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  • Health Insurance  (12 comments)

    “Would not pay for anything that might have been job related. Even if it was not on the job. The prescription plan was good and reasonable, but both...”

  • 401K Plan  (8 comments)

    “The 12.5%-15% match was better than other companies in the same industry.”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off  (8 comments)

    “There was no vacation benefit in the first year of employment and only only one week in the second year of employment. There were no official paid...”

  • May 15, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Manager, MBD in South Burlington, Vermont

    Health insurance premiums were truly affordable after the Affordable Care Act went into effect! Also, basic life insurance premiums for all full-time employees were paid for by the company. The matching 401(k) was also decent, with a 12.5%-15% match.

  • Feb 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Minneapolis, Minnesota

    I didnt participate in any of the benefits offered by this company. I believe they were fairly good however I feel like they were more average as anywhere else.

  • Aug 03, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Security Guard in Borger, Texas

    The insurance wouldn't pay for nothing, and when you argued the case they just drug their feet in order not to pay.

  • Mar 24, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Security Office in Rochester, New York State

    Poor coverage for the few things they did have listed.

  • Jan 29, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Security Officer in Caro, Michigan

    Best thing was it covered me so I didn't get fined come tax time. Cheaper than Obama care, even though it doesn't cover that much health. Just basic. You can get a more expensive plan, but costs quite a bit more.

  • Dec 30, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Caro, Michigan

    It was only after I left that I found out health insurance had an annual payout cap of $25,000. thankfully, I never had a car accident. Dental coverage was only offered after a year.

  • Nov 16, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Memphis, Tennessee

    Best....401k plan. Worst...no bonus or raises for the past several years, bad healthcare plan,

  • Nov 01, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Burlingame, California

    This plan takes a while before you get them. But once you finally do they are awesome. So stick with them it will benefit you.

  • Sep 29, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Orlando, Florida

    Great 401k with matching, vacation time off is also good with up to 2 weeks by your 2nd year. Medical and dental is too expensive for what is being offered in the package.

  • Sep 29, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Security Officer in Oak Brook, Illinois

    They have tuition reimbursement. They pay $1000 towards your tuition, but, they use stalling tactics in hopes employees give up. Their health insurance does not cover optometrist checkups. It costs $2000 a year and is terrible as when you do go to the doctor, the insurance covers very little. The also have vacations. It's been one week so far. The always screw it up somehow. Either they forget to schedule it or they take three to four months to pay you for it. And consider that the whole time you work for the company as a security officer, there are now raises and very, very little room for advancement. Realize that you could be making $10 or $11 per hour for years. So, the health care premiums of $2000 annually and their mix-ups with vacations are VERY costly. By the way, this company was recently sued for NOT paying their employees vacation pay and GuardsMark was found guilty, and liable for it. You'd think GuardsMark would learn from any mistakes. But, indeed, they do not. A co-worker who recently quit (last week, after putting in two weeks notice) went to collect their vacation pay and the account manager told him that it was VERY unprofessional for him to ask.

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (31)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • Checkmark401K Plan (23)
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

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