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ASTRO Reviews

Updated April 27, 2017
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  1. Helpful (5)

    "Would not work there again unless I could have a managerial position."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    You could interact with customers.

    Cons

    Not much advancement except to manager


  2. Helpful (4)

    "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ASTRO full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Amazing benefits & perks , good environment, great leaders

    Cons

    No career path for personal growth, non balance life


  3. "Good overal Experience"

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    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer in Pune City (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer in Pune City (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ASTRO full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Team and lots of learning opportunities being a first job

    Cons

    Nothing to blame,they have to expand

    Advice to Management

    Keep motivating...Thanks


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  5. "Good Company for Entertainment"

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    Current Employee - Graphic Designer in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Graphic Designer in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ASTRO full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Yearly Bonus, Good Benefits, Insurance and Freedom Attire

    Cons

    Low Salary. After 5 years working. Increment not good at all


  6. "Work for the experience not for security"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They're the biggest media and broadcast company in Malaysia ... if there's one company to work for in media ... they're it !

    Cons

    Very top down management style where getting decisions made takes FOREVER and usually amazing suggestions are not taken in consideration cos they're run like a government department

    Advice to Management

    No point advising 'em


  7. "Bad Culture"

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    Former Employee - SAVP in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - SAVP in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Enjoyed the company of good co-workers and nice food served in the cafetaria

    Cons

    Immature leadership, no conducive working environment, bad performance management

    Advice to Management

    Be honest and please walk the talk.


  8. "Highly fast-paced with a lot of potential"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ASTRO full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people, fast-paced environment with steep learning curves, striving for a meritocratic culture, exciting media vibe, vibrant range of people woking there, very competitive environment

    Cons

    Subject to some office politicking, salaries not always competitive, work-life balance can be a struggle for some sectors, some existing infrastructure gets in the way of potential new advancements

    Advice to Management

    Place greater focus on grooming talented in-house resources rather than always looking to bring in external hires for more senior roles, salaries need to be adjusted to be more competitive.


  9. "Healthy working environment to work with"

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    Current Employee - Operations Engineer in Kuching, Sarawak (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Operations Engineer in Kuching, Sarawak (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at ASTRO full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Work life balance
    - Flexible, friendly and overall great company culture

    Cons

    - Increment based on performance evaluation

    Advice to Management

    Limited career growth


  10. "Servuce Recovery Unit (SRU)"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ASTRO full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Environment- Lively place to work with best Computer system and team

    Cons

    Never give up, you stay and you will learn a lot..

    Advice to Management

    Please stop marking people who raise voice or dissatisfaction on senior fault or correct them on certain issues..


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Good Exposure but High Turnover Rate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ASTRO full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good exposure for entry level

    Cons

    No work life balance, long working hours
    Poor management cause high turnover rate

    Advice to Management

    Keep productive lower staff rewarded with more compensation instead of upper management.


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