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Labor Ready Reviews

Updated June 22, 2017
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Pros
  • Paid daily and shifts are too short (in 21 reviews)

  • They will put you to work if you really want to work (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Minimum wage which is not really a con (in 39 reviews)

  • Low pay, assignments weren't so great (in 28 reviews)

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  1. "General Maintenance"

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - General Worker in Fresno, CA
    Former Employee - General Worker in Fresno, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Labor Ready full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Reliable, helpful, friendly. trustworthy, focused

    Cons

    Helpful, answering phone, calling back,

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the helpful commitment in finding work for us.


  2. "They are good finding people who want to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Laborer in Reading, PA
    Former Freelancer - Laborer in Reading, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Labor Ready (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You'll learn lot and you do have fun, its never boring, you can always pick up a trade.

    Cons

    I Don have anything negative to say about them

    Advice to Management

    Need more drivers

  3. "Amazing Experience"

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    Current Employee - Labor Worker in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Labor Worker in Omaha, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Labor Ready full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Leader was awesome. She solved my issue and made me feel like I was important to her. Great staff very professional. She earned my loyalty.

    Cons

    Pay could be better. Usually above minimum wage. Long application process yet informative lots of safety training that is repetitive.

    Advice to Management

    The Omaha girls should be commended. They make your company look good. Honest helpful and genuine.


  4. "great company"

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    Current Employee - Laborer in Riverside, CA
    Current Employee - Laborer in Riverside, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Labor Ready full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    they try t keep you working

    Cons

    its not always everyday work

    Advice to Management

    respond on time


  5. "Food service"

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    Current Employee - Hospitality in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Hospitality in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Labor Ready full-time

    Pros

    I like take the challenge to share my skills to different companies.

    Cons

    I work well with others

    Advice to Management

    I am a team player


  6. "Awesome"

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    Former Freelancer - Delivery Driver in Lake Wales, FL
    Former Freelancer - Delivery Driver in Lake Wales, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Labor Ready (More than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone treats you like family.

    Cons

    Some times it would rain.

    Advice to Management

    Always, say a prayer to start the day.


  7. "hard labor"

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    Current Employee - Laborer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Laborer in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Labor Ready (Less than a year)

    Pros

    they pay everyday and their ok to work for.

    Cons

    labor ready is not stable people would mind working for them.

    Advice to Management

    their ok.

  8. "Did what they said; offered a variety of jobs with slightly vague descriptions of each job you could take."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eau Claire, WI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eau Claire, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Labor Ready part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Plenty of jobs based on your availability.

    Good pay usually never under $8.

    Possibility to have more than one job in a day.

    Cons

    Sometimes they'd be vague about the description of the job.

    Slight miscommunication when it came to Labor Ready and the employer time scheduling.


  9. "temp"

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    Current Employee - Temporary Employee in Kalamazoo, MI
    Current Employee - Temporary Employee in Kalamazoo, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Labor Ready part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    everyday pay is good to keep money

    Cons

    low wages make it hard to make a living

    Advice to Management

    raise wages


  10. "A great starter job"

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    Current Employee - General Laborer in Hyattsville, MD
    Current Employee - General Laborer in Hyattsville, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great way to get income and become introduced to a variety of employers.

    Cons

    Getting there so early and sometimes not having any work and being sent home with nothing.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


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