Pertemps Network Group

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Pertemps Network Group
Pertemps Network Group
735 reviews
Pertemps Network Group ratings
Average rating of 735 reviews on Indeed
3.4Work-life balance
3.2Pay & benefits
2.9Job security & advancement
Meriden Hall, Main Road, Meriden, CV7 7PT
1,001 to 5,000
$500M to $1B (USD)
Human Resources and Staffing

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Overall reviews at Pertemps Network Group

Laboratory Manager | Birmingham | 24 Aug 2020
An employer that is knowledge of the job market
Pertemps is a good company to work for, if you are prepared to put in the hours even though they are only temporary assignments. you will need to be prepared to travel at a moments notice if you do not have a long term assignment
Prosbeing paid on time
Consthe jobs are not permanent
Driver's Mate | Birmingham | 14 Oct 2014
job routines
I worked for Pertemps and various other agencies in this period, either in factory or warehouse environments, as well as a drivers mate, delivering and unloading vans with supplies to various stores around the UK, mostly overnight work.
Conswork was never guaranteed
Business Support | Birmingham | 22 Aug 2016
Enjoyable place to work
A typical day at work saw us taking referrals from Job Centre Plus for the work programme, we used to take them for other contracts too, community work placement, flexible support fund and the Nu-Traxx contract, but those all ended recently. We would also send out clients certificates for functional skill qualifications that they would have done in one of our centres as well as booking their tests and registering them for the relevant qualification through City & Guilds' Walled Garden. I have learned a lot of skills in the three and a half years I have been here, administration, customer service and a grasp of the benefit system to name but a few. My co-workers were all from the same background as myself, we were all once on Pertemps' work programme and gained employment through finding the vacancies through our respective employment coaches. I found the hardest part of the job was the lack of support given to us as employees from Pertemps' higher management. The most enjoyable part of the job was changing peoples lives who were in a position I was once in.
Production Coordinator | Birmingham | 11 May 2017
Nice place but lonely as an ELC
Company and Management had been great but the W2W Managers had always been trying to undermine all your activities and your job role. Branches slightly work against you then as they know your not managed by their Manager.
ProsLife Insurance
ConsFeel like an outsider
Receptionist | Birmingham | 4 Apr 2017
Since starting work at Pertemps I have learnt how to work productively in a busy environment, The staff that work in the office are lovely and try to help out as much as they can. The hardest part of the job is the long days but the most enjoyable part of the job is finding people work makes you feel good about yourself
ProsStaff nights out
ConsLong Hours
Receptionist | Birmingham | 20 Jan 2016
Busy and enjoyable work place
A typical day for me would include, dealing with any enquiries whether this be over the telephone, through email or face to face. I would also be loading applicants on to our system, filing application cards and raising timesheets. At the end of the week I would send out contracts to all our new starters. During my time working with Pertemps I have learned many things, including: how to scan documents, how to fax documents, how to write a formal business-like email, etc. When I first started my job I was inexperienced and was taken on as a Christmas temporary worker, however due to hard work and learning things fast they kept me on and I have now been working for over 2 years as an administration/receptionist. My co-workers have helped my massively with improving all of the skills I have acquired. I would say the hardest part of my job would be when the morning rush occurs and we have over 30+ people in reception and only 2 people dealing with the enquiries so it can get difficult at times. The most enjoyable part of my job is meeting new and different people each day and helping them to find a job that's perfect for them.
Receptionist | Birmingham | 30 Jul 2013
Working for Pertemps was a positive experience. The work was varied and rewarding. It provided me with new skills.
I began work at either 8am or 9am depending upon the shift I was required to cover. I was employed on the front line reception desk at the head office and also at a smaller location. I would meet and greet visitors to the company and carried out a variety of administration tasks. I was also responsible for dealing with all incoming and outgoing post and handling telephone calls via the switchboard. At head office I came into contact with management figures and executives who were very helpful. My co-workers were very supportive and were encouraging. I found many aspects of the work hard particularly because I hadn't been in work for a long period prior to my appointment. I enjoyed working as part of a small team at head office and the varied administration tasks.
ProsFriendly working conditions
Consmostly positive
Training Manager | Birmingham | 24 Aug 2014
friendly and positive environment
A conitiual changing environment with hardworking and friendly staff
Prosmotivated managers
Conslittle room for progression
Administrative Assistant | Birmingham | 30 Jun 2013
Enjoyed working for the company
Only lasted a year as it was contract work. Have worked for the company in the past. Met some lovely people there. What I learned there was that it was a face paced environment Typical day at work saw me doing a lot of administrative work. My co-workers were really great to work with. The hardest part of the job was the fact I wasn't doing one thing and the most enjoyable part of the work was feeling valued even though I was only there temporarily. The most enjoyable part of the job was making sure I had got the work done properly and also helping out others when I could
ProsEjoyed working there
ConsOnly lasted a year
Customer Service Representative | Birmingham | 5 Dec 2017
Worked for the company for seven years , Great people and they develop your skills . I was quite upset when they lost the contract and I was moved to Seetec
ProsGreat staff
ConsSome of the managment !!!

Questions and answers about Pertemps Network Group

Does Pertemps Network Group require pre-employment background checks? What kind of background check does Pertemps Network Group do and how long does it take to complete?
Asked 14 Mar 2017
The background checks carried out depend on the role being applied for. Reference checks are assessed with every candidate. A DBS check may be necessary for certain roles. In terms of the completion of such checks, this would depend on the role, as more specific checks (such as the DBS)can take up to six weeks.
Answered 9 Oct 2018
You must have a DBS check to work and it takes about six weeks to complete.
Answered 2 Jul 2018
How are the working hours at Pertemps Network Group?
Asked 26 Feb 2017
The working hours will depend on the contract of the role you desire. Employment provided by Pertemps Network Group varies across all sectors and includes permanent, contract and temporary positions. Which sector/industry are you looking to work in?
Answered 9 Oct 2018
Not too bad, probably could use some more breaks.
Answered 23 Jul 2018
How should you prepare for an interview at Pertemps Network Group?
Asked 26 Feb 2017
Here are a few pointers to help you prepare for an interview with Pertemps/ brought to you by Pertemps: 1) Research the position your applying for to ensure you understand the role and/or the company you will be working for. 2) Consider what the role involves and how your skills and experience fit into this. 3) Think about why you want the job and the sort of environment you prefer to work in. 4) Prepare questions you may have about the job beforehand.
Answered 9 Oct 2018
Know the job that is being offered.
Answered 12 Jul 2018
What should you wear to an interview at Pertemps Network Group?
Asked 14 Mar 2017
For an interview with Pertemps, you should choose to wear something smart and professional. But make sure you dress comfortably, in a way that encourages you to feel naturally confident and positive!
Answered 9 Oct 2018
For and interview with Pertemps, you should choose something smart and professional to wear. But make sure you dress comfortably, in a way that encourages you to feel naturally confident and positive!
Answered 9 Oct 2018
How did you feel about telling people you worked at Pertemps Network Group?
Asked 4 Apr 2017
Very goodexperience
Answered 8 Oct 2018
Weekly pay, reliable and great job opportunities which you may not other get considered for
Answered 25 Jul 2018