Are your security personnel in a good head space?

It’s safe to say, society as a whole has experienced heightened anxiety over the last year. We have collectively been through a pandemic, watched riots & protests break out and dealt with a tense political scene. It can take a toll on anyone’s mental health and that includes security personnel. Behavioral psychologist Michael Corcoran says now more than ever, it’s a good idea to check in with not only the people providing security, but also the employers hiring them.  The goal is to make sure everyone is in a mentally healthy space to be on point.

Corcoran reminds us of the old adage, proper preparation prevents poor performance.… Read More

Being Proactive instead of Reactive in the Workplace

Social media is everywhere and its effects are profound. That includes effects inside a workforce among employees. In this week’s edition of “Strong, Safe & True” we spoke with behavioral psychologist, Dr. Michael Corcoran on the importance of employers being proactive instead of reactive when it comes to posts.

Surprisingly, social media and security go hand in hand. In a world where people post on a daily basis, sometimes with controversial content, tension can mount. This is true, whether it’s employee to employee having a difference of opinion on social media, or if it’s someone from the outside of the company.… Read More

Adapting to Employee Needs

When you think about a company being able to ensure a safe workplace, the immediate thought typically goes to physical security. However, in these times, there is just as much of an emphasis on emotional security. As an employer it can be tough to navigate. That’s why we sat down with behavioral psychologist, Dr. Michael Corcoran, to talk about adapting to a new level of employee expectations.

There is now more than ever a need from employees to feel heard. They want the assurance that their voice matters and that the company they work for has the same level of commitment to their values.… Read More

Mental Health Security for Employees

Right now, like many employees out there, we are working from home. While it may seem like being at home is about the safest spot possible, that’s not necessarily true. We sat down with our friend and PRS consultant, Dr. Michael Corcoran. He is a behavioral psychologist and has many years of experience in dealing with volatile situations.

In our series, “Strong, Safe & True”, we are looking to arm companies and leaders with the knowledge of how to identify a potential problem and what to do about it.  It has never been more important as we are all facing new realities and environments forced on us by Covid-19.… Read More

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STRONG, SAFE & TRUE

We are excited to bring you a new video series, falling right into our motto, “Strong, Safe & True.” We are chatting with industry experts to talk security and how it relates to your company and employees in today’s world. That includes Covid-19 related concerns, issues with safety while working from home, and new expectations in today’s climate.

Our first session features Doug Hicks, a security specialist with Premier Risk Solutions. In this video, he focuses on personal security and vigilance. Specifically, how to “turn on and tune in”. This method ensures you can recognize anything out of the ordinary and can handle a potentially threatening situation.… Read More