Building a better resume requires that we see the document as a living map of our career path. When you’re good at what you do, when you’re comfortable in your job, and when you’re content with the direction that you’re career is taking…you don’t typically spend a whole lot of
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Articles by Jac Brittain, LPC
Building a better resume is often reflected through the ability to clearly and accurately express the various characteristics of the individual in a way that best describes the capabilities beyond the positions that the person has held. A common trend is for the individual to focus so much attention on
Retail is a business, and businesses are in business to make money and enhance profits. But profit enhancement is a multifaceted concept. We build our profit base not only through our ability to sell products, but also by learning the best ways to approach shrink reduction in retail stores.
An audit is a tool – not a test. Loss prevention audits should serve to make a store or other facility more efficient and more profitable, working with the store teams and providing a means to train and develop the associates. It is vital that we approach our audit functions with
As the global market matures and expands, retailers are demanding new logistics capabilities and more complex solutions to meet their supply-chain needs. Factors such as economic growth, expansion into new markets, e-commerce, and a greater acceptance of demand-driven logistics practices introduce complexities into the supply chain and generate the need
Discretion has always been an important quality for loss prevention professionals, and that same trait can be just as important when involved in a loss prevention job search.
Most loss prevention professionals have gotten where they are because of a combination of qualities: personal drive, cooperation, and ambition along with the
The National Retail Federation (NRF) PROTECT Conference’s Ring of Excellence Award recognizes pioneers in the retail loss prevention and asset protection community whose honor, integrity and character have served as a lasting example for the loss prevention profession. The achievements and outstanding leadership of these honorees have helped shape the
As technology draws us deeper into a new age of business enterprise, we are continuously bombarded with challenges and opportunities involving those with malicious intentions. Data security attacks come at us from every direction as the ingenuity of criminal minds seek new and creative ways to infiltrate our information resources
Building a successful loss prevention career requires dedication, hard work, and long hours honing our skills and abilities as we strive to become among the best at what we do. We spend our careers building upon our talents through both performance and professional development. We learn and grow from those
Understanding how to calculate shrinkage in retail is a fundamental but critical concept within the loss prevention profession as well as throughout the retail industry. Ultimately, retail shrink directly results in lost profits, and can have a dramatic impact on the success of the retail enterprise.
The term “retail shrink” or