HR Issues in Retail

Blogging4jobs

” Oh man, employee’s in the retail industry never cease to surprise and amaze me. Us retail HR folk aren’t working in an industry where people are sitting in front of computer screens and pounding away at a keyboard. Internal Theft.

10 Things to Know About a Retail Management Career

Career Realism

If you are already on the path to becoming a retail manager or simply considering it, here are some important and interesting things to consider before embarking upon this career. You must have the right personality – Compare your traits to those commonly found in successful retail managers.

10 Things To Know About A Retail Management Career

Career Realism

If you are already on the path to becoming a retail manager or simply considering it, here are some important and interesting things to consider before embarking upon a retail management career. Due to the nature of retail, these positions are rarely in the same city.

What to Do When You Can’t Find Qualified Candidates in Retail

Blogging4jobs

Have you ever tried to find candidates for a retail job only to come up empty handed? Not every retail job is entry level, and some require a specific skill set or experience. In a case like this, that could mean looking for qualified people internally.

4 Communication Best Practices for Your Internal Social Media

Blogging4jobs

Check out Part 1 of our series on Internal Social Media by clicking here. . Social media whether internally or externally facing requires an ongoing commitment which is a challenge for those who aren’t digitally savvy.

For Austrailian Job Seekers That Love Shopping – RECRUIT2retail AUSTRALIA

Career Realism

Here’s why: Stephen Moir loves placing retail talent. “Bourke Street Mall is the epicentre of retail in Australia. It epitomises the hustle and bustle of retail in Australia! It is a thrill to make placements for retailers in this mall.

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I was one of the interns fired for writing a proposal for a more flexible dress code

Ask A Manager

One of the other interns wrote you an email about it. The best thing you can do now is to find ways to flesh out your resume with work: intern (there are lots of internships that don’t require that you be a student), temp, volunteer, or do whatever you can to get actual work experience. Also, do you truly have no work to put on there — no summer jobs in food service or retail or as a camp counselor, or anything like that?

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coworkers leaving love notes for each other, how to pick interns, and more

Ask A Manager

I recently started working in a high-end retail setting selling a luxury item. The company shouldn’t let that happen, although retail is often more relaxed about that kind of thing than an office setting might be. Is there something wrong with how I’m selecting interns? The organization is quite prestigious, and the internship gives interns great admin and event management experience. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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my intern was promoted above me, turning down relocation help, and more

Ask A Manager

My intern was promoted above me. An employee who has been my intern for the past year has been promoted to a position that is above my current position. Well, first, step back, take your emotion out of it, and ask yourself if you can see why the intern was promoted. If she hadn’t started as an intern, would you have thought her a viable candidate? Jobs I have had before that were other retail jobs at similar large department stores and some waitressing jobs.

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5 Things to Watch Out for In Friday’s Job Report

Blogging4jobs

But with retailers reporting this week, we’ll be talking more and more about the American “consumer,” and less about social media and tech numbers. The jobs report, combined with retailer earnings reports, has every chance of sending the markets, yet again, into turmoil. The International Picture. In 2016, there’s no excuse not to be keeping an eye on international job growth. This Friday the BLS jobs report for April will drop.

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Incentive Programs for the Hourly Workforce

Blogging4jobs

In retail where the workforce is 50% part-time and 95% hourly, organizations are constantly trying to come up with fun ideas to engage and motivate employees. In grocery/retail employee safety and eliminating injuries (especially preventable injuries) is a huge concern to us.

Having a Strategy is Key to Job Fair Success

Blogging4jobs

In fact, companies are gearing up right now to scour universities for full-time talent and summer interns. Gen Y Interns Job Search Social Media career fair tips career fairs job fairs job search advice Shannon SmedstadThe spring college recruiting season will soon be in full effect.

Your Staff Can Become an HR Referral Source

Blogging4jobs

Here are a few tips that’ll ensure your creating value within your own program: creating a success internal referral system. Post regular notices, use your internal network, and actively engage your employees in the benefits of using their own personal network to gain better hires.

