Allied Universal Reviews

Updated Aug 10, 2020

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3.0
51%
Recommend to a Friend
54%
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Allied Universal CEO Steve Jones
Steve Jones
1,039 Ratings
Pros
  • "A pro I really love is the weekly pay(in 117 reviews)

  • "Fair Good pay that values every officer that works with the company(in 107 reviews)

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  1. "“Love This Company”"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Allied Universal full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with! Always There For You!! Benefits are amazing!

    Cons

    None that I can think of

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  2. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Guard in Orange, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Allied Universal full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good security company to work for.

    Cons

    most post are on the weekends


  3. "Aus"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Allied Universal full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It’s pretty chill you work with good SG’s.

    Cons

    Management is horrible it’s very disorganized and there’s a lot of favoritism going on at post.

  4. "Security"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Professional in Thornton, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Allied Universal part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Helpful coworkers and easy tasks

    Cons

    The pay is a bit off and trainings are mostly on computer.

  5. "A good stepping stone for work experience while in school."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Allied Universal full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible schedules depending on what you are looking for (Great for students).

    Cons

    It is a service based industry, so you will be dealing with people similar to a retail environment (depending on the site).

  6. "Decent workplace"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Security Officer 

    I have been working at Allied Universal full-time

    Pros

    Job Security and and flexibility

    Cons

    Pay is directly tied to the contracts they let you work, if your manager dislikes you, you will only ever work low paying contracts

  7. "Good company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Security Professional 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Allied Universal full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Plenty of hours available if you're willing to work.

    Cons

    Poor communication through chain of command

    Allied Universal Response

    August 7, 2020Senior Social Media Specialist

    Hello and thank you for taking the time to share with us your feedback. We're happy to hear that overall you are enjoying your time with the company. We're sorry to hear that you feel communication through the chain of command is not where it should be. We hope that you can address these concerns with any member of your regional HR team.

  8. "A Great Company!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Allied Universal full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    There's plenty of overtime in my area, and we can even pick up overtime from other accounts when available.

    Cons

    So far I am very pleased with my experience.

    Allied Universal Response

    August 7, 2020Senior Social Media Specialist

    Thank you for your feedback! We are happy to hear you are enjoying your employment with Allied Universal. Keep up the great work!

  9. "Security officer"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Champion National Security in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Allied Universal full-time

    Pros

    They give you a lot of hours

    Cons

    They are very unprofessional very unorganized

    Allied Universal Response

    August 7, 2020Senior Social Media Specialist

    Our employee experience is important to us and your feedback will help us improve. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience.

  10. "not bad"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Officer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Allied Universal full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great place to work and start career

    Cons

    management could be a pain sometimes

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