Waste Management

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Waste Management Reviews

Updated 18 August 2014
Updated 18 August 2014
429 Reviews

2.7
429 Reviews
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Waste Management President, CEO & Director David P. Steiner
David P. Steiner
261 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • great benefits and you can get all the hours you need allowed by dot (in 31 reviews)

  • Fellow Employees, good benefits if you can afford the with the Lay-down days (in 30 reviews)


Cons
  • The customer service supervisor sits in her office all day eating (in 16 reviews)

  • Long hours management don't care for you just be at work av (in 16 reviews)

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  1.  

    former employee

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Talented people, Reasonably good compensation,
    Futuristic - Sustainability and green initiatives

    Cons

    No major cons. depending on the area you are working, it can get a little stressful sometimes.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    control every system and save energy and waste

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    Former Employee - Computer Operator  in  Rājkot, Gujarat
    Former Employee - Computer Operator in Rājkot, Gujarat

    Pros

    i like to work on it

    Cons

    very high and continue mind use

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    use every storage in work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Company drivers

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    Current Employee - Garbage Truck Driver  in  Wilmington, DE (US)
    Current Employee - Garbage Truck Driver in Wilmington, DE (US)

    Pros

    Good pay,good vacation time.
    Working outside

    Cons

    12 to 14 hour days
    Very hard work
    Do not appreciate their drivers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The drivers are the face of the company,and we are very unhappy with the way you manage us ,and it reflects in our attitude towards are customer and each other.We need to find constructive ways to vent our frustration as company .

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Waste Management Response

    Aug 15, 2014Talent Acquisition

    We're sorry you're frustrated and we want to help. Supervisors and HR colleagues have an open door policy, and we encourage you to share your thoughts as we strive toward continuous improvement. If ... More

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  5.  

    Decent company, but glad to have moved on

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Foxborough, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Foxborough, MA (US)

    Pros

    Decent company with good initiatives with Waste, Recycling and sustainability.

    Cons

    So many politics and everything is about penny pinching that you can see departments falling apart. What you put in you get out and management was always on a tight leash. When I first started there was company xmas parties, and things of that nature...then there was nothing. No company moral. They laid off so many people with years of experience it was awful.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Waste Management Response

    Aug 15, 2014Talent Acquisition

    We are sorry you feel this way. Your feedback is important to us as we strive to be a best place to work for all employees.

  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Started off making great money but in one year commission pay was cut twice.

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    Current Employee - Account Manager  in  Lakeville, MN (US)
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Lakeville, MN (US)

    Pros

    Paid weekly, good money in general. Base plus commission. Huge company that is well known and respected. Management is fair and doesn't play favorites which is refreshing.

    Cons

    They have cut our commission pay once and then changed the terms of how we meet our goals once so now it's hard to max out on commission even though the job is the same. Also only 10 days of vacation first year.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Share the wealth. This is a billion dollar company, stop taking money out of the employees pockets while the upper management gets huge bonuses.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Waste Management Response

    Aug 15, 2014Talent Acquisition

    We are sorry you feel compensation and benefits are not up to your standards. Your feedback is important to us and has been shared as we strive to continue to be a best place to work.

  7.  

    Not bad

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    Current Employee - Program Manager  in  Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Atlanta, GA (US)

    Pros

    Chance to grow within the company

    Cons

    a lot of senior people have their jobs through a deal established when WM acquired their hauling company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Waste Management Response

    Aug 15, 2014Talent Acquisition

    We appreciate your hard work and dedication, as well as you sharing your feedback with us.

  8.  

    WM has a good working atmosphere and nice benefits.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The company has a good training program that is thorough and covers everything needed to handle the position. The supervisory staff is helpful and provides a positive environment.

    Cons

    The starting salary was lower than expected, but is partially made up with a good benefits. The environment was noisy at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More concern could be shown for the day to day needs of employees.

  9.  

    Wonderful people

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX (US)

    Pros

    Nice location wonderful team

    Cons

    No cons - everything is great

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Waste Management Response

    Jul 31, 2014Talent Acquisition

    Thanks for the kudos! We appreciate your hard work.

  10.  

    Don't waste time with Waste Management

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    Former Employee - Inside Commercial Representative  in  Franklin, TN (US)
    Former Employee - Inside Commercial Representative in Franklin, TN (US)

    Pros

    They offer different shifts to emloyees

    Cons

    Setting expectations when you haven't adequately trained your staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fully train your staff before set expectations

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    The training here in Tulsa is subpar! Was only trained for 2.5 weeks then turned loose on my own,

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    Former Employee - Front End Load Driver  in  Tulsa, OK (US)
    Former Employee - Front End Load Driver in Tulsa, OK (US)

    Pros

    Good paying job. Great group of employees. Great medical and dental insurance. Paid weekly.

    Cons

    Management is to concerned with numbers & not about the safety no matter how much they preach safety. Managers say one thing then do another.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Worry more about the quality of work and not the quantity of work, You can only do so much when dealing with traffic , construction, etc...

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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