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Guardsmark Interview Questions

Updated 11 Mar 2015
49 Interview Reviews

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    Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Guardsmark (New York, NY (US)) in January 2013.

    Interview

    I had a total of 3 interview and a week of paper work and since hired, never missed a night.

    Interview Questions

    • Expectation that I would look for in my potion or potion I'm seeking.   Answer Question
  2. Helpful (1)  

    Security Guard Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Moses Lake, WA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Guardsmark (Moses Lake, WA (US)).

    Interview

    Craigslist
    Meet> Application
    half day company training and testing
    Start next day
    Site training half day
    Temp license
    Full license

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    take it or leave it

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    Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Clark, NJ (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Guardsmark (Clark, NJ (US)) in December 2012.

    Interview

    Long process, multiple references needed and papers to get notarized. Hours of training videos and paperwork. About a three day process. Any gaps in work history must be explained and may also require notarization. Some positions may require a security clearance.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiations, take it or leave it.

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    Human Resources Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Guardsmark (New York, NY (US)).

    Interview

    I was already an employee with Guardsmark, this was supposedly a promotion. I interviewed with a manager and received an offer the same day. I started in the new posiiton within one week. I didnt get my correct payor title for another 3 months though.

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiations. Pay was 45k.

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    Security Guard Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Guardsmark.

    Interview

    The interview was a breeze, but the hiring process took 28+ hours

    Interview Questions

  7. Helpful (1)  

    Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milwaukee, WI (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Guardsmark (Milwaukee, WI (US)).

    Interview

    Very long process so just be patient

    Interview Questions

    • Do you play with dolls? lol it is a psychological question!   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Be flexible to the scheduling!

  8. Helpful (1)  

    Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chantilly, VA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Guardsmark (Chantilly, VA (US)) in August 2012.

    Interview

    Interview with HR Manager
    Polygraph exam
    Psychological exam
    Criminal Record Check
    Testing/Exams
    Fingerprinting

    Interview Questions

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    Security Guard Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Zanesville, OH (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Guardsmark (Zanesville, OH (US)) in June 2012.

    Interview

    just had to fill out the paperwork. As long as you had no criminal background due to the nature of the job, and they needed guards you was hired.

    Interview Questions

  10. Helpful (1)  

    Security Guard Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Guardsmark (Boston, MA (US)) in May 2012.

    Interview

    Interview was minimal, a few questions about my background.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    not definative at all they just told me to come in the following monday to get cpr, aed, and first aid certified. Even at this point i did not know if i had the job.

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    Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in York, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Guardsmark (York, PA (US)) in April 2012.

    Interview

    Was asked when I could start so, I started.

    Interview Questions

    • Wasn't really asked any questions except on the application which was a 3 day event.   Answer Question

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