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ABM Industries Reviews

Updated September 11, 2017
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ABM Industries President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Salmirs
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Pros
  • Good pay and hours make own schedule (in 28 reviews)

  • The company has a good benefits package and offers multiple discounts to employees, as well as competitive perks (in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay basically starting at minimum wage no room for advancement benefits are not that good unless you been there forever (in 33 reviews)

  • It felt like we had little to no support from upper management when it came to issues with our client (in 30 reviews)

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  1. "Travel, travel travle"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cleaner in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Cleaner in Portland, OR
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ABM Industries full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Easy to build contracts, lots of overtime if availbale

    Cons

    Office team is inept, Dispatcher is short with his words, Travel time is a killer

    Advice to Management

    Middle management needs a shakeup


  2. "Good opportunity for growth"

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    Current Employee - Facilities Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Facilities Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ABM Industries full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    No supervision
    in early, out early
    Friendly management

    Cons

    Low pay
    paid bi-weekly
    401k after 1 year

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Confusing sense of direction from employer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ABM Industries full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    ABM has great career advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    It seems like overall management has little knowledge of how to actually manage, as most managers have gotten the job by knowing somebody and not knowing how to manage.

    Advice to Management

    Hire the most qualified person for the job, don't base time with the company as a reason for promotion.


  4. "I don't recommend"

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    Former Employee - General Cleaner
    Former Employee - General Cleaner
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ABM Industries full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Night shift hours, weekends off, low hourly pay

    Cons

    Biweekly pay, too much work for so little time, not enough staff,

    Advice to Management

    Hire more staff so you're not forced to stay late just to finish your work, pay more hourly


  5. "General labor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at ABM Industries full-time

    Pros

    No is on your back

    Cons

    Its pays nothing we work to hard an in the airport to get paid that little money we should at lease be making 12$ a hour

    Advice to Management

    Nun I want out


  6. "zonelead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ABM Industries full-time

    Pros

    get to interact with different people from around the world.

    Cons

    It get slow at certain times of the year


  7. "Pay fairly."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABM Industries full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent opportunities for growth and career progression

    Cons

    Unfair pay gaps between people of similar job titles

    Advice to Management

    Flat rate all around.

  8. "Positive work experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ABM Industries full-time

    Pros

    Very efficient in getting tasks done and distributing jobs equally among the staff.

    Cons

    Not very open to worker suggestions.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your workers more and they'll be more loyal to the company


  9. "Heathy worker"

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    Former Employee - Apprentice Electrician in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Apprentice Electrician in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ABM Industries part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Working is portant and influential and hard working pays off

    Cons

    Late shifts are very hard shifts and not worth it more like the day

    Advice to Management

    Pick a hard worker like me hard that's good advice


  10. "Disarray"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABM Industries full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, newer building, otj training

    Cons

    Lack of communication, no QA


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