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Unsung Heroes Series

"A company is only as good as the people it keeps"

Our employees are the most important assets of our organization.

They are the ones who carry us forward.

To appreciate their efforts, we run a series of interviews

that give insights related to their experience within the organization.

Sucha Singh

Employee of the month:

April 2024

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How long have you been with us?

I have been with the Security Guard Group since October 2022.

What is your best memory at SGG?  

 Support from my whole team is the best part

Where do you see yourself in the future of Security Guard Group? 

I want to serve as a supervisor in this team.

What initiated you to become a security guard? 

Public service always fascinated me.

What excites you about your role at SGG?

What excites me most about my role at SGG is the ability to take part in public service.

Tony Zhaoda

Employee of the month:

Dec 2023

Tony Zhaoda Security Guard Group Windsor

How long have you been with us?

I have had the privilege of working for this esteemed Security Guard Group for around six months, during which time I have experienced unparalleled support and been regarded as an esteemed member of the team.

What is your best memory at SGG?  

One of the most remarkable experiences I have had with SGG is the exceptional quality of our management team. Having worked for numerous companies in the past, I can confidently say that SGG surpasses them all. From the very beginning, SGG has provided unwavering support and consistently exceeded expectations. The management team has proven to be highly approachable, readily addressing any issues or concerns that arise. I have never encountered a company that demonstrates as much care and dedication as SGG does. Being a member of this team brings me genuine happiness and fulfillment.

Where do you see yourself in the future of Security Guard Group? 

I envision a future where I continue to thrive and evolve within the Security Guard Group, embracing fresh obstacles and making valuable contributions to the organization's triumph. My aspiration is to remain a part of SGG until my ultimate goal is achieved.

What initiated you to become a security guard? 

I became a security guard to develop courage and the ability to deal with challenging life situations. The position gave me the opportunity to develop courage and responsibility to ensure the safety of the site. I believe I can add value to our company as a security guard because I'm passionate about security operations and value the safety of others. I also have strong skill sets in organization, communication, and observation.

What initiated you to become a security guard? 

The most encouraging reason to pursue security guard position is the eager and enthusiasm to serve community and society, or in other words, helping people which make me feel meaningful for my efforts that spend during work. This empower me as a member to participate and contribute myself to society which I'd like to dedicate for making it better.

What excites you about your role at SGG?

One aspect that truly captivates me about my position at SGG is the sense of being more than just a mere employee number, as SGG genuinely demonstrates concern for its employees. The distinctive factor that sets SGG apart from other organizations is its exceptional communication with management. SGG actively listens to your thoughts and opinions, thereby significantly enhancing the ease and efficiency of your work.

Sandhya Bathula

Employee of the month:

Sept 2023

Sandhya Bathula Security Guard Group Companies Windsor

How long have you been with us?

I have been working with the Security Guard Group for approximately 6-7 months.

What is your best memory at SGG?  

My best memory at SGG was when I received career advice from some of our clients. It was an unexpected interaction that left a lasting impression, showing the value of the relationships we build in our profession.

Where do you see yourself in the future of Security Guard Group? 

In the future at Security Guard Group, I envision myself taking on more responsibility and leadership roles within the organization.

What initiated you to become a security guard? 

I became a security guard to cultivate bravery and the ability to handle challenging situations in life. The role offered me an opportunity to develop courage and a sense of responsibility to ensure the site's safety.

What excites you about your role at SGG?

Working at Security Guard Group is exciting due to the honor of being to be handling one of the prestigious project in Ontario and the potential for future career growth. It's an exciting blend of responsibility and opportunity.

Carman Tugwood

Employee of the month:

June 2023

Carman Tugwood Security Guard Group Companies London

How long have you been with us?

 I have been with the company since spring of 2022.

What is your best memory at SGG?  

My best memory is ongoing staff relationships, always assuring them and assisting them to the best of my ability gaining their trust and confidence and bringing their concerns to management as necessary.

