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Ascent Solar Reviews

Updated May 12, 2014
Updated May 12, 2014
4 Reviews
3.1
4 Reviews

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Ascent Solar President & CEO Victor Lee
Victor Lee
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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales  in  Thornton, CO
    Current Employee - Sales in Thornton, CO

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

    Pros

    Some of the smartest people I've ever worked with. Good amount of responsibility. Benefits were better than average. Part of a world changing product.

    Cons

    Leadership has had high turnover. Difficult to follow when every new leader has their way, never seems to gel with a real strategy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Little more stability please.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Great products, great employees, iffy management.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Enerplex Sales Representative  in  Arcadia, CA
    Current Employee - Enerplex Sales Representative in Arcadia, CA

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

    Pros

    Good starting pay ($11 for sales rep, $15 for team lead)
    Interesting products
    My coworkers rule!
    Never a shortage of hours for part timers

    Cons

    Shifts are 8 hours long, no matter the position.
    Management needs to reconsider where some of its locations are.
    Commission varies GREATLY between location. Some locations make $200/month regularly, others struggle to make $30.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Relocates some retail locations
    Promote internally to maintain employee satisfaction.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    A small solar technology company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    A very exciting technology with great market potential

    Cons

    Management had been struggling to turn the company around

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Learning Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ascent Solar

    Pros

    great Technology platform, the challenge,

    Cons

    Management, communication, execution and strategy

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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