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Updated January 17, 2018
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DISH President and CEO W. Erik Carlson
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Pros
  • Great work days/hours, pay is good, advancement is good (in 163 reviews)

  • Great organization, excellent work-life balance (in 58 reviews)

Cons
  • work life balance can be a challenge (in 123 reviews)

  • Upper management gets stuck in old practices (in 197 reviews)

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  1. "It's getting better..."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DISH full-time

    Pros

    Improving work-life balance
    Decent pay
    Good people to work with
    Actual real opportunity to move up quickly

    Cons

    Upper management still doesn't get it sometimes
    Terrible, terrible, terrible benefits

    Advice to Management

    Stop touting how great we have it here and make it a better place to work with real steps. Allowing jeans is a good first step, and some of the execs seem to "get it," but would it be asking too much to replace the disgusting rugs?


  2. "Not a place you would work for long time."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DISH full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They have some cool projects to work on.

    Cons

    Poor benefits
    Do not feel appreciated for your work. You should appreciate company pays you, management say.

  3. "Ehhh"

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    Current Employee - Satellite Technician in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Satellite Technician in Salt Lake City, UT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DISH full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good base pay, okay benefits, award points and commission are a good idea on paper.

    Cons

    Forced to work longer shifts than advertised, have worked 14, 15 and 16 hour shifts regularly.

    Advice to Management

    Let the techs go home when they reach their hours.


  4. "Consider other jobs first - high turnover"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Thornton, CO
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Thornton, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DISH full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    hourly wage plus commissions. You can also get benefits if you choose to.

    Cons

    A bad week will lead to a rep getting no calls, an impossible Hole to climb out of . A rep who had a great week will get the better calls, so once you're in a hole I'd start looking for a new job. The "training" is hardly useful as new sounds reps ends having more questions once they hit the floor

    Advice to Management

    Get the used auto dealership vibe off the floor.


  5. "Inventory specialist"

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    Former Employee - Inventory Specialist in McKinney, TX
    Former Employee - Inventory Specialist in McKinney, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Manager said he would give me a good refuriel. Current manager told me that in my interview then she hired me . I have been a excellent. PCT

    Cons

    No opportunity in ware house or dish install

    Advice to Management

    Employees with experience should have more input on new ideas . Company would have been ahead of the game in the survalace idustry. .


  6. "Great laid back work environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at DISH full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, time off, Free TV

    Cons

    Night time work and rotating shifts


  7. "Great people"

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    Current Employee - Dish Technician Lv II in Temple, GA
    Current Employee - Dish Technician Lv II in Temple, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DISH full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay have gotten 3 raises in the year and a half I have been there. Great management at my office they care about their techs and want them to succeed. Everything is supplied for you and great uniforms and accessories are offered. 401k and profit sharing. Paid time off days and 4 days work weeks. Tuition reimbursement and you almost pay nothing for tv services and you get paid to install your own services. Good training. I've read a lot of reviews about dish and I have not found any to be true except for the high deductible insurance and the metrics system needs improvement. Plus they do push sells a lot but I was told when they interviewed me that it was a sales job and what was expected from me. I've err worked for direc tv, Comcast, and charter and dish has by far been the best and I've been in the cable,satellite business for almost 18 years now.

    Cons

    High deductible health insurance and metrics system needs improvement. Attendance policy is very strict. You get a lot of wrong work orders and sometimes equipment doesn't want to download or work.

    Advice to Management

    Change the metrics system remove hip12 and make drive time be on non productive time so techs aren't flying trying to get to jobs so they can keep their pph up.

  8. "Great People"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Loved working with the people at DISH.

    Cons

    A lot of red tape to get small things done - very corporate.


  9. "just no"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DISH full-time

    Pros

    gives you lots of experience if you have a good manager

    Cons

    management doesn't take anything into consideration

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and implement their feedback


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Avoid Working Here"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DISH full-time

    Pros

    None. It's a declining business, and the senior management team is very secretive about strategic plans. In addition, the culture is awful. The company uses fear to intimidate it's employees. Leaving this company was the best decision I could have made.

    Cons

    The culture is awful. The management expects employees to be dedicated to company success, but does not care at all how it treats employees. It's a hostile work environment, and there is no trust being team members, departments, or the overall business.

    Advice to Management

    Merge with a company with a better culture, who know how to respectfully treat employees.


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