DIRECTV

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A descent company to work for as a permanent employee, but miserable for contractors

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Former Employee - Software Engineer in El Segundo, CA
Former Employee - Software Engineer in El Segundo, CA

I worked at DIRECTV as a contractor (more than an year)

Pros

Descent benefits and compensation if you're a permanent employee

Cons

Miserable work place for contact positions, ripped, humiliated and no future, you can stay up to six years on a contract and never get a real permanent offer despite promises for employment after a few months...

Advice to ManagementAdvice

DIRECTV Software engineering is a corrupt organization, If you are with the Vietnamese gang in the management, you're all set, otherwise you'll get screwed up... It is an organization in which your contribution and the value you bring to the company doesn't count, what matters is the relations, you can literately do nothing and grow if you're with the gang, or you may stay flat despite great work....

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

613 Other Employee Reviews for DIRECTV (View Most Recent)

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    GREAT WORK CULTURE!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA

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

    Pros

    There is a great working environment, great pace (not hectic)!

    Cons

    No Cons as of yet

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Highly political and fast paced

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Los Angeles, CA

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

    Pros

    Oppurtunity to learn new technology
    Internal career options
    Gain cross functional experience

    Cons

    Stressful
    High workload
    Political
    High amount of draf

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reduce Drag
    Resource Load to lower burn out

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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