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DISH Reviews

Updated February 20, 2017
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Pros
  • Great work days/hours, pay is good, advancement is good (in 144 reviews)

  • The company's culture is focused on work-life balance, which is great (in 47 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/Life balance can be a struggle especially if you care (in 105 reviews)

  • Poor communication/lack of transparency from upper management (in 175 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent"

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

    I worked at DISH full-time

    Pros

    Training is constant so you always know what you are doing, but if you need help there is lots available.

    Cons

    Mandatory work schedules can cut into class time if your a student.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  2. "Overall"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DISH full-time

    Pros

    Friendly Environment
    Great Pay
    Free/minimal pay service

    Cons

    Inconsistency in training/policy
    Favoritism
    Strict Attendance Policy


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Field Service Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Service Manager
    Current Employee - Field Service Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DISH full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    An actual environment where if you work hard, you are rewarded.

    Cons

    The industry itself is in a cataclysmic shift right now. No telling if this company will be around in two years


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  5. "Ok"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DISH full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    There is an oppresive culture at corprate


  6. "Marketing Specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at DISH full-time

    Pros

    great experience, opportunity for growth

    Cons

    long hours, low salary and benefits


  7. "Inventory Specialist - Great environment and pay"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inventory Specialist
    Former Employee - Inventory Specialist

    I worked at DISH part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible around school schedule
    Great pay for college
    Easy work
    Relaxed enviroment

    Cons

    Activities can become monotonous
    Communication between manager expectations and employees could be better
    Training of job duties could be improved

    Advice to Management

    Improve communication


  8. "Marketing Specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Specialist in Englewood, CO
    Former Employee - Marketing Specialist in Englewood, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large company with a lot of opportunity for advancement.

    Cons

    Inter-departmental politics are larger than need be.

    Advice to Management

    Consider revising outdated company policies (e.g. badge system/9 AM report)


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Promotes from within, lateral movement opportunities"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations in Englewood, CO
    Current Employee - Operations in Englewood, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunity for advancement, appreciation of hard work completed. Freedom to use your ability to get the job done your way.

    Cons

    Long hours and stressful at times, but compensated for this in a fair and proportionate way. Culture has been less than perfect in the past but this is changing.

    Advice to Management

    More continuous feedback sessions. Increase trust decrease siloing of departments.

    Base Camp is a big move in the right direction


  10. "Production Associate II"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at DISH full-time

    Pros

    Works around my school schedule.

    Cons

    I have no weekends off.

    Advice to Management

    Weekend incentives would be nice.


  11. "Interpersonal"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay and decent benefits

    Cons

    Poor structure and management skills



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