AppleOne

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AppleOne Reviews

Updated 17 October, 2014
Updated 17 October, 2014
216 Reviews
3.4
216 Reviews
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AppleOne CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great place to come to in the event that you are in between work (in 6 reviews)

  • It's fast-paced, with high turnover, regardless of what agency you work for (in 5 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 5 reviews)

  • Low base salary, even if you are hired as a recruiter you are forced into sales at one time or another (in 5 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great place

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    Former Employee - Customer Services Representative in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Customer Services Representative in Toronto, ON

    I worked at AppleOne full-time

    Pros

    Timely Pay, flexible account managers

    Cons

    Unable to connect with account Managers easily.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    I am grateful for the experience, but did not feel valued or properly compensated for my work.

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    Current Employee - Office Coordinator in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Office Coordinator in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at AppleOne full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    I was able to gain experience to find another administrative job. In the time I was there, I streamlined some of the processes to save time and allow me to take on new projects.

    Cons

    There was so much turnover during the short time I was there, it was hard for anyone to get a real handle on the accounts. My manager wanted to move me from Office Coordinator to Recruiter so I covered for someone when they were on holiday. I never made the actual move to recruiter because I had to move to another city. The manager never paid out my commissions.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Very driven

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AppleOne

    Pros

    Motivated and driven staff looking for new opportunities for job seekers

    Cons

    Highly competitive sometimes too much drama

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  5.  

    Disappointing

    Former Employee - Recruiter in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Toronto, ON

    I worked at AppleOne full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Management 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 ManagementAdvice

    Be 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.

    Doesn't Recommend
  6.  

    Never had a decent job with this agency

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    Former Employee - Forklift Operator in Brampton, ON
    Former Employee - Forklift Operator in Brampton, ON

    I worked at AppleOne full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Idiot 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 ManagementAdvice

    Hire 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.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    DataEntryCler

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    Current Employee - Dataentry in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Dataentry in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at AppleOne

    Pros

    The employment program is for temporary job assignments.

    Cons

    The agency takes pay cuts.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please don't take so much off of the wages.

    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Excellent company, very professional atmosphere to work in.

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    Current Employee - Pharmaceutical Specialist in Columbia, SC (US)
    Current Employee - Pharmaceutical Specialist in Columbia, SC (US)

    I have been working at AppleOne as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great assignments, awesome work schedules.

    Cons

    You have to dedicate yourself to work long hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work. Communication is definitely the key, and Appleone communicates with their employees via email as well as verbally very well.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Hit or Miss

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Sherman Oaks, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Sherman Oaks, CA (US)

    I worked at AppleOne full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Very professional, they paid regularly and the company itself is solid.

    Cons

    Quick turn over of recruiters behind the desk and it seemed like they didn't have time to train them very well. The woman I got assigned to didn't seem to know what to do with my skill set, but on the up side, I ended up getting a great full-time temp position on a fluke. The downside was that after that contract ran out I didn't get offered anything else, even though I got rave reviews from the place I worked.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Train recruiters to look beyond resumes and ask good questions to learn more about the potential valuable staff member sitting in the chair in front of them. Value mature workers with experience.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Fair

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AppleOne

    Pros

    Good Co-Workers, Good clients, go benefits

    Cons

    Not good pay, No work life balance

  11.  

    An experience I'll never forget

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR (US)

    I worked at AppleOne

    Pros

    Experience, exposure and to learn to work and learn from adversity and poor management.

    Cons

    Very Low pay, complicated intentional confusing commission structure to confuse employees and to have the ability to retain and pull commissions without clear visibility/transparency. Not much upward mobility. Experience not valued. Highest internal employee turnover I've ever seen.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Choose your leaders wisely, especially your senior leaders.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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