Personnel security is the term used to describe the policies and procedures put in place to try to minimise the risk against the company. Robust personnel security helps the organisation employ reliable people, minimises the chances of staff becoming unreliable once they have been employed, detecting suspicious behaviour, and resolving security concerns once they emerge.
Maslow’s “Hierarchy of Prepotency
McGregor’s Theory X
McGregor’s Theory Y
Herzberg’s Two Factor Theory
Stanford-Binet IQ Test
Henman-Nelson IQ Test
Armed Forces General Classification Test
Manual Placement Test
Establish a committee to plan violence prevention
Consider OSHA guidelines to curb workplace violence
Have professionally trained and armed security officers
Establish policies and procedures and communicate the problems of threats and violence to all employees
Have you ever been arrested?
How old are you?
Are you married?
Can you meet the attendance requirements of this job?
Being considered for a promotion
Suspected of wrongdoing
Being investigated in connection with a position of trust
Tell the interviewee nothing
Every 6 months
Every 18 months
Retained in file for a minimum of three years.
Retained in file for a minimum of five years.
Retained in file for one year
Destroyed when the employment decision is made
It does not provide the information which the company requires
It is never accepted in lieu of a completed application form
It is always accepted and is reviewed as part of the investigators
It is an acceptable form of information for a professional position
Twice as likely to admit to criminal or drug abuse behavior
No more likely than anyone else to admit to criminal or drug abuse behavior
Sensitive persons who should not be required to take the test
Usually found to have a violent criminal past
If apparently completely favorable, may be reviewed by an investigative clerk
If apparently completely favorable or containing unfavorable information, are reviewed by a responsible supervisory security employee
If containing unfavorable information, should be immediately reffered to legal counsel
Should be reviewed jointly by the Human Relations Director and the Security Director.
It must include accurate specifications and genuine skill requirements
The details of the description may tend to exclude certain groups of people
The specifications and skills should be described concisely and without prejudice.
The job description should be intentionally vague in order to allow the maximum number of applicants to qualify for the position
Lower payroll costs
Fewer administrative headaches
No collective bargaining
All of the above
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