ManpowerGroup Reviews

Updated 11 Aug 2020

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3.6
66%
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83%
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ManpowerGroup Chief Executive Officer Jonas Prising
Jonas Prising
302 Ratings
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  • "Low pay compared to other companies(in 17 reviews)

  • "No cons found in entire tenature(in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Supportive and collaborative environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Media Officer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ManpowerGroup full-time

    Pros

    Free parking, passionate team, supportive and large focus on future planning.

    Cons

    Remote location, high pressure, fast pace

  2. "Claims they aren’t your “typical” call centre, but they are."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Case Manager in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at ManpowerGroup full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Colleagues, exposure to government, casual Friday’s.

    Cons

    Office politics, passive aggressive management, no questions asked attitude.

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  3. "Good enough to come back for a second role"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ManpowerGroup full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Leadership, Culture, Career Progression, flexible working arrangements

    Cons

    Little paid parental leave for those wanting to start a family

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  4. "Great Flexibility"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ManpowerGroup full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours and working from home. Also, they support fresh ideas and are aiming to keep current with the times.

    Cons

    Too many middle managers, too many bad hires at the top resulting in team chaos.

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  5. "Executive recruiter"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Professional Recruiter in Adelaide
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ManpowerGroup full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Rewarding work and culture

    Cons

    Low pay compared to other companies. Manager gets our commissions

  6. "Consultant"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at ManpowerGroup full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Location in the city was great

    Cons

    Poor management and too fluid. Too many redundancies

  7. "Means well"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ManpowerGroup full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Forgiving culture, clear expectations and global footprint

    Cons

    Hard to attract good talent means capability in house is hit-and-miss

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  8. "Terrible Workplace - Management Bullying"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administration in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at ManpowerGroup full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Monthly paid salary - Staff birthday celebrations

    Cons

    Toxic culture, of Bullying and Gaslighting from Management - Young Management Tall poppies

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  9. "Most Unethical Company in Industry"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ManpowerGroup full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    There are none to note

    Cons

    The Australia organisation is run by the Regional team, who are without doubt the most unethical and reactive group any multinational company would have. The local MPG is falling further behind the competition and the answer is to plan for the long term and not in short term Regional thinking. Our competition are doing better than us because they have stuck to a long term recovery plan

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Defence Force Recruiting"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Case Manager - Defence Recruiter in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at ManpowerGroup full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Going home at the end of the day.

    Cons

    Monthly pay. Management belittles workers. Harassment and discrimination isn’t dealt with appropriately. Job would be better handled by enlisted members.

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