What have people's experiences been with temp agencies?
I graduated in December of 2006 with a degree in Computer Science, but I have had no success with finding a job. I need to find work now to help pay some bills and get some experience, so I have been considering temp agencies to try and find something like that. I'd like to know what people's experiences have been with them. Specifically, right now, I'm looking at Adecco Technical and Manpower Professional. The initial agency I interviewed with was Robert Half Technology, but it has been a month and they have not found anything, and I just did some research for reviews and only found negative ones. Anyway, I'd appreciate any help with this. Also, if you know any sites with reviews from people about the agencies, that would help as well.
Asked By: Jason P - 5/30/2007
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No wonder you can't find work. Robert Half International owns OfficeTeam as well. I was interested in working in an office, but the recrutier I met with, never found me work either. They told me to get some work experience at least a year and lost my job before they can help me find work, so I tried different agencies... More
Answered By: margaretfong2 - 5/30/2007
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Answered By: Sarbazeirani2 - 5/30/2007
I personally think temp agencies should be illegal... More
Answered By: irmaynerds - 5/30/2007
Find a full-time job. Temp agencies suck. I had two jobs both lasted one day each. It might say three months duration, but if they don't like you, it's alot shorter.
Answered By: Thou shalt not Murder - 5/30/2007
Hell no temp agencies completely suck. You could at least get into a company staring in a small IT position and work your way up to something more with a degree like that at least.
Answered By: RED - 5/30/2007
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