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DIRECTV Chairman, President, and CEO Michael D. (Mike) White
Michael D. (Mike) White
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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Excellent merit based pay scale, but at the cost of high stress.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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


    Above average compensation for area. Excellent promotional opportunities for high performers. Yearly raise that is truly based on performance. Above average benefits package. Company definitely cares for their employees.


    Extremely high stress environment - dealing with hostile customers and technicians, and workload was too much for each person. Regularly had to take work home with me just to stay above water. Also had to check emails constantly - at work and home - so as not get severely behind.

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    Hire more employees instead of trying to get by with the bare minimum and overloading your staff to the point of burn out.

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DIRECTV Interviews

Updated Sep 15, 2014
Updated Sep 15, 2014

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Customer Service Representative Interview

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    Interview Details

    Very quick hiring process. I received a phone call within 72 hours of submitting my application. One face to face interview with the position being offered at the end of the interview. Typical entry level interview questions. Human Resources rep does a great job laying out the specifics for the position and what is expected of you.

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    No negotiation.
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    Positive Experience

DIRECTV Awards & Accolades

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25 Best Multinational Companies to Work For (in Latin America), Great Place to Work Institute, 2012
America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
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Headquarters El Segundo, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1994
Type Company - Public (DTV)
Industry Unknown
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

DIRECTV takes television straight to the masses - no wires attached. The company operates the largest direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service in the US, ahead of #2 DISH Network, and in direct competition with leading cable providers Comcast and Time Warner. DIRECTV enjoys a 20% share of the pay-TV market. In addition to its more than 19 million US customers, the company serves 11 million subscribers in Latin America under the DIRECTV and SKY brands. Services include high-definition, 3D, and video-on-demand (VOD) programming. Phone companies such as Verizon and AT&T... More

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