AlliedBarton Reviews

Updated June 29, 2015
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AlliedBarton Chairman, President, and CEO Bill Whitmore Jr.
Bill Whitmore Jr.
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Pros
  • Decent pay compared to other security companies (in 22 reviews)

  • Current location is very easy work (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • Most account managers don't really care about their employees (in 42 reviews)

  • No room for advancement, pay grades (in 11 reviews)

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70 Employee Reviews

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  1. This job is great

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at AlliedBarton full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Awesome job great pay rate

    Cons

    At will job but good

    Advice to Management

    Stand behind your workers that are great officers!


  2. Helpful (1)

    flex security guard

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Flex Security Guard in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Flex Security Guard in Houston, TX

    I worked at AlliedBarton

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    They work with your schedule if you are in school and its a hands on job

    Cons

    I have no comment on cons


  3. Friendly and quick to hire.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AlliedBarton full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great environment. Offers a large variety of sites to work at. Flexible hours, helpful management and convenient check in system.

    Cons

    Sometimes you get co workers that really don't care and only use the job as a stepping stone.

    Advice to Management

    If employees feel like they might be getting taken advantage of, investigate all perspectives of the situation.


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  5. Great company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Patrol Supervisor in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Patrol Supervisor in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at AlliedBarton full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Supervisors who let you do the job you hired to do.
    Advancement based on acheivement rather than length of service.

    Excellent pay to those who remain commited to the company.
    Open door policy for problem resolutions.

    Cons

    Depending on client needs, sometimes it can be difficult to schedule vacations.

    Advice to Management

    Regular meetings with employees to address any concerns. Other than that, keep doing what you do so well already.


  6. Great Company to Work For!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AlliedBarton full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good salary for the industry. Great training.

    Cons

    Training limited to your current level. Need more opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Increase training opportunities for those wishing to advance to the next level rather than waiting for them to reach that level prior to opening up the training.


  7. Security Officer

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at AlliedBarton part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good Accounts Nice Uniforms Dare To Be Great

    Cons

    Sometime their no good commute going on

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  8. Helpful (1)

    AlliedBarton Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Portland, OR

    I worked at AlliedBarton full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great employer for management employees

    Cons

    Their new CVM structure will not be successful

    Advice to Management

    Find a way to reward and develop your truly talented officers


  9. Security Officer

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Guard in Denmark, SC
    Former Employee - Security Guard in Denmark, SC

    I worked at AlliedBarton

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent training, treatment, plenty of opportunity for growth.Encouragement to think outside of the box, and give constructive criticism and feedback.

    Cons

    Lack of hours available during employment period. The rate of pay could and should be increased for some work sites.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to hire and train individuals of all walks of life, that are capable and willing to perform their assigned duties.


  10. Great

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Patrol Security Officer in Wake Forest, NC
    Current Employee - Patrol Security Officer in Wake Forest, NC

    I have been working at AlliedBarton part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    I have worked at Allied Barton for a little under a year. It is one of the best companies I have ever worked for. I am taken care of and have lots of pride in working for the company.

    Cons

    Not every site is great. A lot depends on the client you get and the Account manager.


  11. Respectful Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - MSO V Security Officer in Columbia, SC
    Former Employee - MSO V Security Officer in Columbia, SC

    I worked at AlliedBarton full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Always respectful, treat their employees with honesty and integrity.

    Cons

    A great place to work

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work



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