Windstream

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Not a good place for an engineer

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

I have been working at Windstream full-time (more than an year)

Pros

none. Everyone in my department is looking for work elsewhere.

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). They have me doing budgeting and finance work, but refuse to give me the proper training (or any training) to do my new job, They are only concerned with immediate profits and dividends, they are not concerned with having a stable network and happy customers.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Listen to your technical engineers. When they are all dissatisfied, your business is not sustainable.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Interesting and frustrating.

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Philadelphia, PA (US)

    I have been working at Windstream

    Pros

    Good people in my office. Mid management in my office is flexible With time off.

    Cons

    Mid management are all yes men/woman. No real leadership. Concerns and ideas aren't taken seriously.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the people on the front lines. Tell People when they aren't doing a good job. Tell people if they are management material or not, and if so put them on a career path.

    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Start up companies with many opportunities to grow.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Windstream

    Pros

    There was allot of opportunities since it was a start up. The people was nice and enjoy to work with.

    Cons

    The company moved operation to Arkansas due to merger causing layoff. This was hard on allot of people and life.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I wish management could had work out some sort way to have another site in the Dallas Fort Worth area.

    Recommends
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