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Updated Jan 29, 2023

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Found 2,282 of over 2K reviews
2.9
45% Recommend to a Friend
TruGreen President and CEO John Cowles
44% Approve of CEO

Found 2,285 of over 2K reviews

2.9
45%
Recommend to a Friend
44%
Approve of CEO
TruGreen President and CEO John Cowles
John Cowles
421 Ratings

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  • "Long hours for only 15 a hour and you have to get a sale a week(in 152 reviews)
  • "Management is terrible as they rush you to do 30+ stops daily and bring in sales despite a sales department.(in 126 reviews)
  • "No work life balance... and they do NOT care!(in 42 reviews)
  • "Long hours 6 days aweek outside rain or shine going door to door at least 4 hours a night cold calling(in 41 reviews)
  • "Every Fall they do 'temporary' seasonal layoffs and only call selective employees to return the following year.(in 39 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Fun company

    Sep 1, 2022 - Customer Service Representative Trugreen in Greensboro, NC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Freedom to essentially work for yourself

    Cons

    Hard work and long hours

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    easy

    Jan 29, 2023 - Call Center Representative 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    easy pay, simple job and everyone is nice

    Cons

    catty co-workers and people dont know how to behave sometimes.

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Not a bad job if you're in shape

    Jan 29, 2023 - Lawn Care Specialist in Dulles, VA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    They paid well when I worked there although I think they lowered the pay after I left. I was making around 800-900 per week

    Cons

    Very physically demanding and fast paced so if you can't handle that don't do this job.

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  5. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Low wages, terrible medical benefits

    Jan 29, 2023 - Lawn Care Specialist in Erie, PA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    You are pretty much your own boss while on the road. Work the outdoors.

    Cons

    The pay is so low for the amount of driving and work you put in.

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Hard work, not too bad once you are a ride on tech.

    Jan 25, 2023 - COMMERCIAL LAWN TECH 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Plenty of hours, decent pay..bonuses if you reach 100% essentially every day

    Cons

    NEEDS better/more mechanics to service and maintain trucks/trailers and equipment on a day to day basis if needed

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Overall Positive

    Jan 23, 2023 - Lawn and Tree Specialist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Working at your own pace with little micro management. Working in the same areas to become familiar with customers but not the exact same day to day.

    Cons

    Lots of cheap shortcuts when repairing or replacing damaged equipment

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Money can be made

    Jan 23, 2023 - Sales Manager in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Can make good money, easy to get holidays off, if doing well in sales management will not micromanage

    Cons

    What have you done for me lately is how your treated despite past success, a few months of the year your work life balance is terrible. Employee/Customer retention is not good

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  9. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Trugreen

    Jan 20, 2023 - Lawn Technician in Appleton, WI
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Lots of hours lots of driving

    Cons

    Work to home ratios are not balanced good 11-12 hour days

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  10. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Na

    Jan 20, 2023 - Warehouse Worker 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay, easy to do

    Cons

    Long hours, broken equipment, lack of consistency

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  11. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Nice company

    Jan 16, 2023 - Recruiter in Miami, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay for entry level

    Cons

    Management was not the very best

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TruGreen has an overall rating of 2.9 out of 5, based on over 2,323 reviews left anonymously by employees. 45% of employees would recommend working at TruGreen to a friend and 31% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, TruGreen employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at TruGreen. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

45% of TruGreen employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated TruGreen 2.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 2.8 for culture and values and 3.0 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at TruGreen to be coworkers, career development, benefits and the cons to be culture, work life balance, management.

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