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7 Steps to Implementing a Workplace Violence Response Plan

7 Steps to Implementing a Workplace Violence Response Plan

Heightened security concerns have focused significant attention on crisis response plans, and more firms now have plans in place for terrorist, bomb threats, fires, and natural disasters than at any point in modern history. Conspicuous by its absence from many of these plans is a workplace violence response plan; when it   Read More


Keeping Your Resume Up to Date

Keeping Your Resume Up to Date

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   Read More


Boost Your Resume with Loss Prevention Education

Boost Your Resume with Loss Prevention Education

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   Read More


Keeping Your Loss Prevention Job Search Confidential

Keeping Your Loss Prevention Job Search Confidential

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   Read More


You Are a Good Guy, Gene Smith

As I think a lot of you know, Gene Smith, president of the Loss Prevention Foundation, recently announced his retirement. I have had the pleasure to know Gene for a very long time—since his first days in retail security at Montgomery Ward fresh from college at Eastern Kentucky. Regardless of   Read More


Professional Membership: What’s in It for You?

More than a decade ago, the Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) set out on a mission to educate and bring awareness to the important and fast-growing field of retail loss prevention and asset protection. Now, with two professional certification courses designed for both the seasoned LP veteran and the entry-level professional,   Read More


Closing a Retail Store: Loss Prevention’s Role

Closing a Retail Store: Loss Prevention’s Role

Senior loss prevention executives throughout retail are coming to grips with a new entry into the field of promotional sale events—the all-too-frequent store-closing sale.

It is no longer a rarity that LP managers are called upon to design and implement shrink-control programs that protect inventories throughout the process of closing a retail store. Often, a   Read More