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6 people found this helpful  

At Dish you are just a number not a person

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsFree programming, 40k match, tuition reimbursement

ConsHorrible medical benefits, poor management style, terrible performance appraisal process

Advice to Senior ManagementRight now is a big push for everyone to get their degree and little do you all realize many are using you for the tuition reimbursement and then plan to leave because you do not pay enough for people with degrees. I had my degree long before coming to Dish and I can say everything I do is from my years experience at Dish and nothing to do with my degree. Also with the talent planning and supervisors asking if employees have degrees has lead to supervisors without degrees to create a hostile work environment towards direct reports with degrees. We have people from management to senior management in the wrong positions. There are way too many bad decisions being made at all levels. Read the laws for the states you have locations, read the DOL laws, read your federal laws and follow them. It might enlighten you to why you face so many lawsuits. I am certainly surprised a company of this size can not follow the laws but again this is what happens when you have the wrong people in positions of leadership. Moral, having free food sometimes is not going to help moral. You need to start treating employees like people, not a number. Give us better medical benefits. Look at your leaders and make sure they are right for that position. Stop making empty promises. Learn the laws ( hint: should really understand salary non-exempt not paying time and a half and fluctuating work week). Understand that length of employment, loyalty and job results should be more important than forcing degrees on everyone. Change your performance appraisal process. You should not lower a person's score just to give them a lower raise. If you really believe that no one falls under exceeds or exceptional maybe you are hiring the wrong people or that your management staff is not developing their people. If you are worried about attrition maybe you should stop looking for reasons to fire someone and look for reasons to keep them. Realize if a person has been in a position long term this does not automatically mean the are not good enough to move up, it could mean they enjoy their job and happy there and it works well with creating their work/life balance. Before we go on major talent planning firing sprees maybe the ones making the decision to fire people should be evaluated. If a company has as many issues as this one, need to evaluate fro the top down, not the bottom to the top!

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    3 people found this helpful  

    Okay at first then a nightmare!

    FSS1 (Former Employee)

    I worked at DISH full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Good training, Attentive instructors. Get your own truck (as a… Cons: Rules constantly changing. Ridiculous metrics, unattainable consistently. Poorly trained managers. Advice to Senior Management: Open your eyes. Have an independent company review how you operate and obtain TRULY anonymous employee feedback. Then you will see why you score so… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    5 people found this helpful  

    Horrible

    Field Service Technician (Current Employee) Rock Tavern, NY

    I have been working at DISH full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Plenty of overtime whether you want it or not. On your own after training period. All tools provided… Cons: Management that is looking to treat you like a child. Use of scare tactics is the norm. If you don't meet certain points requirements that… Advice to Senior Management: Jump in a vehicle and understand your equipment sounds great on paper but is terrible. Listen to… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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