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Landing an Entry Level Job Without a Degree

Ms. Career Girl

The post Landing an Entry Level Job Without a Degree appeared first on Ms. Do you desire an escape from a minimum wage retail job?

Employers are filling more entry level Jobs with Educated Labor

Resume Bear

Employers are filling more entry level functions with educated labor,” said Brent Rasmussen, president of CareerBuilder North America. Retail – 28 percent. The post Employers are filling more entry level Jobs with Educated Labor appeared first on Resumebear Online Resume. Changing job and education requirements.

How to Hire for the Retail Industry


The lovely world of retail. How do you find those retail stars, you ask? Retail HR. Are you in retail HR? Easy-Peasy.

10 Things to Know About a Retail Management Career

Career Realism

You must have the right personality – Compare your traits to those commonly found in successful retail managers. Results-oriented. Patience.

entry-level interviewers, my employer is holding my first paycheck for “severance,” and more

Ask A Manager

Are entry-level interviewers a bad thing? I’m looking for an every-level position. I’ve been looking for mainly data entry/clerical, but I’ve also applied to retail, issue campaigning, whoever I think may hire me, as I don’t have much experience. Here we go…. I’m in Illinois.

Gen Y Employment Trends for 2013

Water Cooler Wisdom

Gen Y Goes Retail. part-time jobs as retail floor clerks and sales associates. Current Affairs Employment Trends Entry Level HR Issues Life in the 21st Century Millennials RecruitingMembers of Generation Y are desperate for jobs.   Born after 1979, most have come of age during the recession, and their. pay the rent.

how can I move from retail into a professional career?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I currently work full-time at a large retail store as a department lead (no real management responsibilities). How can I make myself an appealing candidate for entry-level professional jobs? Is there any hope for me to change career fields, or am I doomed to remain in retail? Temping. Volunteering.

Service Industry is Fastest Growing US Job Market


An increase in the service sector hiring also points to Americans spending more on retail, hospitality, and restaurant services. points. U.S. &


Who's Hiring in Retail Vol 3

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Don’t Run with Sissors Four Ways To Re-Personalize Your Job Search And Get Noticed » Who’s Hiring in Retail Vol 3 “ There is only one boss. The customer. Good luck in your search.

Jobs from the Best, Biggest and Most Admired Companies – Vol I

Career Alley

If retailing is your thing, this is the place to get started. Whatever your level, I’m sure there is a job for your.

College Grad Job Search – The Dog Days of Summer

Career Alley

Jobs like, working in the local movie theater, working in a liqueur store or working for a local retail store. Even in the most difficult of times, there are many more entry level jobs then there are experienced hire jobs. This is one of the best sites for entry level job search. You are not alone.

Should You Encourage Your Teen to Take a Job at a Restaurant?

Evil HR Lady

As one of my favorite readers, Elizabeth West, says, Everybody should work in a service profession (either food or retail) at least once, so they understand how to be a good customer. This post brought to you by National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Evil HR Lady. Hogwash.

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Translating Skills For A Career Transition

Career Realism

I’ll use a basic retail sales position here – something everyone can identify: Traditional Job Ad/Post: Help Wanted. Retail Sales Position.

What Our Future College Grads Need to Know About Job Hunting


Even some entry-level jobs require one or two years of experience in the working field. Choose an internship, first. Dress for success.

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25 companies who are hiring new graduates this year

Resume Bear

Industry: Grocery and retail. Open positions: Entry-level sales recruiters. Industry: Retail pharmacy. Industry : Retail.

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Students and Grads Top 10 Companies

Resume Bear

Top 10 Companies for Students and Graduates. Tech-savvy’ means something completely different today than it did 10 years ago. & Experience, Inc.

Résumé Help: Recent High School Graduate

Careers Done Write

He is interested in a career in technology sales, specifically an entry-level position at a local mobile phone retail outlet.

Why Holiday Job Searches Lead To The Best Presents


Surprise! ‘No holiday hires’ really is a myth, so take advantage. This is a guest post by Dave Thomas. Think again. About the Author.

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CHARTS FOR SMART HR PROS: Turnover Is Back to Pre-Recession Levels Across America.

HR Capitalist

And if you want your turnover to be under national levels, like the guy in Jaws said, " We're going to need a bigger boat.". My advice?

stop applying without your resume

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Since I know you appreciate good examples of bad job applications… I’m currently recruiting for a full time, entry level, customer service position. ” The person then went on to list experience in design, medical work, retail, and as a fine art show juror. Agreed. resumes

Hire People Who Have a Chip On Their Shoulder.

HR Capitalist

Worked retail during school and after you got your degree because the market was tight? But I'm thinking whether your parents just dropped 200K on a school that I've rarely heard of or if you already have the equivalent of a big home mortgage for a degree that simply allows you to interview for entry-level, white-collar jobs.

