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5 Questions with… Joe Chaban

5 Questions with… Joe Chaban

Our Connecticut team is hosting an open house tomorrow night, April 28th, in the hopes of adding to their sales team. They are looking for people with all levels of sales experience to add to their commercial sales team. In order to prepare for the event, I interviewed Commercial Sales ... Read More »

Recognizing Administrative Professional Excellence

Recognizing Administrative Professional Excellence

As you know from the 5 Questions with… some of our P1 admin team members, we are all about celebrating Administrative Professionals Day today. We’ve got over 200 administrative professionals with titles like branch administrator, service coordinator, executive administrator, and sales coordinator, just to name a few. Since I couldn’t ... Read More »

5 Questions with… Jennifer Treumer

5 Questions with… Jennifer Treumer

Welcome back to another special installment of the “5 Questions with…” series featuring some of our rock star admins at Protection 1 in honor of Administrative Professionals Day. This time, I interviewed Jennifer Treumer, branch administrator in Seattle. Jennifer is another one of the admins that was invited to the ... Read More »

5 Questions with… Dawn Amaro

5 Questions with… Dawn Amaro

And we’re back with another one of our P1-ders in honor of Administrative Professionals Day. This time the “5 Questions with…” series continues with Dawn Amaro, service coordinator in Memphis, Tennessee. As a service coordinator, Dawn oversees scheduling service appointments for the techs in Memphis (among many other things) and ... Read More »

5 Questions with… Lena Riddle

5 Questions with… Lena Riddle

It’s Administrative Professionals Day and we’re taking advantage of this opportunity to interview some of our admins. At Protection 1, we have over 200 administrative professionals with titles like branch admin administrator, sales coordinator, service coordinator and regional executive admin. To kick off this celebration of admin greatness, I interviewed ... Read More »

5 Questions with… Danielle Stone

5 Questions with… Danielle Stone

Welcome to another edition of the “5 Questions with...” series here on Home Security Matters. In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, I’m interviewing administrative professionals from across P1 Nation. Next up is Danielle Stone, branch admin in Connecticut and the winner of the President’s Circle award for top branch administrator ... Read More »

5 Essential DIY Home Security Tips

5 Essential DIY Home Security Tips

Do-it-yourself (DIY) home security systems are becoming more and more popular these days. The disadvantage to this trend is that most of these systems do not alert emergency services if the alarm is tripped, but rather blare a siren sound to scare away potential intruders. Because an alarm is not ... Read More »

Joining the Kale Crowd

Joining the Kale Crowd

The wellness team at Protection 1, known as Every 1 Counts, is always looking for ways to engage our teammates in healthy habits and provide some recognition and prizes in the process. In 2015, one of the (many) ways we are doing this is by hosting a recipe contest every ... Read More »

Home Office Safety [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Home Office Safety [FREE DOWNLOAD]

My home office is a mess. It probably doesn’t help that I do large crafting projects for my church bulletin board. There’s paper scraps, cans of spray paint and spray adhesive, tape rolls and glue guns everywhere. It’s a complete fire hazard just waiting to combust. Unfortunately, I’m not alone ... Read More »

Santa’s Workshop Monitored by Protection 1

Santa’s Workshop Monitored by Protection 1

Earlier this month Protection 1 had quite the visitor at our Wichita Call Center. Santa came by to tell us that Protection 1 was on his nice list this year! He was so impressed that we took our customer satisfaction rating from a 95.6% to a 97.3% and that we ... Read More »

December 2014 Calendar [FREE DOWNLOAD]

December 2014 Calendar [FREE DOWNLOAD]

It’s hard to believe it’s already December! December always seems to bring winter full force, and along with winter comes a multitude of fun. The month is full of festive holidays to celebrate, including Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s Eve! December can get busy very quickly! The festive holidays bring lots ... Read More »

Turkey Love [FREE COLORING PAGE]

Turkey Love [FREE COLORING PAGE]

