Three Key Lessons to Deliver High Quality Talent Learned From a Successful National Retailer


It’s a tough time to be in retail. And it’s even tougher trying to find hourly talent that can connect with customers to drive sales and beat the slump that most retailers find themselves in. But even in the midst of all the retail recruiting challenges in 2018 and such dismal news for brick-and-mortar stores, there are retailers who are successfully attracting great talent and recruiting for retail. retail recruiting strategies

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Retail Staffing 101 [Infographic]


Owning a retail business is hugely challenging especially in more recent years as the threat of online competitors continues to grow and assault the brick and mortar retail segment. One way that offline retailers can emphasise their presence and prove their worth is by delivering excellent customer service.

How Engineering Has Become the Most Popular Role in Retail

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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.

3 Recruiting Lessons Learned From Retail


As both a recruiter and a consumer, I have been reflecting on retail business lessons that are also relevant to recruitment. At The Container Store, we face stiff competition; many of our retail employees don’t even come from a retail background.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

At Newton, we look at the application process as an online retailer. Newton Software, Inc. 2017 | | 415-593-1190 7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates A major concern for any hiring professional is keeping that candidate pool filled with top talent.

Hireology Research: The State of Retail Automotive Hiring Q3 2017


Retail automotive continues to see 2017 as a milestone year. This research report outlines key findings in the the retail automotive hiring landscape, including: The overall need to attract and hire quality talent in retail automotive.

3 Tips For Retail Hiring at Scale from Glassdoor Award Winners

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As the holiday season approaches, hiring for retail is booming and pay is increasing along with it. According to Glassdoor’s October Local Pay Reports, pay growth continues for jobs in retail. News and Events Talent Acquisition Hiring Holiday Hiring Popular retail

Sourcing for Retail – Tis the Season

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Retailers everywhere are putting the finishing touches on sourcing strategies to grab the much-needed workforce to see them through the holidays. With fall right around the corner, you can practically smell pumpkin spice and seasonal hiring in the air.

Retail Hiring Is On The Rise: 3 Tools That Can Help


Retail is making headlines again: While Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy recently, Target announced plans to hire 100,000 holiday workers , up 40% from last year. Here are 3 tools to help your retail hiring this season.

Data Reveals the Fastest-Growing Job in Retail (And It's Not Sales)

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Something big is happening in retail. In 2013, there were almost 200,000 people who identified themselves as retail associates on their LinkedIn profile—just four years later, that number plummeted to 116,000. Sales is still the most popular retail job.

Focus on Retail: Where It’s Hardest to Hire, And What to Do About It


Retail is in trouble! But this grim outlook doesn’t do justice to the full picture, which is complex and involves a number of factors , including unmanageable debt and too much retail space. Retail companies are still major employers in the U.S.

Getting Creative to Source for Retail

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Attracting top talent continues to be a big issue for all businesses, but retail, in particular, is struggling this year with talent attraction. When it comes to sourcing for retail roles, many recruiters may notice it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find the right person for the role.

Strategic Talent Acquisition: 3 Recommendations for Retailers

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Retailers face a unique set of challenges when identifying and attracting talent. In fact, 67% of retail organizations are struggling to fill roles either because of a shortage of talent or increasing competition in the market.

Should Retail Employers Perform Background Checks on Seasonal Workers?

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The last few months of every year mark the retail industry’s most profitable season. According to the National Retail Federation, the holiday season can account for up to 30% of annual sales. In the retail industry, it only takes one bad experience to lose a customer forever.

New eBook: Planning for People in Retail Automotive


This post includes an excerpt from our eBook on planning for people in retail automotive. Automotive Blog eBooks Automotive Industry Automotive News eBook Retail AutomotiveDownload the full eBook using the link at the bottom of this preview.

Mobile Recruitment: A Retailer’s Best Friend


For any retailer that wants to attract talent and improve the candidate experience, mobile needs to be part of the equation. In retail, mobile recruitment is a win-win. So why don’t more retailers leverage mobile for their distributed hiring?

Business Development Director Retail Vertical

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Job Title # Business Development Director Retail Vertical. Achieve monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets established by the Retail Sales Head and execute business development, offering positioning and sales strategies as a member of the sales team for North America. Strong hunter profile with a proven track record of success in selling technology outsourcing services into the Retail Industry. Good understanding of the Retail industry. .

Assessing the Full Impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma on Retail Automotive


The economic impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma is among the largest of any natural disaster and retail automotive is one of the hardest hit industries in the wake of the storms. Automotive Blog Automotive News Retail Automotive

Survey: Retail Auto Dealers Struggle with a Broken Hiring Process


Each year, retail auto dealers spend more than $512 million to hire new people. HR & HR Technology Hiring Tips Automotive Industry News automotive hiring Retail Automotive Dealership HiringBut is that money being invested wisely?

Holiday Hiring in Full Swing for Retailers


When the weather cools down, holiday hiring heats up, as retailers prepare for the busiest time of the year.

How Retail Businesses Can Hire Great Sales Professionals


As the busy holiday shopping season approaches, retail businesses are gearing up for a hiring spree. In this blog post, we highlight what those skills are and how retail businesses can uncover them when hiring for sales positions.

What Will Rise From the Ashes of Retails Death?

