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  1. Amazing Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technician in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Technician in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at ADS Security full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Team work and great management

    Cons

    Pay Rate, and health insurance

    Advice to Management

    N/A

    ADS Security Response

    Aug 13, 2014HR

    ADS Security strives to offer competitive salaries for administrative and technician roles as well as sales compentation plans. Our main goal is for our employees to be happy and healthy. During ... More


  2. Great for beginners, but don't plan on moving up or getting a raise.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at ADS Security

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Less stressful than most sales jobs. General sense of family environment.

    Cons

    They outsource management. No room for growth. Un-Ethical in competitions between branches. No promotions from within.

    Advice to Management

    Stop transitioning to an ADT mindset and business model. Look past the books (numbers) and find out how things are REALLY run in offices. And please think about promoting from within. Stop outsourcing your management positions! And stop hiring managers that used to work for ADT!!

    ADS Security Response

    Aug 13, 2014HR

    Our management team is a group of highly trained individuals. Obtaining managers with this special skill set sometimes requires that we look externally for candidates. If the company looks for ... More


  3. Great Compnay.... If you plan on not moving up

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ADS Security

    Pros

    Company is fantastic, Great Teamwork skills...Get to be involved in upcoming technology

    Cons

    Insurance plans are not where they need to be due to company being on a smaller scale, Pay is only for someone who is single and does not have a family, Each branch is its own world, so there is no corporate policy through each branch

    Advice to Management

    Focus on all jobs at hand and do them as they come in and not hop from one job to another


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  5. Account Executive

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Knoxville, TN
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Knoxville, TN

    I worked at ADS Security full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great management. Company Car. Treats the employees like family.

    Cons

    Limited support when opening a new market.

    Advice to Management

    Spend less money on printed marketing material and invest in T.V. advertising. Stop wasting so much money on frivolous marketing ideas (i.e. signs, window sickies, door hangers)


  6. Good Company to work for if you are not looking to advance in your career

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ADS Security

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company. The work is fast paced and never ending. However, most employees are fun. The benefits are good and the managers are reasonable. Everyone in the company is encouraged to voice their opinions. Employees are encouraged to enact change.

    Cons

    The pay is very low unless you are in upper management. The company does not like to spend money on employees. There are no opportunities for advancement and raises are minimal. The bonus program they talk about is impossible to achieve.

    Advice to Management

    It would be better to say nothing about bonus programs than to promote programs that are impossible to achieve. This causes apathy with your employees.

    ADS Security Response

    Aug 13, 2014HR

    Our pay is highly compettive in the industry. Compensation changes as well as spot bonuses are directly linked to the performance of the indivdual. It is up to the general management of the branch ... More


  7. Great Company to Work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ADS Security full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Truly care about their employees

    Cons

    There are no cons with ADS


  8. A company that is both Customer and Employee centric.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at ADS Security

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Positive corporate atmosphere
    Growing, well respected in industry
    Proud company
    Not the largest but one of the most well respected firms in the industry

    Cons

    There literally are very few. If we were a bigger company, perhaps we would have more revenue and could pay slightly higher salaries, but that in and of itself is not a fair statement, because our pay is good and the opportunities to earn more are abundant.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing and keep treating us with the open respect that you do and we will continue to help the organization grow.



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