The Top Cities for Marketing Jobs in the US

Ms. Career Girl

Denver has ranked 8 th on a list of most entry level jobs for graduates. Career Girl. New York City. Chicago. Atlanta. San Francisco.

Shortcuts to Common New Year's Resolutions

Penelope Trunk

Goal: Skip entry-level drudgery. Instead just make a prototype and sell it to retail buyers. Goal: Get a book deal. Start a blog.

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my employer wants me to apologize for job-searching, how far back should your resume go, and more

Ask A Manager

Also, my job before the receptionist position was only for 8 months because it was a seriously tedious entry-level admin job. Both jobs would of course add another year of experience, but were relatively entry-level. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Do I really owe my GM an apology? Should I run? Do you?

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5 Top Blogs of the Week


Top Blogs of the Week: Daily Ways to be a Mannerly Manager: Manners should extend beyond the entry-level job. Not on the list?

20 Must Read Career Blogs for the Young Job Seeker ResumeBear makes the List

Resume Bear

You’ll find out what they do, who they are, why they’re interesting, and what kind of entry level jobs and internships they offer. Finding the right job opportunity is hard enough but it’s only half the battle. When you finally get that chance how do you make sure you don’t lose it? Grad Meets World. Life After College. Career Girl.

dating site drama, employee resigned but now isn’t leaving, and more

Ask A Manager

It was even lower than my salary as an entry level employee at my first job out of college and this job is requiring at least 5 years of experience (preferably 7). I work as a part-time status employee in retail. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. They live together. It all seems so sketchy. Should she do nothing?

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How To Become A Loan Officer In New York

Career Realism

Luckily for loan officer hopefuls, some mortgage lenders still offer entry-level positions that involve education and training.

Having a Strategy is Key to Job Fair Success


To many job seekers (entry-level or not), attending career fairs is a daunting but necessary task. DEVELOP YOUR A & B LISTS.

The Top 10 Low-stress Jobs

Career Alley

Level of education required: Doctoral degree. Level of education required: Bachelor’s degree. Audiologist. Median salary: $72,559. Where.

It’s Tougher at the Bottom: Why All Students Should Work Minimum Wage (at Least Once)

Corn on the Job

To those of you who have managed to survive—and even thrive—in the retail environment, I mean no disrespect. How hard could it be? Hands down.

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Stuck in Your Job? Tips to Improve Your Finances So You Can Move On

Ms. Career Girl

If you’ll need experience, look at entry level positions or internships you could take. Are you dreaming of a new career? Would you read?

new hire can’t work the schedule she agreed to, men’s bathrooms vs. women’s bathrooms, and more

Ask A Manager

I am hoping to transfer from retail to office work sometime this year and was wondering what kind of things should I carry to work. For my retail job, all I needed to bring was my wallet, phone, and lunch. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should my company have more men’s bathrooms than women’s bathrooms?

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Finding a Job During the Holidays

Career Alley

For example, your background is retail management, and you are applying for management positions in hospitality and financial services. If you’re just getting started, and looking for an entry-level job, focus on those companies that have regular turn-over. Take your job search to the next level, and see the results.

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slow employee listening to podcasts, interviewing with a cold, and more

Ask A Manager

She is doing usual entry-level work and is slow, with lots of mistakes. So I know that it’s possible to do that work better as an entry-level worker. If Beth were performing at a high level, I’d tell you to leave it alone since it’s obviously not causing problems. It’s five answers to five questions. Use it!

Résumés for college students looking for part time work

Careers Done Write

So, the competition for the coffee shops, retail stores, and quick-serve restaurants is higher than usual in this market. Is this true? Linda M.,

coworker keeps making gross bathroom joke, manager took pay cut to protect our bonuses, and more

Ask A Manager

I’m recently out of college and still newish at my job, and I sit directly across from a mid-level man in (I think) his late 40s. Will staying in retail for a year or two after graduating hurt my job search later? Do long stays in low-level retail positions look strange on a resume? Here we go…. What?! Any thoughts?

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I’m still getting calls from clients after being let go, my coworker is interfering in my work, and more

Ask A Manager

I have completed nearly 30 hours, and most of it has been in a retail type role (dressing clients for interviews/sorting clothing) and telemarketing, and I do not feel I am gaining practical experience in HR. I’m now a quarter of the way in, and I’ve been mainly doing retail work and telemarketing. It’s five answers to five questions.

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coworkers think I left a bad Glassdoor review, negative feedback in an open office, and more

Ask A Manager

I have been with the company for about a year and a half in an entry-level position (this is my first job out of college). It’s not how professional jobs typically work, but it’s definitely true that some retail and food service jobs will just take people off the schedule rather than having a direct conversation. Here we go….

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Four Ways To Re-Personalize Your Job Search And Get Noticed

Career Alley

Article courtesy of the Recruiting Blogswap , a content exchange service sponsored by, a leading site for college students looking for internships and recent graduates searching for entry level jobs and other career opportunities. – Charles M. Unfortunately, there is some reality to this.