How to Irritate HR

Have you noticed any content on LinkedIn lately that made you cringe? Political rants, personal confessions and questionable selfies are becoming more and more common. Have you asked yourself, “I wonder if their boss sees their posts? Does this guy’s company have a human resources department?” Unfortunately, no one ever posts an update to their […]

College Admissions Scammers: Scumbags or Science?

Scandal! Cheating! Pay to play! Bribery! These words, which were once ominous and held such weight and gravity, are now in our faces seemingly every minute in curated news feeds. Does anyone feel shocked anymore when they see them? I may have been slightly shocked for a minute or two by these words in the […]

#YouToo?

Seems like every time I go about writing, the timing falls during a period of change.  Elections, seasons, holidays, and so on.  Probably, the act of writing gets me thinking about what’s going on around me, and I can’t help but observe that we are living in a time of monumental change.  Then, the realist […]

I Checked Out LPRC IMPACT and Here’s What I Learned

The first of October was another first for me. I attended the Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) IMPACT conference for the first time, in muggy but beautiful Gainesville, FL. For years, I had been hearing about the research going on at the University of Florida by Read Hayes, PhD, and his team, but I really […]

Why Good Investigators Fail

Sometimes the mighty fall.  Even the most seasoned LP professional can get in a rut or make mistakes based on habit or personal attitudes.  Why?  Here are the three common reasons: Issue #1:  Lack of Ongoing Training So you’ve been working in LP for 10 plus years, you’ve been to WZ training, you’ve done a […]