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Top Guard Security Reviews

Updated November 7, 2018
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  1. "It's what you make of it!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Top Guard Security full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunity to grow
    Great clients
    Benefits programs
    Plenty of OT if needed
    Awesome support staff

    Cons

    Pay rates are low, expected in cost of living areas that Top Guard resides in.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing a great job. It would be nice to have more support staff in your Richmond office.


  2. "Top Guard Review"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Guard in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Security Guard in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Top Guard Security full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    From my own experience, the work is not to complicated.

    Cons

    A retirement package would be an excellent add-on to the employee benefits.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the excellent work.

  3. "security officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA

    I have been working at Top Guard Security full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    the pay is pretty decent depending on where you are placed

    Cons

    have no benefits
    very unprofessional
    continuously messes up people pay

    Advice to Management

    hire more people , get benefits so people actually want to come to work


  4. "bait and switch tactics by Audrey manager and recruiter, winchester"

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Security Officer in Winchester, VA
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Winchester, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Top Guard Security full-time

    Pros

    good pay and lots of promises; hires you fast

    Cons

    bait and switch. Once accept job for what applied, they switch the location and shift on you.

    Advice to Management

    don't push recruiters and local managers to hurry up and fill positions for client to get money. don't lie to job candidates about where they work and what shift. be honest. they charge you for everything like equipment, W2s and uniforms.


  5. "College of partime"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Armed Security Officer in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Armed Security Officer in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Top Guard Security part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work with you availablity
    Growing company
    Women owened

    Cons

    Lower pay than competitors

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "Top Guard"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Top Guard Security full-time

    Pros

    Very flexible with schedule

    Cons

    will often call you in on off days


  7. "untrustworthy, lazy management"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Richmond, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Top Guard Security part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    don't know, there may be some on southside virginia, but not Richmond

    Cons

    untrustworthy, deceitful, arrogant, surreptitious, don't abide by DCJS regulation or IRS rules. Have not investigated how many state violations guilty of.

    Advice to Management

    Security officers are people too. Its a shame your company works them for management to get paid.

  8. "Not a company I would recommend."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Top Guard Security full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    They provide uniforms. If you have open availability overtime will never be an issue for you.

    Cons

    You are only a number for the company. They do not care about you as a person. Communication within the office and to the guards is horrible.

    Advice to Management

    Stop caring so much about your top dollar and more about the personnel you have working for you. You are hiring people not robots. Don't force a supervisor to keep a guard because the client likes them if the guard doesn't follow regulations and isn't good for the site overall.


  9. "Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor
    Current Employee - Supervisor
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Top Guard Security full-time

    Pros

    Work is easy and reliable hours

    Cons

    Never gives raises and bonuses

    Advice to Management

    Raise the wages and give better benefits


  10. "Security Officer"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Top Guard Security part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Consistent work and optional jobs

    Cons

    Topguard reputation is not the best

    Advice to Management

    Ensure Workers act Professionally