JM Family Enterprises

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JM Family Enterprises Reviews

Updated September 17, 2014
Updated September 17, 2014
32 Reviews
3.5
32 Reviews
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  1.  

    Great Benefits

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Human Resources  in  Deerfield Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Deerfield Beach, FL

    I worked at JM Family Enterprises full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The benefits are fantastic. Every employee receives an annual bonus. There are two retirement plans. Discounts on cars are good. Great overall company culture. Lots of activities and perks for employees.

    Cons

    Like in all companies, management in certain departments is not great.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Attempt to eliminate favoritism when it comes to management.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good ol boy clique

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at JM Family Enterprises full-time

    Pros

    Salary? medical and dental are decent. profit sharing isn't a bad option but it's nothing moving in my opinion

    Cons

    Place seems to be very clique oriented to me. Managers giving you feedback on nothing they know about is probably the most disturbing thing I've noticed here. How can someone be in charge of my career and knows absolutely nothing of what I do on a day to day basis? Kool-aid here is strong (drink it or else) and I sense some tension here.

    Doesn't Recommend
  3.  

    Great privately-held company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Deerfield Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield Beach, FL

    I worked at JM Family Enterprises full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great salary, great management, great benefits, great opportunities especially at the lower and middle levels of the company. Management truly cares and values associates.

    Cons

    Limited upward mobility beyond director. Micro-management and some over-reaction to even the slightest mistakes. Need to diversify the company a bit beyond automobile industry.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Put the right people in the right roles and then trust them to do their job!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great place to work.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Deerfield Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Deerfield Beach, FL

    I have been working at JM Family Enterprises full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Focus on family. Always moving forward. Following Kaizen.

    Cons

    Not many cons. In every business and in every department, there are ebbs and flows. There will be times when things get frustrating. The important thing to remember as associates is the we need to trust that senior management is making the right decisions for the right reasons, even though we may not understand the reasons at the time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure associates know why we are working on a given project. Understanding the big picture goes a long way.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at JM Family Enterprises full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Amazing benefits great time off

    Cons

    Lower salary with little room for advancement

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Very Clique

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Deerfield Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield Beach, FL

    I worked at JM Family Enterprises full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Contractor Pay Rate is good
    Lunch Prices are great and good that it located on campus

    Cons

    People are very clique there, I saw where people either accepted you to team or not, no matter on your qualifications or how friendly you were.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Outsourcing Internationally is not good for a US company.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Place to Work, good people and flexible working environment.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Deerfield Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield Beach, FL

    I worked at JM Family Enterprises as a contractor for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible
    Great middle management
    Founder instilled good company values that are still practiced by the employees and middle management
    Philanthropic company with great benefits and events for employees

    Cons

    Outsourcing and or layoffs approximately every few years or so.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep your associates and contractors and grow the company instead of purging every few years and having to retrain new associates or contractors. In the long run does this really help the bottom line?

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Unacceptable work-life balance for JMSC delivery team members

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager, JMSC  in  Deerfield Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Manager, JMSC in Deerfield Beach, FL

    I worked at JM Family Enterprises full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people who are committed to company's success. Bonuses are paid annually which are sizable. Company supports multiple non-profits and encourages employees to volunteer. Company reputation is excellent. Great pride in what people do.

    Cons

    Delivery teams are over utilized up to 60 - 70 hours per week to deliver solutions for internal business customers. Leadership talks about taking care of associates, but employee job satisfaction is secondary to delivering solutions to internal customers. Absolutely no leadership to address governance or change management including during Go Live weekends.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Follow through on the JM Family Culture and Values at JMSC. Your leadership is needed to eliminate the over utilization of delivery team members, empower all associates and contractors to have a voice in the process, and improve the lack of managerial skills at the director level.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great Experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst  in  Deerfield Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Deerfield Beach, FL

    I worked at JM Family Enterprises as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people and company culture

    Cons

    Work was not always intellectually stimulating

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Great Company to Work For!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at JM Family Enterprises

    Pros

    Work Life Balance is important and JM values their employees. This equates to reciprocal appreciation from employees and high quality of work.

    Cons

    Environment is starting to change a little since Mr. Moran passed away. "Who you know" hiring practices.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the vision of Jim Moran. Do not steer away from what made JM a success.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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