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Security Industry Specialists Overview

www.sis.us
Culver City, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
1999
Company - Private
Security Services
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Security Industry Specialists, Inc. provides unique security solutions to Fortune 500 luxury brands and tech companies, special events, and celebrity clients. Our partnerships demonstrate that our boutique approach is a welcome change in an industry not typically recognized for ... Read more

Mission: Security Industry Specialists provides innovative security solutions and services for people, their assets and facilities — anywhere, any time — in a comprehensive manner tailored to meet the individualized needs of each client.

Security Industry Specialists Reviews

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    "Leading the Way for Security"

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    Current Employee - Specialist in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Specialist in Austin, TX
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Security Industry Specialists full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    One of the most open minded security business I've ever encountered in my ten year term working in security. There was no hiccup in business when having a transgender person working on the team, no one was inappropriate with having LGBT+ persons, and anyone reported being harassing was swiftly dealt with. They actually address the problems, not ignore them.

    Buddy is a fantastic boss. He's sympathetic, but not weak. You'll feel heard and not pitied, and he doesn't talk down to anyone. Mister Harold is a fantastic supervisor. Gentle and sweet older man that treats everyone equally and gets things done. Glenn is an incredible and energetic man who's extremely knowledgeable on procedures and does his best to give the people he trains all the advantages he can. Chase is a down to earth supervisor who helps take away some of the tight collar feel of having a security job, while also being knowledgeable about what his specialist need to do and the most relaxed way to teach them. Megan is sympathetic, kind, but also is a take no excuses woman that demands respect and cooperation. Shawn is a empathetic, eager to learn and teach, fast moving supervisor. You can ask her anything and if she doesn't know, she'll find out for you.

    I've been extremely impressed with the choice of staffing for this company, and even more impressed with their response to problems that arise. I never felt like the "Dumb, new person." I was never treated poorly or made to earn my place in the team. I felt immediately welcomed team wise and even though some of my co workers are shy, I was never treated differently or felt excluded.

    Cons

    The. Pants. - In the summertime they do not breathe and your legs will be soaked in sweat. They're awkward to move in, uncomfortable to walk in, stiff and take a hundred washes to soften enough to be tolerable.

    There's little wiggle room for tardies and absences, even though there's a big pool of flex officers. If you're 30 seconds late, you have a mark against you. I wish there was even a five minute grace period.

    There's not enough staffing for some of the responsibilities that need covering, but I know that's not SIS's fault.

    Advice to Management

    Get some damn different pants for the summer. You're our representatives to the company! Speak for us. We've complained enough about those awful, sail mast, no breathing things.

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Security Industry Specialists Interviews

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    Intelligence Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Costa Mesa, CA
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Security Industry Specialists (Costa Mesa, CA) in March 2020.

    Interview

    I was contacted by a recruiter quite quickly follow submission of my application. She was very kind and engaged. She coordinated all of my video interviews which took place over about a 3 week period. I believe it was a well structured and smooth interviewing process. I learned a lot from it.

    Interview Questions

    • What made me want to pursue a career in security field?   1 Answer
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Company Updates

  • We're proud to announce we're partnering with Mary's Place in Seattle, an organization that empowers and assists women and families. In addition to a $25,000 donation, we're exciting to hire members of the program!

  • Interested in working at a Fortune 500 company, designer brand, international event, or our corporate office? Join our global team where you're valued.

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Security Industry Specialists Awards & Accolades

  • Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Company, Inc., 2013
  • Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Company, Inc., 2014

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