Professional Development

Building an Effective Program

Building a successful career in loss prevention has always been predicated on the commitment to professional growth and development. Working in a business as...

It’s never too early for loss prevention certification

This is another in a series of interviews with working LP professionals who have earned their LPQ or LPC certification from the Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) to hear in their own words why they pursued loss prevention certification, and how it benefited their loss prevention careers.
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Brendan Fitzgerald named Assistant Vice President Asset Protection Operations at BJ’s Wholesale Club

Westbury, MA based BJ’s Wholesale Club announced the promotion of Brendan Fitzgerald to the position of Assistant Vice President of Asset Protection Operations. Prior...
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Brian Broadus Named Senior Director Asset and Profit Protection for Sears Holdings Corporation

Brian Broadus was named Senior Director of Asset and Profit Protection for Sears Holdings Corporation. Brian most recently served as Corporate Director of Loss...
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Bryan Hoppe named Vice President, Asset Protection for TBC Corporation

TBC Corporation has named Bryan Hoppe as Vice President of Asset Protection. Bryan is a seasoned professional with extension background in operations and risk...
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Mike Lamb, LPC Promoted to Vice President of Asset Protection and Safety – Walmart...

Gisel Ruiz, chief operating officer for Walmart U.S., has announced the promotion of Mike Lamb to vice president of asset protection and safety –...
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How to Get a Harvard Education for Free

Loss prevention professionals seem to be an eager group for continuing education. There are some great certifications in our industry, and I would encourage...
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Weis Markets Awards LPQ and LPC Scholarships

As Weis Markets approaches its 100-year anniversary, their loss prevention team continues to grow and evolve to meet the changing needs of the business....

Building a Loss Prevention Career: The Winding Road from Store Detective to VP

Stan Welch, LPC is the vice president of loss prevention for JCPenney. Prior to joining the company in 2007, Welch held a wide range...
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Get in the Habit of Managing Every Day

You are working on a big project for your boss. You have been barricaded in your office for days trying to finish it. But that’s nothing...

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