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Event planners and security companies must work together to run any successful special event. Here are 4 key tips for your next event security & safety plan.

The High Cost of NOT Using Guard Management Software

Using guard management software can be cheaper than not using it. How? We ran the numbers to determine the true costs of manual operations.

How to Get Security Company Referrals By Setting Expectations Early

Referrals are an important part of running a successful security company. When you take on a new client, you should already be thinking of ways that you can earn referrals down the road.

Why I Bought Guard Management Software 5 Years Ago

Guard management software helped Johnny Page grow his family security business by improving communication and accountability.

8 Proven Strategies for Reducing Guard Call Offs and Attendance Issues

It is not reasonable to expect perfect security guard attendance from employees; however, chronic call offs and tardiness should be addressed quickly. Here are some helpful tips for contending with attendance issues at your security company.

3 Reasons Every Security Company Should Provide Summary Reports

An incident summary report should quantify the impact of your security services contract. Learn how to best deliver your next report with these tips.

Security Professionals Top 19 Blogs and Publications

The security industry is evolving at a dizzying pace. However, staying in the know isn’t as overwhelming and time-consuming as you might think. Stay updated on current trends and technology by following these industry publications and blogs.

Turning Average Security Guards into Top Rated Employees

A hiring strategy that only focuses on sourcing the top 10% of the available employees will leave you short on officers. You have to hone the ability to train average guards into top performing employees.

5 Signs It's Time to Upgrade Your Guard Tour System

Using dated technology for your guard tours can be costly. Here are five signs that it's time to take a hard look at your existing guard tour system and consider making a change. The security industry has razor thin margins. There is no room in the budget for tools that don't deliver a big ROI.

Should Security Companies Charge for the Use of Guard Management Software?

The use of guard management software continues to increase in popularity across the security industry. Which begs the question, should security companies charge clients more for the use of technology? Or better yet.. How should should security companies charge clients for the use of technology?

How Allied Universal Acquisitions Affects Your Security Company

How can Allied Universal's recent acquisition affect your security company? Here are 7 strategies to help you stay competitive and win contracts with value rather than price in the industry.

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