SOURCE: AlliedBarton Security Services

AlliedBarton Security Services

April 21, 2009 08:00 ET

Security Services Industry Hot for Job Seekers During Down Economy

AlliedBarton Security Services Is 29th on the Yahoo! HotJobs 100 List

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwire - April 21, 2009) - Despite this tough economy, where downsizing has many individuals looking for new career options, the security services industry is one that job-seekers across the country shouldn't over look.

AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, is ranked 29th on the 2009 Yahoo! HotJobs 100 list, a list that is developed by evaluating companies with job availability.

"AlliedBarton is continuing to hire the highest quality security officers across the country, despite the economic downturn," said Jerry Ramos, AlliedBarton's Talent Acquisition Manager. "We have new accounts starting, which requires us to find local talent."

AlliedBarton is using new technologies for recruiting. In addition to job Websites like Yahoo, and the company's own www.greatsecurityjobs.com, AlliedBarton is utilizing social networking sites such as LinkedIn to recruit for managerial positions. "It is important for us to take advantage of these new recruiting trends as we fill positions and help people continue their careers," added Ramos.

AlliedBarton is also working closely with community groups, such as veteran and senior organizations and employment agencies, to find talent from outside the security industry.

"The employment opportunities in the security services industry are not security experience exclusive," said Ramos. "Management, human resources and training personnel, just to name a few, are all vital to a comprehensive security program. An industry leader, such as AlliedBarton, delivers meaningful benefits, employee recognition and training that makes a career with the company very desirable."

Whether you are a recent college graduate or a seasoned professional, the security services industry has a job for you. "More candidates are now viewing an opportunity in the security field for what it truly is -- a positive career choice," said Steve Lee, AlliedBarton's National Accounts Director, Recruitment and Training. "Our industry has grown tremendously and matured thanks to an increased need for specialized security personnel."

To find a job listing in your area, visit AlliedBarton's career Website, www.greatsecurityjobs.com.

AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel to many industries including commercial real estate, higher education, healthcare, residential communities, chemical/petrochemical, government, manufacturing and distribution, financial, and shopping centers and malls. Responsive, customer-focused security officers and managers at our client sites are supported by award-winning national resources developed from over 50 years of security experience. Our more than 50,000 employees and 100 offices service a client base of several thousand which includes approximately 200 Fortune 500 companies across the country. AlliedBarton was the first security services company selected as one of Training magazine's Top 125 training companies and has been on the list for four consecutive years. For more information call 1-866-825-5433 or visit www.AlliedBarton.com.

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