Services of security guards are not seasonal investments. These services are hired by many people either for few days, weekly, quarterly or yearly basis. By hiring services for longer period one can ensure that most of products of their shop are gone in hands of their clients and not in hands of robbers. The above written statement is a common belief and everyone agrees with this fact. But the reality is slightly different from above written statement. Services of security guards can save you from small as well as big thefts only if your security guards are capable enough to handle everything properly.
People simply assume that hiring security services will immediately decreases crime rate and there will be no stealing of anything in their shop or house. You should always check the returns and results before coming to any conclusion. Before hiring services of any security company, you should make a proper check about reputation of company, skills of their guards, technology they use etc. You should also be very clear about the amount you are interested in paying for their security guard services. All this will help you in understanding your requirements and knowing whether selected security company is correct for you or not.
You should prepare a proper checklist containing items and services you require. Don’t feel hesitated in asking those comforts from them because they will not feel any kind of shame in asking money for their services. As security companies are not going to offer their services without charging money; therefore you should also be wise in your decisions. Here we are going to discuss four things that should be considered before hiring security companies in any region. So here we begin:-
- Posted Guard
Whenever you hire any new employee to guard your industry or anything, you should interview him properly. Ask him about himself, his backgrounds, and his security company etc to ensure his clear identity. Security guard hired by you should be presentable in front of others. He should be accommodating and cleverly alert towards all incidents happening in his surroundings and store. To ensure proper safety of your store, security guard which you are going to hire needs to have a clean profile. He should be punctual and dedicated towards his job. Do not hesitate to ask him about his fighting skills. By doing so you will get to know that whether he is able to handle physical violence situations or not. Your security guard is going to handle security of your entire store therefore hiring a perfect person is much necessary as buying good products for your store.
- Proper Reporting
Nothing can be perfect in absence of regular and loyal communication and security services require more communications than others. It is your right to get the proper information about the work done by your hired security guard. If you security guard is not regular at his job, not punctual or is not alert in keeping eyes on clients coming to stores. Then you can conclude that small theft is most cost effective then hiring costly security guard services.
Further if you find that your store is at quite a safe place, where only high standard and decent clients come and also your labor is very loyal then requirement of the security guard service is very less. In this situation you are paying significant amount of your money without any reason to that guard. Therefore it is better for you to first recognize your need of security guard and the hire security services. Honest reports from your security guard will help you in understanding that whether you want a security guard for your job or not.
- Well Experienced
When you are hiring services of any security company you are supposed to be very practical. You should not confuse yourself too much. Just hire services of well known and established companies. This does not mean that you should hire their services blindly. Make a proper check about profile of company and skills of security guards sent by them. After getting satisfied with their profile, hire their services. Not all beginners can offer you same level of accuracy and standard as is offered by well known and developed security companies. Therefore you should not waste your time on that. Further well developed companies are capable of hiring more experienced and qualified security guards therefore you can trust them more. Well experienced security companies use advanced technologies like tracking devices etc to offer you best services. While in case of beginners or less popular security companies such facilities will not be there.
- Totally Reliability
First of all security guard should be completely dependable. He should possess qualities like punctuality, alertness, etc to provide complete protection to your desired place. He should be well trained and skilled. But if due to some reason he is not able to fulfill your requirements, that is he is not capable of giving proper protection to your store then time has come when you have to change him. To replace your security guard you have talk to your security company and tell them about your problem. This time you have to make them understand your requirement properly so that new security guard will not waste your time. Developed security companies have large number of security guards therefore they can offer you large number of options and can fulfill you demand easily. On the other hand small security companies can’t offer you much option as they have limited number of security guards. To avoid this situation security company whose services you are going to hire should be completely reliable. Reliability of your selected company and guards will not only save your time but will also help you in getting more efficient services.