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Republic Services Reviews

Updated December 10, 2018
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Republic Services President, CEO, and Director Donald W. (Don) Slager
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  • "Work/life balance lacks at times" (in 45 reviews)

  • "Long hours are a standard for everyone" (in 72 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Auditor internal"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time

    Pros

    Not too much travel required.

    Cons

    The unions are hard to negotiate with at times.

    Advice to Management

    Great company

    Republic Services Response

    May 21, 2018 – Sr Manager, Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for the feedback.


  2. "Going Places"

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    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great work environment , where the company actually cares for its employees, really does have safety in mind and gives the training to succeed at your goals .

    Cons

    benefits should come sooner 3 months without insurance is long time

    Advice to Management

    do refresher courses for managers on updated polices and procedures

  3. "Ops Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, great benefits and PTO. Ability to move up if you are willing to put in the work and relocate.

    Cons

    Long hours. Highly regulated industry.


  4. "Republic Supervisor Onboarding"

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    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Broadhurst, GA
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Broadhurst, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great pay. Home on weekends. Great vacation time.

    Cons

    Long days during the week.

    Advice to Management

    My management is very helpful to me keep up the good work.


  5. "Employee"

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    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Sun Valley, CA
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Sun Valley, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Reliable, Responsible, Motivating, Authentic, Listeners

    Cons

    None, None, None, None, None

    Advice to Management

    If you are looking to achieve your goals in life/career, Republic Services is the place that will help with accomplishing your Goals


  6. "My time with Republic Services"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Murfreesboro, TN
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Murfreesboro, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The CEO, environment, people, flexibility, insurance, 401 k, being on the number one leader for differentiation and getting a new complex in 2019.

    Cons

    The current building we are housed.

    Advice to Management

    Be yourself and let ALL the employees know.


  7. "Commercial Operation Manager"

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    Current Employee - Commercial Operations Manager in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Commercial Operations Manager in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The amazing thing about this company is the ability to advance your career, and grow within the company.

    Cons

    The only issue that we could work on communicating better between different departments. Sale, Ops, And CRC for example.

    Advice to Management

    Continue the great work, on making the company a wonderful place to work. Also thanks for giving us the skills and training to help us grow in our positions.

  8. "Management"

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    Current Employee - Opeatons Supervisor in Kent, WA
    Current Employee - Opeatons Supervisor in Kent, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Growing, Excellent Company Culture, Great Vision statement and Values

    Cons

    7 day a week/ 24 hours a day operations can require some scheduling flexibility

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  9. "My career with Repulic Services"

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

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Earning potential, meaningful work, opportunity to develop multiple skillsets

    Cons

    slow adaptation to change, inability to develop ideas into working prototypes, continual initiatives that disrupt core work functions


  10. "Ops Supervisor"

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

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time

    Pros

    Work/life balance, pay, opportunities, safety a priority

    Cons

    Corrective action not taken seriously

    Advice to Management

    Hold drivers accountable for their actions