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2 people found this helpful  

Decent employer but their lack of technology leads to no job security

Account Executive (Current Employee) Charlotte, NC (US)

ProsGood benefits packages
Decent wages
Large company lends to mobility

ConsVery disorganized. They are bolstering what numbers they have to try to be acquired. Hopefully Verizon or AT&T will purchase them so their customers will get some desperately needed network upgrades. We are forced selling over-priced, sub par products with unrealistic goals. Marketing sets quotas but are not accountable to their own financial quotas. The system is very corrupted.

Advice to Senior ManagementDont let marketing set quotas. All of the weight rests on the heads of the sales groups and marketing should be a part of the financial expectations, not setting them. Sales becomes the scapegoat of marketing under this system.

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    3 people found this helpful  

    Hands down, the most nepotism that I have ever experienced in a workplace.

    Service and Repair Specialist I (Current Employee) Indianapolis, IN (US)

    I have been working at Windstream


    Pros: Decent salary and benefits for the area. Cons: Very unfair, arbitrary and nepotistic promotions. Advice to Senior Management: DO NOT allow family members to supervise and promote each… More
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    • Disapproves of CEO

    1 person found this helpful  

    Not a good place for an engineer

    Market Engineer (Current Employee) Rochester, NY (US)

    I have been working at Windstream full-time for more than a year


    Pros: none. Everyone in my department is looking for work… Cons: Since Windstream acquired my company, they have put me in a position that has nothing to do with my background and training (Network Engineer). … Advice to Senior Management: Listen to your technical engineers. When they are all… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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