ABM Industries

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Updated Jul 23, 2014

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2.9 78 reviews

51% Approve of the CEO

ABM Industries President, CEO, and Director Henrik C. Slipsager

Henrik C. Slipsager

(35 ratings)

39% of employees recommend this company to a friend
78 Employee Reviews
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    Good company, good people. Union led employees, good managers.

    Parking Attendant (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA

    ProsGreat for a college student, easy to talk to people from different backgrounds as your interacting with them during transactions. Management is in control, always looks to make as much revenue as possible to help company grow.

    ConsCompany kind of stuck in the dark ages, not much room for promotion due to union contract, aging work force, technologically lacking compared to other companies.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    fair

    Security Officer (Current Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    Prosfull time or part time flexible

    Consgrave shifts swing shifts not enough pay sometimes

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    An OK Place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Alpharetta, GA

    ProsGreat benefits package. Immediate managers are very fair and consistent. They strive for your success.

    ConsUpper management is lacking in direction. The "know it all" attitude doesn't equate to good results. Upper management are not good leaders. They "lead" by intimidation, Not a good trait to VP's to have. Horrible Work/Life balance. Exteremly understaffed.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLearn to have mutual respect and you will be successful.

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

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    I want out!

    Field Supervisor (Current Employee) Newark, NJ

    ProsEasy work for good pay... Great benefit package

    ConsSome employees have worked for over 30 years and can't get weekends off... No rotating weekends no support from management counts severe weather state of emergency absences against you... no room for growth

    Advice to Senior ManagementImplement a rotating schedule show more appreciation

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Custodian (Current Employee) Tucson, AZ

    ProsBest ever I loved working there

    ConsLong hours I need a vacation

    Advice to Senior ManagementBettrr pay

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    Best company I have ever worked for.

    Building Engineer (Current Employee) Irvine, CA

    ProsPaid vacation. Sick time. Wonderful staff. Everyone is so helpful.

    ConsNONE that I can think of.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing the great job you have all been doing since I started here almost 3 years ago.

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

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    It's a really good company with benefits and Union support.

    Housekeeping (Former Employee) Philadelphia, PA

    ProsThis is a good company for stay at home moms, college students and any individual willing to do what is acquired of them within the company.

    ConsThis company will have you floating from building to building with no security for a permanent position.They tend to hire family, friends and unmotivated individuals with no desire in improving the company. Co-workers and staff will lie cheat and steal from you if they feel as though it will advance their position while destroying yours.

    Advice to Senior ManagementABM needs to stop hiring within their circles. The managers and supervisors are not honest trustworthy and do not have leadership skills. No room for promotion I worked almost 7 years for the company.They will start lying about work ethic if presented with permanent positions. The union also needs some readjustments as well.

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

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    Very large company that likes to promote from within. Satisfied employee of three years.

    Site Supervisor (Current Employee)

    ProsGood opportunity for advancement. Good availability for transfer due to many locations.

    ConsManagement is poor at times.

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

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    Doesn't walk the talk...

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGrowth oriented, ambitious company. Diverse offerings.

    ConsLack of support and technical resources.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire the people needed to walk the talk. Saying you are great does not make you great.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Over promise; under deliver.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsExperience. Good place to start your career, but not stay more than 2-3 years

    ConsNot a stable organization, extremely unorganized and unprofessional. The future of the company is very unclear

    Advice to Senior ManagementActions speak louder than words. Don't just talk about the vision, actually do something

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

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