What is every company looking for in a management-level employee? Leadership. Senior leaders will tell you that there are lots of managers but very few true leaders. Why? Because there are many different traits that contribute to being a true leader when building our loss prevention careers. And although there Read More
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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
By Chris Trlica
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
While the annual shrinkage surveys covering retail loss prevention go some way in offering an oversight as to how the industry is thinking about a range of issues, they rarely delve into much detail around specific topics. The purpose of this series of benchmarking surveys is to provide the LP Read More
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
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
Excellence in Leadership
Gene Smith, LPC, (Former) President, Loss Prevention Foundation
With almost forty years of experience, Gene Smith, LPC, has been a key leader in the industry as a loss prevention practitioner, an executive search consultant for the LP industry, and much more. In 2007, Smith became a charter member and Read More
Deep inside the data warehouses of companies across the world, there are billions of dollars trapped in the subtle variations between the binary 0s and 1s that make up fraud and loss prevention data.
For Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) asset protection conference in 2014, JCPenney approached the University of Texas Read More
When money is tight, like it is now, every penny needs to go where you plan for it to go. Even the smallest miscalculation of a project’s costs, for example, can have a devastating cascading effect if it soaks up money you needed for other purposes.
Stretched loss prevention budgets put Read More
More than ever, it seems that those in loss prevention are being faced with a plethora of new loss prevention technology solutions. In fact, at a recent loss prevention conference organized by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), over 37 different technologies were being promoted, including global positioning systems (GPS), Read More