Garda World Security

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Security guard at golf course

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Former Employee - Security Guard in Bedford, NS (Canada)
Former Employee - Security Guard in Bedford, NS (Canada)

I worked at Garda World Security part-time (less than a year)

Pros

It was easy work, not stressful or to demanding. I got to be outside in the sun all day out in the country. I never had to deal with anyone being violent or belligerent. My supervisor seemed like a nice, genuine guy

Cons

It was very boring work, mostly I just stood around. It was not fulfilling, and I definitely would not want to be doing it for the rest of my life.

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

54 Other Employee Reviews for Garda World Security (View Most Recent)

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    Decent employment, but lots of room to improve

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    Current Employee - Security Guard in Hamilton, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Security Guard in Hamilton, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Garda World Security full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly management. The company values employee safety and training. Benefits are decent. Full-time employment is stable and reliable.

    Cons

    Hamilton area is ridiculously over-staffed. Part-time employment is abysmal. Cannot find job positions anywhere since there is a line-up of a hundred workers looking for positions ahead of you. Management rarely returns phone calls or emails. Frequent errors with payroll that take weeks to correct. Security guards are underpaid and have no room for upward growth. Majority of security guards have extremely poor language skills in an industry where clear communication is an absolute necessity.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your employees a competitive wage. Stop hiring new employees when you're already over-staffed. Stop hiring under-trained and unqualified people for positions. Re-train your payroll staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Very Unprofessional Recruiters!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Garda World Security full-time

    Pros

    Nothing really, other than the location and free parking

    Cons

    Recruiters are very unprofessional, ask questions very irrelevant to position.
    Compensation offered well below market rate!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire people with experience to work on your Recruitment so that you can get best quality candidates hired.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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