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Updated February 17, 2017
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Samuel Jonas
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Pros
  • Wonderful work environment, new modern building (in 12 reviews)

  • Good work life balance, decent benefits, nice co-workers (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • They will fire many valuable and hard-working employees just so upper management can continue to receive generous salaries and bonuses (in 4 reviews)

  • The company cares nothing about dedication and hard work anymore (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Decent place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice place to work. Friendly environment. Casual atmosphere.

    Cons

    They don't appreciate devotion of hard-working employees who often put the company ahead of their personal lives.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to appreciate employees who devote their lives to the company.


  2. "eh"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IDT full-time

    Pros

    relax enviroment. Co workers are friendly.

    Cons

    too many lay offs. morale is low.


  3. "Positive Experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IDT full-time

    Pros

    -Nice facilities, easy commute by going the opposite way of rush hour traffic
    -Positive interactions with CEO, in general with all individuals
    -Good management
    -Easy-going atmosphere

    Cons

    -Few social events in comparison with other large companies
    -Difficult and competitive market

    Advice to Management

    -From experience, the management and structure of the company is positive
    -The CEO does an excellent job of engaging with employees


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  5. "Great Work Place"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IDT full-time

    Pros

    Many projects, friendly environment, diverse cultural employees, smart executives, many new projects with high upside growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Low pay, no one from management leaves making it harder to be promoted, the pinless business is losing a lot of revenue due to VOIP competitors.

    Advice to Management

    Motivate employees well, excellence should be noticed and promotions should be applied. Employees that are just sticking around for years but do not offer much to the company should be let go.


  6. "Long Timer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Management is understanding and help and \try to work with you. The company always finds a way to create new areas for the business.

    Cons

    Not a tremendous amount of growth in the industry and the company is suffering and there are not many chances to move up.

    Advice to Management

    Profits don't only belong to new lines of business. Take some time to run your businesses, Examine how things are done and audit the business practices for the existing businesses.


  7. "manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Bronx, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Bronx, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at IDT (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Location . Parking. Friendly cooperative coworkers.

    Cons

    Management not motivating, not encouraging, don't believe in employee development, bias towards their inside circle, no promotional opportunities, no development or feedback

    Advice to Management

    Replace management, CEO and his a__ kissers


  8. Helpful (2)

    "Retail Account Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Account Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Retail Account Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at IDT full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Company has good benefit package including vacation, health insurance and 410k programs.

    Cons

    The management team is so out of touch with employees. Lack of innovative style of management. All about the numbers and productivities. Spoke much about teamwork but short of execution. Not much investment in team building or training for employees. High revolving door policy.

    Advice to Management

    Getting in touch with new management style of investing in emotional intelligence and human factors. Upper management use old style of management of carrots and sticks.


  9. "Great Place to work Great culture"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at IDT (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Place to work at

    Cons

    nothing bad to say about them


  10. "Internship Experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Intern in Newark, NJ

    I worked at IDT (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Team , extremely helpful. Most of them have a sound technical and mathematical background. Everyone is pretty hardworking that encourages you to do your job as well.

    Cons

    Overall the environment is relaxed but its hard to understand the impact of your work overall because of very disparate teams

    Advice to Management

    A more structured framework for cross - function interaction, more employee interface would


  11. "good company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer in Newark, NJ

    I worked at IDT full-time

    Pros

    you can get touch with many technology,and have a good work balance ,you can work at home

    Cons

    it is not convenient to get guide,sometime you solve difficult problem cost a lot of time

    Advice to Management

    get more guide,more commmication in group



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