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Manpower Staffing Agencies Chicago

  • Why should I choose to work with Manpower Staffing Agencies Chicago?
    Manpower provides a spectrum of opportunities for you — temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire placements. If a permanent position is a current career goal, Manpower offers a proven bridge to permanent jobs. According to ASA research, more than half of temporary and contract employees working in the office–clerical and administrative sector say that the reason for choosing this type of work is that “it’s a way to get a permanent job.” Nearly one-third of temporary and contract employees in the sector were offered a permanent position by a company where they worked on assignment, and more than three-quarters of employees accepted the job. Additionally, the majority of employees in this sector state that their temporary or contract assignment helped them develop new or improved skills, strengthen their résumés, and provided on-the-job experience
  • What can I expect after I apply with Manpower?
    After applying with Manpower, we will contact you to talk through your skills, knowledge, abilities and past employment. Together, we will confirm that we are the right fit to assist you in your job search. If so, then we will have you arrive in our office for a one-on-one interview with a Manpower Representative. During this time, you may be asked to complete software and skills assessments to further demonstrate your capabilities. We will also review what it means to be a Manpower employee, provide you with an orientation of Manpower and equip you with proper safety training.
  • What types of jobs do you hire for?
    We place in a wide variety of fields from professional to more traditional temporary positions at premier companies across the region. Professional: Our professional team handles all levels of engineering, project & program management, marketing, purchasing & logistics, human resources, legal, IT, technicians, finance, technical writing, and scientific positions, to name a few. Traditional: Our traditional recruiters handle a range of positions, including administrative, technical, healthcare, light industrial, skilled trades, and general labor.
  • What kind of benefits do temporary or contract employees receive?
    To attract qualified employees, Manpower offers our associates competitive pay, health insurance, holiday pay, free training & development courses, and a discounted online shopping site.
  • What are the pay ranges?
    Our pay rates are very competitive for the geographic area in which the open positions are located. Pay is dependent upon many factors, including: skill level required, client pay scales, and candidate experience.
  • How soon can I start?
    Working for Manpower starts with our application process – and you can begin that right away! Apply below and select your desired work location(s). After your profile is 100% complete, call your local Manpower office to follow up. Most positions require personal interviews, background checks and drug testing.
  • How can I get free training from Manpower?
    MyPath, Manpower’s free training platform is available free of charge to Manpower associates. Click on the link in the page header to register and get started learning a new skill or brushing up an old one!
  • Does Everyone Get Hired?
    Our goal is always to find the right fit for every job, which means we are selective in our hiring process. All of our hiring decisions are based on a variety of factors, including: skillset, work history, career goals and cultural fit. When we are able to place the right candidate in the right company everyone wins. This means not everyone will get placed, but you can be assured we will work hard to find qualified candidates roles they will excel in!
  • How can working as a temporary or contract employee enhance my career?
    If a permanent position is a current career goal, staffing employment offers a proven bridge to permanent jobs. According to ASA research, the majority of temporary and contract employees say that assignments strengthen their résumés, provide them with on-the-job experience, and expose them to different technology platforms. Additionally, Manpower can save you time in your job search, as we have insights into job openings that may not be publicly posted
  • What kind of safety training can I expect before I begin work?
    Safety is a top priority for Manpower and our employees. We will work with your on-site client to make sure you receive the training you need to be safe during your assignment. Manpower provides general safety training, and specific training is typically provided by our client. On-the-job worker safety is critically important to ASA staffing firm members. In fact, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration and ASA recently entered into an alliance to help provide association members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources to help protect the health and safety of temporary and contract workers. ASA also dedicates a whole section of its website— —to educate staffing firms and clients about critical worker safety considerations.
  • If I have my own consulting company can I still work as a W-2 employee?
    Yes, depending on the circumstances. Most individuals that work with staffing firms, like Manpower, are employees of the staffing firm.
  • What is industrial staffing?
    Industrial sector staffing firms provide a spectrum of services—temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire placements—to their employees and clients. Positions are available for both the skilled and unskilled trades in manufacturing, factory work, logistics and distribution, shipping and receiving, materials handling, hospitality, retail, transportation, and more. Assignments include both light labor—for instance cleaning, assembling, and maintenance—and heavy labor—like construction, moving, and storage.
  • Can I expect to work full time as an office–clerical and administrative temporary or contract employee?
    According to ASA research, 75% of staffing employees in the office-clerical and administrative sector work full time, which is about the same as the overall U.S. labor force. Manpower provides flexible schedules and part-time work as well. You can decide where, when, and how you want to work to accommodate personal needs and achieve work-life balance.
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