MPW Reviews

Updated October 20, 2014
Updated October 20, 2014
12 Reviews
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12 Reviews
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  1.  

    good job

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MPW full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    good people
    strong value on safety
    family owned and operated
    no investor pressure
    people truly care about the well being of their fellow employees and customers

    Cons

    bad scheduling, sometimes only find out schedule the day before we have to work
    Compensation and benefits are average at best, doesn't promote hardworking employees
    upward mobility hard to come by

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    invest in your employees through training and hiring within

  2.  

    Decent job, low pay, advancement is fairly unlikely.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technician in Georgetown, KY
    Current Employee - Technician in Georgetown, KY

    I have been working at MPW full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Fairly easy job. Lots of slack. Fairly reasonable insurance. Laid back atmosphere helps prevent stress. Forced overtime is a rare occurrence.

    Cons

    Low pay, unlikely to advance, few training opportunities. Little opportunity for personal growth or learning. Extremely dirty job, not for clean freaks or the faint of heart.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take interest in your employees and train them. Help them help you.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Avoid this company - bad culture

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hebron, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hebron, OH

    I worked at MPW full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    If you live out by Hebron, OH, it is one of few local employment options. The commute is appealing for some and probably is a reason why people stay here - because they don't want to travel farther for work.

    Cons

    - Below market compensation
    - Erratic and self-centered owner
    - lack of job security
    - harsh foul language from management
    - light levels of sexual harassment - in appropriate and uncomfortable comments and touching from director level managers and owner
    - Constant internal stories/rumors about 1) job sites not being managed safely - lacking the correct safety equipment, 2) illegal disposal of chemicals, and 3) illnesses contracted on job sites not quarantined (based on my experience, these claims seemed very plausible)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Decide that how you treat people is important, it's your legacy. Decide you want to be better and get help from management trainers, attend seminars and read leadership books.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good people to work with. Good company culture.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MPW

    Pros

    The company culture is fun. People are friendly and will be willing to help with questions you may have. Company has been and will be growing/expanding, and so will have a pretty good number of career opportunities.

    Cons

    Below-average compensations and benefits. Promotions from within is very limited and slow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Most employees feel underpaid and undervalued.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    High turnover at this company is due to management's philosophy of taking care of themselves before employees.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MPW

    Pros

    Many departments are growing and evolving which causes opportunities for people who want to get involved.

    Cons

    Lack of management support. Selfish and irrational decisions made by managers that are not based on individual performance but perceived performance based on gossip.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Philosophy is set at the top. Management is setting the tone. You should make sure it is a tone that people want to follow.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    I was a laborer. A lot of hard work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Laborer in Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Laborer in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at MPW full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I met a lot of friendly people.

    Cons

    I did a lot of bending over and kneeling. We had to wipe down and label at least 100 totes per day for shipping.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They should be honest and be someone employees can talk to when there is a problem.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Industrial cleaning in a variety of mill settings. Doing vacuuming and water blasting jobs.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Field Technician in Covington, VA
    Current Employee - Field Technician in Covington, VA

    I have been working at MPW full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The experiences are new, different, and challenging all at the same time.

    Cons

    The way hours are given out or not given.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Busy, overwhelmed, low compensation.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at MPW full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    You will learn more in one year with this company than you will in 5 years with others.

    Cons

    Very little help, poor resources.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your people what they are worth and they will stick around.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    In all a good company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Savannah, GA
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Savannah, GA

    I worked at MPW full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Willing to give you time off for family emergency, proper training for job, provide company truck for supervisors. Good people working in the field.

    Cons

    its all about senior management when it comes to incentives, bonus's.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of the dedicated workers you have in the field, promote them, there the ones making the company look good by doing a good job for the customer, give them incentives to stay ,

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Okay company, lack of job security

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Production in Greer, SC
    Former Employee - Production in Greer, SC

    I worked at MPW full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Steady work until the economy slowed down then lay-offs followed. Little job security at that point.

    Cons

    Benefits cut and pretty much used as a temporary service in mfg sector.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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