Are Security Jobs Dangerous?

When you think of dangerous jobs what pops into mind? Construction workers? Commercial Fisherman?Factory Work? Farming? Police work? What about being a security officer? “How hard can it be to watch a building all night?” you might say. They walk the fence once an hour and look for any suspicious activity. If an officer sees […]

Where To Take A Security Guard Test?

Licensing? Training? Where do I start? Are you asking yourself where to take a security guard test? Are you looking for a career as a Security Officer? We get a lot of questions from our brand new Security Officers – and one of the most common ones is “where do I take the test?” Most […]

7 Tips for Working the Night Shift

Security guards, firefighters, policemen, nurses, cleaning crews, and more, all experience working night shifts. It’s estimated that 6 million people work the night shift in the US. In our current bustling economy, many industries need help during off hours. This means more shifts need to be filled at all hours of the week. But what […]

In The News: San Antonio Security Guard Honored

The San Antonio ASIS Chapter will be honoring Security Officer DeLaFuente on their June 7th Meeting. ASIS San Antonio has started a tradition of honoring private sector security officers who have shown outstanding achievement. Awardees presented with ASIS Coin and “Letter of Recognition” from Chapter Chair. In order to receive the honor, Officers must be […]

Security Guard Stories: Man Saves Life with CPR

When you employ over 2,000 security guards around the united states – you’re bound to get stories. We love our guards and are proud of the work they do. Every now and then we hear of a story that really makes us appreciate the great security guards we employ. We like to share these stories […]

7 Sayings a Security Guard Shouldn’t Use

One of the biggest roles of a successful security guard is how well they communicate. Think about it – from talking with clients/guests, authority figures, writing reports, or addressing a hostile person – how well a security guard communicates will determine how people view him as successful, and in turn how they will view the […]

3 Traits to Look for in Security Companies

As someone that is actively seeking employment in the security industry, it is always advantageous to get to know the different companies that you will be applying for. Not only does this help you in the interview process but it will also help you to weed out companies that don’t fit your needs, or ultimately […]

Get Your Resume Out There For Security Guard Jobs

Are you ready to get your resume out there for security jobs? Although it is possible to apply for one or two security guard jobs and end up getting hired, looking for a job in this manner will only keep your chances of landing a job to a minimum. It is important to get your […]

Security Guard Interview Questions: Will You Be Prepared?

Are you prepared for the security guard interview questions? Making a big decision to look for security guard employment is usually followed by plenty of research. Once you have your sights set on the security guard job you want to go after, you will have to create a new resume and start thinking about what […]

Do You Have What It Takes To Become A Security Guard?

Do You Have What It Takes To Become A Security Guard? Security guards are officers who have been assigned to protect people and their property. This may include having to detect crimes such as fighting, stealing or burglary. A security guard does not have to detect other crimes such as a vehicle accident or a […]