I worked at JoyTalk full-time (Less than a year)
Middle management actually cares about the teachers.
Generally good camaraderie within the company.
Helpful in moving and getting settled in Japan.
Better-than-average ALT company.
No room for advancement (general criticism of the industry).
Certain processes are slow and you won't get any updates if you don't ask for them.
While overall a better-than-average dispatch company, there aren't any outstanding points that distinguish it from any other ALT company.
I applied online. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at JoyTalk in February 2016.
After being offered a interview, a link was provided to set up an interview slot. Interviewer will then contact you over Skype. It was a really straight forward interview although there were quite a few chances where the interview was conducted a bit in Japanese. The interviewer also asked to sing a song on the spot. At the end of the interview, the interviewer provided details of the company, and took the time to answer all my questions.
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