The longer I work in the education sector, the more weird fallacies I hear. As I teach forensic psychology and criminology, it is perhaps not surprising that I shatter the illusions of students about crime and policing on a regular basis (e.g. “murder is not common”, “there isn’t usable forensic evidence at all […]
Dr Amy Burrell Amy holds a BSc in Applied Psychology, an MSc in Forensic Behavioural Science, and a PhD in Psychology. Amy is a Lecturer in Forensic Psychology at Birmingham City University & can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org. Amy previously worked for Perpetuity Training who specialise in security training (see www.perpetuitytraining.com) & is also […]
Workplace Diversity – Embracing our Differences Everybody’s journey in working life is varied and we each develop a unique skill set. The challenge is to apply these skills to our workplace or role in the most effective way. Often people think that their skill set limits their potential at work but I would argue […]
Transferable skills – the key to success Professionals are more aware than ever of the importance of having a good knowledge and understanding of their field and the security sector is no exception. However, it is easy to overlook the importance of also developing a versatile, transferable skill set alongside expertise in a chosen discipline. […]
Training is so important for many obvious reasons such as new skill development and progression within an industry or sector but there are less apparent benefits too, such as demonstrating an individuals value, boosting morale and getting more buy-in to the company mission.