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Changing of the Guards: How the Private Security Industry is Evolving

Changing of the Guards: How the Private Security Industry is Evolving The global private security industry is worth $7 billion a year, yet it remains largely unregulated. The role the security personnel play in people’s lives can’t be overemphasized since they outnumber sworn police officers. It was the threat of terrorism after the 9/11 attacks [...]

By | 2019-09-28T11:41:53+00:00 September 28th, 2019|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|Tags: |

The Rise of Specialization Among Security Services

The Rise of Specialization Among Security Services One of the most significant effects of the information age has been the rise of specialization and outsourcing. Before the ubiquity of the world wide web, a merchant had to do everything there is to do within their given field to remain competitive. They had to become the [...]

By | 2019-08-16T09:32:27+00:00 August 16th, 2019|Categories: Security Industry News|

Protecting Your Bottom Line: 7 Tips to Secure More Executive Security Protection and Security Guard Clients

Protecting Your Bottom Line: 7 Tips to Secure More Executive Security Protection and Security Guard Clients There are over a million people working in the security industry today. While only a fraction of those are in the private executive security sector, it's still a fiercely competitive market. However, if you're not actively working to get new clients, [...]

By | 2019-07-25T09:29:35+00:00 July 25th, 2019|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|

When Communication is Your Best De-Escalation Technique: Adopting Customer Service Skills in the Security Guard Sector

When Communication is Your Best De-Escalation Technique: Adopting Customer Service Skills in the Security Guard Sector Security guard employment is expected to grow 6% by 2026. For security guard companies, this means the demand for security is growing and you need the best talent on your team. But your security guards should serve more than [...]

By | 2019-06-27T08:21:42+00:00 June 27th, 2019|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|Tags: , |

8 of the Top Security Trends to Adopt in 2019

8 of the Top Security Trends to Adopt in 2019 Adapting is how we stay on top! Here are eight of the top security trends your company should adopt for the new year! Did you know that the security guard industry market cap is predicted to reach 240 billion by 2020? Not only is this industry [...]

By | 2019-05-30T09:34:35+00:00 May 30th, 2019|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|

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

Many people who work as security guards or who are interested in the field are unaware of laws and regulations dictating how many hours they work. Keep reading to learn more about security guard rights.

By | 2019-04-29T12:38:25+00:00 April 29th, 2019|Categories: El Dorado News, Security Industry News|Tags: , |

Hiring Security Guards: What All Security Companies Should Know

Hiring Security Guards: What All Security Companies Should Know Are you thinking about hiring security guards? Ensure you're prepared before the hiring process. Read this guide and know what to look for in a security guard. Whether you own a business or have a large home, ensuring your safety and the security of others is [...]

By | 2019-03-26T09:51:39+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: Security Industry News|

What Security System Features are Customers Looking For? A Complete Guide

What Security System Features are Customers Looking For? A Complete Guide Despite the fact that a home is the most valuable asset that the majority of Americans have, only 17% have a security system. However, it could be as the technology for security systems advances, more people will find a growing list of security system features [...]

By | 2019-03-26T09:50:29+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News, Security Industry News|

Better Processes Help Process Servers Minimize Risk and Maximize Coverage

Better Processes Help Process Servers Minimize Risk and Maximize Coverage Process serving is a crucial part of the American justice system. Without the process server’s role of notifying involved parties of pending legal actions, there would be no Due Process of Law. While it is important to be sure papers are served in a timely [...]

By | 2019-02-28T10:13:25+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Categories: El Dorado News, Private Investigator Industry News, Security Industry News|

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 [...]

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