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DISH Reviews

Updated July 26, 2017
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Pros
  • Great work days/hours, pay is good, advancement is good (in 148 reviews)

  • Great organization, excellent work-life balance (in 54 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/Life balance can be a struggle especially if you care (in 112 reviews)

  • Poor communication/lack of transparency from upper management (in 190 reviews)

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  1. "System analyst"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at DISH as a contractor

    Pros

    Flexible in roles. Lot of movement across roles and departments

    Cons

    No flexibility in work timings
    No WFH

    Advice to Management

    Stick to your decisions


  2. "Dish Network"

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

    I worked at DISH full-time

    Pros

    A lot of hours and work
    Different jobs every day

    Cons

    Long days
    Stressful environment
    lack of leadership

    Advice to Management

    better leadership

  3. "Tech Support"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lot of available overtime, and I loved my team. Paid training

    Cons

    Hard to get PTO. Very strict on attendance.


  4. "Customer Service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good training over all OK

    Cons

    Benefits/ and schedules in all departments

    Advice to Management

    N/E


  5. Helpful (6)

    "Installation Technician"

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    Former Employee - Installation Technician in Yakima, WA
    Former Employee - Installation Technician in Yakima, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great co-workers, decent pay, okay work/life balance, plenty of opportunity for overtime in the summer months, fairly consistent hours, paid training.

    Cons

    If you are not a salesman do not work for this company! You will have to offer additional products while on site and meet monthly sales quotas! If you do not meet these quotas for a certain amount of time you will be terminated.

    Advice to Management

    Stop pushing SHS so hard. You will continue to lose customers and good techs out in the field.


  6. "so so"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at DISH as a contractor

    Pros

    good learning experience and challenging.

    Cons

    upper management is a mess


  7. "Was a fun time and learned alot"

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

    Pros

    Great pay, benefits and advancement

    Cons

    rough having days not sure if you will be working or not, until they call @ 6am

    Advice to Management

    listen to the techs

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Production"

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    Current Employee - Production Associate in El Paso, TX
    Current Employee - Production Associate in El Paso, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    3rd shift Friday, sat. And Sunday (12hr) shifts. Great schedule for students.

    Cons

    Ver repetitive motions. Quality defects involve things that shouldn't even matter.

    Advice to Management

    Either change critera that has nothing to do with function or get better lighting for associates to see defects only QCs can see.


  9. "Save accounts from disconnect status"

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

    I have been working at DISH full-time

    Pros

    H~mmmm. Not much. Decent pay

    Cons

    Lots of cancels. Not much upper support

    Advice to Management

    More tools to save customers.


  10. "Customer Service"

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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

    Pros

    Great, friendly people to work with, good amount of advancement paths if you want it

    Cons

    Cons are non flexible hours, strict corporate policy for attendance even with emergencies, non-competitive starting salary

    Advice to Management

    Increase people's salaries, give them better benefits that make people actually feel valued


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