Where do you see yourself in the future of Security Guard Group? 

My future with SGG is contingent upon management growth and continuing to see quality guards join our staff. Truthfully my experience and efforts are best utilized as part of this team in whatever role is necessary, required or offered by the company.

What initiated you to become a security guard? 

What influenced me to become a security guard? I had always wanted to be a police officer when young but unfortunately I was 1 inch short of the height requirement when I wanted to join. Thankfully thinking has changed! I think that protection of people and property is a valuable part of a security guard’s character. This includes those we may have to escort from our premises and sometimes they leave with a $5 bill because a security guard is a human being first.

What excites you about your role at SGG?

I think the future prospect of seeing this company as a relatively new one expanding its share of the market in the field of security. Being a supervisor allows me to play a supportive and trustworthy role to both management and our staff of guards.

Georgina Al Zablu

Employee of the month:

April 2023

Georgina Al Zablu Security Guard Group Companies Chatham

How long have you been with us?

I have been working with SGG for seven months.

What is your best memory at SGG?  

My best memory of working with SGG was when one night while I was doing a car patrol, a young man was trespassing. I saw him and asked him to leave the site as no one was allowed to be there during those hours. I performed my duty and reported. I felt good with the authority that I had. Instances like this have made me feel proud of the work I do. Also, the owners of the location I work have told me that they appreciate me for doing my job properly. 

Where do you see yourself in the future of Security Guard Group? 

I see myself continuing to grow and develop within the Security Guard Group, taking on new challenges and contributing to the company's success. I would love to continue working with SGG until I get hired as a police officer.

What initiated you to become a security guard? 

I am a police foundations student and I am passionate about careers in law enforcement. Working as a security guard was the first step to follow through that path and gain experience in this field. 

Ravneet Kaur

Employee of the month:

February 2023

Ravneet Kaur Security Guard Group Companies Toronto

How long have you been here?

I have been a part of this company for over 2 months. 


What excites you about your role at SGG?

The thing that excites me the most about my role at SGG is that I have been given the responsibility of securing one of the biggest projects of North America. It is the trust and confidence of my superiors, team and the client that they put in me which excites me the most.
 

What is your best memory at SGG?

Till now, my best memory with SGG was my first day of orientation . I did not feel once that I was new in the company. I was made feel as a part and really enjoyed interacting with everyone there.


Tell us your best day in SGG?

 The best day at SGG is no doubt the day when my work was recognised by my company and I was chosen as Employee of The Month. 

Joseph Pelley

Employee of the month:

November

Joseph Pelly Security Guard Group Companies London

How long have you been with us?

I have been with the company since March 1, so eight months.

What do you do at Security Guard Group?

I perform security and concierge duties at the location where I work. I help clients and visitors locate the right individual or department. I ensure everything and everyone is safeguarded. I make sure all the equipment is secure and cannot be accessed by unauthorized individuals. I log all visitors and ensure that their badges are scanned. I also keep records of all the activity at the site. I collect and report any concerns or issues to my manager. Doing this work requires discretion, patience, and excellent customer service skills.

What did initiate you to become a security guard? 

I worked in a call center for nine years. I sat in a cubicle on the phone. I wanted a job where I could move around and not be verbally abused all the time, so I chose security work. It has been gratifying so far.

What do you like about working at Security Guard Group? 

Everything and everyone. It is the folks who make the work more enjoyable, from management to guards. You know what I mean, right? Being an employee instead of an employee number makes the work worthwhile. From the hiring process to daily activities, being an SGG employee means that you are part of something bigger than yourself. You are a member of a team that makes a difference in the lives of others. You are a piece of the puzzle that makes this company the best in the industry. You are part of a culture that makes you proud each and every day.

What is your best memory at Security Guard Group?

