About the Author

Kelsey Seidler

Kelsey Seidler

Kelsey Seidler is the Online Managing Editor at LPM Media Group/LP Magazine. In its 15th publishing year, LP Magazine is the leader in news and educational publication for the loss prevention professional.

Prior to her work with LPM, she served as a managing editor for two trade publications in the manufacturing industry. Responsibilities included content development and editorial planning, content optimization and search engine optimization, e-newsletter production, creation, layout, and design, social engagement and more. .

Kelsey has recently finalized a master’s degree in technology and communication through the University of North Carolina’s School of Media and Journalism focusing on digital media technology, journalism, design and strategic communication. Kelsey holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Denison University in Granville, Ohio, where she graduated cum laude. While at Denison, Kelsey worked on a number of large-scale projects that advanced her interests in digital media and developed her skills with emerging technologies, including digital photography and podcasting.

Kelsey is based out of Greensboro, North Carolina, and belongs to several professional and community-focused organizations, including the American Society of Business Press Editors, Levo League of Charlotte, the Denison Club of Charlotte, and Hands On Charlotte. You may reach her at kelseys (at) lpportal (dot) com.

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An Access Control Definition for AP

Magazine Reviews

An Access Control Definition for AP

What do you know about access control? Vague ideas about authorization, authentication, locks, and keys may come to mind. The truth is, identifying an appropriate access control definition depends on the industry you’re working in.

In a feature article for the July–August 2017 issue, LP Magazine Contributing Writer Dave DiSilva brings

Store Detective Responsibilities and Characteristics

Magazine Reviews

Store Detective Responsibilities and Characteristics

How do you win at loss prevention? This question is currently under investigation by the Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) and the University of Florida. Essentially, researchers want to know how LP/AP efforts can successfully support a retail enterprise. What qualities and capabilities are needed, for instance?

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An LPRC study

Inventory Control Job Description and Responsibilities

Inventory Shrinkage

Inventory Control Job Description and Responsibilities

What does a typical inventory control job description entail? Whether the specific title is inventory control clerk, specialist, manager, or coordinator, this vital position is usually responsible for ensuring an accurate and adequate quantity of product in a given organization.

In a nutshell, this person manages the inflow and outflow of

Top Apps for Loss Prevention Professionals

Loss Prevention

Top Apps for Loss Prevention Professionals

Back-to-school season marks a fresh start for everyone, even the loss prevention professional. The influx of composition notebooks, day planners, and freshly sharpened pencils in store displays has everyone thinking about getting a little more organized. This is where your smartphone comes in.

A slew of mobile apps are making the

How to Land Jobs in Loss Prevention

Professional Development

How to Land Jobs in Loss Prevention

Whether you’re starting a new career or just getting out of school, your search for jobs in loss prevention might be more successful if you keep these suggestions in mind.

Update your resume. A professional resume should be a comprehensive, accurate reflection of your abilities, education, and experience. This document serves

Benefit Denial: A Core Principle of Crime Prevention

Magazine Reviews

Benefit Denial: A Core Principle of Crime Prevention

Rent-A-Center’s primary loss prevention challenge stems from its business model. The rent-to-own company allows people who are low on funds or credit to rent furniture, electronics, and other goods with an option to own them after a payment agreement has been fulfilled. Usually, this model works just fine. Unfortunately, some

What Does a Loss Prevention Associate Do?

Professional Development

What Does a Loss Prevention Associate Do?

Loss prevention—also known as asset protection—is an ever-broadening, ever-growing field that has a lot to offer an entry-level job seeker. According to the Loss Prevention Foundation, the industry’s “wide spectrum of career options and tremendous potential for professional growth” make the job a rare find in today’s labor market. And

Supporting the Home Depot Supply Chain Network

Magazine Reviews

Supporting the Home Depot Supply Chain Network

The Home Depot supply chain network has undergone a transformation in recent years to incorporate strategic omni-channel elements and physical security controls. Mike Combs, director of asset protection, global supply chain at The Home Depot, has played a critical role in supporting the operation’s development and growth since he joined