The truth is, not everyone is suitable for becoming a security guard. There is also a wide range of positions from a fire watch guard with limited interaction with others to a guard at a mall dealing with everyone from the public, to employees and contractors. There are a variety of sites including commercial, residential, construction, corporate, industrial and events. (Make sure to read our article on what 3 things to look for when selecting a security company to work for here). How do I know if becoming a security guard is suitable for me and what type of site I should work in?
As a security guard, people will look to you for direction and assistance. There are certain personality traits that are ideal for this role. We have put together a 1-2 minute quiz that will help determine if working in security is suitable for you: http://ontariosecurityhub.com/quiz
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