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"United Rentals ruined this company"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Marietta, OH
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Marietta, OH

Pros

This was a great place to work. Corporate culture was all "family"

Cons

When United Rentals bought this company they ran it into the ground. Employees are unhappy and so are customers.

Advice to Management

Tell the truth

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  1. Helpful (3)

    "All talk and no action."

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    If you produce results you will keep your job. Good job to have if you like weekends off and don't want any hassle when it is time to request vacation. Set work schedule so planning off work activities is easy. The benefits are decent.

    Cons

    Most of the management all the way up to regional level is unaware what it really takes to grow market share in this very competitive industry.

    Very subpar equipment compared to most of the competitors.

    There is a good old boy culture that doesn't realize or understand the intelligence and needs of the current customer base.

    Very shady hiring and firing practices. They will hire your replacement before you know your employment is terminated.

    United is infested with people that produce no results and do very little on a daily basis but are still employed because they were hired when the money flowing in the door and they were able to take credit for the major economic growth.

    The system of general rental and aerial divisions servicing the same projects and customers is a complete mess. If you work for general rental, the aerial division IS your competitor regardless of what management tells you.

    The branches are hurting for fleet and are severely understaffed.

    Advice to Management

    They know it all.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    UR is ahead of the industry. They are very focused and driven on staying ahead of the curve. Great place to work.

    Cons

    The industry itself is very fast paced and every day technology and systems are changing. Government regulations tend to make this industry more complicated than it should be.

    Advice to Management

    Everything seems to be going very well. I am happy with our leadership and proud to part of hte team.

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