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ALTA Reviews

Updated March 29, 2017
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  1. "Best job ever!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Central Office Technician in Salem, NH
    Former Employee - Central Office Technician in Salem, NH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ALTA full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great working conditions and excellent support from management.

    Cons

    I have no cons to share. I enjoyed working for Alta.


  2. "Splicer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, ME
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, ME
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    There is nothing good to say about this company

    Cons

    Terrible company to work for. Unorganized and never paid payroll or per diem checks on time. Cheated me out of my hours worked.


  3. "Contracted to work for Spread networks"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inside Plant Technician in La Porte, IN
    Former Employee - Inside Plant Technician in La Porte, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The gave me a good job when I needed one

    Cons

    They were bought out buy AFL after a year and a half , was a very small company in usa, bigger in canada. Also I went from temp to full time with them and was not compensated like they promised.

    Advice to Management

    Only out to make money , not run a business


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  5. "Good Experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Installation & Maintenance Technician in Pottstown, PA
    Former Employee - Installation & Maintenance Technician in Pottstown, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ALTA (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Worked quickly to process paperwork to get me on site ASAP. Miscommunication between agency and Alta as to what equipment was required. Overall - good experience.

    Cons

    higher pay rate; my experience should've warranted more money.


  6. "Solid Workforce Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - I&R Technician (Work Outage Ellsworth Maine) in Ellsworth, ME
    Former Employee - I&R Technician (Work Outage Ellsworth Maine) in Ellsworth, ME
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ALTA (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Management, strict but fair expectations of employees, pay scale equivulant to industry, HR recources and services easily obtained, a well rounded Company to work for.

    Cons

    worked for company on strike work outage, would liked to have been offered a full time position in the South East USA...

    Advice to Management

    Keep the respect that your workforce is your company, and customer satisfaction being the key element... you had it where i worked and hope it is company wide policy.


  7. "Central Office Technician"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Coudersport, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Coudersport, PA

    I worked at ALTA (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good company to work for.

    Cons

    I have know Cons to add.


  8. "Universal Technician. DSL instaler/repair. Central Office tech"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - DSL Technician in Manchester, NH
    Former Employee - DSL Technician in Manchester, NH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ALTA full-time

    Pros

    Fair Pay and good working conditions

    Cons

    Travel required. need to cover new employees of exact expectations of work offered.

    Advice to Management

    Good management.


  9. "Fun, fast pace working environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ALTA part-time

    Pros

    Traveling to retail trade shows
    Clothing discounts
    Small boutique company, fun work environment

    Cons

    Work on the weekends, but it is retail
    Setting up and tearing down booths for shows with not much help


  10. "Okay"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Easy fun great exciting lots of great growth

    Cons

    Low pay not enough time to grow

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work


  11. "Field Technician in Greater NY Metro Area"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good working environment, safety oriented and Decent Pay.

    Cons

    be careful with customer that might pull the rug under you.


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