How Labor Unions Are Stealing Your Brand to Organize & Campaign Online

Blogging4jobs

Walmart has been contending with labor actions problems on many fronts recently, including strikes at their retail stores and strategic distribution locations. Wal-Mart has failed to take down a United Food & Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) web site critical of Walmart.

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The Best Way To Reveal Your “Lightbulb Moment”

Ms. Career Girl

The personalised notebook online retailer, based in Carryduff, Northern Ireland, has found that. alongside Irish Tree Council and the charity ‘Save the Rhino International’, and also have Swan.

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Consider a Winter Internship

Water Cooler Wisdom

 Boutique retailers need tons of help with inventory and sales.  Show that you’ve got great ideas, are excited about working for a company, and can add value during your winter break—all of which will increase the odds you’ll be met with a big YES to your offer to intern.

A Different Career Option: Owning a Business [WEBINAR]

Career Rocketeer

According to the International Franchise Association, franchise companies often have a revenue advantage over independents. In the food and retail sectors, for example, franchises make up only fifteen percent [.]. We hear a lot of questions on this topic. Is there an accurate answer?

Are Franchises Really More Successful Than Independent Businesses? [WEBINAR]

Career Rocketeer

According to the International Franchise Association, franchise companies often have a revenue advantage over independents. In the food and retail sectors, for example, franchises make up only fifteen percent [.]. We hear a lot of questions on this topic. Is there an accurate answer?

Recapping Recruiting Trends Week on @blogging4jobs #recruittrends

Blogging4jobs

3 Ways to Boost Your Retail Recruiting Efforts in 2014: Learning how to boost your retail recruiting efforts this year will go a long way if you’re hiring mass quantities or looking to keep good employees employed. Our resident retail expert gives us 3 ways to do this.

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Top Internship Programs Announced

Ms. Career Girl

This summer, Vault surveyed more than 11,000 current and former interns from more than 100 employers. Interns were asked to rate only the companies with whose reputations they are familiar. Past And Present Interns Offer Insight On The Best Internship Programs.

4 Things Happy People Do (& You Should Too)

Ms. Career Girl

The Science: Use this knowledge sparingly – retail therapy actually works. The Task: We’re not talking about constant retail therapy here. Beth Leslie writes careers advice for Inspiring Interns, who specialise in matching candidates to their dream internship.

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The Rules That It’s Okay to Break

Ms. Career Girl

My dream is to be the first Indian artist to break into the commercial international music arena. I never really felt like I fitted in at school.

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Wells Fargo Is Clawing Back Executive Bonuses

Blogging4jobs

The “ghost account” scheme allowed Wells Fargo retail bank employees, who are considered sales people not customer service reps or financial advisors, to boost their sales figures.

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How to Turn an Awesome Idea into a Business

Ms. Career Girl

Just prior to starting Tickle Water, I had finished an eight-year stint managing the International bid department for a timepiece auction house that held auctions around the world. The post How to Turn an Awesome Idea into a Business appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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my employee helped a fired coworker get a job with her fiance and lied to me about it

Ask A Manager

Her fiance manages a luxury retail store for an international brand, and at that time gave me what I thought was good advice on employee management, asking me why I thought Jane did not perform anymore, and reassuring me that I did everything I could before firing her. At the time I was thinking to re-hire her when she came back, but shortly after I found out Jane had been working for months at the luxury retail store managed by this Meg’s fiance!

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Working Hard To Play Harder: How Lindt & Sprüngli USA Is Driving Better Employee Engagement

Career Realism

There is something to appeal to almost anyone, according to Cloutier, whether you work in the manufacturing facility, the finance department, marketing and sales, or Lindt’s retail stores. Working Hard To Play Harder: How Lindt & Sprüngli USA Is Driving Better Employee Engagement.

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How an MBA can advance a fashion management career

Corn on the Job

Opportunities to Intern. Pursuing an MBA can provide many opportunities to meet fashion executives – and, subsequently, to intern at their companies. Fashion management is an extraordinarily competitive field – as well as a lucrative one.

