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Allied Universal looking to hire 30,000

April 15, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal announced it is seeking to hire more than 30,000 security professionals and administrative staff to fill positions located throughout the nation over the next two months.In spite of the uncertainty that COVID-19 has caused, there are still many industries, such as security services, that are currently hiring to fill essential roles, the company said.“We are increasing security for existing accounts as well as adding security for new clients,” Allied...

Allied Universal, Coronavirus, COVID19, Hiring, Steve Jones


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General News

Readers see a need for more diversity within security

September 25, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As security becomes a top industry in which to build a career, the industry is seeing a shortage of qualified, diverse candidates. To get a better gauge of where the industry is at on this topic, this month's poll focuses on recruitment and diversity in security.When asked if the security industry is suffering a talent shortage due to a lack of diverse, qualified candidates, the majority of respondents, 75 percent, said yes, with 19 percent saying no and the remaining 6 percent...

Diversity, Hiring, women in security


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Commercial

The No. 1 idea for hiring the right salespeople

September 25, 2019Chris Peterson

There are several reasons that can explain a low success rate in hiring salespeople; however, one reason that often gets overlooked is that companies get fooled during the interview process. Think about it - the job of a salesperson is to impact a company to buy something. During an interview process, they're selling themselves. Even bad salespeople usually perform well in front of an audience; they typically fail for other reasons.So, how can companies increase their probability of hiring the right...

Chris Peterson, Hiring, Vector Firm


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General News

ESA and SIA team up to create workforce development strategies

March 6, 2019SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) and the Security Industry Association (SIA) are collaborating on a joint strategy to help their members identify, recruit and retain qualified employees for a variety of professional roles within manufacturer and integrator businesses.These workforce development efforts - guided by the input of a task force of SIA and ESA members - will align on three key objectives:• Outreach to schools, colleges and universities to increase...

Don Erickson, ESA, Hiring, Merlin Guilbeau, SIA, Workforce


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