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Manpower Recruitment Consultant Reviews

Updated 11 Mar 2019

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruitment Consultant in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great support from my Regional manager. Regular development sessions. Happy team spirit with everyone working together to achieve a common goal.

    Cons

    The downside of recruitment, where a lot of the outcome is beyond your contol

    Advice to Management

    Keep the development sessions and the way you lisen to your team

    Manpower2018-01-31

    Manpower Response

    June 13, 2018Director of Talent, UK

    Thank you for your review. I appreciate the market can be challenging at times, so it’s all the more important that colleagues are there to support one another and that individuals receive the development they need. I’m pleased to see you are benefiting from both and I can assure ...

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  2. "Work"

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    Current Employee - Lead Recruitment Consultant in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manpower full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good structure corporate business

    Cons

    Difficult systems, under investment in systems

    Advice to Management

    Better systems

    Manpower2018-06-18

    Manpower Response

    August 21, 2018Brand Leader, Manpower UK

    Thank you for your feedback about your experience working at Manpower. I also appreciate your feedback regarding our systems - we are continuously seeking to improve our systems and processes to ensure we are working as efficiently as possible. I would welcome your suggestions on ...

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work but training needs improvement."

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    Current Employee - Associate Recruitment Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lovely people and the role itself gives you a fantastic feeling. They also have good benefits for Perm consultants and a great development scheme.

    Cons

    The training isn't up to scratch, they need more guidance for new starters especially if they don't have previous recruitment experience

    Advice to Management

    Have more structure to training so that new starters are set up for success

    Manpower2018-01-18

    Manpower Response

    June 13, 2018Director of Talent, UK

    Hi there. Thank you for taking the time to share your review. I would absolutely agree that our people are one of the best things about working here, as well as the buzz that comes from doing our work well! However, we need to ensure that everyone receives the training and development ...

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  4. "Head and Shoulders above Competition"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruitment Consultant in Warrington, North West England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Secure Professional environment Training and Development High Ethical Standards Great Rewards for High Performers Recognition and Opportunity for consistently hardworking employees Mobile Working Opportunities

    Cons

    Capped Bonus structures Average Salary Brackets Unclear Promotion Opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Although there is always opportunities to apply for internal vacancies, there should be more direction and clarity on how to progress within current front line roles and how to gain promotions/salary increase.

    Manpower2017-11-28

    Manpower Response

    May 3, 2018Director of Talent, UK

    We are investing a huge amount into people development so it is useful to receive feedback about what is working well and where we could improve. Make sure you are having regular coaching conversations with your manager to discuss your development both within your current role and ...

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  5. "Fantastic company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Recruitment Consultant in Ipswich, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manpower full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexibility, great commission scheme on everything you bill, I love being able to work at home, a continuous training program, fantastic support from my manager, constantly evolving and growing with the times, the Directors are accessible and listen to you.

    Cons

    Absolutely nothing. I’ve been in recruitment for 12 years and at Manpower for just over 3 and it’s the best company I’ve worked at. I would like to continue my career with them for the foreseeable future

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!!!

    Manpower2017-11-10

    Manpower Response

    May 8, 2018Managing Director, ManpowerGroup UK

    As you know, we have made a number of changes over the past year to bring in greater flexibility and keep ahead of industry trends. We also continue to invest in people development, which makes feedback such as yours all the more pleasing to read. Wishing you all the best in your ...

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  6. "Good company but a lot of improvements to be made..."

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    Current Employee - Recruitment Consultant in Roslin, Scotland
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility of working from home, commission on any billing you make. Systems relatively good compared to previous companies I have worked at.

    Cons

    People too comfortable with basic salaries. No drive or passion. Managers not taking time to develop staff. Need to take more time to listen on the needs of staff.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the development of staff and also change the training structure as there none available.

    Manpower2017-10-02

    Manpower Response

    October 30, 2017Director of Talent, UK

    Thank you for your review. We have certainly made development one of our top priorities over the past year so I am sorry that your expereince does not reflect this. It is useful feedback though and indicates that despite the investment and energy we have put into this area, there's ...

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  7. "No development of people"

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    Former Employee - Recruitment Consultant in Sunderland, North East England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Well known brand/name, opening the door to other opportunities.

    Cons

    After an initial 3 day boot camp, there is no substantial in branch training. Lack of any real investment in new talent, despite claiming to have a great grad scheme. It doesn't work. Fly or fire mentality.

    Manpower2017-08-07

    Manpower Response

    October 30, 2017Director of Talent, UK

    Thank you for taking the time to review your employment with Manpower. I’m sorry your development experience wasn’t more positive. We have invested heavily in training and development over the past two years. To name a few initiatives, there's the formation of a Talent Team, a new ...

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  8. "Current recruitment consultant"

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    Current Employee - Recruitment Consultant in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manpower

    Pros

    I love working for Manpower. Manager and op's manager very helpful and supportive. Salary and benefits good also.

    Cons

    None so far, great company to work for.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

    Manpower2016-09-25

    Manpower Response

    October 27, 2016Managing Director, Manpower UK

    Thanks very much for taking the time to review us. I'm delighted that your experience with us is so positive! It's great to see our core values are being recognised and that you’re happy in your role. I can only assume the 1 star rating was a mistake as your comments are so positive! ...

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  9. Helpful (5)

    "Dont touch with a bargepole!"

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    Former Employee - Recruitment Consultant in Birmingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team within my branch with good relationships. Good office location

    Cons

    Cannot say anything positive about the management structure. Branch Manager was an absolute joke. Half the time she didnt turn up to work and when she did she was at least an hour late and made us cover for her. The Regional Operations Manager was such a bully that almost his entire region left within the time i worked there. He reduced Business Managers to tears on a regular occasion. Harsh, unrealistic targets and changing...

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    Manpower2015-09-29
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Giant company - Sinking ship"

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    Former Employee - Recruitment Consultant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Some genuinely talented people in the company - Nice people

    Cons

    Generalist - they will eventually sink with out a major specialism and they described themselves as the TITANIC in their own words... Massive sinking ship

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing.... while you still can. Market disruptors will soon destroy this business model but good luck

    Manpower2015-02-11
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