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Installed services for Eastlink
Installer for Eastlink (Former Employee), Amherst, NSFebruary 5, 2014
Installed services for eastlink, wasn't through Kelly services but through Fronteir
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Always working
Administrativce (Former Employee), Oshawa, ONJanuary 22, 2014
Always received calls for work, worked a full time position in a short time span
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productive and nice workplace
Labourer (Former Employee), Kingston, ONJanuary 17, 2014
Pros: ????
Cons: ????
a typical day at work... typical :)
what you learned... stuff
management... i can do the job better :) (more breaktime)
your co-workers... nice
the hardest part of the job... work
the most enjoyable part of the job... payday :)
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Good place for temp work
Administrative / Office Clerk (Current Employee), Winnipeg, MBNovember 25, 2013
It's a good place for temp work, though they are not in Winnipeg anymore.
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Kelly Services is an excellent place to find temporary employment.
Various Temporary (Former Employee), Moncton, NBNovember 21, 2013
Pros: flexibility, constant change, diversity
Cons: uncertain schedule, no guaranteed work.
A typical day at Kelly Services begins with a phone call. Assignments are usually given with 24 hours or more notice, and usually last from 1 week to 30 days.

The work varies greatly which I enjoyed, and you are never in the same place for long.

I learned much about the different industries around my city, and the different roles people play within – more... them, – less
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Temp Agency
General Labour (Former Employee), Hamilton, ONNovember 12, 2013
General Work at a temp agency doing factory work and line work
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job placement company
Clerical (Former Employee), Niagara Falls, ONNovember 1, 2013
Pros: worked at a lot of different places and gained experience
Cons: working at a different place everyday
Waited around everyday for them to call you for them to place you at job. Very good learning experience
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Ok
Warehouse employee (Former Employee), Saint Peters, MOOctober 27, 2013
Pros: lots of hours
Cons: inconsitant hours
No bad, but the company needed a little bit more of a personal touch
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Great Company to Work For
Staffing Specialist (Former Employee), Toronto, ONOctober 20, 2013
Pros: n/a
Cons: n/a
Very interesting work assignment, staffing and recruiting skills used by company ans great experience for my resume. Fast paced and non stop environment.
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Excellent for contract work
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), Saskatoon, SKOctober 15, 2013
I had the pleasure of being a temp for Kelly Services in two different Canadian cities. I found both locations to be equally friendly, knowledgeable and professional. I found the application and testing process relevant and efficient. A placement was found for me very quickly and there weren't any shortages of placements thereafter. I really liked the – more... way pay was handled, being paid weekly was a definite perk! Temping is a great way to gain experience and skills and to find a career. I'd definitely recommend Kelly Services. – less
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Excellent support, professional services.
Bookkeeper (Current Employee), Brantford, ONOctober 4, 2013
Pros: flexible hours/days
Cons: dependant upon customer requirements
Provides temporary (to permanent) employment suited to your skills. Gives the opportunity for many great job-related experiences.
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Abusive workplace, didn't invite temps to company barbeque.
Office Cler (Former Employee), CalgarySeptember 1, 2013
Pros: no pros.
Cons: low wages, staff abusive towards temps. all 3 temps were excluded from a company lunch. nasty!!
I was told by Kelly Services that I would be doing data entry. They lied. All I did was print reports. That's it. All day long. Staff treated temps abusively. After one month, the recruiter left a msg on my cell phone telling me my services were no longer required. Still don't know what I did wrong. Recruiter won't talk to me .... refuses to put me – more... out on another assignment. – less
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My second agency in Canada.
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), Mississauga, ONAugust 29, 2013
The employment coordinators are very helpful, kind and patient to new comers.
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Productive and fun place to work
Admin Assistant for IS - KRAFT (Former Employee), Toronto, ONAugust 19, 2013
Pros: flexible work ours and work from home options once a week or when needed
Cons: was a short contract.
The work enviornment and people i worked with were very friendly and knowlegdeable.
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Given the ability to learn beyond the assignment
Office Assistant (Former Employee), TorontoJuly 26, 2013
Pros: choice of assignement
Cons: temporary wor
Kelly Services is a temporary agency, that contracted its employees to other business's on a temporary basis. I enjoyed working at each assignment I was given, the people are very friendly and often allow you to work outside you given contract to advance my knowledge of business practices.
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Job placement agency
Various positions (Former Employee), Saint John, NBJuly 2, 2013
Pros: coworkers
Cons: downtime
If you are looking to work wherever this is for you. The staffing agency were great people and the odd jobs were fine as well. The jobs never had a hard part to them at all. The only downside was sometimes you would go a while without work simply because there were too many people looking as well and the jobs were dry.
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It was good for the time needed
Temporary clerical assignments (Former Employee), AuroraJune 14, 2013
Pros: earned money
Cons: far to travel
I worked for Kelly Services on an assignment with State Farm processing claims - data entry. It was a very repetitive job inserting information regarding claims. The job was too far away from my home and would prefer to work in Barrie.
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Productive and fun work environment.
Office Administrator (Former Employee), Calgary, ABMay 23, 2013
Pros: great lunch room, with tea and coffee for staff.
Cons: n/a
Kelly Services is a well organized and functional staffing agency. Aiding people all around the world find suitable employment, and connecting great employees with great employers. Kelly Services was a fun and exciting place to learn about the field of recruitment.
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Alternate Root
On-Site Coordinator (Former Employee), Brantford, OntarioMay 14, 2013
My job at Alternate Root was grading tobacco as it came down the conveyor belt.
This job was seasonal in nature. I had the opportunity to work with the same crew for 5 years. We had the opportunity to develop a really good working relationship with one another.
Our day would start between 6:30 am to 7:00 am. The hardest part of this work would be the – more... long days when we would encounter a bad kiln filled with mold. This would involve all of us tearing off the mold off every leaf when the kiln was bad. However, because I worked with the best crew, the day was made bearable. The best part of the job would be when we had a really good kiln and be done within 3-4 hours. – less
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Great work placement
Administration Assistant & Dispatcher (Current Employee), Dieppe, NBMay 13, 2013
I enjoyed being in charge of the front desk, greeting and helping out other employees when needed. It was a very high volume working place and very friendly.

About Kelly Services

Kelly Services, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Troy, Michigan, offering services that include temporary staffing – Read more