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Waste Management Reviews

Updated June 22, 2017
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  • Drive cam in every truck, more times than any job I've ever had, long hours (57 (in 47 reviews)

  • The work-life balance is sometimes off because of assigned projects in remote regions (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Waste Management full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, PTO, and bonus.

    Cons

    Poor senior management; HR imbalanced focus.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Demanding Call Center"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Wixom, MI
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Wixom, MI
    Recommends

    I worked at Waste Management full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Decent hourly rate and benefits

    Cons

    Short lunch breaks, complex and ever-changing software system , pop ups constantly reminding how many calls are in the cue.

  3. "Easy Job, Poor Communication"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Waste Management full-time

    Pros

    Good Vacation
    Good Benefits
    Decent Pay
    Easy Job

    Cons

    Infrequent Raises (2% annually, nothing for essentially doing 2 jobs when started off at the same pay with 1)
    Poor Communication
    Too many hands in the pot (dispatch, customer service, site, etc. all touching the same accounts)


  4. "Routing logistics team"

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    Former Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Waste Management full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Downtown Houston, access to food court, free parking. Recession proof industry

    Cons

    Bonus frequency not as advertised. Almost yearly middle management shakeup.


  5. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Client Service Representative in Windsor, CT
    Current Employee - Client Service Representative in Windsor, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Waste Management full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    fast paced, friendly team environment

    Cons

    some-what unorganized at times

    Advice to Management

    more meetings


  6. "Route Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Waste Management full-time

    Pros

    very large company with room to grow

    Cons

    Constant changing of SOP's and programs


  7. "GOM"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Waste Management full-time

    Pros

    Great flexibility in terms of travel.

    Cons

    Not much upward mobility in terms of advancement available.

  8. "Ok place to work"

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    Current Employee - Heavy Equipment Operator in Waverly, TN
    Current Employee - Heavy Equipment Operator in Waverly, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Waste Management full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits Good pay don't need experience to get a job here

    Cons

    Fluctuating hours, pay not steady

    Advice to Management

    Listen more to your employees


  9. "Sales Professional"

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

    I have been working at Waste Management full-time

    Pros

    High Earning Potential when Exceeding Goals

    Cons

    High Goals and Expectation far beyond 40 hours/week


  10. "Good Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Waste Management full-time

    Pros

    All benefits start after 90 days

    Cons

    Old equipment that have many issues


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