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G4S Reviews

Updated July 19, 2018
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G4S Chief Executive Officer Ashley Almanza
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  • "There’s ZERO room for advancement, you are a hired gun and that is it" (in 24 reviews)

  • "Minimal benefits, lack of enough flex officers, high turnover rate" (in 22 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Project Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Manager in South Plainfield, NJ
    Former Employee - Manager in South Plainfield, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at G4S full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company with excellent benefits and stability. Many opportunities for proffesional growth, training, and the ability to move up quickly with the right management behind you

    Cons

    If you are working on a project specific assignment, when it ends you may be forced to relocate in order to stay employed (Construction Only! Not the case with Security and other areas of the company)

    Advice to Management

    More Construction and Communication jobs. More Telecom projects.


  2. "Upscale Officer /Cyrusone data center"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at G4S full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Advancement to move up

    Cons

    Being stuck on shift when your relief does not show

    Advice to Management

    yes

  3. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at G4S full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, great management, better than most in this industry..

    Cons

    None that I can think of..

    Advice to Management

    Advance from within...


  4. "Patient Transporter"

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    Current Employee - Patient Transporter in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Patient Transporter in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at G4S full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You work independently from people

    Cons

    Overworked too much way to much

    Advice to Management

    Put more value into your employees


  5. "Sucks"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at G4S full-time

    Pros

    Good for overtime is that what you want plenty of it

    Cons

    Company care very little bout you skin to mine chance of advancement


  6. "Management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The only pro i believe is the weekly paycheck which they even mess up certain times.

    Cons

    There are lots of downsides. For example, we are short on guards but higher ups refuse to hire anymore guards.

    Advice to Management

    hire more guards


  7. "Fine"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Lots of things where cool thb

    Cons

    Money wasn't good enough baby

  8. "Good people to work with. Very poor management at the top."

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    Former Employee - Armed Security Officer in Independence, MO
    Former Employee - Armed Security Officer in Independence, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at G4S full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great coworkers can help your time with the company.

    Cons

    The company shows every day it doesn't care about its employees.


  9. "Very good company"

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    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at G4S full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Best company I ever work for.

    Cons

    I have no issue with this company.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Plenty of overtime"

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    Current Employee - Unarmed Security Officer/Courier in Melbourne, FL
    Current Employee - Unarmed Security Officer/Courier in Melbourne, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at G4S full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very happy with my job have been welcomed by everybody. Have been with the company 4 1/2 months

    Cons

    Not being recognized for excellent customer service after being recognized by a department head of another hospital on the Hospital website and an email sent to our Personnel director.


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