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3.8
Average Rating
(based on 76 Waste Management Review Ratings)

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Company Culture
3.6
Growth Opportunities
3.2
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
3.8
Rewards You Receive
3.7
Support You Get
3.8
Way You Work
4.0
Work Setting
3.7
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"This is "the company" to work for in the waste and the environmental sector. Highly ethical, highly motivated to do right things and still make a profit for all stakeholders. They take good care of their employees and provide as stable and safe a work environment as possible."
Posted 7 years ago in Houston, TX
Waste Management Employee
in Houston, TX

"This company is a meat grinder for great people. They use them and toss them."

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"My Team was hand-picked and one of the best ever."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The best advice I can give is - DON'T WORK FOR THIS COMPANY."

What don't you like about working at Waste Management?

"More red tape than the government and a meat grinder for great people."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The management needs to treat people with respect and dignity."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Account Manager

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"Inside and outside job that requires face to face customer interaction."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I was told of a great and extensive training program that since I have been with the company have yet to attend."

What don't you like about working at Waste Management?

"Terrible leadership that does not care for its customers and employees. Only care about the shareholders and stock value."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Listen to my customers and employees to change and revamp company culture."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Customer Service Lead
in Commerce, CA

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"The people I work with and the environment that they create."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Ask a lot of questions, be prepared to work long hours."

What don't you like about working at Waste Management?

"The management style that is there creates an enviroment that is very stressful and unhealthy."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They need to stop creating a stressful and unhealthy environment."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Sales Representative
in Elgin, SC

"My overall experience with Waste Management was great!"

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"Great company to work for with a lot of innovation."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be confident and be yourself, stress customer service, attention service!"

What don't you like about working at Waste Management?

"For the most part give employees tools to become successful."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Do what you say you're going to do. Spend a little time with your employees."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Truck Driver
in Temple, TX

"A life changer; anything is possible with consistency and proficiency."

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"Health benefits, company paid events, and providing quality customer services."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"You must always have faith in yourself and your abilities."

What don't you like about working at Waste Management?

"Was not able to advance any more through the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Respect employees, empower the team, reward for well done performances."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Groundskeeper
in Tullytown, PA

"The position included mowing fields, cleaning docks, and trash disposal."

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"The fact that I was doing hard honest work and that I was learning simple techniques that made the job easier."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Always remember to pull your share of the load but also that your employees are there to assist you if you are overwhelmed."

What don't you like about working at Waste Management?

"I I like least about the company is the lack of benefits."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would suggest that the management be more interactive with the employees and follow up upon completion of a specific task."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
District Manager
in Stockton, CA

"Centralized control at the corporate level. Limited ability to effect change."

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"The waste industry gets into your blood: you like it or you don`t. You get to meet the most incredible people on a daily basis."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If going for a management position, understand that regardless of what you are told, an 11 hour day is the norm."

What don't you like about working at Waste Management?

"Focus on doing more with less, to the point that expectations/demands from corporate are unrealistic in the least and fantasy at the most."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Treat people as people, not cogs in the machine. Understand that motivation by fear is not the best solution."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Diesel Technician
in Venice, FL

"Was a good place to work."

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"Able to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment."

What don't you like about working at Waste Management?

"Very long hours ( 16+ at times) and lack of days off."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Major Account Manager
in Marina del Rey, CA

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"As a Major Account Representative, I was given autonomy to run my territory as my own business."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"This company is a wonderful company to work for. They do not require previous waste experience, but they value sales experience."

What don't you like about working at Waste Management?

"No alignment of sales teams. Multiple sales teams would call upon the same customer to cause confusion."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Align SMB, Outside and Segment sales teams to offer a unique message to customers."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Account Executive
in Downers Grove, IL

"A really nice place to work."

Person You Work For 4.3 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.8 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Manager
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Shop Manager

"It was a great learning experience."

Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.8 / 5
Technical Analyst
Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.8 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Program Manager
in San Leandro, CA

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"High impact job; qualitative and quantitative skills are required."

What don't you like about working at Waste Management?

"My boss."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Respect your employees' time."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Residential Route Manager
Person You Work For 3.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 3.9 / 5
Support You Get 3.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
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