H&R Block Reviews

Updated July 1, 2015
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H&R Block President & CEO William C. Cobb
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Pros
  • you are able to make a flexible schedule (in 58 reviews)

  • Some people I worked with have been preparing taxes for 10-20 years with H&R Block (in 54 reviews)

Cons
  • They simply were giving us false hopes so that we would not look for new jobs until the tax season is over (in 70 reviews)

  • H&R Block is plagued by a lack of clear communication within the organization (in 49 reviews)

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  1. Csp

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at H&R Block

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

    Pros

    Love the work, plus free tax prep is a perk

    Cons

    Not one thing wrong here


  2. CLIENT SERVICE PROFESSIONAL

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    Former Employee - Client Service Professional in Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Client Service Professional in Huntsville, AL

    I worked at H&R Block part-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I loved the ethnicity of the people i met and generally helping people with there needs.

    Cons

    Not enough hours.....i would have loved to still be working there.

    Advice to Management

    Not in that line of work , you need to take the tax pro classes to become a tax pro to advance anywhere in that company.


  3. Wonderful job!

    Current Employee - Receptionist in Oil City, PA
    Current Employee - Receptionist in Oil City, PA

    I have been working at H&R Block (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Wonderful staff, friendly customers, and nice hours.

    Cons

    This is a seasonal job, wish it was all year.


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  5. Tax Preparer

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    Current Employee - Income Tax Preparer in Jamestown, NY
    Current Employee - Income Tax Preparer in Jamestown, NY

    I have been working at H&R Block part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, opportunities to increase pay.

    Cons

    Selling the company products, pressure to achieve things beyond our control.


  6. Great company!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at H&R Block full-time

    Pros

    Great company! Great people! Great pay and benefits!

    Cons

    Can be hard to get into this company.


  7. Seasonal

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    Current Employee - Tax Professional in Riverside, CA
    Current Employee - Tax Professional in Riverside, CA

    I have been working at H&R Block

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

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule and ability to acquire clirntd

    Cons

    Some of the tax preparers brought in need to be limited to return they have ability to prepare


  8. Great Company

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    Current Employee - Tax Associate in Edgewater, FL
    Current Employee - Tax Associate in Edgewater, FL

    I have been working at H&R Block part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    People in my office are great to work with

    Cons

    The pay is a bit low


  9. client services

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Coordinator in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Customer Service Coordinator in New York, NY

    I worked at H&R Block (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    flexible, great co workers, great environment

    Cons

    used to have great benefits. Low pay

    Advice to Management

    Give benefits again. Very cool idea for seasonal employees. Pay employees higher wage


  10. taxes aren't going away

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at H&R Block

    Pros

    taxes aren't going any where

    Cons

    lots of change going on in the tax world glad to be with the strongest company

    Advice to Management

    Need products to bring people in the door peoples willing ness to trade accuracy for saving money is winning without loans and .etc


  11. Customer Service Professional

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at H&R Block part-time

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    People were great. Manager cared about the employees and helped when needed.

    Cons

    Pay isn't the best.

    Advice to Management

    Pay better. Hiring is done properly.



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