Five Qualifications for a Job in the Retail Industry

Career Alley

Many jobs in the retail industry require interaction with customers. This means a candidate for a job in retail has to have specific qualifications in order to be considered for the position. Discover five qualifications that are essential for success in a retail job. Career Opportunities Retail

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From Retail to Law

Career Shifters

“If I was going to feel stress, I wanted it to be because I was doing something meaningful to me.”. When the pressure in Vicki Dodge's role suddenly grew, she made a snap decision that it was time to go.

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From Retail to Finance

Career Shifters

“I felt stifled, and dreaded each day.”. With two generations of her family relying on her income, making a career change was a scary prospect for Megha Murphy.

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From Retail to Pottery

Career Shifters

“I always felt like a creative person, but was never confident enough to do something with it.”. Emma Low knew she wasn't cut out for the 9–5. So, boosted by a wave of support from her loved ones, she decided to take a much-loved hobby and turn it into a full-time pursuit.

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How to Hire for the Retail Industry


The lovely world of retail. If your business is going to be a successful retail establishment, you need to make sure you hire some great people to show off the amazing products you have and provide your customers with a world renowned shopping experience. Retail HR.

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HR Issues in Retail


” 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.

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Employment References in Retail


This is normally a very standard process in many industries but I have found it is not uncommon for retail employers to completely skip this step of the hiring process. HR human resources references in retail Retail HR

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Using “Retail Therapy” to Cope With Anxiety and Depression

Ms. Career Girl

Both young and older women tend to deal with stress via “retail therapy,” treating themselves to something that is unplanned because of a stressful, anxious or depressing situation in order to “take my mind off my problems.”.

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From Retail to Wealth Management

Career Shifters

“I felt very disheartened, like I'd hit a glass ceiling.”. Unable to move upwards in his work, and longing for his success to be dictated by his results, Alexander Bland made a brave double leap: to a new career and his own business. Here, he shares how his hard work turned risk into reward

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From Retail Buying to Toy Company

Career Shifters

“I was expected to work 12 hours a day, and to drop everything when the business required my attention.”. Gaynor Humphrey loved her work, but resented being at the beck and call of the business. So, she took the opportunity to set up a new venture with a partner.

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How to Communicate With the Retail Employee


As I have reiterated time and time again, the retail employee is servicing the customers and selling your products. After having joined the retail industry from a company where everyone WAS reading emails all day, it was a real wake up call.

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What Industry is Booming? RETAIL!


But there is a sector of the market that I never see promoted as a career option – Retail! Did you know that there are many fast-track management programs offered in the retail industry?

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How Engineering Has Become the Most Popular Role in Retail

The Undercover Recruiter

When you think of retail nowadays, you tend to think of the online space. Retail is no longer all about traditional brick-and-mortar stores. With retail evolving LinkedIn wanted to see how the talent needs of the retail industry are changing, especially.

Why Mobile Recruiting is Important in Retail #mobilerecruit


At the last HR job I had before starting my own consulting business, I was hiring retail employees through an online application system. In today’s post, we will look at some ways to approach mobile recruiting as it relates to the retail sector. HR Mobile mobile recruiting retail

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How to Get a Job in Retail

Career Alley

If you’re looking to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment then retail is the industry you need to be in. Working in retail also isn’t limited to just serving on the shop floor, there are a variety of retail jobs to choose from such as forecasting trends as a Merchandiser, designing product displays as a Visual Merchandiser, searching for new products and predicting demand as a Buyer and many, many more. “ Whatever you are, be a good one.

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3 Ways to Boost your Retail Recruiting Efforts in 2014 #recruittrends


Unemployment is steadily declining and the retail sector has seen an increase in jobs. When looking at recruiting trends, it is important to consider some of the differences in hiring for the retail sector. 3 ways to boost your retail recruiting efforts in 2014.

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What Is The Function Of Retail Assets In Capital Markets?

Imarticus Learning

By retail assets, one means the products that are sold. Hence one needs to understand the very basics of the capital market to understand its retail assets. Different types of Retail Banks: Retail banks can be of three types.

From Target to Walmart: What Retailer Has the Best Leaders?

The Undercover Recruiter

The retail world is so heavily reliant on the trends and tastes of its consumers. From Target to Walmart: What Retailer Has the Best Leaders? And this constant need to adapt to the times provides implications for many important business factors, especially their employer brand.

What to Include on a Resume for Retail

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: Is it necessary to bring a resume for a job at a retail shop in the mall? What would it say? I have only worked at an Italian ice cart at a local amusement park and also some intermittent work as a catering server.

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What is the difference between Retail and Corporate Banking?

Imarticus Learning

If one has to broadly classify the activities into categories, then they would mostly come under Retail and Corporate or Commercial Banking. Let us understand how Retail Banking is Different from Corporate Banking……. Retail Banking.

How is Technology Changing the Face of Retail Recruitment? #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

For the fast paced and ever-changing world of retail recruitment, there have been major transformations for both employers and candidates that have seen technology pushed to the forefront of everyday communications and management. How is Technology Changing the Face of Retail Recruitment?

What Is Digital Transformation in Retail Banking and The Role of Data?

Imarticus Learning

Digital transformation in retail banking is driven by the need to speed up growth. Where are these technologies used in retail banking? What is the role of data in retail banking’s digital transformation? Retail banks are inherently data-driven businesses.

