Cablevision Systems Reviews

Updated July 27, 2015
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Cablevision Systems President, CEO, and Director; Chairman, Madison Square Garden; and Governor, New York Knicks James L. Dolan
James L. Dolan
251 Ratings

Pros
  • Free cable, internet and phone service (in 30 reviews)

  • Great Benefits, If you earn less than 50K your health insurance is Free (in 66 reviews)

Cons
  • The reps at my call center are what I would consider as a consumer, to be pretty professional (in 18 reviews)

  • There is no room for growth as a sales rep (in 8 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (2)

    Great Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Specialist in Bethpage, NY
    Former Employee - IT Specialist in Bethpage, NY

    I worked at Cablevision Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, benefits, pay, opportunities

    Cons

    none that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. Learning and Development

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - L&D in Bethpage, NY
    Current Employee - L&D in Bethpage, NY

    I have been working at Cablevision Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Dedicated colleagues and decent benefits. Attempts were made to engage employees. Fast paced and everyday was different.

    Cons

    Corporate strategy lacking. Even though the industry was changing, it felt the C-suite was always comparing their moves with Comcast, TWC, and Charter.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on being innovated and give customers what they really want! And don't worry so much about what the other broadband cos are doing.


  3. Supervisor at a Call Center

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cablevision Systems full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Decent Pay, Great Benefits, Free Cable , Internet and Phone, the hours are ok but not great unless you are tenured or ranked.

    Cons

    in the beginning the schedules will suck, as you progress and move up or increase your ranking you will get your choice of the picks.

    Advice to Management

    Improve on Communication


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  5. A great job to have

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

    I worked at Cablevision Systems

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Learn alot of information. Great work environment.

    Cons

    Work life balance was a struggle at times.


  6. TSG

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Support Representative Tier III in Jericho, NY
    Current Employee - Technical Support Representative Tier III in Jericho, NY

    I have been working at Cablevision Systems

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, some room to growth if you get lucky

    Cons

    Poor comunication between management and staff


  7. The Ideal Career!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Service Technician in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Field Service Technician in Stamford, CT

    I have been working at Cablevision Systems

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    401k Matching up to 4 %. Accrual Vacation Time. Free Cable.

    Cons

    - A lot of micromanagement.


  8. Helpful (2)

    Meh

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Hicksville, NY
    Current Employee - Engineer in Hicksville, NY

    I have been working at Cablevision Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Good pay. Pretty good matching for 401k and sometimes the company will add additional money. New bonus structure is good but I haven't seen anything yet.

    Cons

    Nothing to learn Micromanagement Promotes favorite people instead of people that can do the job Terrible environment to work

    Advice to Management

    Stop micromanaging your team


  9. Good work envirionment, moving to a performance based reward system

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Systems Engineer in Bethpage, NY
    Current Employee - Lead Systems Engineer in Bethpage, NY

    I have been working at Cablevision Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A lot of the recent changes have been rewarding employees based on performance. Standard benefits package, fast paced environment.

    Cons

    A lot of upper management changes have occurred recently and that has created some uncertainty among some of the employees.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to find innovative ways to reward and retain employees.


  10. Great Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Bethpage, NY
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Bethpage, NY

    I have been working at Cablevision Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great pay, time off, free medical, vision, dental, incredible place to work.

    Cons

    Promotions are based on friendships rather than qualifications. Literally the only thing wrong with the company.

    Advice to Management

    Stop promoting your friends...


  11. Reporter

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cablevision Systems full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good place to work if you just want your experience and then move on...

    Cons

    Won't hire you if you don't have the "look" they are looking for.....smh!

    Advice to Management

    Be nice



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