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sweatshop labor 2.0

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Former Employee - Installation Technician in Green Bay, WI (US)
Former Employee - Installation Technician in Green Bay, WI (US)

I worked at DISH full-time (less than an year)

Pros

they will hire anyone with a pulse

Cons

•Pay is as unclear as the hours you will work. I was never able to figure out how they were paying me even when i was hourly. If you figure in the cost of commuting to the far out location of the base and it your tool rental cost, expect make below minimum wage for at least 2 years
•Expect "bad dog" training tactics. anytime anything goes wrong and it will everyday they will find a way to lower your pay for the following month as a form of reprimanding you for something that may or may not be your fault.
•Hours worked make it an extremely unsafe work enviroment. All the techs look like they ae trying out for a part on The Walking Dead. My trainer veared off the road many times sacaring the !@&* out of me.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Try hiring robots.

Ive never seen a more out of touch regional manager. Nothing can be said here to get it through to them that the DISH contract for techs is in dire need of repair.

Working anywhere else will be better. McDonnalds Burger King, anything is better than DISH

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    every day there I was thinking of quitting

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    Former Employee - Manager in Pine Brook, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Manager in Pine Brook, NJ (US)

    I worked at DISH full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    career advancement, good parking lot

    Cons

    strange decisions made by management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1. don't be so stingy
    2. respect your employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    If you want your education stolen and not payed for, work here.

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    Current Employee - I DO IT ALL in Hilliard, OH (US)
    Current Employee - I DO IT ALL in Hilliard, OH (US)

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

    Pros

    I really can not think of any pros to working for Dish unless you are under 30 and included in the directors circle of friends.

    Cons

    Dish doesn't want to pay for the knowledge of their employees. If a person has a Computer Science degree they will steal your knowledge on recordings then train it to others, but never pay you even a the salary you are worth. (unless you are under 30)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    give up the playground bullying and put the people that deserve it in the positions deserved instead of your out of the office playmates!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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