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GEO Group Reviews

Updated November 19, 2017
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Pros
  • Good pay due to federal contract (in 12 reviews)

  • Good benefits, while I worked there they since they had pay and benefits under Service Contract Act (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Communicate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GEO Group full-time

    Pros

    Other employees are great to work with.

    Cons

    In the news too often, political.

    Advice to Management

    I don't have any advise for mgt.


  2. "Behavioral Health"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GEO Group full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, Opportunity to move within the organization

    Cons

    Highly political, Incompetent inherited leadership at facility

  3. "ok, not great benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GEO Group full-time

    Pros

    Salary competitive, hours flexible, great staff

    Cons

    benefits not competitive, only 16 days off per year, no carry over, staffing minimal

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your people, pay competitively, you get what you pay for. People won't stay for benefits that are much better with competition. Need more staff.


  4. "Sergeant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at GEO Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good benifits,overtime to much overtime...NO home life

    Cons

    Staff shortage,safety worried about health concerns from stress

    Advice to Management

    Care more


  5. "Great working environment"

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    Current Employee - Fleet Technician in Folkston, GA
    Current Employee - Fleet Technician in Folkston, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GEO Group (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They have good competitive pay.

    Cons

    They are Still getting organized.


  6. "This place is just Awful"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at GEO Group full-time

    Pros

    This place is very Dangerous

    Cons

    At least You get paid


  7. "Maintenance Worker"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GEO Group full-time

    Pros

    Great company. great benefits package

    Cons

    Long hours, schedule changed weekly

  8. "It was alright"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at GEO Group full-time

    Pros

    The pay and benefits were nice

    Cons

    Management was terrible and staffing was always low so everyone had to stay over more often


  9. "Detention Officer"

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

    I have been working at GEO Group part-time

    Pros

    Great Pay $27.51 in Tacoma WA

    Cons

    Terrible management, little communication by corporate.

    Advice to Management

    Communication and solidarity across the entire corporation.


  10. "Correctional officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GEO Group full-time

    Pros

    The pay is very cometative

    Cons

    The work becomes repetitive over time


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