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Ok job - A lot of work for little pay.

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Current Employee - Project Manager
Current Employee - Project Manager

I have been working at Waste Management

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

- Flexible Position
- Opportunities for growth
- Support of immediate management
- Great benefits and employee discounts
- Family orientated company for the most part.

Cons

- Lower than average pay. Do not pay competitively pay employees based on talents
- Typical of who you know, not what you know.

Advice to Management

Increase salaries to retain and attract better talent. Offer performance based pay increases, not just the standard 3% increase.

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  1. The Benefits are great

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kirkland, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kirkland, WA

    I worked at Waste Management

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The Benefit package was outstanding. The company as a whole was nice to work for.

    Cons

    The call center atmosphere always has issues. They couldn't seem to keep a call center manager. The company has a tendency to be more matrix oriented than customer service oriented.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the newest person on your call center floors. Ask them what they see. Ask them how they would change things if they could. Listen, Listen, Listen. Talk to the people that have been there for years. Their ideas are not always based on being stuck in the past. They deal with your programs, your customers, and they problems that come, on a daily basis. If anyone knows what could help them, it is your employees.

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    Considering working from Waste Management, think twice?

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Fort Collins, CO
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Fort Collins, CO

    I worked at Waste Management

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Strong financially-backed company. Good benefits program after meeting certain time period. Was proud to work for WM when I first started.

    Cons

    Very corporate driven atmosphere without much consideration of individual market areas. Decision making process is handled primarily from upper management.

    Advice to Management

    Not to forget where most of you started in the company. Respect those lower then you because they are also responsible for your paycheck.

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