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Career Tips for a Security Manager

April 26, 2019

Security Managers - Getting Started at a New Firm

Many of us feel pressured when starting out in a new role. Expectations are already set and we are often determined or not least expected to match or outperform our predecessor. Making a positive first impression is key.

Whether you are stepping up in your company or moving to a new organisation as a security manager here are 3 quick tips to help you get ahead in your first 4 weeks on the job:

1. Assess the current security provisions. Analyse the current processes and evaluate whether they work and remain functional. Coming in and looking at a security management programme with a fresh pair of eyes has its advantages, as you are more likely to spot vulnerabilities and risks that have developed unnoticed over time. Regulatory, legislative and even changes in trends and business activity can lead to outdated risk assessments.

2. Get to know the capabilities of your security team. This will help determine how incident ready your staff are. A one on one interview to get to know your staff can build a rapport and retain the long service of members.

3. Run patrol tests to analyse how secure and efficient the current security processes and procedures are. This is a good way to see your team in action. Using these exercises is a good way to foresee potential weak areas and a great team building activity.

For help with your career in security register with www.quickclicksecurity.com where you will be able to access information on training courses and apply for jobs.

Visit the link below for a full rundown of tips and advice to help you on the first day.

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