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Military Veterans

Engaging the Future 

Audience

Marketplace Viability
Transition Support
Career Guidance

Understanding Corporate Security

For veterans, especially those new to corporate security, a comprehensive understanding of corporate security practices is vital for numerous reasons. Firstly, it broadens their career prospects, encompassing roles in protective intelligence, cybersecurity, risk management, and executive protection. Leveraging their military skills, such as risk assessment and crisis management, becomes more effective when applied to diverse security practices in in the private sector. Familiarity with different security practices enables veterans to make well-informed career decisions, aligning choices with their interests and strengths within the corporate security field. The adaptability of military skills to various security practices ensures versatility and effectiveness in different roles. This awareness motivates veterans, to pursue continuous professional development, acquiring additional certifications for enhanced expertise. Understanding various security practices facilitates targeted networking, providing connections in specific sectors and expanding career opportunities. Veterans, including those new to corporate security, with a comprehensive knowledge of corporate security practices gain a competitive edge in the job market, positioning themselves as versatile and knowledgeable candidates. Aligning career choices with personal interests contributes to increased job satisfaction, while effective risk mitigation strategies and cross-functional collaboration enhance their organizational contributions. Ultimately, this understanding prepares veterans, including those new to corporate security, for different roles within the dynamic landscape of corporate security.

Training

At LockBox, we partner with the military to engage with active service members within the 12-6 month timeframe leading up to their "End of Service" (EAS) date. This allows us ample time to assist them in comprehending the diverse practices within corporate security and guide them to choose a specific area of focus. Next, we ensure that they are enrolled in the online training that suits their selected practice. The online education serves as a crucial initial step, situating them at the launching point of their new professional journey. Active service members can (comfortably) complete the online content to establish a necessary foundational understanding of their chosen practice, which will align them with the practical training that they will need after their separation from the military. We have established partnerships with training institutions that allow payment for all training expenses through the GI Bill, enabling veterans to attain the necessary certifications essential for qualification and legal employment in the industry.

Network Development

If desired, veterans have the option to collaborate with a LockBox Mentor who can provide guidance during various decision-making stages of the transition process. Opting for mentorship also involves assistance from the mentor in building a healthy network comprised of peers, professionals in the chosen practice, and service providers specializing in the recruitment of veterans.

Employment

We actively cultivate partnerships with service providers dedicated to facilitating employment for veterans. While there are alternative domains like Celebrity Protection, Dignitary Protection, etc., Corporate Security offers the potential for the highest return on investment for individuals seeking careers with substantial upward mobility. Throughout this journey, we facilitate connections for candidates with limited to no experience, enabling them to engage in project-based work to gain the practical experience necessary until they secure more enduring and career oriented opportunities.

Military Veterans

Mentors +

Coaches

Crucial veterans transitioning to corporate security by providing guidance, support, and industry insights, facilitating a smoother integration into the civilian workforce and helping them leverage their military experience effectively in a new professional context.

Training Opportunities

Essential for veterans transitioning to corporate security as they offer accessible platforms to acquire new skills, bridge knowledge gaps, and gain hands-on experience, facilitating a successful transition into a civilian career while leveraging their military expertise effectively.

Job

Opportunities

Invaluable by providing a pathway to meaningful employment and allowing veterans to utilize their unique skills, experience, and dedication to safeguarding others in a civilian context, fostering successful reintegration into the workforce and supporting their continued professional growth.

Networking

Capabilities

Networking (especially for veterans) is beneficial as it enables them to establish connections with industry professionals, gain valuable insights, access career opportunities, and receive support and guidance, facilitating a smoother transition into civilian roles within the security sector.

Mental and Emotional Health

We actively cultivate partnerships with service providers dedicated to facilitating employment for veterans. While there are alternative domains like Celebrity Protection, Dignitary Protection, etc., Corporate Security offers the potential for the highest return on investment for individuals seeking careers with substantial upward mobility. Throughout this journey, we facilitate connections for candidates with limited to no experience, enabling them to engage in project-based work to gain the practical experience necessary until they secure more enduring and career oriented opportunities.

Access.
Network.
Roadmap.

Problem:

Fortune companies, private and family offices are challenged to keep up with best practices in risk management solutions that support their business Continuity efforts. Access to education, experts, and top-tier service providers is limited. 

Solution:

LockBox is an all-in-one community that broadens access to educational resources, facilitates faster – more urgent communication, and enables clients to bring the experts to them when and where they are needed. 

