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Margaret Fong

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Margaret Fong

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listen to music, playing games

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Company > OfficeTeam

Is OfficeTeam right for me?

You will not get steady work. Once an assignment is over, you will be back on the available list. The recruiters will wait until something comes in that matches your skill level ...

5 years ago
Job > Customer Service Representative

temp agencies

[QUOTE who="Denise in Albany, New York"]Temp agencies! are a waste of time. You apply and they call you and waste your time by spending an hour or more testing you and ...

6 years ago
Company > Office Team

How to get a job at Office Team.

[QUOTE who="L33t in California"]wow interesting. I was looking for Nvidia (finishing college soon) and I saw this forum. I did stuff for Office Team about two years ago ...

6 years ago
Company > OfficeTeam

OfficeTeam Changed my Life

Fake jobs. No such thing as temp-to perm with them. They just sit on their asses all day and fill orders. My sister never got a temp-to perm with them and she managed to find a ...

6 years ago
Company > Manpower

Go to Robert Half Int

Robert Half is no-good because one of my friends friend is an accounts payable clerk and he already graduated from college and have many years of experience. However, they still ...

6 years ago
Job > Assistant Store Manager

need job soon

[QUOTE who="andressa bouyer in Des Moines, Iowa"]i am very depend. call me[/QUOTE]

You need to improve on grammar. The word is dependable not depend. Also ...

6 years ago
Company > TSS Personnel Agency

Don't bother with this agency

[QUOTE who="Maggie in Berkeley, California"]Sorry to disagree with you Margaret but I found a permanent job through TSS in a matter of weeks after having been on a temp ...

6 years ago
Company > Manpower

Go to Robert Half Int

[QUOTE who="Recruiter in Columbus, Ohio"]Actually, Karen- OfficeTeam is an Equal Opportunity Employer. I've been in the staffing industry for many years and have worked ...

6 years ago
Job > Medical Assistant

No Jobs, School was a waste of time

[QUOTE who="Karen in Albany, New York"]Where are all the jobs, I did my best in school GPA 4.0 for nothing sent out my resume to everywhere and no luck. The certification ...

6 years ago
Company > Office Team

How to get a job at Office Team.

[QUOTE who="Myla in Fremont, California"]Its always helpful to use proper grammar. If you knew how to spell, maybe you would do better. I landed a job with thru an agency ...

6 years ago
Company > OfficeTeam

OfficeTeam News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="Laura Maxwell in Dunellen, New Jersey"]I really AM a temp for Office Team; I am not a fake. I just happened to find this forum while searching the web for ...

6 years ago
Company > Ultimate Staffing Services

Ultimate staffing is the worst agency ever

[QUOTE who="Debbie in Pawtucket, Rhode Island"]Most employers don't care if your experience was obtained from a permanent or temp job. Experience is experience. There must ...

6 years ago
Company > Spherion

Staffing Companies (List of the worst)

I agree with all of the above and like to add one more staffing agency to the list. Nelson Staffing. I am not sure if there is one, but once they send you on assignment and if the ...

6 years ago
Company > Westaff

Who's been by far the worst agency?

[QUOTE who="Ellen Goodman in Overland Park, Kansas"]Margaret, sometimes working part time is better than nothing. But I understand where you are coming from. I, too, am in ...

6 years ago
Company > Manpower

Go to Robert Half Int

Not true. They are fake ads and won't give me the time of day. Who says you need a college degree to file or mail? All I have is an Associates degree and the recruiters don't care ...

6 years ago
Job > Optometrist

Need A Job

[QUOTE who="delvesmith in Indianapolis, Indiana"]I nee a job and Im a 12yearold boy.[/QUOTE]

12 is way too young to be working. The proper age is 16.

7 years ago
Company > OfficeTeam

Office Team No fair!!

[QUOTE who="Ang in Chicago, Illinois"]I have applied and applied to Office Team and I never ever hear a thing from them! What the heck are those people doing there ...

7 years ago
General > Career Advice

Liberal Arts graduates trying to break in.

[QUOTE who="Chelsea in Quincy, Massachusetts"]I'm pretty new to this site, but I can't express how happy I am that there is a place for the unemployed to gather and share ...

7 years ago
Company > AppleOne

AppleOne - give it a rest

[QUOTE who="Joanna in Glendale, California"]Not many of you seem to get the Staffing Agency system. They meet with hundreds of people a month and usually only have 10-30 ...

7 years ago
Company > AppleOne

Blacklisted

[QUOTE who="Bette in Denver, Colorado"]Margaret: APPLY DIRECT! :)[/QUOTE]

Already have a job, just networking for a friend of mine.

7 years ago
Company > AppleOne

Blacklisted

I was just browsing through their website and it is FAKE JOBS. How can a job posting happen again that I saw last year? I saw an accounts payable/receivable clerk position open for ...

7 years ago
Company > AppleOne

Employment agencies

I agree they are a waste of time. Once I went to the San Mateo branch and the person I met with told me that they had the same jobs as the San Francisco office. Hello we are ...

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half Finance & Accounting

RH, is anyone there?

[QUOTE who="Cameron in San Francisco, California"]Why don't you know that they were owned by RHI? That tells an employer that you don't have any focus. You can get all ...

7 years ago
Company > AppleOne

AppleNothing. They won't call you for jack squat!

One of my girlfriends was registered there and they managed to find her something. However, she discovered that she nailed the interview at a permanent position. This office ...

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half

RHI is the worst.

