Career Development of Security Guard as a Sampled to Security Agency
THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND
Professional development is an investment of a Security Personnel for the future. It takes time and the results will not be seen overnight, but the long-term pay off will be well worth the effort. It ensures that the Security Personnel never get stuck in a rut and enables to strengthen the weaker areas while also developing his/her strengths as a Security Personnel. Professional development puts you in the driver’s seat and allows you to take charge of your career with the confidence that comes from knowing, where you want to go and how to get there.
Unintentional professional growth involves being in a constant state of readiness and willingness to incorporate opportunities and experiences as they come along. Opportunities may come in the form of education offered by an employer, professional or community organization, or in the form of participation in volunteer organizations. Both of these are also great ways to one’s professional network. When an opportunity comes along, one should ask himself/herself how his/her participation will move him/her closer to his/her professional growth objectives.
Professionalization describes the social process by which an occupation becomes a profession. Its goals include establishing quality standards, enhancing public trust, confidence, establishing, and standardizing job roles and pathways. The movement toward the professionalization of an occupation has multiple goals and can occur through multiple mechanisms.
Security Personnel is essential to ensure the security and safety of persons and property, as well as intellectual property and sensitive corporate information. Private Security Officers/Guards are responsible for protecting many of the nation’s institutions and critical infrastructure systems, including industry, manufacturing, utilities, transportation, and health and educational facilities.