Friday, March 25, 2016

Kenn Blanchard ― Security Guards And The importance of Appearance

Kenn Blanchard, a gun-rights activist and writer, opines on the sorry state of security guards and what can be done about it.

You’ve seen them. If you have to work with them it’s embarrassing. It’s the security guard that is inattentive. They spend more time on the phone (cell phones included) than observing what’s around them. It’s the security guard that looks like their uniform is 3 sizes too large or too tight. It’s the one whose hair would be considered “ghetto” no matter where they lived. Appearance matters in a profession where you don’t wear your own clothes.

Is it important? I think it is. It says a lot about the person.

Nobody expects you to be packaged into something you are not, but your appearance is a reflection of your own self-esteem. You should aim to present yourself to your best possible advantage. If you are in a uniform, you are representing an organization. Personal appearance is an often disregarded part of communication and presentation skills.

Read the full article HERE.