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This company will throw you under the bus. They Kiss Fedex butt and no matter a how hard you work ot from them they will throw you under the bus. When you work ot they will try to say they have no one to cove r the post whichis not true. If you think your unsafe at a location they will ask you to work it or go home. They care more about getting the money from the client than your own safety. There are better companies to work for than these money hungry leaches want but they will throw you under the bus anytime because they want the money, not you!

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No I got my card on my own

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Go to any other security company securitas pays the least and doesn't value their guards after you work long enough to get to 3 or weeks vacation they will can you for any reason even after giving them 10 years without a single call in sick

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Every two weeks in west Des moines ia

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Depends entirely on the site and amount of staffing. Minimum I've had full time is 8 hour shifts 4 days a week, most is 12 hour back-to-back shifts for all 7 days of the week.

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No, it does not. I work at an Amazon warehouse. The Amazon employees got a raise to $15.00 an hour. We don't see ANY of that because the branch I work for, I am almost 100% certain is pocketing the money.

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Hire compotent and friendly Supervisors in all areas, like me willing to train new guards in customer service and how to read body language, Go to each site in my district and discuss any difficulties the guard was having, Show the guard danger areas on their site, when and if to call local law enforcement, spend as much time needed for guard to feel comfortable and always be available to the guards in my district for advice Or in emergency, be there ASAP.

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Fine on orientation day. Once that is done then very little communication with managers happen at all.

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I think most sites youre not even a guard youre a secretary so they just look for good customer service skills

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Receptionists typically work 8 hour shifts, Monday thru Friday. The start and end times vary from site to site, and the availability you give them. The branch office hours are from 8am-5pm, M-F (California).

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