MANPOWER - Ads for JOBS that DO NOT EXIST !

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Anonymous, Connecticut in Meriden, Connecticut

134 months ago

I have spoken with the Manpower Recruiter a number of times over last two months ... I initially responded to an ad for an Experienced Executive Assistant. I industry and skill qualified with many years of experience! The recruiter contacted me, tested me, agreed that I was qualified and supposedly submitted my resume. I have waited and called - waited and called - nothing! This AD - two months later is still appearing on the job boards. I have contacted the Recruiter so many times, inquiring about my application, that the Recruiter finally admitted that this job is posted just to get people in the door! There is NO JOB! Personally I think this is BAD BUSINESS PRACTICE !!!! and hugely MISLEADING!!!! I spend hour upon hour EVERY day on the job boards looking for a job, submitting applications and sending emails, making phone calls and I feel this practice is TOTALLY UNETHICAL. I wonder how many other agencies are doing the same thing??? I wonder how many hours are wasted by all of us applying for positions that don't exist???

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Grey_Grace in Vero Beach, Florida

127 months ago

Do you think Manpower has been in business since 1948 by posting faux ads? A scam? I bet you did not know that many ads posted on Monster, CareerBuilder, and several other major recruiting websites are an outsourcing service they provide their clients. The resumes received in response to the ad are directly forwarded via email to the Manpower client, who will screen and call you. Don't assume.

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aasha in Madras, India

75 months ago

Anonymous, Connecticut in Meriden, Connecticut said: I have spoken with the Manpower Recruiter a number of times over last two months ... I initially responded to an ad for an Experienced Executive Assistant. I industry and skill qualified with many years of experience! The recruiter contacted me, tested me, agreed that I was qualified and supposedly submitted my resume. I have waited and called - waited and called - nothing! This AD - two months later is still appearing on the job boards. I have contacted the Recruiter so many times, inquiring about my application, that the Recruiter finally admitted that this job is posted just to get people in the door! There is NO JOB! Personally I think this is BAD BUSINESS PRACTICE !!!! and hugely MISLEADING!!!! I spend hour upon hour EVERY day on the job boards looking for a job, submitting applications and sending emails, making phone calls and I feel this practice is TOTALLY UNETHICAL. I wonder how many other agencies are doing the same thing??? I wonder how many hours are wasted by all of us applying for positions that don't exist???

dont mistake all consultants........

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Anonymous in Scarborough, Ontario

4 months ago

I will agree with the same first comment. I think manpower company is scam. I had the same experience. What a waste of time, I went in and filled out their paperwork and everything. They only use job posting to get you inside...not even sure what they do with your personal information afterwards.

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Geniius in Trenton, Michigan

4 months ago

Anonymous, Connecticut in Meriden, Connecticut said: I have spoken with the Manpower Recruiter a number of times over last two months ... I initially responded to an ad for an Experienced Executive Assistant . I industry and skill qualified with many years of experience! The recruiter contacted me, tested me, agreed that I was qualified and supposedly submitted my resume. I have waited and called - waited and called - nothing! This AD - two months later is still appearing on the job boards. I have contacted the Recruiter so many times, inquiring about my application, that the Recruiter finally admitted that this job is posted just to get people in the door! There is NO JOB! Personally I think this is BAD BUSINESS PRACTICE !!!! and hugely MISLEADING!!!! I spend hour upon hour EVERY day on the job boards looking for a job, submitting applications and sending emails, making phone calls and I feel this practice is TOTALLY UNETHICAL. I wonder how many other agencies are doing the same thing??? I wonder how many hours are wasted by all of us applying for positions that don't exist???

They sent me an unsigned robo-email claiming that they had several positions that matched me (I already checked their listings, they had nothing at my level or in my fields). They told me to submit my resume (how did they have matches for me, then?). I called them and acted confused and they gave me an email address to send my resumes to. I'm betting I get nothing, as they are dishonest.

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Fight For Your Rights in #FinallyLandedAPermanentGigAndSkepticalLOL, California

3 months ago

Manpower is known here in California for being very misleading. There was a class action lawsuit brought against them as well and everyone who participated won. They were withholding overtime pay and not paying employees their money that they had rightfully worked for. I will never do business with this company again. I did report them to the better business bureau and the labor board as well.

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