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Working as a tech for Directv?

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#26 OFFLINE   RobertE


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Posted 24 April 2012 - 03:39 AM

I left at the end of 2011. New job, benefits that are lightyears ahead of what I had. Could not be happier that I got out. :)
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#27 OFFLINE   MrShowtime



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Posted 24 April 2012 - 05:35 AM

I think it all depends on what HSP you work for, while things arent perfect you can still make a decent living. The only downside is that work in my area is INCREDIBLY slow right now and new techs (and senior techs that suck) at the lowest pay level are hardly making any money. This is my fifth year and this will be the FIRST year I make less than the year before, mainly cuz I worked 6 days 80% of last year and there was a boatload of work. I think I have only worked 6 days maybe 3 or 4 times so far this year. The most important thing to learn is to take all the work you can while its there, cuz there are times a year when it dries up and you WISH you would have done the extra jobs when they were there. I can give you some $$ figures if you like
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