Implementing an effective loss prevention department can be a challenging undertaking in today’s retail environment. With the multitude of different business priorities, increased workloads, budget limitations, turnover issues, technological considerations, corporate agendas, and the many competitive aspects of the organizational landscape, our ability to find a formula for success is tested Read More
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As we travel down our loss prevention career path, we learn that the road to professional success requires a wide spectrum of skills and experience far beyond those that we carried when we first entered the field. In order to secure the best loss prevention jobs to fit our skills Read More
In our personal and professional worlds, we are surrounded by some smart and successful individuals. This is just as true in a role like loss prevention as it is in any other professional capacity. But have you ever wondered why so many of these people can do such dumb things?
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Countless elements go into building a successful loss prevention career. We evolve through a series of self-discoveries as the many features that make up who we are unfold through foresight and occasionally blind ambition as we forge the pieces into the image of leadership that we share with the professional world.
As Read More
If you are thinking about writing your own resume (rather than using a professional resume writing service) to reflect the experience, accomplishments, and other critical information that helped shape your career in loss prevention, then you need to do your homework.
Having a loss prevention resume that appropriately describes all that Read More
Understanding the role that loss prevention certification plays in the evolution of the industry and the development of the loss prevention professional has been a topic of many discussions over the past several years, both in the corporate offices of retail giants across the globe and in the homes of Read More
Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals, it may mean reaching a top leadership position at a particular company, perhaps serving as a director or vice president of loss prevention/asset protection. For others, it may involve gaining Read More
Professional advancement and building a successful loss prevention career can mean many things to many different people. For some individuals it may mean reaching a top leadership position at a particular company, perhaps serving as a director or vice president of loss prevention/asset protection. For others, it may involve gaining Read More
A question frequently asked by retail customers—and even some loss prevention professionals just getting started in their careers—involves many of the smaller stores where they shop, and how shoplifting and other retail shrink concerns are managed in retail stores with no loss prevention team.
First, few retail companies actually attempt to Read More
Mike Barton was appointed director of loss prevention with City of Industry, California-based HOT TOPIC. Mike made his move after 18 years with Gymboree, where he built the loss prevention department. He is now is reunited with several former Gymboree executives, including the CEO at HOT TOPIC. Mike began his Read More