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Sprint Reviews

Updated Jul 25, 2014
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3.2 2,026 reviews

78% Approve of the CEO

Sprint CEO Dan Hesse

Dan Hesse

(1,344 ratings)

57% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • You get free phone service and family gets phone discount perks also(in 154 reviews)

  • Work life balance is good depending on which area of the business you are working in(in 121 reviews)


Cons
  • Be prepared to be extremely fake to upper management if you want to get promoted(in 81 reviews)

  • Multiple years of staff reductions continues to drive work/life balance challenges(in 26 reviews)

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    1 person found this helpful  

    An outstanding 17 year experience.

    Director Corp Center (Current Employee) Overland Park, KS

    ProsAbility to work in different areas. Like working for multiple companies without having to change companies.

    ConsWhen they did away with the pension, they started feeling like any other company. After the merger with Nextel, Sprint started losing what made it such a great place to work (it's swagger). Through all my years there we focused on the network, then the from 2004/5 to 2007 the shift went to focusing on minutes for PCS. The sales teams no longer had to know as much about the network as they did Apps, and cellular devices. Think about it, Sprint enterprise teams were focusing on selling other companies products and applications in order to sell more minutes.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThink about it, Sprint enterprise teams were focusing on selling other companies products and applications in order to sell more minutes.

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    Nice company, good employer great benefits

    Retail Sales Consultant (Current Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsThey are very pro-employee,great growth opportunities, work-life balance need to improve because customer services is 24 hours.

    ConsToo rush in sales, need more promotions to improve the sales.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGreat joob

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Has a Good work life balance

    Sales (Current Employee) Tampa, FL

    ProsHas a Good work life balance.

    ConsNeed to improve the network

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Gave me a great technology education while providing competitive marketplace compensation and benefits.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThey have a wonderful benefit program and are very focused on their employees health. Also promotes a team environment.

    ConsIf you are in sales, as with all sales positions it can be a high pressure job. If you do not live near headquarters or a multi store area, there are not a lot of options for advancement, but this is also good because a lot of employees stay with the company for a while.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Could have been a lot better

    Retail Store Manager (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsFlexibility of hours
    Free products
    Constant learning of new devices
    Access to devices before release
    Rewards
    Connections

    ConsLittle room for raises. Useless 8am calls for managers. Micromanagement for upper level. Quotas to hit with products that simply don sell because Sprint lacks quality of service..

    Advice to Senior Managementjust quit please

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great job

    Anonymous (Current Employee)

    ProsYou meet many people from every walk of life. If you like to help and make others smile this is a great place to work Nd find a sense of reward.

    ConsThe schedules do get in the way of enjoying a weekend it.. makes you wish u work a nine to.five

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what u doing

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsMoney is nice for entry level sales
    Can move up easily at the store level
    Great Tech

    ConsCommissions are lacking compared to others in the industry.
    Not a lot of stores or Business positions nationwide.

    Advice to Senior ManagementOpen more store.
    Continue to fix the network.
    Make commissions higher

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Challenge

    Retail Sales Consultant (Current Employee) Las Vegas, NV

    ProsCan get promoted faster than other companies and you can make good money with your high school diploma , also good benifits

    ConsTrying to raise sales while dealing with lots of customer complaints and system issues

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagers need to motivate their sales people instead putting them down

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Wireless Agent (Current Employee) Miami, FL

    ProsThe work place is cool

    Consday to day calls is really high

    Advice to Senior Managementno response

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Company to work for

    Technical Consultant (Current Employee) Melville, NY

    ProsStrong focus on work life balance

    ConsThe company does not promote from within...no opportunity to grow

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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