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Updated Aug 25, 2014
Updated Aug 25, 2014
68 Interview Reviews

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    Outside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    2 interviews. First phone interview then face to face.

    Interview Questions
    • Give example of one time you faced an obstacle where you disappointed the customer and how did you fix the problem.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Conversational

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    You get what they offer. Very rarely do the negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Operations Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Waste Management.

    Interview Details

    Interview was straightforward about past work experience. Interviewer seemed a little skeptical because I wore a suit. I had to follow up several times as there seemed to be some indecision on the par of the interviewer.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Tried to negotiate, but not successful
    Accepted Offer
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    Route Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Waste Management.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. phone interview followed by in person interview several days later. background check and drug screen with contingent over depending on results. Poor communication between steps but quick follow-up once process was completed.

    Negotiation Details
    Very little to negotiate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
  6.  

    Operations Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Miami, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Waste Management in April 2011.

    Interview Details

    Hiring was horrible, and I knew about 5 minutes into the interview that the job was mine. It was very informal, and I didn't talk much at all. He talked and talked and talked and then said I was hired. Didn't ask me much at all. I should have known by this alone, that this company was horrible!!!

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    It was with HR, not the hiring manager.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Database Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at Waste Management in January 2008.

    Interview Details

    Mostly questions about previous jobs.
    A few questions about knowledge of Oracle RDBMS.

    Interview Questions
    • What is your experience in managing projects?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Not able to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Inside Commercial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Oak Harbor, WA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Oak Harbor, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Waste Management in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    When I walked into the call center to go to the meeting room, there were many employees on the phones. Some of them looked up at me and smiled. LOVED THE FEELING. The interview was very informative and excellent questions were asked. I was comfortable answering everything.

    Interview Questions
    • The interviewer used a phrase I was unfamiliar with. I asked her if she could define the phrase, she did and I was able to answer her question.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation - hourly rate and bonus.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    SCALE ATTENDANT Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at Waste Management.

    Interview Details

    I was informed of an open position by a family member, I went in that day to turn in my resume. I came back the next day and interviewed with the manager. He looked at my resume and read it over. He didn't really ask to many questions other than basic job history questions. During the interview another person walked in and the manager said why are we interviewing still I thought we filled the position? The woman said she didn't fit in and gave him a look. I thought this was awkward. I was offered the job on the spot and the lady took me over to see the scale house. She went over a few things, and said she will call to let me know my start date. The interview process was fairly easy I guess its best if you know someone.

    Interview Questions
    • I would be surprised if they asked any at all, seems they are desperate to fill positions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    The recruiter called and said the base pay for the position is 12/hr, did not negotiate the pay.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Technical Support Analyst IV Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Waste Management in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    I was told by Icon Information Consultants that there was a job position that WM was wanting to fill. I felt that I could do the job, so an interview was scheduled and I went to the 2nd floor of 1021 Main St. I was brought up to the 4th floor for the interview. The person interviewing me told me that I was going to be asked 10 questions and if I did not know the answer that I should say "I do not know". Otherwise, I would rejected on the basis of bluffing an answer. I answered all 10 questions correctly and left back to home. I told the consulting firm of what transpired and the next day I was offered the position. I accepted the income that I was going to make and was pleased that I was able to start immediately getting myself situated with all information that I needed to be successful in my position at WM.

    Interview Questions
    • It was all technical, and there was nothing on my resume to bluff or fluff.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I went in knowing that I was on the top end of the salary for this postion. So, I accepted it without delay.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    CDL Class A Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Dunmore, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dunmore, PA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Waste Management in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    Had an interview, qualified, took road test, did all backround checks, did the pre employement drug screen, plus references

    Negotiation Details
    easy, pay baesd on my experience
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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