Private Investigator Career

Evaluating a Surveillance Investigator- What Should Be Considered #164

Anyone in any occupation is evaluated and measured to some degree including the investigation industry.  Being evaluated by someone else can be a touchy subject when it comes to this industry.  The insurance investigation industry is always evaluating their investigators and rightly so.  I have been evaluated since I entered …

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Questions to Ask During an Interview With an Investigation Company #146

Investigator Job Interview

There are two sides to an interview when seeking employment with an investigation company.   The interviewer asks the questions.  You of course want to make a good impression and answer all the interviewer’s questions to the best of your ability.  This is of course an important part of the interview. …

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One Percent Infinity for Private Investigators #137

I listen to a handful of podcasts that are completely unrelated to  being a private investigator. I should probably listen to other private investigator podcasts but I don’t. I don’t even listen to my own podcast (Private Investigator Advice Podcast). There is one particular podcaster, Bjork Ostrom, from Food Blogger Pro …

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Does the Increase in the Minimum Wage Mean an Increase for Private Investigation Employees? #112

Private Investigator Employee Salary

Does the increase in the minimum wage mean investigators will get paid more as employees?  Many people think that because of the rise in the minimum wage it will force companies to pay other employees more as a result. About 12 or 13 years ago I entered the private investigation …

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How to Become a Private Investigator in Arizona

Arizona’s private investigator licensing program is run by the Licensing Unit in the Department of Public Safety.  In order to for you to be granted a Private Investigator Agency License you must have …:”equivalent of three years of full-time investigative experience that consists of actual work performed as an investigator …

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#106: Turning Down A Private Investigation Employment Opportunity

Before we begin the story.. If you have followed me for a while you know that my objectives in the investigative industry have changed temporarily due to my family situation over the past few years.  We don’t have daycare for my children and my wife and I work our schedules …

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Interview With My Daughter About Being The Child of a Private Investigator – PIA #66

As if I don’t talk about the negative effects of this job enough, I think an interview with my daughter helps reinforce it more.  In this podcast episode I discuss different aspects of my job and how it has impacted her over the years.  I also get plenty of feedback …

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#91: Should You Leave Law Enforcement For a P.I. Career? PIA# 064

I received an email from Steve who lives in Canada.  Steve has a dream of starting his home private investigation company.  Below is Steve’s email:   Hello Andrew, My name is Steeve and I live in XXXX, Canada. I am listening your podcast and it helped me to learn more about …

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