DISH Interview Questions

Updated Jun 25, 2015
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    No Offer
    Negative Experience

    Interview

    The process itself wasn't terrible - a few online assessments, and spoke with three different people in the office. I never received one bit of follow up with regards to this interview.

    A week and a half later, I received a call from a different recruiter at Dish than the one I had been working with, inviting me to interview with the company for a completely different position than the one I applied for (one which I had no interest in), with no mention as to my previous interview the week before! I chose not to continue with the process, as the whole experience left a rather bad taste in my mouth.

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  2. Helpful (3)  

    Various Positions Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Englewood, CO
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at DISH (Englewood, CO) in May 2015.

    Interview

    I applied for nearly 200 positions in Information Technology at DISH over the past 3 years. I've been invited to take assessments and I've done great on all of them. Although I've been perfectly qualified for all of the positions which I've applied to, I've only gotten 3 calls for interviews with HR...they've never went further. I've found the staff that work in HR at Dish very unprofessional and rather rude. They say that they will call you back at certain times, yet they never do. I feel that the reason that I'm not being considered is due to my age, which is over 50.

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    • Why do you want to work at DISH?   1 Answer
  3.  

    Satellite Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Nashville, TN
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at DISH (Nashville, TN) in May 2015.

    Interview

    i got there 30 mins early for my 1:00 interveiw and wasnt even talked to till 1:30 went in and the guy was very casual he asked me questions about me and basic interveiw questions i think i messed up by asking how did i interveiw but hey what can you do

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    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at DISH (Denver, CO).

    Interview

    Brief phone interview and then a group in office interview. After the group interview I was asked to take the assessments at the office which was very loud and distracting as their computers are located in the lobby and they were having technical difficulties that day. During the interview they asked ridiculous questions, like if you are the PM and your manager tells you that based on accident reports all drivers will now need to drive backwards at all times, what would you do?

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  6. Helpful (2)  

    Corporate Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at DISH.

    Interview

    Took first assessment on reasoning skills, which was followed by a phone screen the next day. During the phone interview, an onsite interview was scheduled for the following week, which lasted two hours. One hour for two more assessments, one on deductive/analytical, etc. reasoning and the other on SAT style verbal and math questions. This was followed by two separate individual interviews, which involved standard and straightforward questions. Most question were regarding the skills required for the job and if I had them. No 'trick' questions asking about weaknesses or anything like 'tell me about a time when you...'. I thought the interviews were very encouraging and promising (telling me when I would start [that week], who would train me, talking about the commute/traffic, referring to possible future promotions, etc.) I have never been so certain that I was getting an offer after an interview as I was after that one. The next day I got a phone call saying they went with someone else.

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    Dish Network Installer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in McKinney, TX
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at DISH (McKinney, TX) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Scripted phone interview designed to quickly weed out applicants. Keep in mind, the hiring process is streamlined and fast paced to get people hired quickly. Wonder why they need people so badly? Why can't they keep people?

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    • Would you be absolutely flexible working 4 days a week, mandatory OT and highly likely on weekends? (for $13.25 an hour)   2 Answers
  8.  

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at DISH.

    Interview

    Applied online through their website. I took their assessment test, a few basic math and personality questions. I received a short over the phone interview and was scheduled for an in-person interview.

    Interview Questions

    • How would your previous manager describe you?   2 Answers
  9.  

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at DISH.

    Interview

    A representative called me to set up a "brief" interview. After calling her back she went over the job description and made sure that it was still a position I would be interested in. After the phone interview she said if I was selected another manager would call me for another interview.

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    • Why would you be best for this job?   1 Answer
  10.  

    Install Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at DISH (Pittsburgh, PA) in March 2015.

    Interview

    The process was very good .The operations manager explained the job requirements in detail.He also explained the benefits in detail.The operations manager went over the pay scale and the bonus program.I also meant the General Manager and he seemed very nice,overall it was a good interview.

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    • Did I have transportation to the office   1 Answer
  11. Helpful (1)  

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at DISH.

    Interview

    Standard process, serious thorough interview. Formal note taking and rounds with 5 members of the team meant multiple conversations similar in nature one after another. Supervisor appeared overwhelmed, stressed and exhausted at the start of the interview. Made me question work atmosphere. Curiously formal process.

    Interview Questions

    • Thorough many questions related to whether or not I would be looking for advancement within the company. Wasn't sure which way to play that. Committed for the short term, but long term aspirations? or state that I wouldn't be looking to work my way up the ladder to show loyalty? Or some combo? didn't get the job, so never found out which answer they were seeking.   Answer Question

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