AlliedBarton Interview Questions

Updated Sep 2, 2014
Updated Sep 2, 2014
113 Interview Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Security Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  San Antonio, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at AlliedBarton in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Very good vetting process, fair and well ordered. Actually the process was fun !

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    They are quite open to negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Security Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Newbury Park, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Newbury Park, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at AlliedBarton in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    Know the company you are applying for. Do research on their mode of operation. For instance it's good to know that Allied Barton is rated number one in the country for their security guard training regimen.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us how you will improve the profitability of the job site assigned. My answer was to control turnover and reduce and/or eliminate the use of overtime by creating a great work atmosphere.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation needed. the salary and benefit package was exceptional.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Security Officer (Unarmed) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Portland, OR
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Portland, OR
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at AlliedBarton in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    Interview was short and I was hired on the spot. Came back for training classes.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    n/a
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at AlliedBarton.

    Interview Details

    Applied online got a call the same day and interviewed the following day. 2nd interview at the site the following day. Hired.

    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Security Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at AlliedBarton.

    Interview Details

    Very unprofessional. They believe what they say though

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    hired everyone on from Securitas Branch
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 days - interviewed at AlliedBarton.

    Interview Details

    1-3 Interviews depending on the site. 1st meet with HR Recruiter to see if they have an open position and if you meet the minimum criteria for the company. 2nd meet with Account Manager to see if you are a match for the site. 3rd meet with the property manager (only if the position is high profile).

    Interview Questions
    • Name a time when you had a difficult customer who was wrong and how did you deal with it.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    none. take what they offer or nothing.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Austin, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at AlliedBarton in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    apply online then abut 2 weeks later i got a phone call telling me to come in for a interview then after a week they called me and told me to go to the client site for a interview with the account manager then after 2 weeks the account manager of the site contacted me to come into training at the branch office for 2 days then sent me to the client site for 3 days of training then when i began working after a month they put me on another shift that i didn't request when i was hired.

    Interview Questions
    • Told me i have to go to another shift after i been there a month because they hired someone else for the shift i was on   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Syosset, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Syosset, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at AlliedBarton in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied online to the company website. Called for an interview, brought in to fill out application, submitted my required documents for employment. Within 3 days I was brought in for required training classes then given a position start date and began working within a week.

    Interview Questions
    • What is your definition of customer service?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No I was unable to negotiate because the rate was set already.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Single Site Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at AlliedBarton in June 2011.

    Interview Details

    Was handled in a professional manner. The district HR manager contacted me and invited me to interview at the account in which I would be managing. I also interviewed with the district manager, VP of operations, and the client. The entire process was well organized and made me feel comfortable.

    Interview Questions
    • There were no difficult questions. The only unexpected part of the process was having a panel interview with four different managers at the same time.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    The offer given was acceptable, so there was no need to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Site Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  San Antonio, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 week - interviewed at AlliedBarton.

    Interview Details

    I was a walk in and was handed to a recruiter. Was told based on my resume that I was suitable for several supervisor positions. I interviewed with several different operations managers and was selected for a newly opening site. I did a brief interview with the property managers and was given the green light.

    Interview Questions
    • none it was very straight forward and standard interviewing questions for this field.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    None its contract based salary.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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 Current Security Officer in Bedford, MA

Pros: “This may be a mixed bag but this job has a lot of dead time. Out of an 8 hour shift, normally 6 and a half hours will leave you with nothing to do. The job is simple enough to learn…” Full Review

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