Being aware, being prepared

How employers can be better equipped for potential employee abductions
By Christopher Arehart and Mike Ackerman
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 07/10/2015

Don’t play a round of golf at the same course every Saturday at noon. Definitely don’t take the same route to the office every day. And if you hold a high-profile position at a company in a high-risk area, always move with bodyguards — whether you’re running the firm’s foreign subsidiary or just in town for the day.


These kinds of tips could help employees avoid the risk of kidnapping in an increasingly global and volatile world beset by common criminals, organized gangs and even terrorists.