Loomis Fargo & Co.

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  1.  

    Good place to work, learn, and grow, but little room for advancement.

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Contractor - Computer Technical Support in Houston, TX
    Former Contractor - Computer Technical Support in Houston, TX

    I worked at Loomis Fargo & Co. as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    I had lots of hands-on opportunities to learn. It was a friendly teamwork environment. Helpnwas readily available. Hours were flexible.

    Cons

    There is a strong emphasis on you-must-produce, strong emphasis on statistical numbers, not all tools all available

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I'd suggest to give more concrete weekly goals as needed when requested

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Never felt so unappreciated at a job and no room for growth.

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    Current Employee - Armed Service Tech
    Current Employee - Armed Service Tech

    I have been working at Loomis Fargo & Co. full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Women like a man who wears a uniform and carries a gun.
    Lifting coin is a great workout.
    You learn the area that you work inside and out.

    Cons

    You'll never be appreciated regardless of how hard you work.
    Long hours, never know when you'll get out of work.
    Management is typically given to seniority rather than who deserves it.
    The job is dangerous. Always have to watch your back. Good people killed while protecting someone else's money.
    Pay is horrible.
    Good luck getting time off to interview elsewhere.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take tips from the people doing the job. Quit making policies that slow us down and then expect us to go faster.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to work but need to make sure you are very precise and meticulous with details.

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Loomis Fargo & Co.

    Pros

    Good pay for the job, not having to work with the general public

    Cons

    Hard to get full time work

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  5.  

    not great, but definitely could be better

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Armed Service Tech in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Armed Service Tech in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at Loomis Fargo & Co. full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    ok company because there's work to do

    Cons

    company doesn't care about the employees and you will see it in day one guarantee, be prepared, one example of many... poor poor training and you will have to do the job by your own!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    shame that other companies with less risk and minimum pay ARE better than this company

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Just a terrible experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - CMS/Teller in Knoxville, TN
    Former Employee - CMS/Teller in Knoxville, TN

    I worked at Loomis Fargo & Co. full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Working closely with people you really like and care about.

    Cons

    MANAGEMENT.
    Terrible about explaining what they expect from you up front.
    Micro Managing to the fullest.
    Unexpected excessive overtime.(you are told "occasional" overtime' turns out much more than "occasional
    Don't care about you family or home life.
    Expected to stay until everything has been balanced no matter how late; and even if it is by the time you're SUPPOSED to get off you're still guilt tripped into staying even later.
    If you're having a hard time financially and it comes time for you to have a gun and you tell them you can't afford it; it doesn't matter they'll fire you anyway.
    Huge turn over rate due to such ridiculous strict rules.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Makes sure hiring managers are informing Interviewee's the exact requirements of the job; not just sugar coating things knowing their experience is worth semi lying to get them trapped there.
    Get organized.
    Care about your employees; that might be a big reason for such a big turnover?
    Nobody is perfect can we just please realize this one certain fact? I realize your business is based on perfection, but being logical is going to make you more money. People are in fact HUMAN believe it or not.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Worst employment experience i have had!!!!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - CMS Supervisor in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - CMS Supervisor in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Loomis Fargo & Co. full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    I was given the good privileges for a period of time, i was absolutely grateful. I worked with some of the most awesome people that have great personalities & attitudes.

    Cons

    i was humiliated and put in a position to fail. I would work days & weekends.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your employees like people and not robots!!!!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    It's What You Make of It

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Armored Service Tech in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Armored Service Tech in Boston, MA

    I worked at Loomis Fargo & Co. full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Job Security, they transferred me across the country even though they didn't have to. It was a huge help with a job in a new city. They worked to find a place for me. They do seem to hire a certain kind of person for ATM Techs/ Money Couriers. Good people

    Cons

    Upward mobility, no training, few raises.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Little attention paid to employees. Fruit gift baskets after a robbery don't quite cut it.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    take the other job!

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Armored Driver/Guard in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Armored Driver/Guard in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Loomis Fargo & Co. full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The people I work with at ground level, in the trenches with, are good people, we are all in this pile together so we depend on each other.

    Cons

    You will work 12 to 14 hour days-overtime starts at 50 hours due to the driver/guard job title. HR is not responsive to your needs for doctor appts. for you, your children or spouse. Upper mgmt. has the same attitude. They leave at a set time each day, you could be out till 8pm after coming in at 7am that day.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Houston Tx. headquarters needs to be more in tune with what is going on in Dallas Tx.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 3 people found this helpful  

    Not a good experience.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Vault Teller in Burr Ridge, IL
    Former Employee - Vault Teller in Burr Ridge, IL

    I worked at Loomis Fargo & Co. part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The only good thing about working for Loomis Fargo is the hourly pay rate for part time employees wasn't bad, DOE over $11.00.

    Cons

    Poor training, most positions are part time and receive no benefits. Mgt doesn't care about employees and wanted a "factory" environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They need training in their own jobs. Management needs to put employees higher on their priority list.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    No Job Security

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - AST in Tulsa, OK
    Current Employee - AST in Tulsa, OK

    I have been working at Loomis Fargo & Co. full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Decent hourly coworkers and decent pay

    Cons

    low moral and no job security

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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