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ManpowerGroup Reviews

Updated 15 June, 2018
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Pros
  • "The work life balance is great as well as the option to work from home" (in 20 reviews)

  • "Work / Life Balance is pretty good as well as the ability to work from home whenever you need to" (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • "work life balance could be better" (in 16 reviews)

  • "Compensation not the greatest, very low raise, no room for growth remotely" (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

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

    I worked at ManpowerGroup full-time

    Pros

    Great company with good support

    Cons

    Poor base pay. Sometimes there will be issues with incentive payment


  2. "Recommended!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Recruiter in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Technical Recruiter in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ManpowerGroup full-time

    Pros

    - Good atmosphere and grow opportunity

    Cons

    - Low salary and benefits

  3. "Sr Recruiter"

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    Current Employee - Senior Recruiter
    Current Employee - Senior Recruiter
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ManpowerGroup (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great colleague's and direct manager to work for. Working remote is great, decent benefits.

    Cons

    Client's one of the most difficult to deal with. Compensation not the greatest, very low raise, no room for growth remotely. Constant restructure, not very motivated by the future here.

    Advice to Management

    Needs to look at long term vision, as opposed to short term vision. Need to have proper forecasting for long term.


  4. "Staffing Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Alberta in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Alberta in Calgary, AB

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

    Pros

    Good staff culture among employees

    Cons

    Cheap Cheap and very very cheap with incentives and budgets

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your employees


  5. "Great learning experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ManpowerGroup full-time

    Pros

    solid learning experience, prepares you for a rapidly changing and evolving staffing world

    Cons

    A lack luster Executive Team

    Advice to Management

    Coach


  6. "Disorganized, little training,"

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    Former Employee - Recruiter in Winnipeg, MB
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Winnipeg, MB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smaller offices, get to know peers on personal level

    Cons

    No training, disorganized, little room for advancement in small office

    Advice to Management

    Work with your people, empower them, train them


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work however the industry is awful"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good training and support at first.

    Cons

    Lots of disappointment from candidates and clients. The staffing industry is just brutal if you haven't been in it before. Managers expect the world from employees. Very hard to get lots of commission as they promise you should be getting. Base salary is low.

    Advice to Management

    Be patient with your employees if they are producing good candidates

  8. "The best company I've ever worked for!!! They actually care about their employees!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruiting and Governance Manager in Charlotte, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Recruiting and Governance Manager in Charlotte, NC (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The benefits are awesome! There's room for growth and the pay is great!

    Cons

    Long hours and work life balance is hard to come by if it gets to busy.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work! Continue to take care of your employees and they will take care of you!


  9. "ManpowerGroup UK Marketing team"

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    Current Employee - Marketing in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Marketing in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Most of the people in the team are genuine, talented and supportive.

    Development and progression is promoted and supported.

    Senior management are helpful, approachable and invite your input.

    Cons

    The business as a whole feels a little behind and slow to change, client wins are steadily declining.

    Work within the team isn't always fairly distributed, most of the team consistently work hard and pull their weight but there are a few slackers who do the bare minimum.

    Salaries are nowhere near competitive, and there's no consistency across roles and levels.

    Flexible working is still frowned upon, and not an allowed option for everyone.

    Advice to Management

    To retain the best people, salaries and benefits should be reviewed. There's a sense that the business isn't doing very well at the moment,


  10. "Experience in ManpowerGroup"

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

    I have been working at ManpowerGroup full-time

    Pros

    Smart , intuitive people, hardworker, goal oriented, self driven.

    Cons

    Young workforce, work life balance, can't have hot meals at the office.


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