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Good place to be mediocre

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Morristown, NJ
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Morristown, NJ

I have been working at Covanta full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Cutting Edge Technology, Good industry for the global conditions

Cons

No recognition, average bonuses, hugs silos, favoritism to old boy network within, poor executive leadership out of touch with employees

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Provide resources for goals you set

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
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  1. Would look elsewhere

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    Former Employee - Auxiliary Operator in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Auxiliary Operator in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at Covanta full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    healthcare and benefits are the only plus

    Cons

    Power Plant is in rough shape, 20 plus years of absolute years of abuse, bad work environment, ash everywhere. In 6 months never came across the union once, the company need to put money into the plant to make it run better Limping by with bad equipment. Really isnt any employee morel, lots of negatives, they always run skeleton crews and always hiring it seems like. Anybody that wants to work her - keep looking, no amount of money is worth that much frustation and mental anguish, personally can never get enough done without being judged by other operators

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    make a decision instead of asking everyone else, get some real direction

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. Corporate politics at its worst.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fairfield, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fairfield, NJ

    I worked at Covanta

    Pros

    Salary and benefits were good

    Cons

    politics was constantly influencing job promotions, tasks, and knowledge sharing. The Big Boys club at its worst.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work to create a even playing field for all.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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