common belief in our core values. We firmly believe ... Read more

Sparks Personnel Services Reviews

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    Former Employee - Training and Development Specialist in Tysons, VA
    Former Employee - Training and Development Specialist in Tysons, VA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sparks Personnel Services full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Generous Training and Support Team
    -Dedicated and Driven Internal Staff
    -Reliable and Resourceful Teams
    -Great Work Locations, Awards and Opportunities

    Cons

    -Difficult work life balance
    -Unclear lines of communication across the company
    -Unclear internal staff policies and procedures, selective treatment of employees

    Advice to Management

    I absolutely cherish my time with Sparks Group and am so grateful to everyone that helped me grow. I would advise creating and ensuring laptop and remote work policies. Establish clear opportunities and timelines for growth within the company. Have more open (and referenced) communication between leadership, teams, divisions, and management.

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Sparks Personnel Services Photos

Sparks Personnel Services photo of: Members of Our Accounting/Back Office Team Work Together
Sparks Personnel Services photo of: Montgomery College 2019 Spring Job Fair
Sparks Personnel Services photo of: Accounting and Finance May 2019 Team Outing
Sparks Personnel Services photo of: April 2019 "Biking for Brains" Cycling Event to Benefit The National Brain Tumor Society
Sparks Personnel Services photo of: Chantilly Team - 2019 Staff Kickoff Party
Sparks Personnel Services photo of: 2018 Washington Post Top Workplaces
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Sparks Personnel Services Interviews

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    Clerical Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Frederick, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Sparks Personnel Services (Frederick, MD) in February 2008.

    Interview

    Appeared in person. Interview was on the spot. Credentials were checked and received call for temp work after drug test. Accepted position and it turned in permanent position. Very professional group.

    Interview Questions

    • Why did you leave your last job?   2 Answers

    Negotiation

    Take it or leave it, depending on your needs.

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Sparks Personnel Services Awards & Accolades

  • Best of Staffing - Client List, Inavero and CareerBuilder, 2012
  • Best of Staffing - Client List, Inavero and CareerBuilder, 2013
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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