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"Dead end"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Security Guard in Birmingham, England (UK)
Former Employee - Security Guard in Birmingham, England (UK)

Pros

Flexible working hours
Laid back work

Cons

No salary increase
No appraisals

Advice to Management

Review salaries

Other Employee Reviews for Securitas

  1. Helpful (5)

    "Too Big and Bloated"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    They have very high employment standards and first class marketing materials.

    Cons

    Total micro management. Managers and executives are terrified to make decsions because of fear they might be wrong. It takes forever to get something done.

    Advice to Management

    Pricing needs to be competative


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Stick it out and get promoted!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Captain, Security Services
    Current Employee - Captain, Security Services
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    As a large company with a 200% turnover of employees, if someone wants to excell and advanc, there are innumerable opportunities to do so. hoosing to work security is ussually a stopgap job. In securitas, if you stay with i, there are an incredible amount of advancement opportunities in the US and ex-pat work if you are willing to move. The company hires management positions from within and will try to acommodate any time schedule you can work. The pay might b below industry standards, but if you try to stick it out, career paying jobs are available. Also, most of the higher paying positions are in Fortune 500 locations.

    Cons

    Hours,hours hours. If your available just once, you will never stopped being called to fil positions. As far as salary, it depends on the site worked. Different contracts bring different compensation.

    Advice to Management

    Be more availabe and realize that you can make the poisitions high profile if you want them t. Stop hiring people to fill a uniform, demand more money from contracts and hire only top line professionals to be your oficers. ie: ex-military, cops and emts.

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