Welcome to Star Security Training’s Inaugural Blog Post!

Our goal in launching a blog is to create informative, actionable content to help the NYS security guards--both newcomers and seasoned vets-- increase their earning potential and advance their careers. Our frontline sources will include hiring managers of NYC’s leading security guard companies and NYS Division of Licensing Services. Here’s are just a few examples of what you can look forward to reading about in coming posts: 

✓ Strategies for landing your first security guard job 

✓  What hiring managers look for in assessing candidates for both entry-level and managerial positions. 

✓  How to “slam dunk” an interview 

✓  Navigating past convictions when applying for your license 

✓  How to earn more with additional licenses and training 

✓  Dedicated posts highlighting different types of security guard jobs 

From time to time, we’ll also be conducting online surveys focused on security guard job satisfaction and challenges and sharing those results with you. We hope the blog becomes a part of your monthly reading. We invite you to sign up to receive the posts in your email. Simply fill out and submit our blog sign up form below.

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Security Guard Jobs in Big Demand

Pandemic has increased demand considerably making it easier than ever to land a job

Ever since COVID-19 hit the entire world, many businesses have suffered as a result. The economy today since the pandemic first started has slowly been in decline and struggling to rise again. However, economic decline affects security jobs in a different way. Crime is always in business.

It seems that since the pandemic, security jobs have been in higher demand in order to better protect communities and the general public. With social distancing rules in place in businesses and schools, there are so many different security needs in order to uphold new health standards around the globe.

These days, it’s easier now more than ever to find a job as a security guard. Whether you’re stationed at campuses, closed businesses, offices, museums, shopping malls, or a cybersecurity position, your help is greatly needed. 

Is the security industry a recession proof industry? Yes, very much so. The need for security and protection don’t stop, even in light of a pandemic. Further, the need for public safety officers grows as the economy declines. Crime rate rises the more the economy decreases. 

So, if you are wondering about becoming a security guard officer during a pandemic, you don’t have to worry about a lack of job openings. The security industry is waiting for you.