AlliedBarton Interview Questions

Updated Oct 12, 2014
Updated Oct 12, 2014
119 Interview Reviews

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    Security Officer (Unarmed) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pittsburgh, PA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pittsburgh, PA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at AlliedBarton in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    easy simple questions to answer, no worries it is pretty basic. Just review online company information, smile, be positive, answer questions honestly, dress professionally. After you pass a background check and onsite drug test you are pretty much hired, you will be asked to come back for a paid training day.

    Negotiation Details
    There were no negotiations.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    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 a weekinterviewed 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
  3.  

    Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at AlliedBarton.

    Interview Details

    My interview process was to just send in the application then go in for training I never really had an interview just a call saying we like you and come in at this time to start training.

    Interview Questions
    • Because of my unorthidox way of entering into the company there really was no difficult questions for me.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
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    Single Site Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at AlliedBarton.

    Interview Details

    There is along and tedious process in place. The effectiveness depends on the quality of the recruiter.

    Negotiation Details
    There was none
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Security Guard Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lyndhurst, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lyndhurst, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at AlliedBarton.

    Interview Details

    the process is very easy because the turn over is so large

    Interview Questions
    • not many questions until after the background check and drug test. Once you pass this process your in   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    was none just the wage they offered
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milwaukee, WI
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milwaukee, WI
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at AlliedBarton in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    three interviews, hair follicle drug testing and physical, written exam, checking references and conducting back ground check and assuring one possess a Private Security license, having one sized for proper uniforms and viewing videos, on safety and what is to be expected from the employer

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Experience and wages
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Colorado Springs, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Colorado Springs, CO
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at AlliedBarton in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was fairly standard, The normal personality questions. He was 20 minutes late to the interview. Said pay rate was 11.00 pretty straight forward. After i accepted the job offer i found out that it was 10.50 an hr and i also had to pay for my own security license. On top of which i also had to press and clean my uniforms out of my own pocket.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time where you took a leadership role without being told to take charge   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation phase
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at AlliedBarton.

    Interview Details

    There was no interview process, who was never absent out of 15+ officers so i got the position by default.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at AlliedBarton.

    Interview Details

    You apply online, receive a call from a recruiter who sets up an interview with the account manager. The interview is a basic set of questions read to you, and your answers are recorded. If the interview goes well, (they usually do) The will do a background check on you through their other company HRPlus. When this comes back they call you and tell you when to come in for initial training.

    Interview Questions
    • None of the questions are difficult or unexpected. They rarely ask you anything personal or delve into your work history.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations. After you pass their "training" which is them telling you the answers to the test, they give you a uniform, and a schedule.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    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+ weeksinterviewed 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

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