Republic Services

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Just a paycheck

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL

I have been working at Republic Services

Pros

long term employees who want to see the company grow

Cons

no career advancement, no team work between departments, lack of competent leadership, benefits are sub standard, compliance and consistent work practices are not followed, lack of rewards and appreciation for all levels of employees, turnover, no development or training, no increases

Advice to ManagementAdvice

treat employees with respect, address performance issues, lead and manage the organization, reward and recognize employees,

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

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    "It's been like this for years"

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    Current Employee - Driver in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Driver in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Republic Services

    Pros

    Some good drivers to work with- most office staff very friendly. The cookouts- when they had them were good. The customers are understanding.

    Cons

    They stopped the cookouts after enough time as to let the anti-union meeting wear off. They think the drivers are uneducated and do not know how to stand up for themselves by using the system. They don't seem to understand that respect is earned- not given." They" is used to replace Managment- for they have no traits to support their title.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Mr. O'Connor-- I saw your budget for relocating and private airplane use---- very nice-- Do you know that you have drivers with two jobs to make ends meet ?????

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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    It's not what you know, but WHO you know...

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at Republic Services

    Pros

    Large company with many business units that you can work at. The majority of the people that work in the "trenches" are good, hard workers that want to make a difference and want the company to do well.

    Cons

    Poor upper management...managers with no business being in a leadership roll. The Phoenix division is stuck in the "this is how we have always done it mode" and no one wants to move outside the box and look at what needs to be done to grow the company. Too many layers...you need to get approval from the division level, area level, region level and then corporate level just do do something that males sense to the customer. No strategic marketing plan in place, no on site technical support at the division level, no rewards or praise for a job well done. Certain departments, such as Operations, are treated like royalty while others are pushed down, beat up and made to feel worthless. Managers that want to make a difference are given a million reasons why things cannot be changed and are driven to leave the company. Human Resources is a joke...they don't understand the meaning of employee relations or fair practices. Overall, a stress filled place to work with no hope for advancement.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a real hard look at your individual business units. Stop spouting off "The One Republic Way" and start doing something to make the divisions a better place to work. The company as a whole will fail as the smaller business units drag it down. Also, clean house...get rid of the managers and GM's that should not be around...just because you have worked in the industry for 10 years does not mean you should lead a business unit or team! Jim O'Conner needs to come to the divisions and see what REALLY goes on!!!!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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