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DIRECTV Reviews

Updated March 5, 2015
Updated March 5, 2015
662 Reviews
3.4
662 Reviews
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DIRECTV Chairman, President, and CEO Michael D. (Mike) White
Michael D. (Mike) White
369 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • This company also provides great benefits with a good vacation and time off plan (in 44 reviews)

  • Good benefits and a strong commitment to doing things the right way (in 36 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is a bit challenging but that goes along with a strong company (in 20 reviews)

  • Starting salary and long hours seem to account for the buik of the high turnover rate for new hires (in 18 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Switching back and forth with 20 different programs is very much a poor programing issue.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Pocatello, ID
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Pocatello, ID

    I have been working at DIRECTV

    Pros

    Better then fast food pay

    Cons

    Your life has very little free time with family

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To explain things better

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Company culture

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

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

    Pros

    Compensation, employee development, social responsibility

    Cons

    little work life balance, recognizing top talent IN ALL DEPARTMENTS (some groups do better than others), WAY too much drama and office politics

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Good company, terrible management

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager
    Current Employee - Senior Manager

    I have been working at DIRECTV

    Pros

    Great company to work for regarding pay, benefits, culture. Spends money to get things done

    Cons

    Management was terrible. Office politics a bit too much

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do a better job to protect employees from bad managers

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Awesome

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

    I worked at DIRECTV full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    long hours and lots of over time and commission pay

    Cons

    None, they pay you for your hard work every day metrics are high

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Awesome keep it up, its a fun and loyal atmosphere where people thrive by working hard and being on time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    great experience

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DIRECTV

    Pros

    pay,work environment, commission, work balance

    Cons

    no cons, this is a great place to work

  7.  

    Technician

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Satellite Technician in Paducah, KY
    Current Employee - Satellite Technician in Paducah, KY

    I have been working at DIRECTV

    Pros

    Great benifits good pay and independent

    Cons

    Drive times are horrible..only getting 1 job at a time (drip fed))

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    good company to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technician in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Technician in Houston, TX

    I have been working at DIRECTV (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    free cable good pay and a truck

    Cons

    manager and stuckup number

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    directv is awesome and accommodating company. They good the extra mile to make sure your ok in what the issue may be.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Huntsville, AL
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Huntsville, AL

    I have been working at DIRECTV part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    always there to help you

    Cons

    there is no cons at all for me.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Great and successful company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at DIRECTV

    Pros

    Lots of hours working for this company here

    Cons

    Low pay for this ocmpany here

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Motivate more

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great Place to Work!

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

    I have been working at DIRECTV

    Pros

    DIRECTV provides employees with the tools and opportunities to grow and develop, but they also empower us to take our career into our own hands. The culture is fun and inviting, and you really feel like you are making a difference in the company. Great comp, benefits, leadership, and work environment.

    Cons

    None really...overall a great place to work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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