So let’s just be honest, turkeys aren’t the most attractive fowl on the planet. First, there’s that snood, the red thing that hangs over a turkey’s beak. Aren’t we all glad the turkeys ended up with those and not the humans? And let’s not overlook the wattle, the skin that ... Read More »

A Hiring Manager’s Take on a P1 Recruiting Event

A Hiring Manager’s Take on a P1 Recruiting Event

Last time, I highlighted how Britnee Tate got hired at a Protection 1 recruiting event. Today, we’re talking to one of our hiring managers. Lindsay Brokschmidt, our employee development specialist in Wichita, worked with Customer Service Supervisor Brandon Bell to learn what he looks for when he works at a ... Read More »

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Back to School Driver Safety Download

Back to School Driver Safety Download

New pens, new paper, new teachers… it’s about that time of the year! In most states, school starts back up again in August, and it’s time for us to be thinking about how to be safe for schoolchildren. Being aware of how to be safe in school zones and around ... Read More »

Healthy Habits Around Small Pets

Healthy Habits Around Small Pets

Pets are adorable! But some pets such as hamsters, rabbits, chinchillas, ferrets, reptiles, and amphibians can be a source of human Salmonella and infections according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Pets infected with Salmonella germs might appear healthy and clean, but the germs can spread easily through droppings. They ... Read More »

What Technology Is Inside My Home Automation?

What Technology Is Inside My Home Automation?

With the myriad of “smart” home automation products coming out lately, it can be confusing to find out exactly what technology is in the home automation product you’re using and what it does. Reviewing all of P1’s home automation products in depth would take pages to write and forever to ... Read More »

Fix Mistakes You Might be Making with Your Home Alarm System

Fix Mistakes You Might be Making with Your Home Alarm System

Installing an alarm system is one giant step towards better home security and safety, but there are a lot of mistakes that are commonly made, even after an alarm is installed. Check this list to make sure you’re not guilty of any of the following safety-compromising behaviors! 1)      Installing the ... Read More »

Home Security That Burglars Hate

Home Security That Burglars Hate

If you think you are not at risk of being a burglary victim, you need to think again. Should there be an opportunity to invade your home, no matter where you live, burglars will take the chance. There are simple security measures you can take to make it difficult for ... Read More »

Firework Safety Graphics

Firework Safety Graphics

Fireworks are one of the most highly anticipated parts of Independence Day celebrations. The gorgeous displays they create and the time spent watching with family and friends are certainly things to look forward to. Fireworks have their risks, but if you know how to act safely around them, it’s easy ... Read More »

Helpful Hints For Outdoor Home Security Lighting

Helpful Hints For Outdoor Home Security Lighting

Properly lighting the exterior of your home can significantly reduce the chances of break-ins as a well lit home often deters burglars. Exterior lighting is also an excellent way to protect yourself from attacks at night. Outdoor lighting deters even furry pests, such as raccoons. Outdoor lighting can also add ... Read More »

Stacy Greenberg’s Safety Secrets: Meeting Protection 1’s CEO

Stacy Greenberg’s Safety Secrets: Meeting Protection 1’s CEO

I have to admit that as a self-proclaimed safety enthusiast, I find Protection 1 a very interesting company. Recently, I was able to meet their CEO, Tim Whall, and I found the experience enlightening and educational. And not just because he is the most informed Michigan State fan in the ... Read More »

Live #ProtectYourCookies Coverage with ESPN’s Mike and Mike

Live #ProtectYourCookies Coverage with ESPN’s Mike and Mike

We are currently on set filming the next #ProtectYourCookies national TV commercial with ESPN’s Mike and Mike. The new commercial includes the return of Stacy Greenberg, who also appeared in our last commercial, as well as another very special guest, Chris Golic (Mike Golic’s wife), who is making her P1 commercial debut! Want a recap on the first #ProtectYourCookies commercial? Watch it below! ... Read More »

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