Allied Universal
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Interviews at Allied Universal

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Allied Universal.

Interview experience

Based on 77 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 78 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 71 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Allied Universal

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 4.

Interview process length
About a day or two
52%
About a week
27%
About two weeks
13%
About a month
4%
More than one month
4%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
52%
Background check
39%
Phone call/screening
33%
Written test
20%
Problem solving exercises
17%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
6%
Presentation
4%
Take-home/sample work
3%

What candidates say about the interview process at Allied Universal

  • When I joined they needed the guard so urgently, they didn't even interviewed me, just filled one form and thats it.But when my cousin gone for Interview after the year, HR thought he is cute and the…
    Shared on 23 August 2020 - Security Guard (Full Time) - Brampton, ON
  • Relaxed. Easy to talk to. Supervisor gave me lots of information about the job.
    Shared on 28 October 2019 - Security Guard - Langford, BC
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Interview questions at Allied Universal

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Asked for my AGLC course ? Valid license.
    Shared on 11 March 2020 - Security Guard - Calgary, AB
  • Pourquoi j'avais decide de travailler avec eux?
    Shared on 25 July 2019 - Agent de sécurité - Montréal, QC

Interview tips at Allied Universal

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)24%
  • Formal (business suit)23%
  • They didn’t have a dress code23%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)22%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)8%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Allied Universal

  • Make sure you have a car.
    Shared on 3 March 2021 - Security Guard - Edmonton, AB
  • Be prepared, read up on Trespass to Property Act (section 2 mainly!) and just be yourself. Be diligent and answer their questions to the best of your ability and prove you are serious about this job.
    Shared on 13 December 2019 - Security Guard (Full Time) - Stouffville, ON

The first interview at Allied Universal

How candidates got an interview
  • Other37%
  • Through Indeed25%
  • Other online job site13%
  • I called them13%
  • Recruiter contacted me6%

How candidates received their first interview at Allied Universal

  • I got the Manager’s phone number and texted him
    Shared on 7 November 2020 - Security Guard (Full Time) - Montréal, QC
  • Job posting online
    Shared on 28 October 2019 - Security Guard - Langford, BC
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