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


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. HR find qualified candidates job descriptions retail training

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Résumé Help - Executive Retail Sales Manager

Careers Done Write

The candidate we are helping today is an executive sales manager with retail experience as well as experience in the mortgage industry. He has some notable accomplishments, but his résumé does not convey these in a way that highlights his strengths.

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The Employment Branding Challenge for Retail Giant Walmart

The Undercover Recruiter

Walmart is one of the best known retail brands in the world, learn how this impacts its employment brand and how clarity of message helps candidates to self-select in or out. The Employment Branding Challenge for Retail Giant Walmart. Think your company has plenty of staff? Try 2.4

Retail Fashion Careers

Corn on the Job

Either way, a career in the retail fashion industry might seem like an exciting field to work in. Retail Fashion Job Description. There are a few retail fashion jobs that are great careers if you’re quite the fashionista. Retail Fashion Sales Salaries.

Target Brings a White Collar Benefit to Retail–Even for Part-Time Employees

Evil HR Lady

They said (emphasis theirs): To keep reading, click here: Target Brings a White Collar Benefit to Retail–Even for Part-Time Employees. The post Target Brings a White Collar Benefit to Retail–Even for Part-Time Employees appeared first on Evil HR Lady. The problem with children is that they need care.

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Which Are The Powerful Applications of Machine Learning in Retail?

Imarticus Learning

Machine Learning is one of the top technological trends in the retail world. It is having a great impact on the retail industries, especially in e-commerce companies like Flipkart, Amazon, eBay, Alibaba, etc. How can Machine Learning Change Retail. Introduction.

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. Well into the Holiday shopping season, and what better time to revisit Retail than now? Top of the site (when I checked) indicated that there were over 63,000 retail job opportunities.

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What is the difference between an Investment Bank and a Retail Bank?

Imarticus Learning

To help you understand investment banking, it’s best to differentiate it from the type of banking that you have experience with: commercial or retail banking – the banks that you see on the street. The banking sector is split into two fundamental divisions: Investment banking and retail banking. On the other hand, The bank where you maintain your current (UK), checking (USA) or savings account is a commercial or retail bank. This is what commercial or retail banks do.

How A Big Data Can Be Used In Retail Banking?

Imarticus Learning

Retail banks are big data-driven with nearly all its processes being already supported by such data to deliver business value to their customers. The three domains of Big data capabilities that Retail Banking should question itself about are: .

Retail Success

Guerrilla Job Hunting

I worked with one client who specialized in retail merchandizing (POP, planagrams, etc). After developing her resume, we discussed putting together a targeted job search campaign to go after some of the bigger players in retail. While working out her “unique selling proposition” she made the claim that she could walk into any retail environment and recommend how they could make more money through better merchandising.

How are Online Retailers Using Big Data Analytics?

Imarticus Learning

Data is being generated at every moment of the day and has grown from retailers using their own data to databases available across industrial verticals. Smart use of data analytical predictions by retailers! The post How are Online Retailers Using Big Data Analytics?

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.

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Land that Retail Job by Avoiding these 7 Common Mistakes

Career Copilot

We all know the retail job market sucks right now. If you are a searching for a job in retail seeker chances are you are sending out a lot of applications and resumes and not getting a positive response. Maybe you are getting interviews but still not getting the retail job. Perhaps it is time […]. job tips

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#ImarticusLive Webinar on “Fintech Trends in Retail Banking”

Imarticus Learning

PortfolioQuest) speaks about the Fintech Trends in Retail, Banking for the Corporates and how they can benefit fro the same for their businesses. The post #ImarticusLive Webinar on “Fintech Trends in Retail Banking” appeared first on Imarticus. In this webinar, Suniti Nanda ( Co-Founder & CEO. Webinars

Small Business Hiring in Retail and Wholesale up 27% for This Holiday Season Compared to 2012

Resume Bear

A key finding of the report is that on the opening of the 2013 holiday shopping season, month over month net job growth increased 25% moving to 1.44% in the retail and wholesale markets. Both are positive economic indicators for the retail and wholesale small business sectors.

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How Can You Shift To Corporate Banking After Having Experience Working In Retail Banking?

Imarticus Learning

Your decision to take up a banking course after graduation will stand you in good stead after being in retail banking. In retail banking aka consumer banking, the focus is on the individual consumers or mass-market large commercial banks offering services through their local offices.

Facebook Career Fairy: Ditched Retail for HR Wish

Career Realism

Trying to transition from retail to HR can be a challenge, especially without experience. I’ve worked in customer service (retail) during my undergraduate days, but now I’ve shifted to human resources for my graduate degree. Uncategorized Facebook Career Fairy HR retail

How To Change Career From Retail Banking After Working For a Few Years?

Imarticus Learning

Your decision to take up a career in new-age banking is after being in retail banking is not only logical and laudable but is a great career move. The post How To Change Career From Retail Banking After Working For a Few Years?

What Are Some Technologies That Can Prove Beneficial For Retail Banking?

Imarticus Learning

Data Security: Data is being generated by the fraction of a second and its sheer volumes are nowhere better known than in retail banking. Such futuristic technologies suitable for retail banking can be learned in Capital Market Courses. The areas and developments that will see changes: Citing a 2018 outlook report from SIFMA there are four trends that will definitely see benefits and change in retail banking.

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How To Start Your Own Business In The Retail World

Career Realism

In the retail world, this can seem like a scary endeavor. A portion of those stores are individually owned, retail operations. There is, however, a market for these small retailers, so those who know, before they get involved, how to start a business stand to do well in the sector.

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.