FAQ

  • Can we maintain our anonymity and avoid undesired solicitation on your platform?
    Members of the LockBox community can register according to profile “type.” Consumers can sign up as “Private Clients” and maintain the anonymity and avoid unwanted solicitation.
  • How can LockBox assist us to cultivate a greater return on investment for our program?
    LockBox members enjoy convenient access to professionals, community forums, and online courses, aiding them in recognizing their current position and devising a plan for their desired destination. By gaining a comprehensive grasp of industry standards and staying informed about the changing security landscape, they can achieve a more substantial return on investment.
  • Could LockBox Assist Us To Understand Industry Pricing, Competitive Waging And How To Make Cost-Effective Decisions In Our Mission To Start, Develop Or Operate A Program?
    Our members will be able to tap into educational resources, information, and expertise that will aid in comprehending the mechanics of industry pricing. Enhanced understanding of components such as bill rates and appropriate mark-up strategies will empower our members as they navigate budgeting, contracting services, and the implementation or expansion of their programs.
  • Can LockBox Help Us To Scale Our Programs As Needed?
    LockBox is a platform that emphasizes efficient communication, seamless resource allocation, and prompt attention to the needs of businesses and individuals who place client priorities at the forefront of their missions. Critical access to support precisely when, where, and how it is required is important, so the process of accessing resources for program development or expansion should be straightforward. Vendors and professionals sign up through designated “profile types,” streamlining the search for specific services, training, or expertise. Corporate consumers can effortlessly locate and enlist pertinent resources through LockBox.
  • Is LockBox A Tool That Can Help Us To Learn How To Implement Vendor Management Practices That Yield Consistent, High Performing Services?
    LockBox members will be able to utilize online courses and consult with experts, enabling them to gain a clearer grasp of effective Vendor Management practices. This understanding will extend to areas such as Cost Control, Quality Assurance, Operational Efficiency, and Scalability. A notable challenge in Vendor Management is the selection of competent and accountable leaders (Corporate Consumer representatives; aka: Full-Time Employees) who possess the skills to foster collaboration, cultivate growth, and supervise vendor activities. Members will also learn how proper vendor management impacts Risk Mitigation, Compliance & Regs, Protecting Data, and Business Conintuity.
  • If We Do Not Want To Utilize Vendors, Is Lockbox A Tool That Can Help Us To Recruit Experienced Professionals To Staff And Build An Internal Program?
    Yes, LockBox accommodates a diverse array of professionals with varying expertise, education, and background in all aspects of Corporate Security, who are actively pursuing full-time employment opportunities
  • Can LockBox Aid Us In Identifying Vendors Offering Emergency Or On-Demand Services, Especially If We Opt Not To Implement A Fully Operational Corporate Security Program?
    Yes. By accessing the LockBox Marketplace, members can explore the LockBox Global Business Directory, where vendors who specialize in ad hoc / on-demand services can categorize and list their businesses by location and service capabilities; facilitating a streamlined and accelerated process to meet urgent requirements.
  • Is There A Mechanism In Place To Evaluate Services Or Ensure Accountability For Vendors And Their Services?
    Yes. Vendors offering customized, core, and sustainment training services are part of the LockBox community. They have the capability to adapt training services to align with client preferences and associated risks.
  • Can LockBox Help Us To Connect With Professionals That Have Specific Training Backgrounds Or A Preferred Kind Of Experience?
    Yes, LockBox accommodates a diverse array of professionals with varying expertise, education, and background in all aspects of Corporate Security.
  • Can We Participate In Client Issued RFP's?
    While vendors can register and engage as active members within the LockBox community, they are required to attain “RFP Eligibility” status through a brief assessment process before they can take part in any client-initiated RFPs.
  • How Does LockBox Help Vendors To Stand Out From The Crowd?
    Vendors can enhance their visibility within LockBox’s platform through the integrated ratings and review system, earning positive client feedback. Outstanding service providers will receive acknowledgment and a “spotlight” feature, highlighting them as top-quality service providers on LockBox. Vendors can promote their businesses via LockBox’s activity feed, broadcasting information to the broader community. Vendors have the option to establish “groups” where they can emphasize their brand by uploading materials and marketing content.
  • Can LockBox Help Us To Improve Our Service Standards So That They Align With Client Preferences More Efficiently?
    Vendors will be granted access to an array of online courses and coaching services aimed at assisting them in tailoring their offerings to better match the expectations of their clients, as inferred from both historical and current feedback. This access to educational resources and personalized guidance enables vendors to fine-tune their services, adapt to evolving client needs, and ultimately enhance their overall service delivery. By leveraging these tools, vendors can stay attuned to client preferences, continuously improve their performance, and foster long-term client satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Can LockBox Help Us To Scale Our Programs And Staff Accounts As Needed?
