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Denver, CO
51 to 200 employees
Unknown
Company - Public (ASTI)
Manufacturing
$5 to $10 million (USD) per year
Energy Conversion, Suntech Power, First Solar
As long as that sun keeps ascending in the eastern skies every day, there will be ventures trying to tap its enormous energy resources. Ascent Solar Technologies is a development-stage company working on photovoltaic modules for use in consumer applications as well as satellites ... Read more

Ascent Solar Reviews

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    Current Employee - Engineer II in Thornton, CO
    Current Employee - Engineer II in Thornton, CO
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    I have been working at Ascent Solar full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The technology is great and has substantial promise for lucrative niche markets. The technical and manufacturing people are generally fantastic.

    Cons

    It is a small company and when the pendulum swings, it swings far. Some reorganizations have been better than others.

    Advice to Management

    Value the people who understand either the technology or the processes to create the technology. Without them, there will not be a product to sell.

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Ascent Solar Interviews

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Thornton, CO
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Ascent Solar (Thornton, CO) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Ascent Solar hires retail sales associates through a company called The Employment Firm. I saw an ad for employment on Craigslist Denver. I applied online at the TEF website. A few week later I was contacted by Amy at TEF to set up an interview time with her at the TEF Denver location. The interview with Amy was average. A few days after the first interview Amy contacted me to set up an interview at the Ascent Solar corporate offices in Thornton. The interview at Ascent Solar was a two person interview that took about 45 minutes and was also an average interview. At the end of the interview I was made an offer. I was told that the offer would be emailed to me later that day, and that I'd have to e-sign the offer letter.

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