Honestly, my best memory is my interactions with management. They are easy to talk to and have a good sense of humor. They also make sure to help you with any issues or concerns you may have. Management at Security Guard Group is very helpful and supportive, and that makes Security Guard Group great to work for.

Tell us your best day at Security Guard Group?

My best day was my first day with the company. I was leaving a very stressful job behind and beginning a new phase of my life. I started my first day with a fresh outlook on life and an eagerness to learn. From the very first day, I was welcomed into the company with open arms and a genuine desire to see me succeed. The culture within the company was one of a supportive and close-knit family. Every day, I am still amazed at the amount of support and genuine care that flows through the company. I have been given every opportunity to succeed, and I have never been more excited in my life.

Where do you see yourself in the future of Security Guard Group? 

I enjoy the work that I do and the people that I work with. I see a long future with SGG because I am dedicated to growing in the position that I have and always looking to learn more and better my skills.

Jashanjit Singh

Employee of the month:

July

Jashanjit Singh Security Guard Group Companies Chatham

How long have you been with us?

I have been with this precious organization for little more than a year now.

 

What do you do at Security Guard Group?

My job role is to complete the assigned tasks and complete my job duties maintaining the safe environment for everyone either be it the covering of a special event for crowd control or to make sure equipments’ safety from theft, vandalism, and/or unauthorized use at regular job sites.

 

What excites you about your role at Security Guard Group?

The most exciting part of the job is that we get a-lot of exposure in the field, acting as company’s face starting a new site communicating with clients for the first time , covering special events like music festivals as it also helps us improve our social skills.

 

What is your best memory at Security Guard Group?

My best memory of working at SGG is how helpful our team is, there was a time when i had to call sick for a week because of back pain, and our director of operations and our supervisor both were very supportive and they even helped me after those sick day off by letting me choose my schedule according to my comfort.

 

Tell us your best day at Security Guard Group?

Covering a special event is always on the list of best days I have at SGG.

Gurkaran Bhambrah

Employee of the month:

March 2024

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How long have you been with us?

I have been with the Security Guard Group for almost a year now, and each day has been a rewarding experience. Though it's been just over 11 months, I've had the opportunity to learn and grow professionally in ways I never imagined. 

What is your best memory at SGG?  

One significant improvement I've witnessed during my time at SGG is the introduction of the trailer for our use. Previously, during hot or cold days, we would often find ourselves sitting in our cars for extended periods. However, thanks to the company's initiative to utilize the trailer, we now have a more comfortable and conducive environment during our shifts. This change has not only enhanced our comfort but also increased our efficiency and morale while on dutyg support and consistently exceeded expectations. The management team has proven to be highly approachable, readily addressing any issues or concerns that arise. I have never encountered a company that demonstrates as much care and dedication as SGG does. Being a member of this team brings me genuine happiness and fulfillment.

Where do you see yourself in the future of Security Guard Group? 

In the future of Security Guard Group, I envision myself continuing to grow professionally within the company. I aspire to take on additional responsibilities and contribute to the advancement of our security protocols and services. Ultimately, I aim to become a trusted leader within the organization.

What initiated you to become a security guard? 

Beginning my journey in the security industry as a security guard is just the starting step toward advancing in this field. Motivated by my passion for ensuring the safety and well-being of others, I recognized the importance of security in our society early on. Becoming a security guard was not only a natural fit for me but also the initial step towards utilizing my skills and dedication to make a positive impact in the community. It serves as a foundation upon which I aim to build a successful and fulfilling career, aspiring to advance and grow professionally within this dynamic industry.

What excites you about your role at SGG?

What excites me most about my role at SGG is the opportunity to ensure the safety and security of our clients and their property. Knowing that I play a crucial part in maintaining a secure environment gives me a sense of purpose and fulfillment.

Jesspreet Grewal

Employee of the month:

Oct 2023

Jesspreet Grewal Security Guard Group Windsor

How long have you been with us?

