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Updated Jun 28, 2022

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2.9
49%
Recommend to a Friend
49%
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The GEO Group Chairman and CEO George C. Zoley
George C. Zoley
300 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "The pay is good and they work with your scheduling of you attend school.(in 65 reviews)
  • "Good benefits and they try to keep moral high.(in 35 reviews)
  • "met some good people and some bad people(in 20 reviews)
  • "They pay good money and pay for your insurance.(in 14 reviews)
  • "Always opportunities to grow in the company.(in 8 reviews)
Cons
  • "Overall medical is a hostile work environment driven by bad management.(in 40 reviews)
  • "No job security, massive layoffs and firings, chaotic management, conflicting expectations, favoritism, nepotism, retaliation, hazing by senior employees, no chance for any advancement, weak training, no benefits at all.(in 14 reviews)
  • "Fast paced, overwhelming at times, long hours.(in 13 reviews)
  • "stop all day and a manager or supervisor will come by and say you need to do more.(in 13 reviews)
  • "Upper management is horrible they o not value their employees.(in 11 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Good company

    Oct 7, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good co workers the staff is really friendly and helpful

    Cons

    Support system is not all that great

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee

    great company

    Jun 28, 2022 - Correctional Sergeant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    great benefits that fits your needs

    Cons

    more officers needed with company

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  3. 3.0
    Former Employee

    It’s ok but toxic

    Jun 24, 2022 - Correctional Officer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits is a good long term job.

    Cons

    It’s a toxic work environment, and also I’d dangerous.

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great people, very low pay

    Jun 20, 2022 - Clerical 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The facility I work at has the best people ever. They are so nice and welcoming

    Cons

    The pay is terribly low and the croporate people don't seem t be changing it

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    1 person found this review helpful
  5. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Worked here

    Jun 17, 2022 - Captain 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Schedule was great and workable.

    Cons

    Administrative politics, some same ranked personnel had different privileges.

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  6. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Overworked

    Jun 14, 2022 - Client Services Specialist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great entry level experience for anyone.

    Cons

    Short staffed offices and small budgets led to burn out.

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  7. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Okay place

    Jun 12, 2022 - Administrative 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, people friendly, some travel

    Cons

    No true opportunity for growth and administrative staff rarely get raises or significant low pay

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  8. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Issue is Upper Management

    Jun 22, 2022 - Case Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good place to gain experience.

    Cons

    Upper management is horrible they o not value their employees.

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    1 person found this review helpful
  9. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good Job / Clueless Management

    Jun 18, 2022 - Officer in Aurora, CO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Fair pay, some nice people

    Cons

    Favoritism, bad managers, long hours

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    1 person found this review helpful
  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great opportunities

    May 30, 2022 - Staff Accountant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Management really cares about their employees. Ability to grow and learn.

    Cons

    Retrograde ERP system. Needs more advanced technology

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The GEO Group Reviews FAQs

The GEO Group has an overall rating of 2.9 out of 5, based on over 685 reviews left anonymously by employees. 49% of employees would recommend working at The GEO Group to a friend and 32% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, The GEO Group employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.0 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at The GEO Group. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

49% of The GEO Group employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated The GEO Group 2.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 2.6 for culture and values and 2.9 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at The GEO Group to be coworkers, career development, benefits and the cons to be culture, workplace, management.

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