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Great company, no movement out of call centers

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Missoula, MT
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Missoula, MT

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

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

Pros

Great benefits wonderful working enviorment good career development opportunities

Cons

senior leadership is almost never an internal hire out of a call center except in Denver pay is low compared to national average and isn't always tied to performance across business units/locations

Advice to Management

Look in the call centers for managment opportunities. Schooling isn't everything, good people may not have the degree you are looking for, look at their performance and experience

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  1. Great experience and good learning environment.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Advertising Sales Planner in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Advertising Sales Planner in New York, NY

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

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

    Pros

    This is a good place to get a start on your career. I started at a low level, low skill, hourly job and worked my way up through the ranks to a position that fit my university education. Management is pretty good throughout the organization. Benefits are great.

    Cons

    Pay is low for the industry and low for the size of the company. Nepotism seems to be a global issue throughout the organization. If you aren't connected be prepared to show your true value. Actual skill will eventually be rewarded but you must be patient.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your employees fair wages and be mindful to not pay subordinates higher salaries than their direct superiors.


  2. Helpful (5)

    Leaving the company...

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources in El Segundo, CA
    Current Employee - Human Resources in El Segundo, CA

    I have been working at DIRECTV full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Decent benefits with free DIRECTV is a plus.

    Cons

    Expectations are set high there is a lack of work life balance. Being constantly told what you are doing wrong. Everyone is working in silos.

    Advice to Management

    Get your head out of the clouds.


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