I have been employed by this respected, supported, and treated like family Security Guard Group for approximately four months, where I have received exceptional support and have been treated like a valued member of the team.

What is your best memory at SGG?  

One of my fondest memories at SGG is that I would like to take this moment to thank all my colleagues, management and senior management for honoring me as the unsung hero of the month of October and for nominating me for my nomination because I always work hard and always be present first. I can deal with problems as they arise because I am a team player.

My best memory of working with SGG is the quality of our management team. I have worked for many large corporations and various security companies and SGG takes it to the next level and always goes above and beyond.

Where do you see yourself in the future of Security Guard Group? 

In the future, I see myself taking on more responsibility and leadership roles within the Security Guard Group alongside this organization. My future goals within Security Guard Group include gaining my firearms license and ability to be an armed security officer. I have career goals that include leading a team, supporting law enforcement in every way possible, and protecting the public from harm for many years to come. I recently graduated with my General Business Diploma from Niagara College in June 2023. I have many years of experience and understanding in supply chain management as well in logistics.

What initiated you to become a security guard? 

I became a security guard to develop courage and the ability to deal with challenging life situations. The position gave me the opportunity to develop courage and responsibility to ensure the safety of the site. I believe I can add value to our company as a security guard because I'm passionate about security operations and value the safety of others. I also have strong skill sets in organization, communication, and observation.

What excites you about your role at SGG?

There are a lot of elements that interest me about this role from the job description, but one of the key elements that really appealed to me is that I feel I would be a great fit within the company culture. I want to work in a progressive team and the collaboration of this company is something that interested me in this job. Working at Security Guard Group is instigative and it’s my honour and being part of handling one of the prestigious biggest projects at NextStar Energy a important common adventure between LG Energy Solution Global and Stellantis, on a charge to revise the Electric Vehicle assiduity.

Jashandeep Singh

Employee of the month:

August 2023

Jashandeep Singh Security Guard Group Comapnies Toronto

How long have you been with us?

I have been with The Security Guard Group organization since April 2023.

What is your best memory at SGG?  

Working with different people and at new locations. The good memory was when I was assigned to work at a beautiful property “Hessenland” in Zurich.

Where do you see yourself in the future of Security Guard Group? 

In the future, I would like to be a part of the mobile patrol unit of the Security Guard Group. Since, I have recently completed my degree in Human Resources, I can also effectively work with the HR team of the SGG. I will effectively also strive to become a supervisor with the SGG and will effectively learn all skills and responsibilities needed to become a supervisor at SGG in the coming future. All these plans can help me to serve more effectively at SGG.

What initiated you to become a security guard? 

I like to protect people and property. Security job provides me to deal with different challenges everyday that helps me to grow. Also it provides ample of opportunities in career growth like advancements in security field and helps me to effectively deal with any situation or crisis that can arise in everyday life.

What excites you about your role at SGG?

The main thing that excites me about my role at SGG is that here I get an opportunity to ensure the safety of people as well as of property. I feel proud to be part of a team that plays an important role in crime prevention.

Srikar Prapulla 

Employee of the month:

May 2023

Srikar Prapulla Security Guard Group Companies Toronto

How long have you been with us?

I have been working with SGG for four and half months.

What is your best memory at SGG?  

There are a lot of best memories and to choose one in particular is tough and if i have to choose one it would be my first day at work where I got a chance to meet Sohail and Hofsep. Our companies management team.

Where do you see yourself in the future of Security Guard Group? 

I see myself taking on new roles, responsibilities and contributing more towards the company's success and be prepared for what is in future for me.

What initiated you to become a security guard? 

I wanted to become a private detective one day and becoming a security guard is the first step in order to achieve the goal and this job fits my way of working as well.

What excites you about your role at SGG?

What excites me is that I meet different people everyday and do my best to make their day great and easier by assisting them and talking to them.

Raveena Devi

Employee of the month: March 2023

Raveena Devi Security Guard Group Companies Toronto

How long have you been with us?

