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Randstad Reviews

Updated March 19, 2017
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  • Challenge with work life balance (in 25 reviews)

  • No work life balance / high workload (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Everything goes good as long as you are in project"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good support for Immigration related issue, immediate green card process initiation
    4 four weeks support if not on project

    Cons

    No matching 401 k
    Not impressive relocation assistance


  2. "Big Compoany"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Managing Director in Rockville, MD
    Former Employee - Managing Director in Rockville, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Brand Name, Big Foot Print

    Cons

    Big Company, paints the organization with a broad brush.

    Advice to Management

    Do not use a broad brush.


  3. "HR Generalist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    I worked at Randstad part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Attentiveness, competence, helpfulness, thoroughness, caring

    Cons

    I don't have any real complaints.

    Advice to Management

    Always pay close attention to the comments and ratings of your employees


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  5. "Senior Payroll Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Woburn, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Woburn, MA

    I worked at Randstad full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good place to start your carrer

    Cons

    Systems tend to be slow

    Advice to Management

    Keep open door policy


  6. "Account Director"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Randstad full-time

    Pros

    Progressive and performance driven company.

    Cons

    I have no cons to share.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "sales"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Randstad full-time

    Pros

    -good commission structure for top producers

    Cons

    -heavy turnover
    -reorganization nightmare right now, every month there is a new strategy in place that seems to be replaced by the next one

    Advice to Management

    listen to your top producers


  8. "Cool company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Randstad full-time

    Pros

    Gave everyone a chance to work.

    Cons

    Pay needs to be higher

    Advice to Management

    Place workers hire on the pay scale with experience


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Lots of potential for growth."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Randstad full-time

    Pros

    It is a job that gives as much as you put into it.

    Cons

    Disorganized. Uncommunicative. Definitely feels like you're just an temp.

    Advice to Management

    Process paperwork on time and keep an open dialogue with talent so they aren't left in the dark.


  10. "Forklift Operator"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Forklift Operator in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Forklift Operator in Saint Louis, MO

    I worked at Randstad (More than a year)

    Pros

    They usually get decent jobs.

    Cons

    always knowing you will need another job soon.

    Advice to Management

    give us a chance, once we prove ourselves.


  11. "Electronics Tech"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Randstad full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment Friendly people

    Cons

    Low pay. Broken promises to work full time.



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