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magicJack Reviews

Updated April 14, 2017
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  1. "It was so so"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous in Nashville, TN
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    People were nice, the job was good.

    Cons

    It felt a bit slow paced and not really focused.

    Advice to Management

    Try to be a bit more intense!


  2. "The truth about magicJack for Business"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alpharetta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alpharetta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at magicJack full-time

    Pros

    - they have a variety of coffee in the break room
    - the elevator is pretty fast

    Cons

    There are many. This is the parent company of magicJack and magicJack for business. The product for the business side sucks. Majority of the customers complain about the product or return it. No one seems to know what is going on. Management is probably the worst. They don't know what they are doing. People in lower positions know more then they do. Micro management is a way of life here. Most employees there are looking for an exit. It's that bad. This company probably won't last long. Save your time and just say no to any job affiliated with magicJack. Turn around is so high! You might get hired and fired within a month just because. They do not care at all about their employees. If you have a child and they happen to get sick one day. There is a high possibility they will fire you.

    Advice to Management

    Your management is terrible. They don't even know what's going on 90% of the time. MagicJack for Business is very poorly ran. My advice... fire everyone in upper management and try again!


  3. "Mom's and pop's gone international..."

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    Former Contractor - Interim Accountant in West Palm Beach, FL
    Former Contractor - Interim Accountant in West Palm Beach, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at magicJack as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A company with a strong growth and big marketshare in VOIP.

    Cons

    Management with many technical skills, however no clear objective for managing, nor clear leadership...

    Advice to Management

    Go back to school get some classes to help you with understanding of business management. Please stop using an accounting jargon "book", you don't book a book, but record transactions in a book. Develop and document office procedures, inlcuding specific jobs' descriptions.


  4. "Magic Jack company policy"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at magicJack full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, steady pay, can view your stubs online at adp.com youll tecieve full humana nedical and dental after 2 months of employment not 3.

    Cons

    0 attendance policy. You could be dying on the floor with a heartattack and rushed to e.r and as soon as you come back to work the next day, you get wtitten up for leaving early and or terminated.

    Advice to Management

    Lighten up on the absent/late policy. I dont see anything wrong with being 6 minutes late if you call ahead of time before your shift to say your stuck in traffic. They should also have a 3 write up policy instead of two.


  5. "Would not recommend"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at magicJack full-time

    Pros

    Pay was good. People are good.

    Cons

    Long hours. Struggling company.


  6. "I have always said, "I never have and never will work for a stranger organization"."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at magicJack full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Most of the people I worked with were great and wanted a common goal of a better product and better financial results.

    Cons

    Management basically does not exist. Except that is when they don't agree with the decisions that people were self empowered to make.....then they were very much involved and unprofessional.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Until the management was replaced the experience was very good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    The company has Advanced technology; VocalTec is Public company so you can sell your options; The employees are very nice

    Cons

    To the employees there is NO respect from the CEO; In the company low salaries; The management is very Very centerlized

    Advice to Management

    Be more open to the employees. empower the managers under you; Try to listen to others, some time they have smart things to say.


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Java Developing in Vocaltec"

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    Current Employee - Java Senior in Netanya (Israel)
    Current Employee - Java Senior in Netanya (Israel)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Payment is as average. Good hours if you want not to work to hard

    Cons

    Many. Bad management that has very little vision. Hard if not possible to get promotion.

    Advice to Management

    Get some Vision and stop be afraid of your shadow.