[QUOTE who="Mr J in Littleton, Colorado"]Don't waste your time with company. There recruiters are dense.[/QUOTE]

Mr. J. I couldn't agree with you more. All ...

7 years ago
Company > AppleOne

looking for a job

Susie Sanchez: Why are you staying with Apple One? It is crappy because I was working for them when they took over a client and I didn't finish the assignment. The department I ...

7 years ago
Company > Office Team

Office Team = Robert Half = Fraud

OfficeTeam recruiters are RUDE.I am not STUPID! and one of the recruiters implied that I am STUPID.Never again am I being a temp at the agency. I know I am working permanently, so ...

7 years ago
Company > AppleOne

Has ANYONE actually got a job thru Apple One????

[QUOTE who="Anonymous in Denver, Colorado"]They post these dream sounding ads but I don't think they exist.[/QUOTE]

Do yourself a favor. Apply at companies that you ...

7 years ago
Company > AppleOne

AppleNothing. They won't call you for jack squat!

5 minutes isn't a lot of time to interview somebody. All fake jobs. Go find a job yourself by applying directly to the company's website.

7 years ago
Company > OfficeTeam

OfficeTeam News and Happenings.

Who cares about OfficeTeam!! A friend of mine registered with them and they managed to keep her busy just because she had a period of solid work experience of one year.After they ...

7 years ago
Company > Office Team

Office Team = Robert Half = Fraud

OfficeTeam is not helpful at all when you are unemployed and they are liars. My recruiter told me that they can help me after I lost my position at the Federal Reserve Bank ...

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half

Worthless, even basic courtesy is lacking

I agree. they won't help you unless you either moved into the area and don't know anybody who can help you find a job in your new city,state of residence or you had a full time job ...

7 years ago
Company > Citigroup

Primerica - Citigroup

Stay away. They are nothing but sales. If you really know how to make a commission sale, then go ahead. It is not a full time position in which you can work as long as you like and ...

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half Technology

Ask Me about RHI

Thanks for your help. I think that they are basically sales people instead of recruiters. Why can't you help people who is a graduate? What is the point of temping if you already ...

7 years ago
Company > Office Team

How to get a job at Office Team.

My assingment was for mailings for a mortgage company and I was told by the client that I was an idiot and that I don't know how to do mailings. What kind of idiot don't know how ...

7 years ago
Company > AppleOne

Has ANYONE actually got a job thru Apple One????

[QUOTE who="Brenda in Montebello, California"]I actually had great luck once, but it was only because I had a great rep working for me. She was dedicated to getting me ...

7 years ago
Company > Placement Pros

Another staffing agency

I saw a job on Careerbuilder that I am qualified to do and they told me to fill out paperwork. However, Careerbuilder told me that the job was new as of today. So, if it was new ...

7 years ago
Company > OfficeTeam

Temp Agencies

OfficeTeam is the WORST AGENCY. I had a friend who was registered there and they did managed to keep her busy until one particular assingment that lasted for 9 months. However ...

7 years ago
Company > OfficeTeam

OfficeTeam News and Happenings.

OfficeTeam is the worst here in San Francisco and no matter where you live or where you want to work. Yesterday, I received a call from the San Mateo branch telling me that they ...

7 years ago
Company > OfficeTeam

References

[QUOTE who="anonymous"]I have taken my tests (100%), have my references 7. THey have called 6 of them (ALL positive), but the one from my most recent employer, is ...

7 years ago
Company > Bank Of America

How to get a job at Bank Of America.

[QUOTE who="Mia"] Friends have nothing to do with getting a job here or anywhere else unless you need a reference or referral. Banks like Bank of America hire over 60 ...

7 years ago
Company > Bank Of America

How to get a job at Bank Of America.

My advice is that you won't get in unless you are a sociable person and have a lot of friends. If you only have a few people who are friends and not a lot, then you don't qualify ...

7 years ago
Company > OfficeTeam

Temp Agencies

The OfficeTeam branch in San Francisco must not be receiving calls. When I registered with OfficeTeam, my recruiter told me that there will be 2 staffing managers staffing that ...

7 years ago
Company > OfficeTeam

Temp Agencies

[QUOTE who="Anonymous"]I am a former Recruiter for OfficeTeam and I can honestly say that they are a horrible service. The Recruiters there aren't bad people, but they are ...

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half Legal

finding a job?

When I was in college, their San mateo branch constantly called me and told me to register with them and to work as a temp until I am able to find a job on my own. That all they do ...

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half Finance & Accounting

RH, is anyone there?

[QUOTE who="Robert Half, Dead Dirtbag at large!"]
To answer your question....
The reason why they test you is to tell the clients how well you skilled when ...

7 years ago
Company > AppleOne

Apple One

[QUOTE who="trese"]I understand I don't care much for call center myself I you tried to take the postal exam or if you sign up for the army reserve they can offer you ...

7 years ago
Company > Manpower

TO ALL THE JOBSEEKERS - DON'T GO WITH MANPOWER! YOU WILL NEVER HEAR FROM THEM. PROMISE

[QUOTE who="Margaret Fong"]I was laid off about 6 yrs ago, after 18 yrs w/company. Since then, most of my jobs have been temp or temp to hire positions. For all but one ...

7 years ago
Company > AppleOne

Apple One

I am looking for entry level positions, but I don't like call centers. I am looking for something that I can collate stuff together.

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half

RHI is the worst.

Remedy is no good. My contact person is gone and when my position ended, I tired to go through the same process hoping to get another position, but my new contact person is rude ...

7 years ago

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