Security as a Career

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As security professionals at  we have all made careers out of the security industry. Speaking from my own experience it has been hard work and difficult times but for the most part a very rewarding and enjoyable journey. When new entrants come into the industry they do it for a variety of reasons. Some just want to get any type …

Current and Future Trends in Retail Crime

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The representative body for employers within the retail sector ‘Retail Ireland’ recently presented to our Government a presentation on current issues affecting retail businesses nationwide. While I was not present at the briefing I have read several of the press releases about what was contained in the briefing. The information presented was a realistic assessment on the current condition of …

Invest in Yourself- ‘Always be Learning’

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A past graduate on my security management programme called me up recently for a talk. Since doing the course he had received a promotion to a supervisor position and he wanted to know what is it he needed to do to take the next step up. This person is a highly skilled individual and has been part of the security …

Becoming a Security Supervisor – Taking the first step on the ladder

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I remember my first day as a supervisor within the security industry. I hadn’t even got the job title of security supervisor but I was asked by my manager to be the supervisor on an event. I came to work with my shirt extra crisp, my shoes extra shined and my chest puffed out like how I thought all great …