Job Seeker FAQs

We know that for some, working with a staffing agency is a new experience. We pride ourselves in our personal attention to each and every candidate that we work with and hope the answers below will give you better insight into why working with CoWorx will be the best decision you make.

Is there value in becoming a temporary employee?

Yes, temporary positions can help you bridge a gap in full-time employment, gain valuable work experience and possibly “get your foot in the door” of the company of your dreams.

Does CoWorx only staff temporary positions?

CoWorx is a full-service employment agency. We staff temporary, temporary-to-hire, direct hire and payrolled positions.

Does CoWorx charge their employees a fee for finding them temporary or full-time employment?

No. CoWorx never charges employees a fee for our services.

How do I apply? Is it necessary to contact a CoWorx representative to schedule an interview appointment?

Yes, in order to apply for work with CoWorx, you need to contact your local CoWorx branch. There, the staff will guide you through the process easily and quickly. Employment history, job duties and skills are reviewed to determine an applicant’s job classification(s). CoWorx investigates each applicant’s background, reasons for leaving their previous employment, salary, work attitude, attendance and job success, in order to make a successful match.

What types of positions does CoWorx typically staff for?

We staff a wide variety of positions; however, we specialize in temporary and temporary-to-hire positions in the fields of clerical, administrative, technical and professional, light industrial, production, distribution and warehouse.

How much do your positions pay?

Pay rates are determined by job description, employee work history and job skill level. Field employee wages are comparable to and competitive with full-time wages for positions with the same skills and experience requirements. A CoWorx representative will be happy to discuss pay rates at the time of your interview.

I interviewed at another CoWorx office. Do I need to reapply with each office?

It is not necessary to apply at every CoWorx location. The CoWorx team shares an internal database, so you are automatically considered for all open positions.

After applying for work, how long before I get a job?

Sometimes we can offer you a position immediately; however, the time it takes to place you in a position depends upon your skills and experience.

How many hours per week is a temporary required to work?

Assignments vary in length, from 4 hours to 40 hours per week. If a CoWorx Account Manager offers a position to you, you will be informed then of what hours are required for that position. In some cases, hours may change during an assignment. In that event, it will be up to you to decide if you’d like to continue with that particular assignment.

What size companies do you place people at?

Our clients vary in size, from several employees to thousands. At the time of your interview, an Account Manager will discuss any preferences you may have in regards to the kinds of companies you’d like to be considered for.

When you work for CoWorx, who is your employer?

CoWorx is your employer. CoWorx will process your paycheck and you will receive your W-2 from CoWorx. All questions regarding your paycheck, medical benefits, etc., should be directed to CoWorx.

I am currently on an assignment for CoWorx and have not received my paycheck. Who should I contact?

Please contact your branch representative or call our Client Services Department at 800-754-7000 x6991.

I have worked for CoWorx last year and have not received my W-2. Who should I contact?

To obtain a duplicate W-2, please phone W-2 eXpress at 877-325-9239 or visit their website at http://www.w2express.com you will need the CoWorx employer code – 10751 – and any zip codes you lived in while employed with CoWorx.

I have registered with or am working for CoWorx and I’ve changed my address. Who should I contact?

Please contact your branch representative or call our Client Services Department at 800-754-7000 x6991.

What’s the best way to go about choosing a staffing service?

Staffing services can be very different in regards to the quality and range of the services they offer. You may want to visit or call more than one in order to decide which one meets your needs and has the best opportunities. Reputation and professionalism are important qualities to consider.

Does CoWorx offer any benefits to its temporary employees?

CoWorx offers one of the most comprehensive benefits programs in the staffing industry. The program includes health, dental, vision, prescription coverage, disability and term life insurance for you and your family as well as a payroll debit card, direct deposit, a 401(k) plan, holiday pay, referral bonuses, complimentary software training and tutorials, resume, and interviewing assistance. Please contact your local CoWorx office for more information.

What happens if I don’t like the assignment I’m placed on?

CoWorx follows strict quality assurance guidelines and we routinely follow-up with our employees after they have begun their assignments, in order to determine if it is the right match for them. If a field employee prefers, a change of assignment can be made to ensure everyone’s satisfaction.

Will I ever be able to get a permanent job if I start working for a staffing service?

Yes, many companies will consider their temporary workforce to satisfy an internal staffing need before recruiting outside their organization.

If, after reading this FAQ, your question is still not answered, contact us.