Waste Management Reviews

Updated Jul 26, 2021

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Waste Management President and CEO James C. Fish, Jr
James C. Fish, Jr
601 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits depends on the market area if you're labeled corporate or not(in 172 reviews)

  • "Good benefits overall nice enviroment(in 160 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Sometimes long hours expected daily(in 101 reviews)

  • "work life balance disrupted sometime(in 40 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years
      Featured Review

      Excellent company to work for!

      Nov 19, 2020 - Laborer in Port Charlotte, FL
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      Pros

      This is probably the best mid level job available in my area and I love it. If you are fully able to do labor and you have a strong work ethic then you will love it here. The work starts off tough, but gets easier as your body adjusts. The management are all amazing and will absolutely help you and encourage you to do well and will treat you with respect as long as you work hard. This is not the job or company to be a call off slacker though so keep in mind your attendance and your efficiency. If you have strong work ethic and minimal call outs then you will do excellent here.

      Cons

      You are going to get bitten by bugs. You are going to get some cuts or scrapes and you will smell some horrible things, but all that doesn't happen TOO frequently. Be mindful of your surroundings and you can avoid most of the downsides. Except the bugs. The bugs are hungry and they WILL find you.

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      Waste Management Response

      SoMe Associate

      Thank you for your great review. We’re committed to constantly looking to improve so that we can offer our employees an environment they can thrive in. We are happy to hear about your positive experience while working for Waste Management.

    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great

      Jun 8, 2021 - Manager 
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      Pros

      Unreal to work at for the whole period

      Cons

      Long hours But it’s life

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Garbage man

      Jul 18, 2021 - Garbage Man in Niagara, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working 8-5 Working Monday through Friday

      Cons

      Stinky , dirty. Always need to shower after work

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good job

      Jun 27, 2021 - Truck Driver in Kingston, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      They pay well, good benefits & pension

      Cons

      To many rules, get written up very easy and you are on camera 24/7

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Company!

      May 28, 2021 - Inside Sales Account Manager in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      The managers are very supportive and down to earth. Honestly, the entire team is very responsive and helpful. I started during the pandemic, haven't met any of my coworkers yet, but the inclusive calls and embracing team makes them feel like family. Great compensation and benefits Competitive salary and commission

      Cons

      Fast paced if you're in sales. But if you're determined you will succeed.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      dggdbdbr

      May 29, 2021 - Location Manager I 
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      Pros

      love the work double triuble of the world

      Cons

      no corns as the place is very nice

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Waste

      May 25, 2021 - Administrative in Kitchener, ON
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      Pros

      - fun environment - unique people - diverse people and range of duties within company

      Cons

      minimal vacation time and no paid overtime

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    8. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Toxic work culture

      Jun 9, 2021 - Outside Sales Representative in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      there was a good standardized training program

      Cons

      Management was downsized, timelines and support were non existent for realistic sales quotas, when targets were increased monthly people were put on performance improvement plans when looking for support to be successful (constructive dismissal)

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Account Manager Salary

      Apr 25, 2021 - Account Manager in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great leadership and supportive team

      Cons

      Service Issues makes things difficult

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      Waste Management Response

      SoMe Associate

      Thank you for your great review. We’re committed to offering our employees an environment they can thrive in. We are happy to hear about your positive experience while working for Waste Management.

    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Like any multinational

      May 17, 2021 - Accountant in Vancouver, BC
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      Pros

      Good pay and benefit plan

      Cons

      Too much change in management

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