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Elwood Staffing Reviews

Updated May 10, 2017
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Mark S. Elwood
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  • Compensation is far below market average and work-life balance is difficult to achieve (in 6 reviews)

  • no temp to hire or it takes 2 yrs to get hired (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "warehouse associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at Elwood Staffing full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You work as a temp in other companies.

    Cons

    it is a temp agency so you have to work for some time before you are hired.


  2. "good company continues to grown"

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    Former Employee - Corp Staff in Columbus, IN
    Former Employee - Corp Staff in Columbus, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Elwood Staffing full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    strong culture of family values related to respect and results. extreme in terms of fiscal responsibility

    Cons

    limited career and $ growth potential. must like the company, job, etc

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work, impressive results.


  3. "Ok company"

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    Current Employee - Recruiter in Carlisle, PA
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Carlisle, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good bonuses and decent hours

    Cons

    Fire you for no reason training not very good especially for rehires and then they fire you for something they never taught you

    Advice to Management

    You need to make your policies be enforced across the national footprint and not let the local offices do as they please


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  5. "Hope there better now"

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    Former Employee - General Warehouse Associate in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - General Warehouse Associate in Louisville, KY

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

    Pros

    Great assignment. Gained experience working with Plasma Machine.

    Cons

    Incompetent staff. Left messages to more than representative. That was not properly addressed.

    Advice to Management

    Possibly having an option of texting and / or emailing in. Instead of leaving messages with staff only.


  6. "unemployment"

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    Current Employee - Temporary in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Temporary in Salt Lake City, UT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Elwood Staffing part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    temp work, something different, weekly pay

    Cons

    You will find it hard to survive in between jobs because you will be unable to claim un-employment benefits. I couldn't find anything good about insurance. Cost is too high for temp workers.

    Advice to Management

    Be more proactive with current and recent employees


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Okay to work for."

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    Former Employee - Staffing Assistant in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - Staffing Assistant in Louisville, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I got monthly bonuses most of the time.

    Cons

    Pay was too low. Need a better way of training new employees.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your employees more.


  8. "Heavy equipment operator"

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    Current Employee - Heavy Equipment Operator in Price, UT
    Current Employee - Heavy Equipment Operator in Price, UT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Elwood Staffing full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I've always had a passion for heavy equipment operator not only can I operated them I've got experience on mechanic on them to

    Cons

    Tedice it takes all lot of paying attention to everything around your location.

    Advice to Management

    I'm a great operator as well as really good communication with all co-workers and other contractors


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Just Okay"

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    Former Employee - Former Employee in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Former Employee in Portland, OR
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I think they have a moral belief to their policies.

    Cons

    Their beliefs are kind of religious.

    Advice to Management

    Nice folks, but be more flexible to non-married associates


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Staffing Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company, really believes in their staff and personal development

    Cons

    Low pay for the industry, long hours not a good work/life balance


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Some ladies/Staffing agents are more helpful and pleasant than others."

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Reno, NV
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Reno, NV
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Office nice your first visit and helpful. Have nothing else to say.

    Cons

    Not going to say anything to negative. Long hire process.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing. Michelle is helpful.


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