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Security Career Opportunities Perceived to Be Growing, Says New Poll from Security Executive Council

Security Career Opportunities Perceived to Be Growing, Says New Poll from Security Executive Council

Security practitioners perceive career opportunities within security to be holding steady or increasing, according to a new poll conducted by the Security Executive Council.

“Since we work daily with practitioners, we regularly hear gripes about security positions, and we are witness to turnover – self-chosen or not,” said Kathleen Kotwica, EVP   Read More


Surviving Retail Mergers and Acquisitions

Surviving Retail Mergers and Acquisitions

As you read this, you may be feeling pretty secure in your job, but beware—it might all change tomorrow. Retail mergers and acquisitions have been known to leave behind “a string of security executive bodies,” according to security job placement specialist Jerry Brennan.

The latest deals in the works? Quiksilver parent   Read More


Managing Asset Protection at SUPERVALU

Managing Asset Protection at SUPERVALU

EDITORS NOTE: Carol Martinson isvice president, asset protection group, forSUPERVALU, where she oversees retail lossprevention operations, operations safety, foodsafety and quality assurance, and corporatesecurity. Prior to joining SUPERVALU in 2005,Martinson was with Lund Food Holdings,where she designed and implemented a newrisk management function in the areas ofsecurity, theft, fraud, workers   Read More


From Store Detective to the ASIS Board of Directors

From Store Detective to the ASIS Board of Directors

EDITORS NOTE: Linda Florence, CPP, is currently assistant director of security and investigations at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, rated one of the top ten most luxurious resorts in the world. She manages a staff ofover 200 with responsibility for uniformed and plain-clothes officers, internal investigations, vendor   Read More