Spacenet Reviews

Updated March 1, 2015
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  1. 1 person found this helpful

    Great place

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    Former Contractor - Top Technical Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Contractor - Top Technical Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Spacenet as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Using top technologies to a accomplish projects

    Cons

    Keep your ears tensioned and start listening

  2. Confused

    Former Employee - Network Engineer
    Former Employee - Network Engineer

    I worked at Spacenet full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great customers, challenging markets, good co-workers. Technology is catching up with the markets. Focus on growth and new business.

    Cons

    No integration of the multiple company cultures over the past five years. Business focus is missing big picture. Focus on small clique of people without much input from the bulk of the company. Bandaids applied to major issues rather than fundamental fixes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on more input from employees with open mind. There are some talented people who have years of experience that are very undervalued. Same mistakes get made over and over.

  3. Spacenet is a very old-fashioned company that needs a serious overhaul to appeal to bright employees

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA

    I have been working at Spacenet full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    -If you enjoy a quiet work environment then you will like Spacenet. No one really talks.
    -Causal dress code
    -Deli on first floor of building
    -good benefits

    Cons

    -Outdated work spaces
    -Terrible salary
    -No training
    -Commuting from most directions is bad
    -Unintelligent managers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest more in your employees and create a better company culture

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. Long repetive shifts

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Spacenet

    Pros

    co workers on the floor were sometimes fun to work with

    Cons

    horrible management, coworkers arent social in different departments, very basic work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    grow up and reach out to your employees, they are the ones that run the company, not you.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. Great people.....Be prepared to be treated like Sh!t....Stay longer than 6 months at your own risk

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    Current Employee - Tier I Representative in Marietta, GA
    Current Employee - Tier I Representative in Marietta, GA

    I have been working at Spacenet

    Pros

    Colleagues were nice if you know nothing and have a high tolerance for b.s I mean sky scrapper high then by all means

    Cons

    Not sure what amount of money they paid previous workers to say it was a good place to work but It must have been a lot.......Cause the one thing you will hear is a whole Lot of complaining about how much that place sucks.

    Management was very undermining,Sexual Indiscretions among Managers and Coworkers were turned a blind eye
    Morale was low cause nobody cared,Hr was one of the worst of any job and I'm not exaggerating they were so incompetent it'll make your head spin.The company has been renamed SAGENET,Much like when you live in an apt complex after a murder and they change the name for image sake but trust me its business as usual over their,

    This place will SUCK THE LIFE OUT OF YOU.Be prepared to be treated like an IMBECILE DAILY, The way they treat employees should be illegal you may get a position one day to have it taken away the next with out as much as a notice.
    If you ever saw horrible bosses, the office or any other movie about the mundane idiot bosses then come here and meet them in person here,Think I'm exaggerating then by all means dig a career hole and bury yourself in the grave that is Spacenet...or sagenet or what ever they are calling themselves these days.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I have no advice because I know and everyone whose ever worked their knows you don't really care.Just hurry up and fold already

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. Nice people to work with, but company has been going changes since their sales

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    Former Employee - Accounting Manager in McLean, VA
    Former Employee - Accounting Manager in McLean, VA

    I worked at Spacenet full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly people, enjoyed working with the finance team

    Cons

    Benefits have been going down since the ssale of the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep reasonable benefits for employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. Decent Company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Network Technician
    Former Employee - Network Technician

    I worked at Spacenet full-time

    Pros

    They are laid back eventhough they are aware of how important their role is for their clients

    Cons

    You need to KNOW satellite and satellite transmission and telecommunication. You cannot go in without any knowledge, and there is no program to learn.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. Good enough!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Spacenet full-time

    Pros

    Nice people, always willing to help you.

    Cons

    Not much to say here, I enjoy working here.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. Nice place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Spacenet

    Pros

    Decent salaries for a mid size company

    Cons

    bad traffic coming from most locations

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Stable company with decent benefits.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Very friendly working environment with good teamwork between departments.

    Cons

    Competes in a fairly narrow oversaturated marketplace.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good luck with the new organization

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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