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Top 5 Benefits Of Online Learning For Security Guards

High turnover has always been a major challenge for security guard providers. While turnover isn't unique to any industry, the security industry at large typically experiences a high turnover rate with national annual rates of anywhere from 100-300%.

What Workplace Violence Warning Signs do Private Security Companies Need to Know?

Workplace and school violence is a serious problem. In the US, there are more than 15 million incidents every single year. One of the steps to reducing these incidents from happening is to recognize the warning signs that lead to violence.

How to Gain Sales with Security Company Prospecting Tools

The sales process can be incredibly daunting, especially in the physical security industry where the majority of the market is captured by 3 companies. But guess what, just because there’s a goalie, doesn’t mean you can’t score.

4 Access Control Policy Components Every Private Security Company Needs to Consider

Access control is an essential part of physical security that keeps buildings, people, and information safe. But even the fanciest camera software, biometric scanners, and visitor management systems are completely useless if the people using them don’t have any standards to follow.

Why Security Companies Need to Help Prevent Workplace Violence

We’ve seen it happen in movies. You might have seen it happen on one of the properties you secure. A security guard is working in an office building. A freshly fired employee comes out of the boss’ office screaming and cursing. All of a sudden they turn around and go after the boss.

What Security Marketing Tools Are Actually Worth Using?

Investing time and resources into marketing strategies is one of the best things a private security company can do to grow. Luckily, security marketing keeps getting easier and cheaper to do, especially when you have the right marketing tools that can save owners and managers a lot of time.

Women in Security - Weapon X Security, Mish Marie, CEO

At the end of 2020, Thinkcurity set out on a mission to discuss diversity within physical security, wanting to uncover all of the great, unique minds that make up the industry. Within this discussion, we are excited to highlight female physical security leaders who are making an impact within their organizations and our industry. 

Security Guard Training: The Top 8 Trends To Focus On In 2021

In the physical security industry it’s really easy to neglect training your security guards. It can be expensive and time consuming. But the benefits of security training are much higher than its potential costs.

5 Intelligence Gathering Tools To Improve Your Security Risk Assessments

Intelligence gathering sounds like a job for some secret department in the CIA. And even though agencies like the CIA use Intelligence gathering heavily, it’s just as important for security companies.

How Every Security Company Can Grow Through Adding New Services

No matter what stage a private security company is in, growth is a primary goal. The simple answer to growth is winning more contracts. But that is never as simple as it sounds.

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