    Yes, LockBox accommodates a diverse array of professionals with varying expertise, education, and background in all aspects of Corporate Security, who are actively pursuing full-time employment opportunities. LockBox is a platform that emphasizes efficient communication, seamless resource allocation, and prompt attention to the needs of businesses and individuals who place client priorities at the forefront of their missions. Critical access to support precisely when, where, and how it is required is important, so the process of accessing resources for program or short term project development should be straightforward. Professionals sign up through designated “profile types,” streamlining the search for specific services, training, or expertise. Vendors can effortlessly locate and enlist pertinent resources through LockBox.
  • Can LockBox Help Us To Connect With Candidates That Have Specific Training, Skillsets, Backgrounds Or A Preferred Kind Of Experience?
    Yes, LockBox accommodates a diverse array of professionals with varying expertise, education, and background in all aspects of Corporate Security.
  • Is LockBox A Tool That Can Help Us To Learn How To Implement Management And Reporting Standards That Help To Create Better Team Syncronization, Improve Project/Program Visibility And Increase Client Trust?
    LockBox members will be able to utilize online courses and consult with experts, enabling them to gain a clearer grasp of effective Management and Reporting practices that have enabled the success of other program implementations.
  • Can LockBox Help Us To Build Proposals And/Or Presentations That Communicate Value Proposition And Value Statements To Clients More Efficiently?
    Yes. LockBox members will have the opportunity to engage in online courses and seek guidance from experts, empowering them to overcome conventional challenges and craft enhanced proposals and presentations that more efficiently communicate the value of their services and place clearer emphasis on the return of investment for clients.
  • Can LockBox Help Businesses With Limited Service Capabilities Find Growth Opportunities?
    Yes. Smaller businesses, despite limited resources, can attract more business. Through platform content and access to expert resources, LockBox can support this effort.
  • Can LockBox Help Us To Understand What Clients Are Looking For And How To Scale Our Business Accordingly?
    Members will have access to platform content and coaching to provide understanding and support vendor effort to better align with client preferences and requirements.
  • Can Your Platform Assist Individuals New To The Corporate Security Market In Finding Opportunities To Acquire Practical Experience?
    Certainly. Professionals have the option to configure their LockBox profiles based on their “type,” streamlining accessibility for prospective employers and other stakeholders. By furnishing comprehensive details, practitioners empower employers and interested parties to conduct targeted searches more efficiently, swiftly pinpointing candidates suitable for interviews or recruitment considerations.
  • In What Ways Does LockBox Support Professionals In Distinguishing Themselves From Others?
    LockBox collaborates with seasoned consultants to offer valuable advice to practitioners seeking enhanced marketability. Additionally, LockBox provides platform e-learning accessible to members, offering information tailored to their career growth objectives. We continuously update the content to ensure it remains current and relevant.
  • Can LockBox Help Practitioners To Remain Updated With Current Trends, Threats And Technologies?
    Absolutely. LockBox is a collective of experts encompassing diverse fields within Corporate Security, with a focus on encouraging the exchange of knowledge related to best practices and technological advancements. By forming strategic partnerships with organizations such as Kroll, 360 Privacy, Alert Media, Evolutz, and Private Jet Servics, LockBox actively ensures that its community remains well-informed about the most recent innovations and solutions. This collaborative initiative contributes to the success of service providers and corporate consumers in attaining their objectives.
  • Can LockBox Help Practitioners To Engage In Continuous Learning?
    LockBox promotes training institutions, including schools and academies, to establish their presence on the platform. This enables practitioners to identify the appropriate contacts for specific training goals or requirements. LockBox also has its own Corporate Security Training program for Clients, Vendors, and Professionals ranging from novice to advanced courses.
  • Does LockBox Facilitate The Connection Of Professionals With Opportunities That Match Specific Training, Skill Sets, Backgrounds, Or Particular Types Of Experience?
    Certainly. Employers, training institutions, and organizations focused on staffing for accounts/projects can share employment opportunities on LockBox. Practitioners have the option to discover full-time, part-time, temporary, contract, and internship positions. Moreover, LockBox features dedicated groups for “Pop-up” jobs or project-based work that necessitates short notice support. Practitioners can join these groups to stay informed about relevant opportunities.
  • Does LockBox Serve As A Platform Facilitating Enhanced Networking With Peers And Professionals Capable Of Providing Career Support?
    Yes. Professionals can connect with consultants and coaches who can help them clarify their career goals and make decisions that align with their envisioned career path.
  • How Does LockBox Collaborate With Other Companies And Individuals In The Industry To Broaden Access To Employment Opportunities?
    LockBox collaborates with global businesses specializing in staffing Corporate Security programs and / or projects through partnerships that enable them to post opportunites via the platform.
  • Can LockBox Help Us To Understand What Clients Are Looking For And How To Prepare Accordingly?
    One of LockBox’s key objectives is to ensure that both practitioners and vendors comprehend the preferences and actively sought-after aspects by Corporate Consumers in services that align with their company environments and cultures. The more that practitioners consider the pertinent adjustments they must make to support clients, the more substantial and valuable their services become. Vendors will also be more likely to hire them.
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