Make sure to visit the IFPO at Booth #1489 at GSX CHICAGO September 8-12!
Career Opportunities for Protection Officers at GSX 2019
It can be difficult to find the time to develop your resume, expand your professional network, and find new educational and learning opportunities - all of which are necessary to further your career.
Fortunately, the organizers at ASIS recognize this and have you covered at Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2019, taking place 8-12 September, in Chicago, IL.
The Career HQ at GSX 2019 is where you will find free resume reviews, the Headshot Studio, expert career coaching, professional development sessions, and networking events with employers and peers.
Sometimes figuring out the next step in your career can be as difficult as taking it. Career coaches have come prepared with direction and actionable steps that you can take to grow your career in security.
Your online presence is imperative when searching for a new opportunity, and that fishing photo on your LinkedIn profile leaves room for improvement. That’s why ASIS has organized the Headshot Studio at the Career HQ at GSX.
They’ll be offering free portraits taken by award-winning photographers, and there will even be makeup artists available for quick touchups so you can look your best – just make sure to dress for the occasion!
Preparing for job interviews starts long before you even submit an application – staying up to date on the latest security industry innovations, game changers, and disruptors is essential if you want to take the next step in your career.
Attending one (or more) of the 300+ education sessions taking place at GSX is a great place to start. The session lineup covers a wide variety of topics vital to today's security professional. Delivered in immersive formats like small group workshops, simulations, deep dives, and more, the tracks—ranging from Business Continuity, Managing Organizations, and Enterprise Security Risk Management to Crime Prevention, National Security, and Digital Transformation and beyond—enable attendees to find the sessions most relevant to their own educational and organizational needs.
Finally, make the right connections at one of the highly-anticipated GSX networking events. Whether it’s a mid-day networking opportunity, or the President’s Reception, you’ll be surrounded by the industry’s best and brightest decision makers. Introduce yourself confidently, knowing you’ve arrived prepared, thanks to the Career HQ.
Learn more about what GSX 2019 has to offer you at GSX.org/IFPO.
The International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) is dedicated to providing meaningful and cost effective security training for security guards and protection officers.
We believe that education is a necessary and essential part of professional security training and the security officer’s background. IFPO serves individuals, security companies, and organizations that have their own private security staff. Our students and members benefit from the recognition and standing that the prestigious IFPO certification conveys.
International Foundation for Protection Officers Mission Statement
Mission Statement Part I.
The International Foundation for Protection Officers provides professional learning opportunities for security practitioners, to impart the knowledge, skills, and competencies required to maximize job performance and enhance career potential.
Purpose: to make a positive difference in the quality of the participant’s job performance and elevate the professional status of students who partake of our learning opportunities.
Business: to supply committed security practitioners with a quality education to help achieve their highest potential and provide recognized accreditation for successful completion of educational goals.
Values: commitment, integrity, responsibility, and standards of excellence, provide the platform that supports our journey as we pursue our mission.
Commitment to Excellence: To be the recognized center of excellence and primary provider of education and training products and services to the security industry.
Mission Statement Part II.
“The International Foundation for Protection Officers is committed to the support and professional development of protection officers and supervisors. Through advocacy, promoting training standards, and providing accessible training, education and certification opportunities, we seek to enhance their professional standing as well as increase and diversify the value of the vital services they provide.”