Sprint Reviews

Updated October 18, 2014
Updated October 18, 2014
2,256 Reviews
3.2
2,256 Reviews
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Pros
  • PTO Free phone service and not extremely stressful as a technical consultant (in 164 reviews)

  • The best thing about Sprint is the work/life balance that working there provides (in 144 reviews)


Cons
  • Weird drink the Koolaid mentality when the upper management is scheduled to visit (in 90 reviews)

  • Multiple years of staff reductions continues to drive work/life balance challenges (in 35 reviews)

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  1.  

    FUN AND COOL PLACE TO WORK

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Hampton, VA
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Hampton, VA

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

    Pros

    fun environment and great place to work learned about the company advancement fun activities for family leadership very open and honest about company status. the teams i had the pleasure to be on made my job easier and very fun and being top performer

    Cons

    shifts have a lot of odd hours if you have small children sometimes goals for bonus was hard to reach you just have to be persistant it can be done time off policy is not bad and pto is great

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    leadership is great assist you to advance in the company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Demanding but rewarding customer service opportunity for committed salesmen

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retail Consultant in Fairfax, VA
    Current Employee - Retail Consultant in Fairfax, VA

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

    Pros

    No cell phone bill. Great benefits, flexible schedules, decent leadership at local level

    Cons

    The demand that you squeeze every dollar possible out of your customers will hurt any type of customer service trust relationship you have with you customers.
    Literally money is the only thing that matters to Sprint these days.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don let your desperation to improve the company blind you to what customers actually want from their cell phone provider.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Nice place to work. good work/life balance.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - RF Engineer III in Herndon, VA
    Current Employee - RF Engineer III in Herndon, VA

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

    Pros

    Has decent benefits and salary. good work/life balance.

    Cons

    some layoff is on going. still in transitioning situation.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Incredible Experience!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources Delivery Specialist II
    Current Employee - Human Resources Delivery Specialist II

    I have been working at Sprint full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of paid vacation, benefits are fantastic, fast-paced environment, and every manager I have had has been supportive, thoughtful, and actually LISTENS and TALKS ME THROUGH anything I need! There are also a lot of opportunities for improvement and advancement. This is especially true if you are in the Kansas City area or willing to move.

    Cons

    There is a lot of PTO time available, but it can be difficult to find an opportunity to take time off. My manager is personally wonderful about this and encourages us to take the time off, but not all of them are.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Working as an SE at Sprint, was typical to other competitors overall but in some ways, vastly different in others

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior SE in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior SE in New York, NY

    I have been working at Sprint full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    depending on whom you had for a boss your 'life' could be very different as the so called standards weren't always enforced so the NY office could be much diff then say the FL office. There was lots of freedom pre-softbank, and I think that was the biggest benefit

    Cons

    definitely paid on the lower end of the salary scale, little to NO room for any salary increase nor promotions n the restructing re soft bank make it not so fun

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    make the sales and engineering (se) organizations completely separate and make the pre sale unit just that, bring back full wireline and wireless revamp the M2M group.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Let me in now please

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sprint

    Pros

    All of the Salary and benefits

    Cons

    The shear Number of layoffs

  8.  

    It has been a good working experience and have met great people

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

    I have been working at Sprint

    Pros

    Good benefits and compensation. Management is very supportive of work and personal life balance. Great people and great professionals.

    Cons

    Things change consistently which creates a distracting work environment,. To many and complicated processes which compromises products time to market.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Sprint repositioning itself for the future

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in Overland Park, KS
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in Overland Park, KS

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

    Pros

    Exciting new advances in wireless communications and good benefits

    Cons

    Large organization that is not always coordinated or working together.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look beyond the politics and recognize the real contributors who got the company to the point they are at and re-engage them to take Sprint to its next historic level.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Kansas City, MO

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

    Pros

    The employees are very helpful. Mangers are interested in your development

    Cons

    I don't have any cons.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very tough but if you work hard, you can definitely move up

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Retail Consultant in Columbia, MO
    Current Employee - Lead Retail Consultant in Columbia, MO

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

    Pros

    I like my store and the team I've helped set up. I like the same amount of employees because it helps build chemistry with who you work with as well.

    Cons

    Sometimes the hours are demanding, especially Friday meetings and sales boot camps.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I love working for my store manager.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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