It’s exceedingly difficult to predict workplace violence, and there is no easy solution to stop it altogether, however, reference checking is a preventative step that employers can take to reduce the risk.
It's cliché but true: One bad apple gives the whole bunch a bad name. When hiring new officers for private security, one untrained security officer can ruin both your company's brand and the reputation of the industry as a whole.
Who are the thought-leaders pushing the security industry forward, in government, cybersecurity, corporate security and education? Learn about this year’s security champions in our annual Most Influential People in Security report. Also in this issue: Data security concerns for healthcare institutions; ruggedized security technology; covert surveillance installations; how to polish up your resume and references; infinity background screening for workplace violence risk mitigation and more.