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ABM Industries Reviews

Updated February 1, 2017
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Pros
  • Good pay, especially if you're in college (in 14 reviews)

  • Overall good company good benefits package company vehicle decent insurance stock option with discount (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • Lack of communication from upper management (in 20 reviews)

  • Low pay basically starting at minimum wage no room for advancement benefits are not that good unless you been there forever (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Fantastic Employer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruitment Specialist in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Recruitment Specialist in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABM Industries part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Demonstrate high level of respect for employees, fair and competitive salaries, locations in every major city, wide range of services provided.

    Cons

    Higher turnover in the janitorial division(comparable to others in the industry)


  2. "Floor tech"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Cleaner/Floor Tech in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - General Cleaner/Floor Tech in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Do not want lazy people


  3. "Facility Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Facilities Manager in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Facilities Manager in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ABM Industries full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    ABM has given me a pathway and the leadership to further my career in ways that have exceeded my professional goals and pushed me to always strive for the next level.

    Cons

    Working for such a huge corporation can sometimes offer challenges in dealing with cross country relationships in an effort to maintain corporate goals and client expectations.

    Advice to Management

    Promotion from within should always be the first option. Standing behind your employees and encouraging them to push the boundaries to their fullest potential will continue to lead the way for innovation.


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  5. "Shipping"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shipping
    Former Employee - Shipping
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work and alt of hours and opportunity. Very great pay wage wage and ninety day two dollar pay increase with full time benefits. Great people and management to work with and alot to learn. There is alot of work to keep you busy and the smell of fresh bread being made was the best. The company will give you free bread to take home and have a barbeque and free food and drinks at times to show appreciation for their employees. The company works with your needs and concerns and schedule, in addition to keeping you safe and comfortable at all times.

    Cons

    The cons were the warehouse was huge and it took up to two to five minutes to get to your break room, depending on your location of the warehouse and can cause you to have an very little lunch break or even possible to get fired for having an extensive lunch break due to such length of distance and bathroom break needs.

    Advice to Management

    Allow employees to break out for lunch near the break room and maybe get two lunch break rims due to length of warehouse.


  6. "ABM is the best!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Recruiter in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Human Resources Recruiter in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent! I enjoy the culture and my career here.

    Cons

    None. Everything is what you make it in life! Anywhere!

    Advice to Management

    none


  7. "Summer Intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Summer Intern in San Francisco, CA
    Former Intern - Summer Intern in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ABM Industries as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    very flexible internship, learned a lot

    Cons

    no real structure to internship


  8. "Cleaner"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ABM Industries part-time

    Pros

    Kind triendly and very professional

    Cons

    None that i can see

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work


  9. "Great work experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Interns are provided mentors and encouraged to take on tasks and responsibilities for the company. You are constantly involved in the world and feel like a value of the team.

    Cons

    Every day is different, which many people may not like. In addition, the work can be challenging.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Valet Attendant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Pay and opportunity

    Cons

    Terrible Hours and long days


  11. "Summer internship"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at ABM Industries as an intern

    Pros

    ABM is an awesome place to work for. They really care about their employees and provide their interns with opportunities that really helps with future résumés

    Cons

    Unfortunately ABM has been in a bit of a hiring freeze the last 18 months. They are a great company if you can get into it though.

    Advice to Management

    The best part of my experience at ABM was being able to have a lot of hands on experience, I would recommend letting future interns do the same



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