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Paragon Security Reviews

Updated Oct 30, 2019

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3.3
70%
Recommend to a Friend
68%
Approve of CEO
Paragon Security President Ron ‘R.J.’ France (no image)
Ron ‘R.J.’ France
49 Ratings
Pros
  • "You can get a letter of reference, good hours, and family style work environment where everyone knows you by your first name(in 5 reviews)

  • "They have good hands on training programs(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay, low employee/coworker competence, low skill level job(in 9 reviews)

  • "Not very good if you are looking for full time hours and temporary flexible permanent part time shift(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Best Company"

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    Current Employee - Security Guard in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paragon Security full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You get Skills and learn how to engage with situations professionally

    Cons

    There are no down sides as for me

    Paragon Security2019-10-22
  2. "Great"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Officer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paragon Security part-time

    Pros

    Good schedulers, good benefit system

    Cons

    Could use better pay and assistance from management

    Paragon Security2019-10-31
  3. "Hard work pays off"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Guard in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paragon Security full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Management notice good work, and dedication.

    Cons

    Not too many high paying sites.

    Paragon Security2019-10-06
  4. "Potential"

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    Current Employee - Security Guard in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paragon Security full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Overtime, flexibility, support after hours from mobile and dispatch

    Cons

    Mass recruitment, flat but wide model, direction is poor

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    Paragon Security2019-10-17
  5. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Emergency Dispatch Operator in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paragon Security full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great work Environment Great Training Program. Take it serious, you will learn thing or two. (check the Ego)

    Cons

    This is subjective and i haven't had any issues

    Paragon Security2019-09-27
  6. "Do not recommend"

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    Former Employee - Security Guard in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Paragon Security full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Relatively easy job, good for students

    Cons

    - Unrealistic expectations when it comes to hours - Treated like a number by schedulers

    Paragon Security2019-10-11
  7. "Great Overall Security Company"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Paragon Security full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Moderate Benefits, good choice of locations, good hours.

    Cons

    High industry turn over.

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    Paragon Security2019-09-20
  8. "Paragon"

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    Former Employee - Security Officer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Paragon Security full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Overtime pay is available which some companies do not allow.

    Cons

    Company not bad but they do not back employees. Management at certain sites are racist and will find reason to get rid of you if they don’t like you.

    Paragon Security2019-09-26
  9. "Overall Review"

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    Current Employee - Security Guard in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Paragon Security full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Management is nice and helpful for the most part.

    Cons

    You have to pay for your uniform. Takes a big chunk of out every pay check.

    Paragon Security2019-09-25
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Not as Good as they use to be"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Paragon Security full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lots of hour avalible

    Cons

    Mgt staff are not responsive to their field staff. Office looks nice but not enough quality people working in the office.

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    Paragon Security2019-09-04
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