For whatever reason, Peak Performers has very few administrative assignments available-- probably due to the current excess of people seeking work combined with a lack of agencies needing temporary staffing.
I responded to an advertisement placed by a recruiter on TWC's jobsearch website, and was told to call to make an appointment for an interview. The soonest appointment they had available was an entire month away. I took it, was interviewed a month later, and then began calling everyday per Peak Performer's requirement.
I stuck with them for over three months and received no assignments. I was sent on an interview once (which I unfortunately bombed, since I hadn't had an interview in over 8 years and didn't know what to expect). Then, several weeks later, I received an assignment which was cancelled before I had even had an orientation.
I am mostly annoyed by the assignment that was cancelled, since I was notified of the cancellation via email on the morning I was set to receive my orientation.... an email I did not read because I was already on my way to PP's office! When I arrived at the office, I was informed that the assignment had been cancelled... and the personnel specialist (I will not mention names) made it very clear that I was at fault for not checking my email that morning. I have a CELL PHONE NUMBER.... PP personnel had contacted me using that number before, so I don't understand why I could not have been notified of my assignment's cancellation via that number.
So, a few weeks later I decided to sever my ties with PP and took a horribly low-paying part time job instead. It was way more worth being overqualified and underpaid working at a terrible retail store than it was waiting on PP and its disorganized staff.
And I have recently accepted a wonderful job offer from the State Office of Administrative Hearings, which just goes to show you that you don't need Peak Performers to help you land a great job with a state agency!
Pros: They provide temporary staffing for state agencies.
Cons: Poor economy=fewer assignments?