Paragon Security
Happiness score is 61 out of 100
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Interviews at Paragon Security

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Paragon Security.

Interview experience

Based on 452 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 446 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 357 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Paragon Security

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
55%
About a week
29%
About two weeks
9%
More than one month
5%
About a month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
65%
Written test
36%
Phone call/screening
30%
Background check
18%
Problem solving exercises
15%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
4%
Take-home/sample work
4%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Paragon Security

  • easy and welcoming
    Shared on 20 May 2021 - Security Guard (Full Time) - GTA, ON
  • Interview comprises questions regarding job duties of a security guard.
    Shared on 19 May 2021 - Security Guard (Full Time) - Mississauga, ON
  • easy and welcoming
    Shared on 19 May 2021 - Security Guard (Full Time) - GTA, ON
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Interview questions at Paragon Security

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • I don't remember on top of my head, but it's basic questions
    Shared on 11 September 2019 - Security Guard - Toronto, ON
  • Literally nothing, because they're desperate for anyone to take the role.
    Shared on 13 June 2019 - Emergency Medical Responder - Toronto, ON
  • Barely any just asked when I was available How I heard about them and in my case why was I volunteering. No questions like the common opener, tell me about yourself, How much do you know about the com…
    Shared on 28 May 2019 - None yet - N/A

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Interview tips at Paragon Security

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)39%
  • Formal (business suit)32%
  • They didn’t have a dress code13%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)11%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)5%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Paragon Security

  • Anyone who chose to work in Paragon Security must be ready for the lowest remuneration in the industry but the work environment is of high standard.
    Shared on 30 March 2020 - Security Guard - Toronto, ON
  • Show up ready to work with a clean cut
    Shared on 20 June 2019 - Security Guard - Toronto, ON
  • Listen carefully
    Shared on 29 January 2019 - Security Officer - Toronto, ON

The first interview at Paragon Security

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In34%
  • Through Indeed27%
  • Other10%
  • Recruiter contacted me8%
  • I called them8%

How candidates received their first interview at Paragon Security

  • Walk in interview referral from a friend.
    Shared on 4 August 2021 - Site Guard - 5140 Yonge Street
  • Walked in.
    Shared on 1 April 2021 - Concierge - 28 Linden street.
  • Through completing their Basic Security Training
    Shared on 30 June 2020 - Security Guard - Ontario
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