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Jackson Hewitt CEO David P. Prokupek
David P. Prokupek
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  • Manager/Seasonal

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    Former Employee - Receptionist in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Receptionist in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Jackson Hewitt full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Working with the Customers helping them with their taxes. Training new employees to learn how to be professional in helping new clients.

    Cons

    It was just a seasonal job.

    Advice to Management

    I will would like to get back in the Receptionist/Clerical field.


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    Tax Preparer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Oklahoma City, OK
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Jackson Hewitt (Oklahoma City, OK).

    Interview

    No formal interview was conducted. I think they just judge by seeing who you are, talking to you when you come in to do the tax training. But, they also do judge off your scores on the training. If you do not pass the courses, you will not likely get the job.

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Website www.jacksonhewitt.com
Headquarters Parsippany, NJ
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year

For Jackson Hewitt, there's no season like tax season. The #2 tax preparer in the US behind H&R Block, Jackson Hewitt prepares tax returns for primarily low- and middle-income customers through more than 6,300 offices (primarily franchises), including locations within Wal-Mart Stores and mall kiosks. The firm's tax preparers, which use its proprietary ProFiler decision-tree software, filed more than two million tax returns in the fiscal year ended April 2010. Beset by heavy debt that followed aggressive expansion, Jackson Hewitt filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection... More

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