Engaged Employees in a World of Distractions

Engaged Employees in a World of Distractions

This week my children start back to school, and I am so glad that they will have something positive to distract them from the scary pandemic world they are surrounded by. However, my husband and I will have another distraction – tutoring our kids in a virtual...
ESA Certifications Evolve with Changing Landscape

ESA Certifications Evolve with Changing Landscape

There was a recent post on a popular alarm installers Facebook page about getting certified. The poster asked if it was worth it to get an ESA Certification. The resounding responses were YES! ESA’s Certification program has been evolving since...
Why Every Employee Needs Cybersecurity Training

Why Every Employee Needs Cybersecurity Training

Every click and key we press can expose ourselves and our companies to enormous repercussions. These exposures range from an employee saying something offensive on social media, to an employee being hacked and exposing the customer and company data to...
How Do You Assess Training?

How Do You Assess Training?

In a past article, I mentioned the Yungblut family has a new puppy and we are in the midst of puppy training.  This intensive program includes potty training, no-jumping training, sleep training, no-biting training, no-choking-yourself-while-walking training, and the no-barking training.  Phew!   How my husband and I...
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...

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