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"Basic - Almost like factory work"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Security Guard in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
Current Employee - Security Guard in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Garda offers various positions in various locations.
Friendly staff.
Understanding team.

Cons

No chances for advancement.
Sites require no specialties or training.

Advice to Management

More opportunities should be available for advancement within the company.
There is little motivation at many sites to want to excel towards something.
In comparison to Paladin Security Garda lacks structure, organization and opportunities for the future. Part-time employment is all Garda is for many.

Other Employee Reviews for GardaWorld

  1. "Great introduction to the industry for those pursuing enforcement services career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Guard
    Former Employee - Security Guard
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    climate for communication was always friendly and welcomed.
    Accommodated a student schedule.
    Benefits for full time employees was good
    Unionized environment was very helpful

    Cons

    - No benefits for part time employees
    - Inadequate equipment forced some employees to use own money to purchase tools and materials.

    Advice to Management

    - consider implementing benefits for part time employees
    - Improve resources available for career advancement
    - more on the job training


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Poor salaries, not even a cost of living increase over the last two years"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They do not appear to be in financial difficulty.

    Cons

    Chronically understaffed.

    Company is taking advantage of the poor economy with an attitude of "You should be thankful you even have a job in this economy."

    Advice to Management

    The people make your company. If that is true then take care of them.


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