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DISH Reviews

Updated March 14, 2017
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Pros
  • Great work days/hours, pay is good, advancement is good (in 143 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 107 reviews)

  • Poor communication/lack of transparency from upper management (in 177 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Anonymous"

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

    Pros

    Great advancement opportunities if your a hard worker

    Cons

    Upper management gets stuck in old practices

    Advice to Management

    Provide resources to make employees successful


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great team to work with"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Administrative in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Administrative in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great group I was working with
    Flexibility to learn what he or she wanted to learn
    Exciting technologies

    Cons

    Ridiculous badge system
    Pay
    Silos within org


  3. "It's aight"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Inventory Specialist in Waxahachie, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Inventory Specialist in Waxahachie, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great over-time compensation. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Can't really make plans because of long hours and never knowing what time you get off.

    Advice to Management

    Have a set schedule for employees.


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  5. "Not a very lively group of employees..."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DISH as an intern

    Pros

    -a lot of higher level exposure
    -14er hike with the CEO
    -colorado is beautiful

    Cons

    -not a young culture
    -you don't get to pick the project you work on
    -did not higher a lot of interns
    -bootcamp was not explained to interns (worked in customer service, sales and as a technician for 3 out of the 8 week internship)

    Advice to Management

    Don't lead on interns as much as you did in terms of receiving full time job offers


  6. "Senior inventory specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great friendships created at this job

    Cons

    No room to move up

    Advice to Management

    More communication to help minimize confusion


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Dish IT"

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

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

    Pros

    people are Great! Lots of areas of opportunity if you have a good work ethic.

    Cons

    Insurance deductible is high.


  8. Helpful (1)

    "customer rep"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Representative in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Customer Representative in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good environment friendly nice management

    Cons

    long hours, not as clean, not enough to do


  9. "Handle highly escalated calls"

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

    I worked at DISH full-time

    Pros

    I got to make judgement calls with out a supervisor

    Cons

    Awesome work environment and the location was cool


  10. "Working at DISH Corporate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DISH full-time

    Pros

    Good people, large facility, data center on-site, plenty of local places for lunch.

    Cons

    Non-smoking campus, strict dress policy, no option to work from home.


  11. "Dish was a great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great pay, growth opportunity, the training was exquisite, it was fun and enjoyable.

    Cons

    The customers can be very harsh, can become a stressful and negative atmosphere at times

    Advice to Management

    Don't procrastinate on your work and neglect your teams.



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