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Discover Top 2023 Physical Security Technology Trends
Innovative and automated surveillance and communication technologies are needed to augment the guard workforce and reduce stress levels on overburdened employees. This article examines several key physical security challenges facing the private security industry in 2023, and how new physical security technology can be used to overcome them.
5 Benefits of Using HR Recruitment Software for Security Businesses
Security businesses want to hire the right guards and admin staff. Ideally, they’d like to keep them around as well. Recruitment software can help you find the right employees with less work while at the same time improving employee retention.
Top 10 Security Company Marketing Tips
How do you market a security guard company, or more specifically, how do you win new clients for a security guard company? There is no single “right” way to market your security guard business; you need a unique and effective marketing plan. Utilize these marketing ideas to improve the marketing strategy of your security guard…
Top 12 HR & Payroll Service Features for Security Operations
As a business in the security industry, you’ve got a few options when it comes to HR and payroll. You can do it all manually in-house, outsource to a bookkeeper or CPA, or you can choose an HR and payroll service provider which comes in the form of HCM software.
How to Win Security Contracts and Beat The Competition
Win more contracts, stand out from the crowd, and be the go-to security firm in your region by understanding the market, and following these tips.
Holiday Security Services: More Than A Seasonal Opportunity
Holiday season is here and for most that means it’s time to relax, maybe take a little year-end vacation, spend some time with family, go to parties and events, and do a little shopping. But for those in the private security industry the holidays can be the busiest time of year. Providing security services during…
3 Ways Contract Security Can Improve Customer Retention
Recessions affect all industries, but it seems like the physical security sector is affected from two sides. On the one side, supply chain disruptions (a leading cause of the current economic situation) have limited companies’ abilities to procure equipment and supplies. The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics reports an 8.3% price increase on all…
Are Police Shortages Impacting the Security Industry?
“We’re stretched thin.” That statement exemplifies the situation across many police departments across the US, which are struggling with critical staffing shortages. According to a recent CNN report, “Departments in places like Kansas City, Atlanta, Portland, Dallas, and Seattle are facing staffing shortages numbering in the hundreds.” How bad is the police officer shortage? According…
Smart Business Moves to Grow Security Firms in the Recession
Learn what savvy business leaders do when they sense an economic downturn on the horizon.
How To Grow Your Security Business During A Recession
It’s critical to start recession proofing your business. If you haven’t started recession planning yet, now is the time.
5 Ways to Recession-proof Your Security Guard Company
How can you know if we are heading for a recession? The answer depends on who you ask. It seems like everyone is waiting for the other shoe to drop. When it does, many contract security firm owners, especially those starting a security company, worry the impact will be devastating on their business. And rightly…