Kelly Services Interview Questions

Updated 24 Sep 2014
Updated 24 Sep 2014
192 Interview Reviews

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    Senior Staffing Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Lynchburg, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lynchburg, VA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Kelly Services in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    First received an email requesting a phone interview (about 45 min) with branch manager mainly asking about my background and experience, the following day had an in-person interview (2 hours) talking with branch manager. Super nice, made me feel very comfortable, discussed my background, the job and the business in more detail. By the following week I had a job offer which I accepted. Seems like they will be a great company to work for.

    Interview Questions
    • The usual: please describe your weakness   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Very relaxed. I was called in about a week after interview to discuss salary details and complete paperwork for background check etc. I did not negotiate much since I was pleased with the initial offer. The manager explained how bonuses would factor in as well. It sounds like if you are driven the income potential is there.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Erlanger, KY (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Erlanger, KY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a day - interviewed at Kelly Services.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed with 3 people... 2 Team Members and One Kelly manager.

    Interview Questions
    • Most difficult for me is asking what I dislike most about my job.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Senior Talent Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Findlay, OH (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Findlay, OH (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Kelly Services.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview with account manager, in-person interview with district manager, offer

    Interview Questions
    • During negotiation phase, I asked for a minimum of 16/hr, and the district manager commented that not even his top recruiter who had been with the company for 5 years was making this much.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    district manager called me a week later and offerred me the job and asked to renegotiate, signed up for a 3-4 month contract
    Accepted Offer
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    Candy Factory Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Hamilton, ON (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Hamilton, ON (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Kelly Services in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    no interview process, had a friend delivered a resume and was called for orientation later in the week. was then fired about 3 weeks later for because the supervisor and i had a supposed disagreement (which never actually occurred). Received no form of training was called one or twice a day for extra shifts, also had to sign a "test" stating i had finished safety training

    Interview Questions
    • do you have your social insurance number (surprisingly most people in the group orientation did not)   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation whatsoever, working 3-5 days a week on rotating 12 hour shifts
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Machine Operator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Austin, TX (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Kelly Services in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was interviewed over the phone by a recruiter that was in a different state to see if I qualified for the position. No in person interview was done. I was sent to orientation after the initial phone interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Why did I want to work with their organization.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation phase.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Westborough, MA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Westborough, MA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Kelly Services in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied through a ad on Craigslist, did a phone interview with client, than in person at Kelly services

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Test Evaluator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I started as a test evaluator and there was no interview. What they called an interview was asking for a copy of a college diploma. They made a copy of it, went over the company rules and expectations then had me do a test on the computer. The test wasn't a pass fail, it was to see which subject one would be strongest to grade in. A start date was given and we were free to go.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Warehouse Worker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Kelly Services.

    Interview Details

    They only asked what would you if you saw something that damage the product ad there wasn't enough time to tell the operator.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Quality Control Inspector Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Kelly Services.

    Interview Details

    Kelly does the basic screening for the employer based on the requirements by the employer. Sent in you degree certification and other paper work showing your experience. They verify you and set up an interview with the employer. Give you enough time to prepare. The whole process was smooth and nice.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation on salary. Take it or leave it was the answer to me when i tried.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Delivery Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Detroit, MI (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Detroit, MI (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Kelly Services in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Phone screens with headhunter and HR, then phone interview with hiring mgr, then F2F with 8 folks at HQ. Although it looked like it went well, the end result was to ask if I was interested in a totally different position (which I wasn't). Seems like a very good, midwestern culture and lots of long tenured folks. Sorry it didn't work out.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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