As a manager or owner of a jewelry business, you have a lot of difficult decisions to make.
Even if they're not the first things that come to mind, hiring and firing decisions are probably some of the most difficult ones a manager or business owner need to make. There are a lot of emotions involved and sometimes financial stakes at play. Whatever the reasons, creating new ties with another person or severing old ones often result in high stress.
The amount of active shooter incidents has underscored the need for a coordinated response by law enforcement and communities to save lives.
Although local and state law enforcement agencies are typically the first to arrive at the scene, successful prevention of these active shooter incidents lies with a wide range of public and private entities working together.
Jewelry businesses aren't impenetrable fortresses by any stretch of the imagination, but the physical protection they can provide against crime is often taken for granted.
When traveling to a prospective business partner or trade show with a sizable amount of jewelry inventory, your're without the typical safeguards you're used to: no ultra-durable safe or vault to store merchandise, no video surveillance system to keep an eye on suspicious activity, and no alarm to alert you of danger.