July 26, 2016
Summer has officially been underway for a couple of months now. Have you already cut a wide path through your beach books, or are you still on the lookout for an interesting read? Here are three books you can still fit in before the end of summer. They are useful ones to page through if you are planning to start a job search in the Fall, and equally valuable if you are a security manager looking to build out your department before year’s end.
June 30, 2016
Connecting with people is at the core of Security Management Resources’ business, and learning what we have in common with others is the first step in making those connections. With that in mind, we invite you to get to know a little more about the exceptional people who are behind the SMR brand in our new feature, “Common Ground.” The first profile in this series is Jay Crawford, our Managing Director for the Americas Region, who has worked with SMR for close to 15 years.
May 30, 2016
There is no one way to best create a resume. Everyone is different and most positions you’ll apply for have varied requirements. In my experience the most effective resumes are ones that emphasize your experience, skills and accomplishments as they specifically relate to the job description.
May 23, 2016
Security professionals often have contingency planning as part of their portfolios. They’re experienced in planning for worst case scenarios on behalf of their employers, but what about for themselves?
May 2, 2016
Hiring locally for the best candidates is trending across the security profession. Are salaries for in-country hires keeping pace?
April 11, 2016
What do talent acquisition specialists think will distinguish you from the competition? Here are some observations from the SMR security recruitment team to help you fine tune your social media presence and elevate your profile...
April 4, 2016
Newcomers to the security profession aren't necessarily inexperienced...
April 2, 2016
Is hiring a professional resume writer worth the money? How you come across on paper – or on social media – is often the first impression a potential employer will have of you. And you know what they say about first impressions . . .
April 1, 2016
Whether you’re a returning user or a new visitor, we’re glad you’re here!
April 1, 2016
Trust. Integrity. Respect. Ethics. These are cornerstones of SMR’s daily practices.

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