Protection One

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Protection One Reviews

48 Reviews
2.4
48 Reviews
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Tim Whall
28 Ratings
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    Probably the worst environment that I have ever worked in.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Commercial Sales Representative  in  Visalia, CA
    Current Employee - Commercial Sales Representative in Visalia, CA

    I have been working at Protection One full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The benefits and 401k are decent.

    Cons

    Local management, regional management and corporate executives could care less about helping you to be successful. Plan on getting absolutely no support.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Dedicated employees make a company successful not empty speeches or theororetical stories.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

Protection One Interviews

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    Residential Security Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Phoenix, AZ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Protection One.

    Interview Details

    Face to face interview with sales manager. He reviewed my experience with ADT. 'made LOTS of promises like, 'You're going to do great here... We've got so many leads we can barely keep up... One of my guys made 5 grand last month.' I had an advantage because of previous experience via U.S.A.F. and ADT.

    Interview Questions
    • There were no difficult questions. He asked me, 'Tell me about yourself....'   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    There is no negotiation, each sale equals a certain dollar amount.
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

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Website www.protectionone.com
Headquarters Romeoville, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 2005
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Safety is the #1 priority for Protection One (P-One). The company provides security alarm monitoring services to about 1.5 million US customers. Its alarm systems are designed to detect intrusions, smoke, and fire. P-One offers access and remote entry systems in addition to its traditional security offerings. The company provides constant monitoring services from two facilities located in the US; it also serves customers through some 60 field offices. P-One's business is conducted through three segments: retail (homes and businesses), wholesale (independent alarm... More

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