Waste Management Reviews

Updated April 27, 2015
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Waste Management President, CEO & Director David P. Steiner
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Pros
  • Good pay, really friendly work place environment, growth potential (in 37 reviews)

  • Good benefits / annual bonus (if at all paid) (in 35 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours management don't care for you just be at work av (in 18 reviews)

  • Central Dispatch & customer service do not have the ability to address customer's needs (in 17 reviews)

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  1. customer service

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Indianapolis, IN

    I worked at Waste Management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    fast pace, super co worker, great manager, challenge, room for advancement.

    Cons

    It was a waste hauling company and you had to depend on driver to make sure trash was removed from a customer home, once u spoke with customer and said it would be done, but sometimes task was not completed.

    Advice to Management

    Talk to your employees and find out what make the job run right and use some of their input.

  2. ICR

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    Current Employee - Sales
    Current Employee - Sales

    I have been working at Waste Management

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay. Hours are good

    Cons

    None at this time great place to work

  3. Inventory manager

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Inventory Manager in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Inventory Manager in Knoxville, TN

    I have been working at Waste Management full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Amazing people and great upside.

    Cons

    No cons in my opinion.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to believe in your employees like you always have.

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  5. I've been waiting for a couple of months. Applied online and finally got a phone interview!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Inside Account Manager in Lombard, IL
    Current Employee - Inside Account Manager in Lombard, IL

    I have been working at Waste Management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Interview was very pleasant and easy going.

    Cons

    None so far em is pretty cool

    Advice to Management

    Management is great they really care about you

  6. I loved interning at this organization.

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Intern - Intern in Houston, TX
    Former Intern - Intern in Houston, TX

    I worked at Waste Management as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Depending on the department you work in, it could be yay or nay. I enjoyed working here because my boss was down to earth, very talented and genuinely cared about my well-being and my success. i received constructive feedback and was always applauded when my work was great. Company culture is pretty great.

    Cons

    I felt alone at times

    Advice to Management

    none

  7. Senior Web Test Lead Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Web Test Lead Analyst in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Web Test Lead Analyst in Houston, TX

    I worked at Waste Management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Team Players great management

    Cons

    this was a great place to work i dont really have any cons

    Advice to Management

    Doing a Great Job

  8. Intern

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Intern in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Waste Management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It all depends on the team you work with.

    Cons

    You do not get any feedback

    Advice to Management

    nonen

  9. great place to work

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Dispatcher
    Former Employee - Senior Dispatcher

    I worked at Waste Management full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great pay ,great people, loved working there

    Cons

    job was eliminated, no jobs open in company to stay with company

  10. Helpful (3)

    Great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NY

    I have been working at Waste Management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I worked here for the summer. Great place to work. They pay very well and are very concerned with your safety. If you work hard then you will be liked.

    Cons

    You work in any weather so be prepared.

    Waste Management Response

    Jan 29, 2015Talent Acquisition

    Thanks for your continued dedication - we know it's a challenging industry and want you to know that your hard work continues to help us meet our goals as the industry leader.

  11. Helpful (3)

    Very good working experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Driver in San Leandro, CA
    Former Employee - Driver in San Leandro, CA

    I worked at Waste Management

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great hours
    Benefits
    Pay
    Vacaction time

    Cons

    Get dirty
    Smells
    Old trucks
    Dirty cars
    Old breakroom

    Advice to Management

    HAD FAVORITES

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