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ABM Industries Reviews

Updated September 11, 2017
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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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    • 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. 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.

  3. "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


  4. "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


  5. "Regional Marketing Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Learned many things, people are here to help

    Cons

    Have to be a fast learner


  6. "supervisor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ABM Industries full-time

    Pros

    have lots of buildings to work in

    Cons

    management doesn't care about employees

    Advice to Management

    care more about your employees


  7. "Accountant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ABM Industries full-time

    Pros

    It is interesting and the people are awesome

    Cons

    The constant restructuring is stressful

    Advice to Management

    NO more restructuring

  8. "Branch Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ABM Industries full-time

    Pros

    Salary, benefits, company car, allowances

    Cons

    work life balance can be a challenge


  9. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Janitor/Cleaner in Tucson, AZ
    Former Employee - Janitor/Cleaner in Tucson, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    They will work with you if you need schedule flexibility. There is some room for advancement, but not much.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  10. "Former ABMer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ABM Industries full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The culture is very relaxed & welcoming. The people work hard & play hard as well.

    Cons

    If you know the right people you will have no problems.


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