Companies Are Hiring Security Guards

With the unemployment rate at about 15 percent, there is one industry that is enjoying full employment—security services. Security guards are in demand in just about every sector of the economy, with an even higher need expected as businesses start reopening. Compliance Duties. Security guards have been tasked with ensuring customers follow social distancing and […]

Cities Hiring Security Guards For Parks and Beaches

As stay-at-home restrictions ease, cities are hiring security guards to patrol now-open parks and beaches to ensure patrons follow distancing and other safety guidelines. In Malibu, city officials hired guards to enforce no parking rules near its beaches, parks and hiking trails. Expect to see more security guards at city and county-run locations. This means […]

Security Guards Keeping Safe While Safeguarding Others

The need for security guards—at hospitals, public places, private businesses, banks, grocery stores—has never been higher. The security guard industry was already experiencing record growth. Because of current conditions, security guard companies are actively recruiting and training guards to meet the demand. Security Guard Training.  Applicants go through a thorough screening and training process. They […]

Traits Of A Top Security Guard

People expect a security guard to be well trained in security and safety measures. Acquiring these skills and passing the required license certification courses is just the start. There is so much more to being a first-rate security guard. Excellent Communication Skills. Much of a security guard’s duties involve interacting with the public. This interaction […]

Critical Role of Hospital Security Guards

With the growing concern about the coronavirus, hospitals are on high alert when receiving new patients. Hospital security guards stationed in emergency rooms are on the front lines. In addition to their duties of helping manage the flow of patients and addressing violent or unruly patient behavior, emergency room security guards must now be on […]

Don’t Let Wedding Crashers and Thieves Ruin Your Big Day

Wedding season is upon us. A lot goes into a wedding—selecting the location, food, music, guest list, invitations, decorations, attire—but how about wedding security? If you’re arranging a large reception, especially where alcohol is plentiful, you must be prepared for the possibility of unruly guests, wedding crashers (hoping to nab free drinks and food) and […]

Fumigating a Home Kills Termites But Attracts Another Type of Invading Pest: Burglars

A home covered by a big fumigation tent is a tempting target to burglars willing to risk breathing toxic air for the chance to rob the property of its valuables. Tented homes are easy, unsecured targets. Homeowners would never think of leaving for several days with windows wide open, but that’s what happens when a […]

Securing Your Identity

Identity theft has risen exponentially in the 21st Century. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 17.6 million people were victims of identity theft in 2014. A criminal who obtains your personal information can access bank accounts, credit card accounts and apply for credit cards using your name. Many victims are unaware that a theft […]

Stand Up to Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is unwanted, uninvited sexual attention. It is embarrassing, offensive, intimidating and illegal! Sexual harassment takes on many forms. It can include rude jokes or suggestive remarks, inappropriate staring, embarrassing whistles or similar sounds, insulting remarks about sexual orientation and non-consensual physical contact. If you’re a victim of sexual harassment at work, know your […]

Personal Safety Tips

Being aware of our surroundings can go a long way to avoid dangerous situations. Unfortunately, we are becoming more oblivious to the world around us—content to keep our heads down, engrossed in our cell phones. Nonetheless, here is some common sense advice we should all follow. –Be cognizant of your surroundings. Look behind, to the […]

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