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Business Acquisition: 9 Important Tips for a Security Company Acquisition

Business Acquisition: 9 Important Tips for a Security Company Acquisition If you're looking to acquire a security company, whether a security guard or alarm installation company, it can be a legal minefield. We take a look at some key tips when it comes to security business acquisition. It's not uncommon for a security or alarm [...]

How Digital Marketing Can Help Grow Your Executive Protection Company

How Digital Marketing Can Help Grow Your Executive Protection Company As of 2016, there were 2.5 million positions for business executives in the US job market. With more businesses cropping up to take advantage of high consumer confidence, executive positions are expected to grow by 8% through 2026. What that means for your growing executive-focused security company is [...]

By | 2019-01-29T15:45:41+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|

Security Guard Duties: 9 Responsibilities of a Security Guard

Security Guard Duties: 9 Responsibilities of a Security Guard A good security guard makes all the difference. With proper training and execution of that training, a security guard can prevent very bad things from occurring in a lot of situations. It's dangerous and hectic work, but also exciting and rewarding. A security guard must take their duties [...]

By | 2019-01-29T10:35:05+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|

Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions About Security Guard Training

Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions About Security Guard Training 5 FAQs About Security Guard Training There are over 1 million Security Guard jobs in the United States alone. Amidst security concerns in public settings like schools and on private business campuses, this number is set to grow. For people looking for a career that allows [...]

By | 2018-12-26T19:20:36+00:00 December 26th, 2018|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|

How to Get Your Business Out There: Eight Ways to Market a Security Business

The only way your security business can get clients is with marketing. These eight marketing methods are cheap. Here's how to get your business out there. Whether you're starting a new security business, or you've had yours for a while, when business is slow, something is wrong.

By | 2018-11-29T15:39:35+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|

Six Skills All Security Guards Should Have

Six Skills All Security Guards Should Have Are you looking for a great security guard? No two security guards are created equal. To ensure you hire the right person, look for 6 security guard skills. So, you want to hire a security guard? Well, whether you plan to hire someone to work at a mall [...]

By | 2018-11-05T10:20:19+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|

Interview Techniques: Top 5 Qualities of an Excellent Private Security Guard

Interview Techniques: Top 5 Qualities of an Excellent Private Security Guard Are you hiring new security guards?? Check out the top 5 qualities of an excellent security guard and see if what you think about great security guard skills holds up. If you picture a private security guard, images from a Hollywood movie probably come [...]

By | 2018-09-28T12:43:09+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|

How Many Hours a Week Should Security Guards Work? Understanding Security Guard Rights

How Many Hours a Week Should Security Guards Work? Understanding Security Industry HR. If you have Security Guards on staff, you know the importance of managing schedules and maintaining hours worked. This article gives a refresher of some of the human resource rules for security guards. If you have an HR professional on staff or [...]

By | 2018-10-18T15:14:48+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|

7 Qualities Every Security Guard Should Have

7 Qualities Every Security Guard Should Have Do you want to hire a new security guard for your company? If you're looking for the right employee to bring on that'll guarantee great service wherever they are stationed, take a look at these must-have security guard qualities. Being a security guard requires a unique and refined set [...]

By | 2018-08-29T13:03:47+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|Tags: , |

8 Tips For Your Security Guards Adjusting to Night Shift

 8 Tips For Your Security Guards Adjusting to Night Shift Switching from working days to overnights can be difficult both physically and mentally. These 8 tips are excellent for helping your security guards who are having trouble adjusting to night shift. […]

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