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Retail stores may be facing an impending demise. Quite a number of once-popular retail stores have closed their doors for good. Customers simply went elsewhere leaving bookstores, sporting goods sellers, and general retail chains at a loss. Rebranding the Retailer.

Holiday Hiring: Lessons Retailers Can Teach Us About Contract Labor


We can learn a lot from our friends in retail. For most of us the holidays are a time of joy and maybe even some rest, but what if you have to hire during the holidays? They have to hire thousands in time for the holiday rush. How do they do it? Preparation for one. HR Strategies

For Retailers, Is It the Most Wonderful Time of the Year for High-Volume Hiring?

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Even earlier than last year, the biggest names in retail, logistics, and e-commerce announced the number of temporary employees that will swell their ranks this holiday season. In fact, the number of job openings for retail sales positions surged […].

Black Friday Watch: Where Are Seasonal Retail Workers in Shortest Supply?


This year hopes are high that it will be a successful day for retailers: according to the National Retail Federation (NRF), holiday sales for 2016 are expected to increase by 3.6% — which is better than the average growth rate during the economic recovery.

Hiring the Wrong People Is Costing Retailers Big Bucks This Holiday Season


Retailers stand to lose potential sales and customers when they hire staff members in a crunch and don’t take the time to properly screen them for key customer-service traits. The post Hiring the Wrong People Is Costing Retailers Big Bucks This Holiday Season appeared first on SkillSurvey. News hiring trends retail and hospitality

For Retailers, is Now the Most Wonderful Time of the Year for High-volume Hiring?


Facing intense competition for holiday hiring, retailers could benefit from a CRM tool

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Are E-Commerce Giants Really Killing The Retail Job Market?


The resulting change in the economic landscape brought new ways of doing business and a new way of looking at retail. Today, online retail plays a major role in the economy of the United States. To draw a comparison, general retailers make 26% less than this pay rate. New Survey Says Retail Customer Service and Sales Reps Struggle in 5 Key Areas


The post New Survey Says Retail Customer Service and Sales Reps Struggle in 5 Key Areas appeared first on SkillSurvey. News corporate hr hiring trends retail and hospitalityIneffective ads, interviews, and onboarding may mean employers don’t make the right hiring decisions when they’re considering which candidates will make the best sales and customer support candidates. highlights the latest research from SkillSurvey. Read Article.

What If Retail Is Your Specialty?

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For years we’ve all known that retail was changing in a big way and that the change was going to be permanent. If retail is or was your specialty then you should have made an adjustment a long time ago. If retail is your career, same thing. It’s not like nobody saw this coming. Bankruptcy this year for Toys R Us, Gander Mountain, Radio Shack, The Limited, HH Gregg and many others.

Dear Retailers: Your Candidates Are Your Customers (INFOGRAPHIC)


A few months ago, I was speaking with a CHRO of a large retail organization. In retail, selling jobs is just as important as selling merchandise. Retailers that invest heavily in their corporate brand must give equal attention to their employer brand.

Ideal Applies Artificial Intelligence to Optimize High-Volume Retail Hiring


The post Ideal Applies Artificial Intelligence to Optimize High-Volume Retail Hiring appeared first on Ideal. Ideal Improves the Candidate Experience and Optimizes Talent Acquisition Opportunities.

5 Things to Remember When Hiring For Your Retail Business

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Hiring a new employee for your retail business can be a nerve-racking process, especially if it's your first time doing it. Here are these tips for hiring new staff members for your retail business.

Reaching Outside The Industry: The Need to Bring Fresh Talent Into Retail Automotive


During Elevate 2017 , the first-ever retail automotive summit focused solely on human capital management, Hireology and Cox Automotive will exclusively present findings to a new research report, the 2017 Dealership Staffing Study.

Retail Recruiting: Sourcing Your Shoppers


You may not know it yet, but the people entering your stores, purchasing your products, and returning time and time again, may be the perfect candidates for your jobs

Things You Need to Take into Consideration Before starting A Retail Store

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Opening a retail store is one of the most profitable businesses that anyone could venture. The demand for retail commodities by consumers has increased exponentially due to the increase in world population. However, starting a retail business for any sole proprietor has its challenges.

3 Ways that Retailers Can Make the Apply Process Candidate-Friendly


A positive experience is a non-negotiable in retail where customers and candidates are one in the same. And retailers are beginning to pay attention. In retail, having a mobile apply option is critical to improving the candidate experience.

What’s at the Top of Every Retail Hiring Manager’s Holiday Wish List?


Hiring managers in the retail industry reveal what technology is at the top of their holiday hiring wish list

High Volume, Multi-State Warehouse and Retail Recruiting

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Hi All, I have been with a distribution company for about 3 months now and am looking for more effective ways to recruit for retail and warehouse positions for various locations throughout the West Coast. Recruiting for entry-level positions just isn't what it used to be. Screening candidates one-by-one just does not seem to be effective enough so I am looking at other options. I would hold panel interviews/job fairs but I am in the corporate office and our locations are all over the U.S.

Case Study | How a leading U.S. retailer grew career site traffic and increased candidate conversions with Clinch


retailer, founded in 2000 and headquartered in Atlanta. "While we were doing well prior to Clinch being implemented, we are now getting more traffic beyond my expectations. It’s a phenomenal vehicle.”— Head of Talent, Company X. The client. A leading specialty U.S. The challenge. With almost 100 stores already across the U.S., the company is growing rapidly.

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