Addressing Social Media Usage in the Security Industry


With the rise of social media and smartphone ownership, contract security companies are struggling to get their employees to abide by their policies around on-the-job phone usage

Paul Flart: What Went Wrong


In August 2018, Paul Flart became an Internet sensation. Flart (whose real first name is Doug - he remains anonymous) held a 2-11pm position at a hospital for a private security company. Retention

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What Happened to Service in Software?


Let's take a trip back in time

Using Retention Metrics to Grow Your Business


Over the past few weeks, Kwantek and TEAM Software have shared the importance of knowing your retention numbers through our five-part blog series

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Top Metrics When Evaluating Site Managers


If you’ve learned anything over the course of this blog series from Kwantek and TEAM Software , it should be the importance of retention when it comes to your janitorial or security business’ profitability

Are Your Site Manager Bonuses Incentivizing the Wrong Actions?


Site managers play critical roles in both the contract security and janitorial industries

Red Flags to Watch for When Hiring Cleaning Staff


If you’re in charge of hiring cleaning staff in the commercial cleaning industry, you may feel like high turnover rates come with the territory, but that doesn’t necessarily have to be the case.

How to Calculate Your True Cost Per Hire


This blog is written in partnership and in conjunction with TEAM Software , and is part two of a five-part blog series on employee retention

Security Guard vs. Security Officer - Which Should You Use?


So, you have a position opening up in your contract security firm. Now is the time to post the job in various places using your standard job description and other boilerplate materials you use when hiring

2019 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

The unemployment rate has just hit 3.6%, the lowest jobless rate since 1969. Yet 50% of the time, the winning candidate hits the hiring manager’s inbox within 1 week when utilizing the BountyJobs platform. Download this report for a definitive collection of industry trends in critical hiring, brought to you by the world's leading recruiter engagement platform.

Most Searched Building Services Job Titles of 2018


For Building Services Companies, the first step in getting a job applicant is getting them to look at your job listing

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Kwantek 2018 Year in Review: Bringing You More, Better Applicants


When it comes it hiring in the commercial cleaning and security industries, there are two primary challenges: not enough applicants and high turnover

Introducing the New Jobs on Facebook Integration


Kwantek Clients can now benefit from having their jobs posted to Facebook where their job pool already spends their time

3 Tips for Managing Security Guards at Lower Rates


High turnover rates can be common in the contract security industry, particularly if you can’t afford to pay your security guards competitive hourly rates. Retention

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Kwantek Announces Jobs Posting Integration with Facebook


LOUISVILLE, KY - Kwantek Announces Jobs Posting Integration with Facebook

Are Your Interview Questions in Compliance?


Interviewing and screening job applicants carries a high amount of legal risk for any industry. In high-turnover industries such as commercial cleaning or contract security, this risk is exacerbated

Improve Your Candidate Quality by Improving Your Job Listing


A job listing for potential employees is like the back of a book for potential readers. Job Postings


6 Tips to Retain Good Security Guards


Turnover is always a challenge in the contract security industry, but not all employee turnover has the same impact. Retention

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Introducing: The Prospects Tab


Our internal data has shown nearly two out of three candidates will start an application without completing it

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Job Seekers are in Control


In October 2018, CareerBuilder and SilkRoad released results of a new Harris Poll survey identifying job seekers’ and new employees’ expectations for hiring and onboarding

Two Big Takeaways from 2018, and What They Mean for 2019


As always, I spent a lot of time last year talking to Kwantek clients in the field


Text Reminders Provide Lift in Applicant Volume


In a world filled with distractions, most people have difficulty completing a task at hand. Whether their phone rings, their baby screams, or the light turns green, our minds are always elsewhere

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Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Kwantek Launches


LOUISVILLE, KY, September 25th, 2018 - Kwantek has announced the launch of a new web property exclusively for Private Security Contractors to post their jobs. officially launched this week with thousands of security guard job postings across the United States


Why Your Applicant Volume is Decreasing and How to Stop the Bleeding


Today’s world is filled with distractions

What We're Watching at the 2018 BSCAI Contracting Success Conference


Our team is in Dallas presenting at the ISSA Show North America in booth #6061. If you haven’t yet stopped by to see us, come find us

Establishing a Company Culture Built for Long-Term Retention


Among the most overused buzzwords in business today is “company culture.” Everybody knows they need it, yet nobody seems to have the same definition of it

5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

How to Hire Candidates for Long-Term Retention


In the BSC and Security Industries, the work for hiring managers and HR Directors can become very repetitive. After all, they’re mostly hiring for the same job every single day

Creating a 30-Day Employee Engagement Plan


In the Building Services Industry, 44% of new hires don’t make it past 30 days. In the Security Industry, that number is closer to 40%. Retention

Four Steps to Reducing Turnover and Improving Retention


Hiring for private security and building services contractors never stops. Turnover in these industries is notoriously high, and company growth requires a simultaneous growth in employee count

Retention Metrics to Monitor


As you know, employee turnover is a major problem in the Building Services and Security Industries. It can cripple a company’s ability to grow, and it can be a cancer that destroys company culture and employee morale

The New Recruiting Mindset: Stay Competitive in a Changing Talent Landscape

What were once strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are now likely falling short in effectiveness. Strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are likely now outdated and ineffective. This report gives actionable tactics to implement now from boosting your employer brand to the exact perks to offer that winning candidate.before your competitor does.