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(from left) Managing Director and Lead Consultant of Regional Management Services Inc., Dennis De Peiza; Executive Director of the Barbados Employers Confederation, Tony Walcott; and former President of the Human Resources Management Association Of Barbados, Ed Bushell, were members of the panel who spoke on the topic, “The role of Industrial Relations in the professionalization of security practice” during yesterday’s panel discussion.
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AROUND eighty per cent of the money spent on training in Barbados could be going to waste.

This was the estimation of a former President of the Human Resources Management Association Of Barbados, Ed Bushell, who therefore advised companies to choose relevant training courses and to send the right personnel to them.

Bushell offered this advice to heads of security firms and human resource practitioners present at the Caribbean Association of Security Professionals’ (CASP) seminar and panel discussion yesterday at the Barbados Coalition of Service Industries’ #3 Harbour Industrial Estate location.

According to Bushell, some employers treated training “like a meeting turn” whereby individuals are selected and sent because they are next in line and are not required to pass on the knowledge they gain.

“If you are going to spend training dollars, it is very, very important that yo...

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