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Optimize The Time Of Your Security Guards With Security Guard App

Most managers focus on improving the efficiency of their back-office team in order to streamline the work of their security guard company. There’s no denying that improving this area is vital, but optimizing the time of your security guards is also essential. Many security companies use security guard management apps, and they have experienced a powerful positive impact. These apps increase guard accountability and streamline many tasks associated with guard patrols, which helps to optimize time for your entire security team. This enables a security guard company and its manager [...]

By |2022-06-22T03:46:23+00:00May 26, 2022|Industry Trends|0 Comments

Which DAR Solution Would Be Best For Your Security Company?

The past method of (DARs) or daily activity reports required filling out paperwork upon paperwork and the papers were filled with what the guard remembered regarding what happened during the day. Because of this method, oftentimes, incidents were filed inappropriately, events were misunderstood, and annoyed managers sought information that guards failed to provide. The dark ages of DAR were shown the light by the digitalization of reporting through spreadsheets or more intuitive security guard daily activity report software. This has vastly improved the way security companies manage the daily activity [...]

By |2022-02-23T06:38:46+00:00February 17, 2022|Industry Trends|0 Comments

Benefits of Switching to Mobile Patrol Apps for Security Guards

Mobile patrol apps for security guards present a variety of benefits, such as greater control over schedules and the ability to work remotely. They also help in delivering reports and instant information regarding the site. This, in turn, leads to increased efficiency and productivity. Security guards can also access schedule information, check-in/out, swap shifts, chat with each other, and do much more. Let’s take a look at the advantages of switching to mobile patrol apps for security guards. Various Uses A mobile patrol app is designed for multi-purpose uses. Typically, [...]

By |2022-02-23T09:54:33+00:00February 1, 2022|Industry Trends|0 Comments

What Qualities Make a Good Security Guard

When you are hiring security guards, you are hiring them to serve a purpose. Whether they will be able to serve that purpose successfully depends on their qualities. If you want to have very good security guard service, then you must hire the right individual for the job. So, what qualities make a good security guard? And what should you look for in applicants? Integrity Integrity is the most essential quality you should look for in a security guard. You want guards that have a strong moral compass and will [...]

By |2021-09-01T08:21:24+00:00August 31, 2021|Industry Trends|1 Comment

Know The Various Types Of Security Guards

The roles of a security guard vary. That is why security guards are of different types. While some of these roles require normal training, others need in-depth as well as specialized instruction.  Patrol Security Guards Some clients want security guards to patrol a location or several locations. Patrol security guards are proficient in this as they are knowledgeable in dealing with the equipment provided by the security agency, and they are trained in driving a patrol vehicle. Patrol security guards are commonly visible in universities or colleges with large campuses. [...]

By |2021-07-18T12:35:57+00:00July 18, 2021|Industry Trends, Latest Articles|0 Comments

Challenges Security Guard Companies Are Facing Due To Covid-19

COVID-19 is a pandemic that has hit businesses in every single sector and area hard. The security guard industry that had been immune to such situations in the past is facing its share of challenges financially. Thus, forcing the security guard companies to change their ways of managing the workforce and the way security services are delivered to better serve the clients and changed security needs. Here’s a list of a few challenges and ways Guardso guard tour system can help you over them. Increased Number Of No Shows Security guards [...]

By |2020-06-20T17:48:59+00:00June 20, 2020|Industry Trends, Latest Articles|1 Comment

The Year In Review: Our Top Blog Posts For 2019

2020 is going to be fantastic! As we left behind a decade, we would like to take a look back over the top read content on Guardso blog that had our readers engaged and informed. Out of hundreds of posts, we covered the most read topics in each category, from security guard management to sales & marketing for every security guard and the security guard company. Enjoy the top most visited blog posts below with a short introduction - just in case you missed them! Security Guard Management How To [...]

By |2020-05-27T05:04:00+00:00January 23, 2020|Industry Trends|1 Comment

How Security Guard Management Technology Is Reshaping The Guard Industry?

Security guard management technology is evolving at a dizzying speed. Not so long ago, the security guard companies were completely dependent on paperwork, but today that’s not the case. Automating the security operations with the help of a security guard management technology & a mobile patrol app is not only making the manager’s job easier but also their security guards. Communicating with clients could have not got any less effortless. Security guard management technology is reshaping the security guard industry every single day in ways unimaginable. Here’s how we believe [...]

By |2020-05-27T05:07:29+00:00December 4, 2019|Industry Trends|1 Comment

Metrics That’ll Help Enhance Your Reputation As Security Guard Company

As a market player, it is implicit that you understand that the growth of your security guard company is directly related to your brand value. And a great brand comes from building a good reputation. A good reputation is an asset that does not reflect on your balance sheet but boosts the value of every asset listed in the account book. Apart from the quantitative criteria used to measure business results and growth, you need to define some metrics you can use to measure and enhance your reputation as a [...]

By |2020-05-27T05:17:03+00:00September 30, 2019|Industry Trends|0 Comments

Enterprise Security Risk Management: An Introduction To The Basics

Enterprise Security Risk Management or ESRM for long has been one of the most important initiatives undertaken by ASIS that has been designed to change the way security guard industry and every private security officer functions. Its philosophy encourages businesses to recognize that security-related tasks can affect all of their departments. It encourages to not think security as an afterthought, but a proactive way to make the organization resilient by protecting what keeps it running. Enterprise Security Risk Management: What Is It? Enterprise Security Risk Management, as the name suggests, [...]

By |2020-05-27T05:19:10+00:00September 10, 2019|Industry Trends|0 Comments

The 5 Best Labor-Saving Technologies A Private Patrol Company Can Employ

Over the past few decades, technology has evolved at a dizzying speed transforming almost every job on the planet, and no private patrol company is untouched. While the physical security is witnessing a paradigm shift in technology, with the growing use of smartphones, high-end video surveillance cameras & drones, sophisticated integrated access control systems and the first versions of robot-guards, labor costs still take a major part in expense split of almost every private patrol company. The best way to keep the labor costs under control is to incorporate the [...]

By |2020-05-27T05:24:38+00:00August 20, 2019|Industry Trends|0 Comments

How To Implement Data-Driven Decision Making Using A Patrol Guard Tour System?

If you want to sustain and grow in the present competitive market, walking by assumptions can be fatal. A security firm must realize the value of data-driven decision making and the utility of a patrol guard tour system in realizing this objective. Using a security reporting system is a smart strategy that makes it convenient for you to collect ground reports, and understand as well as analyze the on-site scenarios to make your business more competitive and agile. What follows are the ways you can incorporate data-driven decision making into [...]

By |2020-05-27T05:21:46+00:00July 16, 2019|Industry Trends|2 Comments
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