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Why site supervisors need to engage more with security officers

Site supervisors are vital to the security industry. They bridge the gap between management and security officers, ensuring everyone is on the same page and working towards the same goal. Unfortunately, many site supervisors do not engage with their security officers, leading to misunderstandings and poor performance. In this blog, we’ll discuss why site supervisors …

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How can security companies be more transparent to clients

Transparency is more than just a catchphrase; it is essential to any company’s success. The phrase suggests working easily so that clients may observe and validate your accomplished operations. Quite simply, accountability, transparency, and communication. Security companies are reluctant to practice openness internally, which prevents them from providing the same to their consumers. To succeed, …

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5 Ways to Simplify Your Payroll System

Every employee deserves to be adequately compensated for the work they do. Workers’ hourly rates are best facilitated with a properly working payroll system, which tracks each personnel’s work hours, reimbursable expenses, and time offs, to name a few. Such a system does not need to be complex, but with all things to consider regarding …

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Hiring Process: What to look for in a security officer?

Finding the most suitable applicants for a specific position can be challenging, as you have to assess every applicant by presenting themselves during the interview and their past experiences. As the hiring manager, you must identify your company’s needs and specify the job posts to ensure that you get the best people for the job. …

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Team Building Activities for Security Companies

Coming up with ideas to strengthen your security team’s camaraderie can be challenging. But managers should continuously exert effort to create meaningful connections between employees. This is why team building activities are encouraged as it brings together to have fun outside of work. Security managers have the responsibility to create team building activities that workers …

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Everything You Need to Know About Turnover Costs and Managing the First Year

As the company grows, your responsibilities and tasks also increase, pushing you to hire people to keep up with the demands of the target audience. You get to create amazing teams and maybe end up growing fond of the people under your care. However, not all employees will stay with you forever, as most will …

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How to Train and Support Managers

Managers are an integral part of any security company. They are instrumental in helping their organisation achieve its goals, providing the necessary ground-level leadership that directs resources, processes, and employees towards achieving key objectives. To this end, they map out plans, set goals, and efficiently allocate limited company resources in support of the company’s grand …

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How Can You Use Employee Availability to Improve Your Scheduling Process?

The first step is to know your security employees’ availability. This will help you roster your workforce on days when most casual workers are unavailable. Some of these days are on Public holidays and other special occasions. This can also be achieved by offering flexibility in their schedule. This helps improve both employee retention and …

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Director ID

What is a Director ID and Why is it Required?

Just like other businesses, directors of security companies are required to undergo identity verification and apply for a Director ID (Director Identification Number). Applicants need to verify their identity using existing ATO-held information and identification documents. Directors can process their applications with these three options such as MyGovID, paper form, or by phone. As you …

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