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Allied Universal Security Guard Interview Questions

Interviews at Allied Universal

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Security Guard Interview

Anonymous Employee in McKinney, TX
Accepted Offer
Negative Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Allied Universal (McKinney, TX) in October 2017.

Interview

You must pre-test before you can be approved to take the training. You also have to pay for your own fingerprinting and your own security license. It takes awhile to get on and you wonder why..once you do get on. Many steps ,

Interview Questions

  • Do you like to walk and stand a lot?   1 Answer
  • Can you pass a open book test?   1 Answer

Other Interview Reviews for Allied Universal

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    Security Guard Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Allied Universal (Atlanta, GA) in July 2016.

    Interview

    Everyone sitting at tables based off where you live. Called up to a table, asked 2 questions, and the offered the job. After that you take the drug test and then the background

    Interview Questions


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    Security Guard Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Allied Universal (Los Angeles, CA) in October 2017.

    Interview

    When i first arrived to the company they briefly gave me a sign in sheet and an short paper to briefly give the employer a good idea of who you are before they interview you . Shortly after i turned in the paper my manager call me in for the interview

    Interview Questions

    • One of the questions my employer ask me was tell me about yourself?   1 Answer
  3. Helpful (1)  

    Security Guard Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Allied Universal (Charlotte, NC) in April 2017.

    Interview

    The interview process very easy. I spoke with the site manager via phone and the interview was conducted the next day. It was initially a 1 on 1 interview that turned into a panel interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Have you worked security before ?   2 Answers

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    Security Guard Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Edison, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Allied Universal (Edison, NJ) in April 2017.

    Interview

    Depending how bad they need people, they will contact you within a week or two weeks. After they will ask you to come into the office. A series of questions like an expected interview happens. Right after if they like you they will offer you what they have, if you accept then a small background check & drug screening will happen.

    Interview Questions


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    Security Guard Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Gardena, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Allied Universal (Gardena, CA) in December 2017.

    Interview

    Have a guard card? The job is yours. No, seriously. They hire everyone that has a guard card and can pass a drug test. Go online and apply, don't even wait to be called, just go straight to the office you applied to and ask for a walk-in interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Previous experience. Although i had zero experience in the security field and was hired on the spot.   1 Answer

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    Security Guard Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Greenwood Village, Arapahoe, CO
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Allied Universal (Greenwood Village, Arapahoe, CO).

    Interview

    Middle aged account manager was desperate for employees as expressed by his choice of words and tone. Was offered employment on the spot without even trying. As a college student looking for extra income, it was a decent temp job.

    Interview Questions


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    Security Guard Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Allied Universal (Arlington, VA) in June 2017.

    Interview

    interviw proccess was easy selling. completed personal information proccess and a test to follow. Also was required to tak a drug screening. After completing that, ther was the proccess of uniform fitting.

    Interview Questions

    • are you able to work ovrtime?   1 Answer
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    Security Guard Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Allied Universal in September 2017.

    Interview

    I lived in the town they were hiring for, it was the easiest interview I had ever done. I was called to come in to the main office a few cities away. The interviewer was very nice, and he asked if I lived in the town the job was in. I answered in the affirmative and he said that was all he needed, did i want the job.

    Interview Questions

    • Hold on it says here you live in XXXX, is that true?   1 Answer

  9. Helpful (2)  

    Security Guard Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Napa, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Allied Universal (Napa, CA) in December 2017.

    Interview

    The interview was surprisingly short. I got asked to fill out a form as soon as I walked in. It basically asked what I noticed around the room and why would I be a good fit for this company.

    Interview Questions

    • What days and times would you be available?   2 Answers

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