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Randstad US Reviews

Updated 13 December, 2018
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Randstad US CEO, Randstad North America Linda Galipeau
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Pros
  • "Good salary, Having good work life balance in general" (in 62 reviews)

  • "Large company with good benefits and nice headquarters" (in 50 reviews)

Cons
  • "Division I was in the Work life balance was out of balance" (in 80 reviews)

  • "no cons at all for this company" (in 63 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "#1 Employment agency by far to provide primary income."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in San Bernardino, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in San Bernardino, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Randstad is a very well informed and vast agency that provide excellent easy accessible info and communications tools to provide information and services to help with any issues or questions and customer service are well informed,very polite ,and very attentive.

    Cons

    There isn't much I could say considering cons with working with randstad they have met all my expectations

    Advice to Management

    Thank you for all that you do for the world needs more people like the ones who represent RANDSTAD

    Randstad US Response

    19 Nov, 2018

    Thank you so much for these incredibly kind words. We value you and appreciate everything you do for our team! <3


  2. "Excellent company"

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    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Randstad US full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent company, proper work life balance and a competitive salary. Excellent benefits (pension, stock participation) versus the competition. Great opportunities to move across divisions.

    Cons

    We are a sales organisation first and foremost. You will fit if you like sales.

  3. "Admin"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    many opportunities available at this place

    Cons

    there are none to write about

    Advice to Management

    This is a job agency, so I have none


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Boys Club"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Randstad US full-time

    Pros

    Good for sales driven individuals. Maybe if you value drinking and socializing and ego stroking more than work. Good training programs.

    Cons

    Expectations are high, terrible compensation, you're nothing but a number. Very political workplace. No work life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your people more, stop restructuring every 6 months. Stop with the favoritism.


  5. "Great learning experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great team atmosphere with lots of room to learn and grow your skills. A great place to get your hands in many different industries.

    Cons

    Very target driven which can be a little stressful at times. The work and pay can be a little unstable dependant on the time.


  6. "Great Company"

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

    I worked at Randstad US full-time

    Pros

    Supportive team/ managers, opportunity to make a lot of money, it is very corporate, and the longer hours you work the more you will stand out.

    Cons

    Money is usually the main motivator for working here, if that drives you then you will like working here!

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  7. "Administrative assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Randstad US full-time

    Pros

    Great teamwork, Training provided, Professional atmosphere.

    Cons

    Short term/temporary positions, therefore, no benefits.

  8. "Not bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Randstad US full-time

    Pros

    Hiring process is fast. The employee is smart.

    Cons

    The stress of working environment is tough. Teamwork is not organized and communication with manager is not connected.

    Advice to Management

    ...


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Slow paced workplace with little room for flexibility"

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Caledon, ON
    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Caledon, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good for short term work. Would recommend working for them for up to 5 years. Comforting and relaxed work environment

    Cons

    Easy to get "lost in the mix". No real opportunities to climb up in the company, you stay in your given role.

    Advice to Management

    Should spend more time liberalizing the work environment. Trying to accommodate for the needs of every single employee with policies that are not valued too highly


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Promising to start, let down in the end"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Kitchener, ON
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Kitchener, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Compensation, Growth opportunities, Benefits, vacation days, office hours

    Cons

    Lack of support, lack of communication, no clear guidance

    Advice to Management

    Managers and/or senior personnel should be supportive and involved for the first few months to help guide and show you how the job is done.