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Ubiqus Reviews

Updated Jul 15, 2019

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3.6
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Joanne Bove
15 Ratings
  1. "Great company for home working"

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    Current Employee - Transcriptionist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ubiqus part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Plenty of work, reliable payments and flexible, interesting work from home.

    Cons

    Can be hard to balance work/home life but can be overcome with some discipline!

    Ubiqus2019-06-17

    Ubiqus Response

    June 21, 2019HR Manager

    Thank you for the review of Ubiqus; we are happy that you are having such a positive experience. We are only as good as the sum of our parts and value the relationship with the transcriptionists working with us.

  2. "Great team, amazing professional growth"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Waterford
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ubiqus full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I have been working in Ubiqus, in the Waterford office for 3 years. It was supposed to be a short period for an experience abroad but it turned to be much longer. The team is the thing I miss most, very nice and smart people that on the occurrence work together to tackle new challenging projects. There is a "Social Club" as well, so that you can do nice activities after work (this is chosen by the employees with polls)....

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    Cons

    Industry is going a bit too much towards the MT / post-editing

    Ubiqus2019-06-05
  3. Helpful (1)

    "School Culture"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Ubiqus full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good place to start a career in sales

    Cons

    Treated like a child with assigned 1pm lunch breaks and 6pm finish. All movement within and outside office is monitored. Low Salaries.

    Advice to Management

    Treat people like adults and you will be surprised at the respect you may command.

    Ubiqus2019-06-05

    Ubiqus Response

    June 13, 2019Director

    Thanks for taking the time to provide your feedback on the company as it is an important way for us to learn about our employee’s (past and current) experiences and make any necessary adjustments. We are glad that you feel it is a good place to start a career in sales but ...

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  4. Helpful (3)

    "Avoid if you can"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Ubiqus full-time

      Pros

      Maybe could be a good place to start a career.

      Cons

      Terrible! - much procrastination - inefficient - unfriendly

      Ubiqus2019-03-18
    • "A great experience!"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Ubiqus

      Pros

      A great team and a supportive environment, which balances freedom and guidance effectively and allows you to really grow professionally + fast career progression for dedicated employees

      Cons

      Collaboration and communication between departments could improve

      Ubiqus2018-12-18
    • "Good Post-Grad Position"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Ubiqus full-time

      Pros

      okay pay skill development networking training

      Cons

      not much progression in status or pay

      Ubiqus2018-11-30
    • Helpful (1)

      "Hearing reporter"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Ubiqus part-time

      Pros

      This is a very flexible company that will not punish you if you call out, for example. If you are looking for a non commitment position or for some extra money and don't need this job to pay your major bills, it's not bad actually. The hearings can be very boring but people are usually nice and there are many breaks, sometimes longer breaks where you can even go for a walk as long as you are responsible enough to return...

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      Cons

      There is no room to grow. They prefer to hire people from outside than invest in people who are already there, people they already know, which is strange. They simply assume that you are not fit for the position you apply for and that you don't meet certain requirements even though they can easily train you for any position there, really. Be mindful when accepting any position with Ubiqus because you will not grow and...

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      Advice to Management

      Change your mentality.

      Ubiqus2018-12-17

      Ubiqus Response

      January 7, 2019HR Manager

      Thank you, we appreciate your review in our continuing efforts to maintain a great working atmosphere for all of our full and part-time employees. In order to help our Glassdoor viewers understand the role of Hearing Reporter, it’s important to note, that by definition the role is ...

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    • Helpful (6)

      "Joke of an organisation"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at Ubiqus full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Would give 0 stars if I could. I work in the London office There's actually none to list, other than a FEW members of the company are easy going

      Cons

      Managing Director is ignorant, and stuck in his old ways and mentality, which results in a failing business, and does not listen to staff. The days are long 9-6 (40hr) which is so old fashioned, and if you are unwell, you have to use your annual leave to cover sick pay. If you do work from home, the 5 days you get a year, you must use your own equipment and install their cluggy system on your PC. Not sure how data...

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      Advice to Management

      I have been here for 2 years and hate the fact that the company so rigid, it needs a strong update and to in line with current environments. We should not be here working in a freezing office for 3 days of no heating, its a basic human rights to be warm at work!

      Ubiqus2018-10-30

      Ubiqus Response

      November 1, 2018Director

      Thank you for your feedback and I’m sorry to see that your experience with us at Ubiqus is not a positive one. I’m disappointed to hear that you believe that you are part of a failing business as this is not the impression we have tried to give off, particularly as we have grown considerably ...

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    • Helpful (1)

      "Great company to work for"

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      Current Employee - Credit Controller in London, England
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Ubiqus part-time for less than a year

      Pros

      - I was given a fair opportunity and not seen as just a two page CV candidate - They have great staff to work with, they are all welcoming and hardworking. - Manager is firm but approachable and will work with you to help you grow with the company as you show dedication to the role. - They provide on the job training to help understand things better and are very welcoming to any questions - There...

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      Cons

      - Their system needs tweaking but i guess all companies have that con

      Advice to Management

      Call the programmers and have them sort out the systems little faults and necessities

      Ubiqus2018-07-04
    • Helpful (1)

      "Good stop gap"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Ubiqus

        Pros

        Flexible freelance work good for between jobs or supplementing income

        Cons

        Clients pay Ubiqus more than double what transcribers receive, especially for cancellations etc

        Ubiqus2018-05-08
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