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Updated Dec 4, 2021

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2.5
60%
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69%
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Kates Detective & Security Agency President Leshem Graham
Leshem Graham
3 Ratings
  1. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Kates site “Marshall field gardens”

    Aug 15, 2021 - Armed Security Officer in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    This a lot Mobility. As an armed guard I was never just sitting I always had to walk around, I loved the fact that the site was Armed, and had pretty decent pay. There was always Overtime available at my site and others too The site was a very Large area it consisted of 10 buildings ,six stories, 3 apartments per floor and all gated. Atop the mobility And considering it was such a large site with so much traffic. there was always some type of work to do from lock outs to shoot outs there’s never a dull moment at Marshall fields

    Cons

    Parties every night Bugs and rodents Visitors are careless and very disrespectful Fights, gun violence and drugs

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  2. 3.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    It’s okay

    Nov 15, 2021 - Unarmed Security Officer 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    easy job, don’t really get to do anything, good hours

    Cons

    pay is bad, no relief

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  3. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Security

    Nov 11, 2021 - Security Officer/Security Guard in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good location Good schedule Good pay Good supervisor Good team

    Cons

    Need more pay Vacations Benefits OT Sites

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  4. 2.0
    Former Employee

    na

    Dec 4, 2021 - IT Support Technician in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Many Shifts to work daily

    Cons

    Not Flexible if need of change

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  5. 1.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    No Real Partnership

    Aug 21, 2021 - Human Resource Director in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    It was a thrill to work for a minority owned company that I could provide my skill set to assist in advancing.

    Cons

    There is no real partnership. You do not have the autonomy to make decisions though your title would depict.

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  6. 1.0
    Current Employee

    Run and never apply

    Oct 28, 2020 - Security Officer in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    A lot of hours available

    Cons

    Coworkers often don't show up to relieve you Roach infested sites Many sites do not have fridge or microwave available Only one uniform given for 6 months No direct deposit On site vending machine contain expired goods (like 5-7 months pass expiration date) Inadequate protective gear Ghetto staff at dispatch Dispatch lies often and tries to make employees work doubles because they didn't schedule a relief Scheduler takes employees off the schedule for calling off at random

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    There no support from upper management

    Nov 5, 2020 - Shift Supervisor 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Overtime and flexibility schedule multiple sites

    Cons

    Unprofessional Management and no direct deposit

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Could be a good company if only

    Aug 26, 2016 - Billing and Payroll Team Lead in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Flexible hours, family oriented mid sized buisness

    Cons

    Chaotic, upper management is not clear in communication

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  9. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    So many chiefs not enough Indians

    Oct 2, 2019 - Security Officer 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Kates gave me a opportunity

    Cons

    To be honest this is the following list of Kated Detective and Security Agency's 1. Kates has a arrogant staff 2. No call No show meant be rewarded not terminated 3. I waited a month to be paid 4. You are forced to work a double aganist your will 5. Confidentiality does not do anything 6. Favoritism 7. You do your job then your called on to supervisor about what you did or done or

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  10. 2.0
    Current Employee

    no growth

    Feb 6, 2015 -  
    Recommend
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    Pros

    free turkey for Thanksgiving but could have done more

    Cons

    non union company, does/operate the way they want to

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