Good for High School Graduates or Stay at home Father/College students
Light Industrial Worker (Current Employee), Grand Rapids, MI – September 3, 2014
Pros: good for people in need of a job right now
Cons: do not pay employees based on performance, flat rate
I arrived at Employment Group after 5 years of being a Stay at Home Father for my two small children and part time college student. When my neither of my children required daycare (full time students) and I acquired my Associates I decided I had to get a full time job, any job that would help provide for my children while I return to college classes – more... to further my degree. It became apparent that I would have trouble finding the simplest job because of the gap of employment I now had, which brought me to Employment Group. They set me up reluctantly and soon reaped the benefits of doing so because I made them look good at my first assignment until I was hired in permanently. After being with them for a couple assignments now I have learned that no matter how good I am as an employee they will not budge from their very low hire in rate. – less
Enjoyable Job - Seriously High Stress & Horrible Policies
Service Coordinator (Former Employee), Battle Creek, MI – January 24, 2014
Pros: independence and responsibility for my own work
Cons: bad policies and condescending co-workers
I enjoyed my job for the most part, I felt a sense of independence and responsibility for my own work. I hated the high stress of last minute staffing needs and the unreliability of many individuals I staffed. The company itself had some horrible policies regarding PTO. I was a single mother of two and was let go due to using my PTO to take maternity – more... leave, not given any other option, and then having to pick up a sick child from daycare without any time off left.
Policy stated that you only had a certain amount of PTO. After it was all used up you were NOT allowed to take additional time off.
I was let go for being a mother and taking care of my children. – less
Assembly Worker (Former Employee), Hart, MI – August 19, 2013
Pros: good pay, 3rd shift
Cons: short breaks
A typical day at work consisted of eight hours. Machine assembly making and building parts. I learned how to comfortably work in a factory setting. This was my very first factory job. It taught me how to stay active and on my feet for long periods of time. Management was good; kept us on task and focused. Co-workers were cool and fun to be around. The – more... hardest part about my job was doing the paper work that was required every few hours; had to deal with measurements and time-management. The most enjoyable part of my job was working overtime. – less