Female agents are desirable and needed in this industry more so than any time in the past 10 years. The number of female agents has risen 50% in the past 5 years alone. Why? The industry commends Scott Bernstein for this rise. Twenty years ago, in a class of 150 students, there were 4 female students which represented 3% of the student body. Now, in our tactical training course of 30 students, there are on average 6 women to every 30 which reflects a 20% representation and it is growing week to week.
Here is how Bernstein sees women contribute and how vital women are to this industry:
- Problem Solvers
- Because of their sex, women are more desirable to both men and women and especially to a fugitive on the run. The fugitive on the run requires needs to be fulfilled.
- Women properly trained can use their physical attributes and cunning outside of their expert skills learned at the academy to LURE them in. A man cannot!
- Women are less threatening in person and by phone and will not be suspected as a bounty hunter. When a Fugitive from Justice (FFJ) thinks of a bounty hunter, they do not conjure up a female/woman. A woman has wiles and different instincts than a man. A man cannot “play up” sexy and be persuasive in that area. A female also offers up other qualities and attributes that a man cannot in this industry and IN THE ZONE.
Nonetheless, it is clear that women are reshaping the landscape of business. Women are naturally wired to think, act and innovate like immigrants. Women, more than men, have the ability to see what others don’t, do what others won’t and keep pushing their ideas and ideals when prudence says quit.
These skills taken together mean that women are better than men at earning serendipity! Here’s the breakdown:
Women are Opportunity Experts
Women see opportunity in everything and everyone – their neighbors, friends, family, business associates, strategic partners, etc. Women have the ability to see opportunity and give their ideas life and inspire others to do the same. Women, when given the opportunity to be themselves, are natural leaders!
I have seen time and again how women are much more strategic, focused and keep their eye on the prize. They are not easily distracted and don’t get their egos in the way. That is why women just don’t see opportunity, they seize it. Look at the list of the top women CEO’s world-wide. Impressive! Review this list of the 50 most powerful women in America. Pay attention to these women: they are reinventing America’s enterprises.
Women are Networking Professionals
Women are masters of navigation and putting their ideas to the test is their gift. They do this through networking. They follow-up and make sure they sow their seeds of ideas in the most fertile networking ground. Additionally, their inherent ability to be creative allows for the discovery of opportunities that most miss.
The ROI of your business network is only valuable if those in it are willing to risk in your growth. Unlike men, women stick together and protect one another (though many would equally say that women also fiercely compete against each other too). At the initial stages of networking, women are gracious and generous in their ability to give and open doors for one another. They want to feel as if they are making an impact, helping to make a difference in the lives of others.
Women Seek to be Relationship Specialists
Women are specialists at cultivating relationships that are purposeful, genuine and meaningful. They focus on growing healthy, long-lasting relationships. Women don’t quit. They thrive at creating and sustaining momentum for both themselves and others.
Women are masters at facilitating connection points between people, resources and relationships. This is why women are such effective and efficient leaders. They don’t waste time and can quickly identify areas to consolidate, organize and strengthen business outcomes. In fact, some of the best project managers I know are women. Their attention to detail is uncanny and their ability to track, evaluate and manage change is impressive. They aim to assure the betterment of a healthier whole.
Women are Natural Givers
Women seek to give to others but also to their communities. Why do you think most non-profits are run by women? Women enjoy living their lives through a cause that serves the advancement and acceleration of societal needs. This is why in the workplace women are great at inspiring and lifting those around them. This is why most women leaders are such excellent long-term strategic thinkers. They are less inclined to rally behind a short-term strategy if a more sustainable approach can be executed.
Additionally, women are socially conscious leaders that serve to cultivate innovation and initiative for both themselves and others. No wonder the fastest growing sector of small business owners in America are women.
In the end, women are more naturally inclined to represent the immigrant perspective on leadership. Like the immigrant, they are wired to survive and thrive in fast-changing times like these and can lead fast changing organizations that desire sustainable growth.
