AppleOne
2.9 of 5 135 reviews
www.appleone.com Glendale, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

AppleOne Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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2.9 135 reviews

                             

60% Approve of the CEO

AppleOne CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd

Janice Bryant Howroyd

(30 ratings)

50% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "It's a very fun, fast-paced environment, where every day is different"
    in 5 reviews
  • "They work hard to find you a job and communicate very well with you while you are searching for a job"
    in 3 reviews
Cons:
  • "they will not tell you if a temp-to-hire position will become permanent or if you are about to get laid off"
    in 4 reviews
  • "Low base salary, even if you are hired as a recruiter you are forced into sales at one time or another"
    in 4 reviews
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Great place

Customer Services Representative (Former Employee)
Toronto, ON

I worked at AppleOne full-time

ProsTimely Pay, flexible account managers

ConsUnable to connect with account Managers easily.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Disappointing

Recruiter (Former Employee)
Toronto, ON

I worked at AppleOne full-time for more than a year

ProsGood peer working relationships, friendly people, some degree of flexibility, decent tools available, strong brand identity in the marketplace.

ConsManagement is more focused on transactions than relationships. Management also routinely oversold the strength of the company's client relationships and the strength of their business developers. There's a lot of sizzle but no steak, from an earnings perspective.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe honest with potential employees on the way in as well as on the way out. You're supposed to be recruitment experts but you do a dismal job of recruiting your own staff.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Never had a decent job with this agency

Forklift Operator (Former Employee)
Brampton, ON

I worked at AppleOne full-time for more than a year

ProsMany if you're in the administrative, supervisory, or other technical field.

ConsIdiot interviewers who know nothing about forklifts and think they're right about what little they know. One guy asked if I'm certified on forklifts, I said yes. He asked, "Is that the red one?"

Advice to Senior ManagementHire people who KNOW what they're talking about. The staffing industry is full of these 'office workers' who are recruiting for warehouse/logistics positions. It's insulting to the vast majority of people who actually work in these positions to be interviewed and screened by people who aren't qualified to do so.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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DataEntry (Current Employee)
Vancouver, BC

I have been working at AppleOne

ProsThe employment program is for temporary job assignments.

ConsThe agency takes pay cuts.

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease don't take so much off of the wages.

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Best temp agency I've ever worked with!

Customer Service Representative (Current Employee)
Oceanport, NJ (US)

I have been working at AppleOne full-time for less than a year

ProsI have worked with AppleOne both on Wall Street and in the Asbury Park/Shore area of NJ. Both offices had very proactive reps, had no payroll problems and, when I worked on Wall Street in 2010 during a series of extreme snow storms, kept me informed as to whether I should report to work. In NJ, my rep checks in monthly with me as to how things are going. They have placed me in my current temp-to-perm assignment and in another long-term assignment that ended two months before my current assignment, which, given the economy around here after Sandy, is pretty amazing.

ConsCan be slow to replace temps with poor job performance, attendance, or skill sets.

Advice to Senior ManagementWhen both your other employees on assignment at a job and the customer complain about the poor work habits or productivity, remove them from the job rather than giving them a pep talk.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good company to start your HR career

Staffing Consultant (Former Employee)
Fremont, CA (US)

I worked at AppleOne full-time for less than a year

ProsTeam oriented, clear goals for promotions and complete transparency within each branch.

ConsHigh stress level and hard work life balance.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Account Executive (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA (US)

I have been working at AppleOne full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat place to work. Very good training and safe friendly work environment.

ConsTurnover is to high.

Advice to Senior ManagementOpen door policies.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Was a good experience..

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at AppleOne

ProsGreat job placement and reasonable pay.

ConsI was let go without notice that the job was ending.

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They Never Gave Up on Me!!!

Administration/Receptionist (Current Employee)
Summerville, SC (US)

I have been working at AppleOne full-time

ProsWorking with Rachelle Hobus and Michelle Cooper is definitely a Pro! They are determined and never give up on you. I had my share of interviews with companies they set up for me, and although some hired other candidates I was treated with care and still called for other opportunities almost once a week, All in all, they will continue to find jobs until you are hired. I am proud to say I finally have a contract with one of the top companies in my area, If you are looking for a career AppleOne is the agency that will find it for you!!!

ConsMy only con is that I had to compete with so many other great people on my quest. Which is a testament and pro for AppleOne that they obviously choose great people for this competitive market...

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at AppleOne full-time

ProsGood to start your career

ConsCold calls
Fake job postings
Ethics
Low pay
Terrible benefits
Low commission on sales
Micromanagement
Leadership is completely removed from reality

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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