- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at Garda World Security part-time (less than an year)Pros
good pay, good hrs, the people are friendlyCons
no site trainings. they need good leadershipAdvice to ManagementAdvice
goodRecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Interview Details
This was the most ridiculously cumbersome and invasive, hour-long application process I have ever seen. I was highly qualified for the advertised position, so, with hopes high, I attempted to apply for the job online.
In addition to filling out a 9-section online application, you must take a mandatory 13-PAGE test/evaluation in order to submit your resume - that's right, you must answer 62 questions (math problems, ethics questions, and so forth) before you can submit a resume. I have seen company questionnaires before as part of the screening process, but never more than 5 or 6 questions. Talk about overkill!
You are also required to provide your ss# and birth date for a mandatory background check, as part of the application, - I have no problem with background checks, but let me first have a conversation with someone to decide if I'd even want the job before I give you my social!
My guess is that 90% of people bail out of this process without ever finishing. I did. The 62 questions were a red flag, so I hopped over to Glassdoor to read reviews of the company, which were so negative that my interest in Garda World ended there.Interview Questions
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Building a vast web of protection is Garda World Security's business. The company provides a variety of security and investigative services for both business and residential customers. Its physical security services include uniformed officers, executive- and asset-protection, and airport screening. The company's Garda Cash Logistics subsidiary offers armored car services (#2 in North America) and ATM maintenance. Garda also provides pre-employment checks and its global risk consulting unit targets the emerging markets of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq. Although North...