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"Allied Barton Comparrs favorably to other large Security firms."

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Current Employee - Site Supervisor in Austin, TX
Current Employee - Site Supervisor in Austin, TX

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

Pros

They sincerely try to provide good value to their clients and they take client concerns seriously. They don't play games with their Security Officers. They are strict but fair. With the high turnover typical of the industry, there are lots of opportunities for advancement through the supervisory ranks.

Cons

Security Officers have pitiful benefits and mostly low wages. Typical of the industry. They don't have any kind of Leadership program to find executive capable people within the ranks. Once you've reached salaried status you're a "made man/woman". Like every big company, they are top heavy so the line employees take it in the neck. Bottom line is all.

Advice to Management

Since sites and Officer performance is only as good as the leadership, you need to do a much better job of hiring/promoting Account Managers and Operations Managers. Higher than that its mostly corporate flacks, so no hope there.

Other Employee Reviews for AlliedBarton

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Could be a lot better"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Kennesaw, GA
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Kennesaw, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The only good thing is that you get a paycheck

    Cons

    Bad management, sometimes they give you a hard time when you request time off

    Advice to Management

    Screen your account managers better


  2. "It was an okay place to work."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent First Line Management and Operations Management.

    Cons

    Low Pay and poor benefits.

    Advice to Management

    Better pay and/or benefits.

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