lab technician (Former Employee) – Richmond, CA – December 19, 2015
I worked as a Lab Technician on a temp basis. Chevron likes to hire temps, so I figured I would leverage the opportunity to get hired on.
The bottom line is Staffmark offers no benefits to its employees. They stripped holiday pay too because California law now requires employers to contribute sick pay. This took effect in mid 2015. Working at Chevron was awesome. They do treat their contractors quite well despite the temp label. Most employees who are technicians start off as contractors, so they are honest and encourage you to stay positive.
Good luck! Temping is a great way to gain experience and build your resume, but it is not sustainable due to no benefits and below market compensation.
Easy to get on board at large company, paid once a week
Lack of communication, good luck talking to anyone at corporate, zero benefits, poor pay
Order Filler at Revlon (Former Employee) – Oxford, NC – November 23, 2015
No incentives like periodic raises or morale boosters. does not deal with 'work bullies'. No sick or vacation time. I did get a better understanding of the importance of teamwork and timely and accurate order filling. It would be a better place to work if the employees were better appreciated and given a decent pay.Most people can barely make ends meet.
Picker (Former Employee) – Chambersburg, PA – January 16, 2016
i carry many skills that i have gained in my experiences that may benefits my over all performance. I have computer skills including ms Word, excel,power-point,access, as well as music and video editing /production., and recording.
The typical day at LoReal that each day we started in a huddle for job assignments and the quotas that need to be met for shipping. I learned a great deal about the receiving/shipment fulfillment while being employed there with Staffmark employees(co workers) were great to work with. The hardest part of the job was that the facility has no air conditioning and no heating and the water machines always was malfunctioning. The most enjoyable part of the job was that I was happy to encourage others in great efforts due to the untamable work environment (climate of the heat and cold).
If, considered to be hired permanant, they have great benefits.
A typical day at work would be to show up and be willing to learn what is required of me. The supervisor was polite and helpful at working with me to find a job. Co-workers were different each job. They were considerate and knowledgeable in assisting me in learning to do the job. The hardest part of the job is having to start a job, leave it, and start another one. However, the variety of jobs changes up so I don't get stuck doing a job I don't care for.
Administrative Assistant/ISO Coordinator (Current Employee) – Port Arthur, TX – October 4, 2015
Good place to get entry level experience in whatever industry you work in. Best part of the job is the hours which are 6am to 2pm. The management doesn't micromanage so there's no daily pressure. The only down side is that you have to save up to take vacation because there is no paid time off.
Work was arduous and fast paced. Environment was, at times, uncomfortable. Fellow employees were pleasant and made the work day more enjoyable.
Steel Worker/Factory Production (Former Employee) – Johnson City, TN – August 14, 2015
American Water Heater Company, overall is a well compensating job. Periodically employees were given extended lunch breaks for holiday dinners and employee appreciation. It comes with its daily challenges and stresses. However, it opens up opportunities to become well versed in a constantly changing environment. My job title was Steel Worker. My fellow employees were goal and team oriented. The daily task was to achieve corporate desired production numbers. Overall I enjoyed my time with this workforce. Due to unfortunate circumstances and poor timing, I was unable to receive a permenant position with American Water Heater Company. I gave my full effort, but fulltime positions were not available.
Compensation was fair. Employee treatment was excellent.
TPO assistant (Former Employee) – Rogers, AR – July 2, 2015
I worked at Glad Manufacturing for Staffmark. I would come in to work and clean, inspect, and lube machine. I worked in packaging press n seal, fixing minor problems with the machine. I learned how the process worked and got used to the machines. Management was good never had any problems. I enjoyed the co-workers I worked with and never had any problems with the people. the job was never hard I had team to help figure out a problem if I could not figure it out. I enjoyed the most was getting to learn more, rather just coming into work and doing the same thing and not learning nothing. It was just a temporary job that got me hired on full time for Glad Manufacturing. Glad used Temporaries threw out the plant. I had to apply separately to get hired on.
People helping people is always great! Family environment!
Receptionist (Former Employee) – Indianapolis, IN – August 25, 2015
Staffmark is a Monday-Friday job. I believe all positions are paid fairly. The Hours are great, 8am-4:30pm. The staff is friendly and everyone loves getting work done on time or early which is always a plus. Clean environment. All holidays off. This is talking if your are actually working for Staffmark not going through them for a temporary job.
Great hours, Great Staff, Good benefits, Fair pay.
Not being able to help everyone like at most jobs.