G4S
2.8 of 5 263 reviews
www.g4s.com Crawley, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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Branch Manager (Former Employee)

ProsG4S is a career oriented world wide company. Many of the comments here come as a result of misundersanding the security officer business as a whole. What the customer is willing to pay has to be worked back into wages, administrative fees, insurances, medical benefits, vacations and a plethora of other costs. The majority of that billing rate comes back to the hourly security officer leaving managers (former) like me to deal with the overhead expenses and overtime costs. There were officers who made more than me as a manager and that is because the customer was willing to pay for them. G4S is absolutely the best company in the world and I don't work there anymore.

ConsToo much daily crisis management brought on by Regional actors.

Advice to Senior ManagementVisit the Regions on a more frequent basis and get into the 'trenches' where the work is performed. Take what you hear or see on paper from GM's and RVP's with a grain of salt. Ask questions. Get answers

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at G4S


    Pros: Lots of posts and good pay for the work done. Cons: There were no cons while I worked there. More

     

    Not a great company to work for

    Safety Steward (Former Employee)

    I worked at G4S part-time for more than a year


    Pros: Can't think of any perks Cons: Very low pay, few staff perks, boring work. Advice to Senior Management: Don't take away staff perks e.g. a meal whilst on… More
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