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JetBlue Reviews

Updated 19 November 2014
Updated 19 November 2014
304 Reviews
3.6
304 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The flight benefits are another fantastic perk as well as the flexibility of work arrangements (in 47 reviews)

  • Flying benefits are great, and the work is interesting (in 14 reviews)


Cons
  • Depending on the department or location work-life balance can be challenging, career development/growth can also move a bit slowly (in 5 reviews)

  • Upper Management continues to lie and make false promises (in 8 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Director

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at JetBlue full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The benefits, matching 401k, flight benefits, people you work with

    Cons

    New leadership is changing, unions are starting to invade the company, worried about losing CEO founder

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't lose sight of your most important assets, the people. Consultants are not always the answer, they have a place in businesses but should not assume they are smarter than the people running the business.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great company to work for!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Reservations Agent in Salt Lake City, UT (US)
    Current Employee - Reservations Agent in Salt Lake City, UT (US)

    I have been working at JetBlue part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great culture! Value based company.

    Cons

    Shfts are based on seniority. But you can trade shifts to add flexibility

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Interesting...

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at JetBlue

    Pros

    travel benefits were really great

    Cons

    always being on reserve got tiring

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Great Culture

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at JetBlue

    Pros

    flight benefits, work at home, weekly pay, culture, brand, people

    Cons

    low pay, point system, shift bid

  6.  

    Profits over people.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jamaica, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jamaica, NY (US)

    I have been working at JetBlue full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Flight benefits, decent 401(k). Stock options were a nice touch, helped to compensate the abysmal salaries.

    Cons

    Mass layoff in order to hire contracting companies. Not losing money, just decided they aren't in that 'business' anymore.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a look at who your middle management is and where they come from. If they came from a failing airline, chances are they are going to make you fail also.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Definitely a family, not just a company.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - In Flight Crew in Boston, MA (US)
    Former Employee - In Flight Crew in Boston, MA (US)

    I worked at JetBlue full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Free air travel. Part of a family. Excellent culture.

    Cons

    Terrible pay. Not understanding when family matters arise. Management is horribly inexperienced.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't hire baby blue's for inflight management.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales in Orlando, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Sales in Orlando, FL (US)

    I worked at JetBlue full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    I loved the family feel and emphasis on core values.

    Cons

    Pay rate (but that is just being greedy)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure you monitor the dollars spent. There was plenty of waste.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    It's a family not just a job.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Crew Support in Salt Lake City, UT (US)
    Former Employee - Crew Support in Salt Lake City, UT (US)

    I worked at JetBlue full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    JetBlue is a family. You have fun with your coworkers. Reservations is open 24/7 and that means crazy hours to fit your crazy life. If you live in Utah you can work from home after training. There are plenty of departments to move around in and keep you interested.

    Cons

    Reservations schedules change every four months. You could love your shift and then have to change your while life. It takes forever to get seniority. It's also very easy to get points but difficult to get rid of them so beware.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make it a little easier to get rid of points. I left the company I loved because of a few late starts and some family emergencies.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Exceptionally wonderful and hardworking people.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Long Island City, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in Long Island City, NY (US)

    I worked at JetBlue as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    The people and the culture make every day a great day to be in the office. Your opinion is valued and leaders care about you. The flight benefits are another fantastic perk as well as the flexibility of work arrangements.

    Cons

    If you get hired after interning, you're one of the lucky few. Job growth and opportunities are spoken of often, but sometimes they do not follow through.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A little more structure around the everyday crewmember.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Very valuable experience, increasingly frustrating environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Systems Manager in Long Island City, NY (US)
    Current Employee - IT Systems Manager in Long Island City, NY (US)

    I have been working at JetBlue full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    There are a lot of smart people, and a lot of visionaries have worked at this company. IT compensation is pretty darn good, even for New York.

    Cons

    IT leadership is feckless, and having seen three different leadership teams it seems inevitable they will continue to be ineffective. Increasingly crewmembers are expected to be available any time of day or night for whatever whims your director or vp has.

    The company culture has evolved such that style is valued above substance. Everyone is looking for the next big idea, and nobody had enough patience to see difficult problems solved.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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