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Updated January 15, 2018
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Pros
  • The work environment, the success stories and the hard work put in (in 18 reviews)

  • Work life balance is important to my success and I have that working here (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • They hire ppl to dial old old old leads (in 15 reviews)

  • You make minimum wage & commission (in 8 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (3)

    "Dating Specialist"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dating Specialist in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Dating Specialist in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at It's Just Lunch full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Hands down most rewarding career ever! It's Just Lunch has been a game changer for myself and my career path as it has for our clients and their single life.

    Cons

    The only Con to working with It's Just Lunch is that I am only one person. I would love to be able to help more people find the quality partner they are looking for.

    Advice to Management

    Allow feed back from your front line.

    It's Just Lunch Response

    Oct 11, 2017 – CEO

    Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. I agree, this career is very rewarding, especially when you can change someone’s life forever while earning a nice paycheck. It is also... More


  2. Helpful (5)

    "Dating Direcrir"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Dating Director in Hallandale Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Dating Director in Hallandale Beach, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at It's Just Lunch full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - opportunities for bonuses and extras by just doing your job well
    - culture among fellow dating directors is fun, humerous

    Cons

    - culture of management is fake: they act happy but it's just a tactic to push you
    - you're in a customer service roll that runs like a sales role: you have to hit your numbers for dates to be set even when it encroaches on customer service
    - you set dates under less than ideal conditions: you may get a 5 foot guy, an obese person with nothing else going for them, an age that has no age matched in that city, or a person who lives an hour plus from a central hub - and you have to be conniving and clever to work through their contract
    - sales people lie and mislead people and then you're left to pick up the pieces
    - grown adults (customers) cry and scream if their ridiculous expectations aren't met
    - you're treated like a child at the office: don't get out of your seat, don't have your cell out

    Advice to Management

    Be more honest with your employees. The ability to be authentic internally, solve problems creatively, and laugh about the reality is a relief. Employees do it among each other but then have to listen to you pretend and be super high energy sales-y toward them in meetings every week. These are not sales people - they are customer service!

    Also, tell people in interviews what the job can really be like.

    Let Dating directors use pseudonyms so their name doesn't end up all over the internet!

    It's Just Lunch Response

    Oct 10, 2017 – CEO

    We foster a positive, upbeat, and energetic culture. We have the potential to change lives and we thrive on that. We are sorry to hear that it was not a good fit for you. We offer fun first dates... More

  3. "Love What I Do"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at It's Just Lunch full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    This is a wonderful company to work for! The atmosphere is fun and upbeat! There are multiple ways to increase your income. They are flexible and truly care about their employees.

    Cons

    I really can't think of any downsides.

    Advice to Management

    Continue doing what it is you're doing!

    It's Just Lunch Response

    Aug 7, 2017 – CEO

    Congrats on your tenure with IJL! We have a great group of matchmakers and Dating Specialists with years of experience and we strive to provide a fun environment. After all, dating for our clients... More


  4. Helpful (6)

    "Dont waste your time"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at It's Just Lunch full-time

    Pros

    I honestly don't think there are any pros

    Cons

    Hostile work environment
    Unrealistic sales goals
    They want you to manipulate people into their service
    No one makes 115K a year here
    Long hours and salary sucks
    Interview process makes it sound like a great position
    Don't hire men? Discrimination

    Advice to Management

    The management here lakes in support. Very harsh and not professional. Snotty and think they are above everything and everyone. Quick to pass judgement and not there to teach


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Dating Specialist"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dating Specialist in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Dating Specialist in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at It's Just Lunch full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Love the ability to change peoples lives daily, Excellent support from management, ongoing training, I am able to make a 6 figure income and it is like running my own business within a huge supportive environment everyday.

    Cons

    There are none its a great place to work if you love helping people and you love to make money

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great positive motivating environment.

    It's Just Lunch Response

    Jul 13, 2017 – CEO

    We not only want to insure our clients have a great experience with IJL but our employees as well!! We believe that by supporting and providing our employees with encouragement and ongoing resources... More


  6. Helpful (1)

    "It's about time."

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dating Specialist in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Dating Specialist in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at It's Just Lunch full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    When I decided to brave the job market and search for a new career, I had a very specific list of things that I sought in my new career.
    1.) I wanted weekends free.
    2.) I wanted to feel challenged in my new field.
    3.) I wanted to know that I could grow within the company and be better compensated for my efforts.
    4.) I wanted to enjoy working with the people around me.
    5.) I wanted to enjoy working with my clients.
    6.) I wanted to be able to go home at the end of my day and say “I like what I do for a living.”
    Simply stated…. Done.

    Cons

    My commute is about 45 minutes.

    Advice to Management

    None. I've been impressed with how IJL treats their people.

    It's Just Lunch Response

    Jul 13, 2017 – CEO

    We appreciate you sharing your experience. Our environment and culture is what makes our company unique and fun. I am happy to hear you have found a career that fits all things you were looking for!


  7. Helpful (3)

    "Global Sales Specialist"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at It's Just Lunch full-time

    Pros

    Work Remote, very unorganized company and the pay is horrible HUGE TURNOVER... TOO MANY RA RA sessions..

    Cons

    Horrible management very unorganized too many people trying to be in charge

    It's Just Lunch Response

    Aug 4, 2017 – CEO

    IJL has been setting up dates for over 26 years, so we do have a large team of matchmakers and employees. We promote a team environment, so I apologize if you feel the extra support is overwhelming... More

  8. Helpful (2)

    "You must be a good lier/con artist"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at It's Just Lunch part-time

    Pros

    You can be inventive in your lies and stories.

    Cons

    You can't have a conscience.

    It's Just Lunch Response

    Aug 7, 2017 – CEO

    I am not sure in what capacity you worked for the company, but IJL sets honest and up front expectations to our clients as well as our employees. I encourage you to contact me directly to discuss... More


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Branch Manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mrs Erin Thomas in Palm Desert, CA
    Current Employee - Mrs Erin Thomas in Palm Desert, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at It's Just Lunch full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent company to work for! Has great work/life balance. Accommodating regarding schedule and very flexible. Very upbeat work environment! Always striving to help as many people as possible. Ongoing training and support is received DAILY from this company. Also promotes from within! Is been a pleasure working for It's Just Lunch!!!

    Cons

    None that I have seen to date.

    Advice to Management

    n/a

    It's Just Lunch Response

    Jun 8, 2017 – Corporate Recruiter

    Thank you so much for taking the time to outline what’s so rewarding about working at It’s Just Lunch. It is definitely an upbeat environment and there is never a dull moment, but hearing those... More


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Dating Director"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dating Director in Hallandale Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Dating Director in Hallandale Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at It's Just Lunch full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The work environment, the success stories and the hard work put in

    Cons

    Dealing with Emotional High expectation clients

    Advice to Management

    increase the incentives

    It's Just Lunch Response

    Apr 25, 2017 – Corporate Recruiter

    Hearing the success stories of our clients and knowing that we played a part in them finding love is definitely one of the perks that makes It’s Just Lunch such a unique and incredible place to work... More


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