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On average, employees at Waste Management give their company a 3.8 rating out of 5.0 - which is 3% lower than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Waste Management employees are Drivers submitting an average rating of 4.1 and Outside Sales Representatives also with a rating of 4.1.

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

Ratings by Category

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
Account Manager
in Mansfield, MA

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"Being on the road and meeting with customers."

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

"No work / life balance, no support from management, no accountability for those in upper management, inter-department conflicts, questionable moral and ethical practices."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Take responsibility for your department and actually manage."

Trash Removal Specialist
in Battle Creek, MI

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"Everything."

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

"Working in all types of Michigan weather."

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.8
Waste Management (136)

3.9 Highest Rated in this Industry is Nexon (6)
3.5 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Allied Waste Industries (25)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (336)
Territory Sales Manager
in Knoxville, TN

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"I enjoyed working in a fast paced environment."

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

"The company channel communication needs to improve."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Work on organization and professionalism."

Contract Administrator

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"Strong company with great ethics and values. I have had a lot of opportunities to grow and show my potential."

Sanitation Helper
in California, MD

"Good place to work, money is fair to the amount of work."

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"The hours."

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

"The smell of the trash."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Continue doing a good job."

Territory Manager

"Responsibility."

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"Environment, security in services sold."

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

"Not enough support from office staff with customer service issues."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"More managers."

Production Manager
in Alexandria, LA

"Good company with good benefits."

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"The challenge."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be more open minded to out of the box thinkers."

Operations Manager

"Very good company."

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"Always trying to improve what we were doing."

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

"Too many conference calls."

Sales Representative
in Indianapolis, IN

"Fair company to work for, professional atmosphere - yet with workable issues."

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"Waste was a large company with a small company work atmosphere. Customers were put first in most situations."

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

"The more assertive/aggressive you can be within your territory - the more successful you can be financially and professionally."

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

"Compensation wasn't always paid in a timely manner."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Building up and providing the proper tools to employees will give the basis for successful and lucrative situations for both the company and the employee."

Route Supervisor
in Cocoa, FL

"Very fortunate to work alongside an exceptional crew of drivers, helpers, and mechanics in a supervisory role with the most outstanding management staff in Fla."

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"The opportunity to identify procedural enhancements and implemented new programs that not only improve productivity, but also increased customer satisfaction."

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

"I can't think of anything I disliked during my employment there, all in all it was a great opportunity."

Account Billing Representative
in Lombard, IL

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"I like the benefits that are offered and that it is not that far from my home."

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

"Very limited growth opportunities unless I relocate to corporate office in Texas."

Outside Sales Representative

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"Sales opportunities."

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

"Constantly changing pricing issues."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stabilize territories and expected revenues."

Equipment Operator

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"One man's trash is another man's riches."

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

"Be real with yourself!"

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

"Salary and benefits!"

Account Manager

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"Money."

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

"To far to travel."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Need to better understand the people that work for you."

Major Account Representative
in Wilmington, DE

"Working for the strongest Waste Company in the USA."

What do you like about working at Waste Management?

"The opportunities to get more business with corporate name that has recognition in the industry that opens doors and has the cash to get equipment and new sales."

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

"This company will teach you the trash business and how it works daily."

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

"Too much structure and not creative with new and current customers."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Trust your people to make good decisions with current and new customers."

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