I started with SGG as a security guard 6 months ago. I worked on different sites which helped me in improving my skills, abilities and applicable knowledge. With my experience and security responsibilities towards the clients, I got promoted to a site supervisor position in the short time period.

What excites you about your role at SGG? 

I am so excited about my role because here I get chance to meet people with different culture or religion. I love to connect with people and explore things, it's not just about protecting people from harm but also to built a connection with them to provide confidence and peace of mind. In addition, I am getting alot of experience and knowledge from them.

What is your best memory at SGG?  

There are alot of good memories with SGG, but there is one memory I would love to share. My supervisor Sohail complimented me in front of the other guards that my report writing skills are the best amongst others. It was a great motivation for me to work harder. With my hard work and responsive behaviour he promoted me to the site supervisor position. This is one of the best day in SGG.

Where do you see yourself in the future of Security Guard Group? 

Definitely I see myself in the next 5 years as a Team lead or a position where I can contributing on the technological advancements. I have an IT background and developing SGG as bestest customer service provider in canada would be my goal.

What initiated you to become a security guard? 

I came in this profession because of following reasons: the first and foremost reason because I have Interest in law enforcement. Back in my home country I always wanted to go into law enforcement or related fields. I always have a strong Desire to protect people and prevent harm to property. My other reason is Job stability, security jobs are often in demand, providing job stability and an industry with fast growth and  chance to enhance skills and personal development.

Brandon Wu

Employee of the month: January 2023

Brandon Wu Security Guard Group Companies Windsor

How long have you been here?

It will be one year in March. 


What do you do at SGG?

My job role currently is mobile security. Patrolling property; monitoring large equipment, performing inspections and guarding entry points and verifying visitors. Keeping a daily log and record all activities. I collect information and report back to my manager.


What excites you about your role at SGG?

What excites me about my role at SGG is that I feel that I’m not just an employee number and that SGG cares about you. Communication with management is what separates SGG from other companies. SGG listens to what you have to say and make your job so much easier.
 

What is your best memory at SGG?

My best memory with SGG is how well our management team is. I worked for many different security companies and SGG takes it up another level. SGG has been supportive since day 1 and they always go above and beyond. Management has been very easy to communicate with and they listen to your problems and concerns. I never had a company who cares as much as SGG. I am truly happy to be a part of this team.


Tell us your best day in SGG?

My best day is when I got hired with SGG. I wasn’t expecting much and thought this was just another security company. SGG goes above and beyond to make your job as easy as possible. Every day has been a blessing and thanks to SGG for making that possible. 

Kirandeep Kaur

Employee of the month:

September

Kirandeep Kaur Security Guard Group Companies Brampton

When did you start working with us?

I started working almost 6 or 7 months ago. It was April.Is this your first security job?Yes. It is my first security job. I really enjoy working here. I can't say enough how much I like it.

 

What do you do at Security Guard Group?

I work as a security guard in a meat factory. My responsibilities include issuing badges for the visitorsand patrolling around the building to ensure its security.What do you like about working at Security Guard Group?I love meeting new people, seeing new faces every day, and getting to know new cultures. Ensuringsafety and helping other people are the top values in my life. That is why this position is tailored for me.

 

What is your best memory at Security Guard Group?Once, I took one exceptional course related to my study. Initially, the course was scheduled to be online.But later, the college changed the program delivery method from online to in-person. At that time, Ineeded too many day-offs from the work. My supervisor and my director helped me a lot to set myschedule according to my classes. The management team in Security Guard Group is people focused.They always try to find ways to make our lives better.

 

Could you tell us about your best day at Security Guard Group?

I can’t tell. Because every day is the best day in SGG. I really enjoy working here. Each day, I enjoy everysecond of it. Communicating with new people, gaining an understanding of what they are saying,assisting them, and ensuring their protection is what makes my life enjoyable.

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