Children of First Responders Receive 2020 ESA Youth Scholarship Awards

Children of First Responders Receive 2020 ESA Youth Scholarship Awards

Winners of the 2020 ESA Youth Scholarship Program have been announced. These high school seniors are children of first responders who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and are inspired by the work their parent(s) do in our communities.   In 2020, the program awarded more than $33,000 in scholarship awards across the...
Companies Donate to Workforce Development Industry Initiatives

Companies Donate to Workforce Development Industry Initiatives

With the recent necessary cancellation of the annual AIREF Golf Classic Tournament in Las Vegas this year, the organization’s sole fundraising event, some companies are stepping up to support the vital mission of driving new talent to the electronic security and life safety industry. ...
Personality Assessments in the Electronic Security Industry: Harmful or Helpful?

Personality Assessments in the Electronic Security Industry: Harmful or Helpful?

What do personality tests really reveal? Many companies see the benefits of handing out a personality test upon hiring, such as understanding how a worker interprets tasks or how well an employee might work with others. Others warn of potential...
ESA Hosts Sales Webinar to Guide Industry Through Pandemic: Arms its Members with Free Online Sales Courses

ESA Hosts Sales Webinar to Guide Industry Through Pandemic: Arms its Members with Free Online Sales Courses

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) is again arming members — and the industry — through the COVID-19 crisis. This time, with free online sales training and resources. ESA has teamed with its Choice Service Provider, Braveheart Sales Performance, to deliver...
ESA at the Turn of a Decade

ESA at the Turn of a Decade

ESA staff was busy during 2019 building new benefits and improving the services we provide to give our nationwide members powerful tools for success. Your success has always been ours – and in 2019 there was much to report. In...
What to Watch for in 2020

What to Watch for in 2020

The industry’s evolution will continue in new ways in 2020, but we will continue facing many of the same challenges we have faced for years as electronic security professionals. The biggest new changes will come from legislation, advanced automation and...
ESA Membership Evolving in 2020: New Benefits, More Options

ESA Membership Evolving in 2020: New Benefits, More Options

Exciting new benefits – and, in some cases, a simpler dues structure – are on the horizon for electronic security and life safety companies across the country. New Benefits The new benefits coming for ESA members nationwide in 2020 include...
September 11 Anniversary: Daughter of North Carolina Firefighter Wins National Scholarship, Starts at Harvard

September 11 Anniversary: Daughter of North Carolina Firefighter Wins National Scholarship, Starts at Harvard

On September 11, 2001, 19 terrorist hijackers from Saudi Arabia and several other Arab nations boarded four airplanes at three East Coast airports and killed nearly 3,000 people at the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon building...
Customizing Your ESA Investment: 2020 Membership Updates

Customizing Your ESA Investment: 2020 Membership Updates

Recently, the ESA Board of Directors voted to sunset the association’s state chapter program, now allowing members from all states the choice to customize their ESA membership investment to join the state association, the national association — or both as...
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...

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