Thursday, April 21, 2016

The Evolution of Loss Prevention and Security

I have been involved in the security and loss prevention arenas for longer than I can remember.  Back in the day it was manual sales checks, end to end tally's and searching hundreds of documents to build a case.  Then along came POS terminals, higher shortages and exception reporting.  I started recruiting in 1987 and it was pretty simple if a candidate knew internal and external apprehensions and paper controls he or she would be considered a good candidate.  As technology continued to evolve candidates had to be more technically proficient and influencing behavior and building relationships were the watch words of success.  Omni-channel technology has now thrown security and asset protection into the IT/IS world and Loss Prevention and Asset Protection leadership are now finding that their new partners are the CIO's of their company.  Yes, security has evolved and so have I as a recruiter.  If you are an information security analyst or senior information analyst please fell free to reach out to discuss career opportunities.

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