Retraining to Fill the Security Workforce Skills Gap

Retraining to Fill the Security Workforce Skills Gap

I recently read a headline that stated, “Amazon Commits to Investing Millions in Training." I wasn’t that captivated by the headline, as I would assume a company as large as Amazon would want/need to invest pretty heavily in training. I...
A Path to Onboarding New Employees

A Path to Onboarding New Employees

Hiring is tough! Many years ago, before I became a manager, I used to think that management was just looking for a reason to fire people. In hindsight, I couldn’t have been more wrong. Any manager worth their salt knows...
ESA’s National Training School Launches New Training as a Service (TaaS) Program

ESA’s National Training School Launches New Training as a Service (TaaS) Program

ESA’s National Training School announced the launch of its new Training as a Service Program (Taas) last week at ESX in Indianapolis. This member-only customizable training program is designed with two tracks to help security professionals develop the skills they...
ESA Offers a New Alternative in Michigan for Fire Alarm Specialty Technician Candidates

ESA Offers a New Alternative in Michigan for Fire Alarm Specialty Technician Candidates

ESA’s National Training School just added Michigan to its list of states that recognize its training for licensing. Michigan’s Bureau of Construction Codes, Electrical Division for Fire Alarm Specialty Technician Candidates has approved NTS’ CFAT Level II as an alternative...
How to Provide Robust On-the-Job Training

How to Provide Robust On-the-Job Training

Being a training/learning nerd, I like to ask my friends and ESA members how they conduct training at their companies. The answers are consistent – “supervisor or co-workers train others.” That’s to be expected, and to be honest, that is...
NTS Releases Spring Online Instructor-Led Training Schedule

NTS Releases Spring Online Instructor-Led Training Schedule

Online Instructor-Led Training courses allow you to get the full benefit of a live instructor teaching a course without the travel time or expense! Interact with your instructor, ask questions, and download course material all from the comfort of your home or...
NTS To Launch Assessment Exams in 2019

NTS To Launch Assessment Exams in 2019

Hiring is tough! Not only is it hard to find qualified candidates, it’s even harder to know if your top candidates are truly as great as they seem. Every time I  have an open position to fill, I compare it with gambling. It’s always a...
ESA’s National Training School Releases 18 New CEU Courses

ESA’s National Training School Releases 18 New CEU Courses

Continuing education is for everyone — from the lifelong learner to the ambitious success seeker. ESA’s National Training Schools courses and CEU programs are designed to help electronic security and life safety professionals advance in easily accessible and robust ways....
Bringing Back Shop Class

Bringing Back Shop Class

My Dad really enjoys Facebook. Most of what he posts are memes or videos that he picked up from others. His posts are hilarious — some are cute, and others are educational. Recently one of his posts caught my attention....

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