Outsourcing has become a more widely accepted practice across various industries and business functions. However, with 15 years of experience in providing these services, we still continue to come across people who are skeptical and apprehensive about outsourcing. It is a decision that involves both a logical decision as much as an emotional decision. Is it any different than hiring an internal resource?
A look back on loss prevention in 2013
With just seven selling days left in this holiday season, we figured that there might be less time or energy for absorbing new ideas. So this week we are providing a recap and links to some of this year’s favorite blog topics.
Our own Steven May shares his thoughts on active shooter training
Until recently I didn’t give much thought to the topic of “active shooter.” In truth, the idea of a lengthy conversation seemed unnecessary. It appeared an investment in a discussion that pertained to a rare occurrence in a retail environment. That is not to say that it isn’t important to ensure the safety of employees. Active Shootings, while tragic, don’t seem to have a preventable solution. And my belief was that training should mostly rely on common sense. In the event of a shooting, employees should run and or hide. My ideas on the topic changed, however, after I attended a training seminar at the New England Organized Retail Crime Symposium, presented by the various retail associations of the New England states.