In this industry and in life in general, women tend to show higher stress levels than men; individuals suffering highest stress say its sources are both work and home; and those trained agents have developed resilience levels that make them better able to handle stress.
We have found that students and graduates are more optimistic, feel more in control and have more positive feelings about their work. They are on the front foot in providing its support units with the simple skills to make them stronger in dealing with stress in a positive, healthy way.
They also enjoy increased productivity, higher levels of engagement, positive branding and better use of skill sets. It’s not enough to pay lip service to this concept under the misapprehension that such policies apply only to women. But one of the key perception changes that need to be made is that visibility equals productivity, says Bernstein.
Women Leaders More Persuasive
A study which set out to discover what qualities distinguish women leaders found them to be more persuasive, assertive and willing to take risks than their male counterparts.
What boosts their persuasive capability is a willingness to see all sides of a situation and to come at a subject from their audience’s perspective – so the people they lead feel more understood, supported and valued. Male leaders were more inclined to start from their own point of view and convince through the strength of their position.
Another finding was their different response to knock back. Although slightly less resilient than men and prone to self criticism, women learn from adversity and carry on with a refueled determination to succeed. They’re also more likely to ignore rules, engage in greater risk-taking and come up with innovative solutions.
Women are generally seen as having a more inclusive, team-building approach to problem solving and decision making – because they’re more willing to share information, they talk decisions through with many more people than their male counterparts. All of this suggests women may be creating a new paradigm of leadership that is more valued.
Women leaders were also found to be more empathetic and flexible, as well as stronger in interpersonal skills than their male counterparts enabling them to read situations accurately and take information in from all sides. These women leaders are able to bring others around to their point of view….because they genuinely understand and care about where others are coming from….so that the people they are leading feel more understood, supported and valued.
Here are real life comparable situations where women can get the job done more effectively in our teaching paradigm:
Once a fugitive’s address has been identified, is vitally important to determine if they are inside the residence and secondly to get them to open the door. Almost every door you will ever encounter will have a peep hole which allows the suspect to view anyone approaching the door and keeps you from looking inside.
With this in mind, it is critical that a female be sent to the door because it is highly unlikely that the fugitive will view her as a bounty hunter. Men have two brains and tend to think with the one that sits between their legs.
When the suspect looks through the peep hole and sees an attractive woman standing at his front door, sex will be the only thing on his mind at that point. The highly trained female bounty hunter can convince the suspect to open the door using a variety of plausible excuses such as a car that has broken down, needing help with changing a tire, dead cell phone battery and ask to use the phone and so on. At times, they may not have to speak at all.
Fugitive men AND women will willingly open the door at which point the female bounty hunter can perform a one-second take down and handcuffing which is taught in our training. The fugitive has been apprehended and the bounty hunter can collect their fee.
Another scenario in which women are very effective is when an address is not known and only a (cell) phone number is available. Most fugitives are unlikely to answer their cell phone when the caller ID is not recognized. However when a skilled female bounty hunter leaves a voicemail posing as a friend one of their friends from either Facebook or MySpace (depending on the age of the suspect), that wants to hook up with them, most men will return the call.
The female can seductively play up to the male suspect and invite them to a bar. A backup team can be in place before the suspect enters the premises to provide assistance if needed when the female agent apprehends the suspect.
Female agents can use their natural seductive abilities along with our specialized training to safely and effectively apprehend these fugitives and be compensated with some very lucrative incomes.
The Bounty Hunter Training Academy is the ONLY academy in the country which teaches you tactical training as well as core curriculum investigative and intelligence gathering skills that are unparalleled in this industry. If you are a female looking for a career move or to enhance skills and training you might already have in a related field, we encourage you to view our upcoming course dates and get registered today.
No matter your size, we will train you to take down any man or women effectively no matter how hostile or aggressive they may be. You will have confidence in all your abilities in the office and in the field to carry out all given assignments. You can only learn these skills at this academy.