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G4S Overview

www.g4s.com
London, England (UK)
10000+ employees
2004
Company - Public (GFS)
Business Services
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Sodexo, Serco Group
G4S is the leading global integrated security company specialising in the provision of security products, services and solutions.

We work in partnership with governments, businesses and other organisations to provide integrated solutions to security ... Read more

Mission: We specialise in outsourced business processes and facilities in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat.

The group is active in more than 120 countries, and is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange with ... Read more

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G4S Chief Executive Officer Ashley Almanza
Ashley Almanza
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    Current Employee - Custom Protection Officer Flex in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Custom Protection Officer Flex in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at G4S full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Easy job. Just hang out, depending on post you might get to play video games or watch movies on your portable electronics in moderation. Write BS reports, and when stuff actually happens it's fun. You get to work with police. Don't think you will ever sleep on duty though that will get you fired.

    Cons

    Health insurance is really expensive. You are better off getting your own. Payroll is screwed up. Every officer I have talked to mentioned pay issues. Like getting cut 4 hours every week or not getting payed over time.

    Depending on your post you might love it or hate it.
    Some posts require you to stand outside in front of a building for 9 hours. If you are smart, you will spend most of that time in your car since no one checks on you. If you try to adhere to all of the post orders, you will hate your life. Just be smart.

    Advice to Management

    Make a PDF fillable version of the sign in registers! That way everyone can actually use their phone to make their sign in registers and not have to waste paper every week!

    Fix everyone's damn pay issues

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G4S Interviews

Experience

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Getting an Interview

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    Security Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at G4S.

    Interview

    Very nice, Not really an interview. Once I got there I was basically offered the position. The position was a little to "Up in the air" on location for me. Very nice people.

    Interview Questions

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