Advantages of Outsourcing Security Guard Services Vs. in House Security in Hotel Security
Having a security company in your business premises is more than just securing the environment. It does something more psychological to everyone that is ever going to do business with you or use your service. They feel at peace, especially for hotel services, customers love the fact that there are people to watch their back while enjoying themselves.
However, most hotels or any business in need of security services are usually confused as to whether they should hire the security personnel themselves or outsource the job to a standard security outfit. Their decision is majorly crested on their financial mindfulness, every business wants to save cost, so they feel organizing the recruitment process themselves might just be their shot at saving a few dollars. Well, most times it turns out to be faux. They end up spending more, trying to get their self-recruited security employee to be the best at what they are probably not trained for. In this article, we’ll be exploring the benefits of outsourcing your security department to a standard security company .
- Hiring Qualified Workers
The process of hiring for a security guard position is not the same as the conventional HR questioning and answering session for soft skill employees.
One has to be sure that the prospective security guard is fit, sound in health and mind. You cannot get good result by simply questioning them while sipping tea. They should be tested with rigorous endurance training that breaks them down totally so you can discern their strength, mentally and physically. You do not want a simple conflict to occur and having your security guards completely clueless about what to do. Unfortunately, most business to not have the skill and facility to conduct this hiring process security companies do.
- Cost of Maintaining Security Guards
If you want the best for your security department just like you want for your hotel business as a whole, you will want to maintain your security personnel
properly. In a sense, they hold the key to your business environment whether peaceful or chaotic. Any laggardness on their part can cripple the business.
Taking care of them comes at a cost. This cost is usually too much for any business to bear when you hire directly. Outsourcing the security guards, however, ensures that you share the cost with other businesses who also employ from the same security company.
- Certainty of Complete Security
The job of on-site security guards can be tasking sometimes. When you employ your security team, it means that they get to work there for as long as you want them but can also decide to resign at will. When you outsource to a firm, you can get a replacement the same day in case the employee isn’t available or suddenly quits. When you employ in-house security guards, the same worker or workers will come to work every day. The outsourcing services, however, rotates the security personnel from time to time for retraining and ensuring that their staff do not get too familiar with a place and lose focus.
In conclusion, having your in-house security is on many levels not as financially smart and security conscious as outsourcing the process to a company who is set up to do such work.
Chris Cavallo has been involved in every facet of the Security and Investigations Industry for over 40 years. He started his career with the two largest Security and Investigation Companies in the world at the time, Wells Fargo Guards Services and Pinkerton’s Investigative Services. After spending 2 years as a Management Trainee with 11 months in the field as an Undercover Operative he quickly raised rose through the ranks and became one of the most highly recognized Security Consultants for his first 10 years. He is considered a subject matter expert in various Security/Investigative practices such as Security Guard Services, Surveillance and Background Investigations. He ended his career with a Fortune 50 Company Borg Warner Protective Services aka Burns International as the VP of the SE Region. He then co-founded a company, RSI Investigations (Records Search Inc.), which was one of the pioneers and leaders in the Background Screening industry in the late 80’s. After this experience Chris founded Cavallo Associates working with Security, Defense and Investigation Companies and helping them develop their Business Plans and training their personnel while opening new markets in such places as Rome, Italy, several Central America countries including Bogota, Colombia. Today Chris is a Florida Licensed Private Investigator, Security Consultant and continues to dedicate himself in both the Security and Investigations Industry. Presently he is mentoring, developing and sponsoring several PI Interns and overseeing the CSI Security Business as well. Both business units operate under the brand name CSI Secure Solutions headquartered in Davie, Florida with an office in Bogota, Colombia. Chris and his wife Caryn Rae Robin a local singer and popular voice coach live in Davie, Florida. Chris also is the father of twin daughters Stefanie & Cristina and a very proud grandparent of Christopher 15, Stefan 13, Legend 10, Roman 7 and Mia Robin 7.
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