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Manpower Reviews

Updated 18 August 2018
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Pros
  • "Good work life balance, good commission" (in 51 reviews)

  • "You are not only helping yourself but the lives of others by helping them find a job" (in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • "I have no cons about the agency" (in 64 reviews)

  • "No time limits on companies hiring for full time employment" (in 46 reviews)

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  1. "Fantastic support, professional and friendly colleagues."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reading, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reading, England
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Training, coaching, support and progression.

    Cons

    Can't think of any to be honest.

    Advice to Management

    Support and training are key for staff detention and productivity.


  2. "Great agency to work for. I work for the Royalmail through Manpower the staff are very good"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Saint Helens, West Midlands, England
    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Saint Helens, West Midlands, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manpower part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It’s not an umbrella agency and you get paid for what you do on a weekly basis with no hassle or fuss

    Cons

    Nothing to complain about that’s really not a con

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work for me 👍👍👍👍

  3. "Manpower CORE NORTH"

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    Current Employee - Telephone Interviewer in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Current Employee - Telephone Interviewer in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great people, flexible hours, pay ok

    Cons

    Not the best environment at times due to some of the management, there is a clear divide.

    Some are great some are really poor, though we think tings are being done to fix it.

    Advice to Management

    Need to take feedback seriously


  4. "BT call centre customer service advisor"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good rate of pay.
    Supportive training process.
    I was initially concerned about working through an agency, but Manpower were very good about liasing with BT.

    Cons

    Stressful working environment - staff are constantly monitored. Was reprimanded for referring difficult customers to a supervisor.


  5. "Work"

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

    I have been working at Manpower full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good structure corporate business

    Cons

    Difficult systems, under investment in systems

    Advice to Management

    Better systems


  6. "Agency"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bolton, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bolton, England
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Worked at E-on who offered great training and a good working environment

    Cons

    representatives from Manpower didn't seem to know what they were doing - wages were wrong for a few months in a row and not very understanding of circumstances.


  7. "Working for Manpower."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - DocuCare in London, England
    Current Employee - DocuCare in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Travel costs covered, for zones 1,2.

    Cons

    first 3 days of sick not payed.

    Advice to Management

    People do get sick.

  8. "Royalmail"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Postal Worker in Lincoln, England
    Former Employee - Postal Worker in Lincoln, England

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

    Pros

    fantastic agency , helped with holidays & keeping employment

    Cons

    no gurantee to work everyday


  9. "Great company to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advisor in Glasgow, Scotland
    Current Employee - Advisor in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Manpower part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly staff and efficient communication.

    Cons

    No opportunity for career growth or promotion


  10. "Account Consultant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Bristol, England
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Learning and Development has been emphasized within the last 3 years

    Cons

    None - I was very happy within my role


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