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Writing the Perfect Loss Prevention Resume

Writing the Perfect Loss Prevention Resume

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


Training Makes a Difference

The loss prevention/asset protection industry is full of hard-chargers—individuals striving to get better, to excel at what they do, to make a difference. But increasing loss, crime, and intense retail competition mean we need to continue to get even better.

And the LP industry has really responded over the last years   Read More


Retail Data Analytics and LP

Retail Data Analytics and LP

We find ourselves living in a time when nearly every decision we make is recorded. Where we drive, what we buy–all this data is collected somewhere. We permit it in the vague hope that somebody on the other end is being responsible with our information.

The loss prevention industry is now   Read More


LPM’s Annual Meeting: Day 2 Update

LPM’s Annual Meeting: Day 2 Update

Attendees at the LP Magazine annual meeting and members of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Asset Protection Leadership Council took things into high gear for Thursday’s agenda in Nashville, TN.

RILA’s Asset Protection Leadership Council met bright and early. At the meeting, the council announced a new chair/spokesperson to help   Read More


Technology in Retail Stores: Who’s Responsible?

Technology in Retail Stores: Who’s Responsible?

Listening to loss prevention leaders discuss their relationships with information technology (IT) departments and offer advice for strengthening them can seem a bit like eavesdropping on marriage counseling. There is admission of a “love-hate” dynamic, occasional hand-wringing over who gets final say, and counsel to “listen, don’t just talk” and   Read More


Conversion Rate Optimization

Conversion Rate Optimization

Loss prevention professionals and the LP industry in general have and continue to do an admirable job of bringing new analytic capabilities to their organizations. As I described in my article “Using Loss Prevention Technology to Support Traffic Counting and Conversion” published in January-February 2013, I have long believed that   Read More


How to Land Jobs in Loss Prevention

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   Read More


How NOT to Investigate Organized Retail Crime

How NOT to Investigate Organized Retail Crime

According to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) 2016 Organized Retail Crime Survey, all responding retailers said that they believe their companies to have been the victim of organized retail crime (ORC) activity within the past year. Eighty-three percent of those respondents believe that ORC activity has increased in the past   Read More