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AlliedBarton Security Guard Reviews

Updated July 13, 2017
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AlliedBarton Chairman, President, and CEO Bill Whitmore Jr.
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Pros
  • Good pay worked a decent amount of hours at a refinery" (in 53 reviews)

  • Easy job they hire from with in (in 46 reviews)

Cons
  • Non-existent relationships with account managers (in 77 reviews)

  • pay isn't stellar, no much room for advancement (in 27 reviews)

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  1. "Security Guard"

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    Former Employee - Security Guard in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Security Guard in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AlliedBarton part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very flexible with hours you want to work and employers are easy to work with.

    Cons

    Sometimes hours with other employees can get mixed up.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "great company bad site"

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    Former Employee - Security Guard in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Security Guard in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AlliedBarton full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great company site was horrible

    Cons

    bad managment at the site i recieved

  3. "It is currently going well."

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    Current Employee - Security Guard
    Current Employee - Security Guard
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    they work with you and your schedule, very flexible, very understand and very team orientated. Every one is nice to speak with.

    Cons

    None at the moment. Can't complain or find a minus with the job so far. Only just started the job.


  4. "security guard"

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    Former Employee - Security Guard in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Security Guard in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AlliedBarton part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    easy job. low stress. great people.

    Cons

    can not be late, hard to reschedule shifts

    Advice to Management

    keep doing what you do


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Decent Company"

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    Former Employee - Security Guard
    Former Employee - Security Guard

    I worked at AlliedBarton full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    District Managers were great to work with and made sure problems were taken care of. Easy job, great for students.

    Cons

    No overtime and site supervisors were usually not very good at their jobs.


  6. Helpful (3)

    "RUN Run from this company"

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    Current Employee - Security Guard in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Security Guard in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    none, nonen none, none, none

    Cons

    Low pay, I have seen people told not to come to work any more but yet are still employees all so they can not collect unemployment. Management have no clue how to do a proper investigation.


  7. "The people nice"

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    Current Employee - Armed Security Guard in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Armed Security Guard in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AlliedBarton full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The people i work with on a day to day are nice. Overtime is abundant and the pay is ok.

    Cons

    They don't have the man power to cover every thing so you may work more then you want to.

    Advice to Management

    hire more people

  8. "Security Officer"

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    Former Employee - Securitas Security Guard in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Securitas Security Guard in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AlliedBarton full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A good Company good Benifets

    Cons

    I left cause of Family (Daughter)

    Advice to Management

    None at this time


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Unarmed Security Guard"

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    Former Employee - Unarmed Security Guard in Tulsa, OK
    Former Employee - Unarmed Security Guard in Tulsa, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at AlliedBarton full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They keep you working night and day

    Cons

    You have to watch your pay checks because they mess your pay around

    Advice to Management

    Don't tell your employees you'll pay them one thing and not do it and moving employees to other posts and cutting their pay


  10. "Security Officer"

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    Former Employee - Security Officer/Security Guard in Northside, TX
    Former Employee - Security Officer/Security Guard in Northside, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AlliedBarton full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Make it convent when finding a post near your house.

    Cons

    Some supervisors are not Trained enough to hold the postion that they currently have . When they have to ask the officer that on the post to make schedules, find out if other security officer coming in, and make sure that time goes in on time.

    Advice to Management

    Please make sure that your supervisor or trained and make sure that all officer know policy and post including supervisor Thank you