Stericycle
2.7 of 5 96 reviews
www.stericycle.com Lake Forest, IL 5000+ Employees

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Updated Mar 28, 2014

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62% Approve of the CEO

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Charles A. Alutto

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40% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Balanced

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Stericycle full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat work atmosphere!! Nice co-workers. Good benefits,

ConsAt times you feel lost among the larger number of employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementPut a bit more into your CI program and listen to employees ideas a bit more.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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professional level interacted regularly with Sr. Leadership

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Indianapolis, IN

I worked at Stericycle as a contractor for less than a year

ProsVery friendly environment. Fascinating business and plenty of growth potential for the business.

ConsManagement leadership isn't on the same page. We seemed to be reacting to situations rather than being proactive. There wasn't enough communications between the different leaders in the different business areas.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A lot of Work

Customer Service Expert (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Stericycle part-time for less than a year

Prosthe job itself is not complicated. Flexible hours.

ConsThe pay is low compared to market standards.

Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease pay.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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How Stericycle really is!

Inside Sales Representative (Current Employee)
Northbrook, IL

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

ProsGreat company culture and the people you work with are excellent.

ConsThere is limited upward mobility within the cmpany. The is a good paycheck with you are content with being just a sales rep.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great benefits

Prefer Not to Say (Former Employee)
Cincinnati, OH

I worked at Stericycle full-time for more than a year

ProsPublically owned company - Room for advancement

ConsBusiness is business - have a backup plan

Advice to Senior ManagementNo advice - Only opinions

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Alot of work for the money.

Field Waste Tech (Current Employee)

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

ProsSteady work, good benifits and its better than unemployment.

ConsLow pay for the work being done. You are expect to be good at Driving, Computers, Hazardous materials, Customer service ....... But are paid less than some driving jobs.

Advice to Senior ManagementYour drivers do alot more than just drive, yet you pay them a low driving wage.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Its ok but it could be better

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Stericycle for more than 5 years

Pros401k, healthcare benefits provided, some employees okay to work with but you still have to be careful who you associate with during work hours

ConsI.T. issues and the department members have disgusting attitudes, management does not listen to employee issues, no room for advancement, hired for full time but only get bare minimal hours but then turn around and offer open shifts, holiday scheduling is horrible

Advice to Senior Managementlisten to your agents who take your calls! they are telling you things that will help the company as a whole. stop saying, "I understand" and start saying "this will be taken care of". everything is so structured as far as department roles however every man is out for themselves.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great stability in a shaky economy

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Stericycle

Prosbenefits, job security (industry), independence

Conscore business is mildly disguting

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Decent Place to Work, Good Pay

Business Analyst II (Current Employee)

I have been working at Stericycle full-time for more than 3 years

ProsEasy Going
Good Pay
Lots of Jobs
Fast Growing
Stock Program is great

ConsVery Demanding Workplace
Mediocre Benefits
Old School Management Style

Advice to Senior ManagementProvide more opportunities for career advancement. Culture is pretty old school, could take a lesson from more modern companies that promote work life balance/ health/ charity etc.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A Big Company That Still Runs Like a Startup

Manager (Former Employee)
Northbrook, IL

I worked at Stericycle full-time

ProsFinancially Stable Company. The employees are friendly and hard working. If you want to make internal moves, you have the ability to do so. Continuing to branch out into new lines of business. Medical benefits are superior to other organizations.

ConsYou feel a little dirty by the way they nickel and dime their core customers, individual doctors and dentists offices with price increases and made up fees (on call fee?).
The technology used is very remedial and slow. They don't want to spend money to get the applications that staff has to use on a daily basis to be top or even middle tier.

Advice to Senior ManagementThink more long term in your vision, investing in your employees, and not short term with how to find an questionable way to meet quarterly earnings.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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