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06-18-2012, 04:31 PM
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Join Date: Apr 2005
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This is a summary of the work experience/background of the victims in the Hub mall shootings:
If you were in charge of hiring for a major security firm, would you prefer to hire people with the credentials found in the article above?
Or would you rather hire a 21 year old who lives with his mom and is obsessed with violent video games?
If I could add to this what I did on another board: Two of the individuals were trainees, another two had been with the firm for only 2-3months, and only Mrs Shegelski, had been a veteran with the particular firm. An outsourced global firm that pays typically low wages and benefits and in turn gets typically low commitment and an unending stream of recruitment and training.
This firm entrusted Baumgartner, who its known had bragged "wow I just got issued a gun, I wonder if I make the news If I start popping people off"
Yeah, they hired this guy and issued him a gun and didn't monitor what the whole world could see through his online profiles. Didn't assess the individuals suitability in any apparent way, didn't assess his mental stability, financial stability, financial records, nothing. They fully entrusted this guy to be walking around with upwards of half a million bucks and put a loaded semi-automatic gun in his lap.
I repeat Armed bank security guard is not entry level employment. It shouldn't even remotely be considered as such. In a different time and age not too long ago people were actually expected to have a security career before being entrusted with this level of bondability and security.
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