Brant Jones wrote From personal experience, I don't recommend Manpower.
But Jody and Leann at Career Choices Unlimited are great. They're a local company that I've used off and on for 12 years. Make sure to tell 'em I sent you :)
This site looks very promising!
Once you get in their program, are they pretty quick to get you into jobs? He had applied for a job at Solutions Staffing, and when he didn't get that they were going to place him ("I don't want you to be my boyfriend, but I can hook you up with one of my uggo friends for a quickie"?), and he never heard back - I guess they take a more reactive approach.
At the beginning of the year, I went through Spherion, and they seemed extremely proactive, but he's leary of them, as he has no interest in going back to Nationwide...