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Elwood Staffing Reviews

Updated April 9, 2019
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Pros
  • "Great people at other locations" (in 8 reviews)

  • "good benefits package with affordable health insurance" (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Compensation is far below market average and work-life balance is difficult to achieve" (in 10 reviews)

  • "very low pay with no commission structure for individual performance" (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "need a job"

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    Former Employee - Factory Worker
    Former Employee - Factory Worker

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

    Pros

    helpful at finding you a job if your desperate
    can find work the next day

    Cons

    their jobs they have wont always be satisfying for you


  2. "Great Culture - Room for Growth"

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    Current Employee - Staffing Recruiter
    Current Employee - Staffing Recruiter
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very family oriented. Usually flexible. Always opportunities to learn and grow both personally and professionally.

    Cons

    Working with people - especially dealing with employment - always has many ups and downs. You never know what to expect day to day. It's just the nature of the job.

  3. "Large effort, small reward"

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    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    People that I worked with at a local level were great. Hardworking, team focus.

    Cons

    Management managed from behind a desk. No sense of reality. Commission plans diminished every time they restructured.


  4. "Temp"

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Reno, NV
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Reno, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very customer service friendly and informative. Competitive wages and friendly staff very helpful and overall great company.

    Cons

    Website needs some work. Pay stub access is very limited.


  5. "Great employees, huge work load, low pay"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Manager
    Current Employee - Customer Service Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    PTO benefits paid holidays

    Cons

    They pay awful at every level.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good for a job not a career"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Elwood Staffing full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    hard work is appreciated, some leaders see the "big picture"

    Cons

    Not willing to invest in talent or tools for real success


  7. "They’re ok"

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    Former Employee - Production
    Former Employee - Production

    I worked at Elwood Staffing full-time

    Pros

    Commute and breaks and pay was good

    Cons

    Management employees were talkative and gossipy

  8. "Branch Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Leadership, culture, job duties, support

    Cons

    Archaic CRM (new one in 2019 coming!), some old school leaders and thinkers that dont like to be challenged and longevity is honored

    Advice to Management

    Listen to what employees say and dont ignore the results and reports that paint the picture in black and white.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great experience!"

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    Current Employee - Staffing Recruiter in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Staffing Recruiter in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good life work balance, great experience to get in a recruiting role. I have a great team in my branch. I feel that I am fairly compensated and appreciate the continuous education and training that is provided.

    Cons

    No cons to list at this time

    Advice to Management

    My only long term concern would be growth opportunities, but I am very happy in my current role and enjoy working here very much!


  10. "Pretty good"

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    Current Employee - Temp Worker in Idaho Falls, ID
    Current Employee - Temp Worker in Idaho Falls, ID
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They are a good company and tell you what jobs they have, but more often than not they have a big shortage of jobs which is hard especially since I'm ready and willing to work hard!

    Cons

    I put it all in the pro section

    Advice to Management

    Get more jobs reach out more