Guardsmark Reviews

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Guardsmark Chairman and President Ira A. Lipman
Ira A. Lipman
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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at Guardsmark

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Guardsmark is the best security company in the world to work, it's a very rewarding experience.

    Cons

    Promotions are some times slow.

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work.

Guardsmark Interviews

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    Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
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    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Guardsmark.

    Interview

    After 7 months of intense face-to-face and phone interviews....11 interviews, one drug test, one lie-detector test...they put a hiring freeze into effect. Interviewed with two hiring managers, all of the owners of the company (via phone) and constant calls for interviews with no notice...the job was put on hold.

    Interview Questions

    • Many tests and questions from managers and staff doctors.   Answer Question

Guardsmark Awards & Accolades

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Best Employers for Latinos to Work for, Latinos for Hire, 2008

Additional Info

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Website www.guardsmark.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1963
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

When FBI agents leave Quantico, the agency's training academy, they go to Guardsmark. The company provides security services to companies in the financial, health care, transportation, utility, and other industries. It is also a leading employer of former FBI agents, as well as former agents of the Secret Service, the DEA, state and local police forces, and the military. Guardsmark offers security guards, private investigation, and drug testing services. In addition, the company conducts background checks (employment, education, and criminal history) and consults with... More

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