How to Turn an Awesome Idea into a Business

Ms. Career Girl

Just prior to starting Tickle Water, I had finished an eight-year stint managing the International bid department for a timepiece auction house that held auctions around the world. The post How to Turn an Awesome Idea into a Business appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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The Cost Of A Perfect Valentine’s Around The World

Ms. Career Girl

After observing that the average price spent on Valentine’s bouquets varied largely from city to city, the online flower retailer researched the costs of popular Valentines gifts and activities around the world, with the study revealing that location greatly impacts the cost of romance. Further findings from the International results include: The most affordable city worldwide to buy a dozen red roses is Cape Town, South Africa at an average price of $22.21.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Blogging4jobs

West Donegal’s Nordstrom fulfillment center to create 369 jobs: Fashion specialty retailer will invest $79 million in Lancaster County operation. Milwaukee’s Northwestern Mutual to recruit 6,400 reps: Record number of financial representatives and interns to be hired.

Make it a Happy Holiday for Service Workers Too

Blogging4jobs

To be sure, not all employers abuse their employees and not all customers abuse the people serving them, but it’s common enough that there are multiple national and international campaigns to improve conditions for service workers.

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The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

10,940+ Hidden International Jobs ). Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. INTERNATIONAL JOBS. 1,440 International jobs. The majority of the 500 jobs will be located in its international online business which is headquartered in Tallaght, West Dublin.

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Ask MCG : How do I move departments to fast track my goals?

Ms. Career Girl

I am currently working for a large retail company at their corporate headquarters. There are a few ways you can better position yourself to be considered for an internal vacancy as soon as it opens up: It’s about who you know.

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Out of work for more than a year? Take these 4 steps to a new career!

Careers Done Write

Seasonal work: Between October and January, retail sales positions are plentiful. Gain new technical skills, take courses toward an industry certification, volunteer or intern in a role to get experience you are lacking, write a blog, or learn a foreign language.

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Targeted Job Search – Who’s Hiring in Technology Vol 5

Career Alley

A fairly simple page, which has Start Your Search at the top right hand side or select Retail or Corporate jobs center page. Clicking Search Jobs links to a job search engine (where you still need to select Retail or Corporate). A generic search returned 2,006 job opportunities in corporate and tons more in retail. The left hand side of the page is filled with relevant links (like Job Search, Intern/Grad Opportunities, Student Center and so much more).

From Finance to Bags

Career Shifters

I never anticipated becoming a retailer but I was obsessed by the products, and I felt that as a customer you need the in-store experience more than online; having a physical store, while risky, was essential. Also, not knowing much about the retail and fashion industry in general.

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Should Your Business Have a Physical Location?

Water Cooler Wisdom

retail sales came from traditional brick and mortar stores. Here, Peter Awad, co-founder of  Mission Meats in Decorah, Iowa; Lindsay Kolber, co-founder of LogicPrep in Armonk, New York; Brian Podwinski, owner of Blue Blood Brewing Company in Lincoln, Nebraska; and Ismael Wrixen, co-owner of brokerage firm FE International in Boston, Massachusetts, sound off. Are you having trouble choosing a business location for your company?

Students and Grads Top 10 Companies

Resume Bear

Students in the United States (US) are more likely to follow entertainment, media and social brands, while students in the United Kingdom are most interested in fashion and retail. Launch a LinkedIn group for new graduates and interns. Top 10 Companies for Students and Graduates.

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Despite Economic Challenges, the Trends of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For Make Them Viable

Telecommuting Journal

55 percent offer recruitment and retention programs that include internal job postings (69 percent) and referral bonuses (60 percent). Members include attorneys, physicians, architects, accountants, construction companies, banks, retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers and the like.

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Here Are Some Ways to Protect Your Business from Employee Theft

Ms. Career Girl

A CPA can help you implement internal controls, safeguards, and procedures to protect your business. The post Here Are Some Ways to Protect Your Business from Employee Theft appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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