Republic Services

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Never a dull day....

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great personalities, strong sales talent, relaxed atmosphere at the office

    Cons

    Management is horrible. Never seen operations so inefficient and unwilling to take care of the customer. Everyone is always frustrated that they can't get the help they need. Management always making things too complicated and throwing people under the bus for anything under the sun. Unrealistic expectations, no desire to take care of the customers. It takes them 2 weeks to make a five minute decision.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let the reps take care of their customers! Funny how back when the microscpe wasn't on giving credits or expenses how well the company thrived and everyone made money. Now things are so tight everyone is afraid of asking to take care of their customer.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Republic Services Response

    Jan 20, 2015Talent Relations Specialist

    Thanks for your feedback. We would like to hear more about your ideas on how we can improve our employee experiences. Please contact us or your local Human Resources Representative. We can be reached ... More

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Shop Superviser

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Maintenance Shop Supervisor in York, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Maintenance Shop Supervisor in York, PA (US)

    I worked at Republic Services full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for and benefits with good pay.

    Cons

    The location i worked had politics going on were if you were an hard working employee you didnt get rewarded but if lied on your reports and fudged your numbers and just lied they loved you. Seem to me the HR and Location Manager were in on things they protected the bad employees and punished the good ones guess thats why they have a high turnover of Employee's.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Republic Services Response

    Jan 20, 2015Talent Relations Specialist

    We are sorry to hear that your experience didn’t meet your expectations. We strive to create great experiences for our employees and we’re always seeking feedback. If you’d like to discuss this ... More

  3.  

    Decent job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Roll Off in Aurora, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Roll Off in Aurora, IL (US)

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits pension

    Cons

    Long hours inclement weather conditions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Republic Services Response

    Jan 20, 2015Talent Relations Specialist

    Thanks for your feedback. We would like to hear more about your ideas on how we can improve our employee experiences. Please contact us or your local Human Resources Representative. We can be reached ... More

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  5.  

    Pay could be better

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Credit and Collections Specialist in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Credit and Collections Specialist in Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    work environment and management are ok

    Cons

    out of date software programs

    Republic Services Response

    Jan 20, 2015Talent Relations Specialist

    Thanks for your feedback. We would like to hear more about your ideas on how we can improve our employee experiences. Please contact us or your local Human Resources Representative. We can be reached ... More

  6.  

    What a joke

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cleveland, OH (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cleveland, OH (US)

    I worked at Republic Services

    Pros

    pays ok. not great but ok

    Cons

    benefits suck - leadership micro manages and everyone back stabs- no teamwork here

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    wake up- ever wonder why your turn over is so high? Look in the mirror!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Republic Services Response

    Jan 20, 2015Talent Relations Specialist

    We are sorry to hear that your experience didn’t meet your expectations. We strive to create great experiences for our employees and we’re always seeking feedback. If you’d like to discuss this ... More

  7.  

    Awful- run- stressful- heartless managers

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Republic Services full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    NONE - maybe the benefits that is all i can say other than that nothing else this place will kill you

    Cons

    Too many- wont fit here i would need days to even attemp to start ...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fire them all

    Republic Services Response

    Jan 20, 2015Talent Relations Specialist

    We are sorry to hear that your experience didn’t meet your expectations. We strive to create great experiences for our employees and we’re always seeking feedback. If you’d like to discuss this ... More

  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Seriously?

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Commercial (FEL) in Arlington, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Commercial (FEL) in Arlington, TX (US)

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    This company has great pay (for those who can keep up with production and meet the productivity goals) that gets directly deposited into my bank account every week + the competitive benefits for myself and family keep me there.

    Cons

    Always too much drama and not enough action. Management would get positive results when they start promoting experienced and well-qualified leaders from within its own department that have proven success over and over again. Therefore, a definite con would be no opportunity to grow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Commercial front load supervisor...

    "the possibilities are endless...but to truly understand and appreciate the game, you would have to play it."

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Republic Services Response

    Jan 20, 2015Talent Relations Specialist

    Thanks for your feedback. We would like to hear more about your ideas on how we can improve our employee experiences. Please contact us or your local Human Resources Representative. We can be reached ... More

  9.  

    YOU WILL NEVER CLIMB THE LADDER HERE.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Melrose Park, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Melrose Park, IL (US)

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    have nothing good to say. i get a check every week. that's about it.

    Cons

    They dim your light here, instead of making it shine brighter. they smash that light bulb on the floor and step all over it to make sure that it will NEVER try to light again.
     i have applied to multiple positions within the company and each and every time, I do not get it. No one explains why, nor the tell you what you can do to qualify.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Republic Services Response

    Jan 20, 2015Talent Relations Specialist

    Thanks for your feedback. We would like to hear more about your ideas on how we can improve our employee experiences. Please contact us or your local Human Resources Representative. We can be reached ... More

  10.  

    Money not worth the headaches

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Division Maintenance Manager in Fall River, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Division Maintenance Manager in Fall River, MA (US)

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits are good, very liberal on the bonuses

    Cons

    No way to move up, management micro-manages everything

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Republic Services Response

    Jan 20, 2015Talent Relations Specialist

    Thanks for your feedback. We would like to hear more about your ideas on how we can improve our employee experiences. Please contact us or your local Human Resources Representative. We can be reached ... More

  11.  

    Don't waste your time

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Republic Services

    Pros

    There's no pros. This company gets worse everyday. Everyone plays the blame game with everyone. This place needs a new management

    Cons

    They only care about there profit and not about the people that are doing the harder work. You don't get much time with your family and work long hours. A lot of two face people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't be a manager if you can't do it. Your not god and don't change thing when you sit in that seat you make it worse.

    Republic Services Response

    Jan 20, 2015Talent Relations Specialist

    Thanks for your feedback. We would like to hear more about your ideas on how we can improve our employee experiences. Please contact us or your local Human Resources Representative. We can be reached ... More

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