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Five Ways to Reach Passive Retail Candidates

April 23, 2015 3:23 pm

Often the most qualified candidates for your retail organisation aren’t the ones who are looking for a job. Passive candidates are those who are already working and are not actively looking for a new role, but who could be convinced to switch under the right circumstances. Reaching passive candidates can...

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The Differences Between Employment and Recruitment Agencies

April 8, 2015 6:21 pm

Job seekers who are looking for retail work can often find jobs through employment agencies or recruitment agencies, but in reality the two are actually quite different. An employment agency works with job seekers to help them find work, whereas a recruitment agency works with the employer to help them...

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How to Use Your Company Website for Recruitment

April 3, 2015 4:05 pm

These days, almost everyone uses the Internet for recruitment. From online job boards to social media, the Internet lets you gain access to a huge range of different candidates and speed up your recruitment process. Your website can be a surprisingly powerful tool when it comes to finding, and hiring,...

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How to Ace a Video Interview

March 9, 2015 10:13 am

These days, if you’re a job seeker, there’s a good chance you will be asked to take part in a video interview. The popularity and convenience of Skype and Google Hangouts mean that more and more retail recruiters are turning to video as a quick and easy way to screen...

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How to Create Behavioural-Based Interview Questions

March 9, 2015 10:12 am

Finding qualified candidates for your retail organisation can seem like a challenge at the best of times, and the hard work doesn’t stop once you have them in for an interview. The interview is your first and often only opportunity to meet promising candidates face-to-face, and decide whether they are...

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How to Tell If A Job Ad is a Waste of Time

February 3, 2015 4:10 pm

When you’re looking for that great new retail job it can be tempting to apply for anything and everything you see. Unfortunately with the sheer volume of jobs posted online, this can be time consuming and in some cases, a waste of time. Not all jobs that are posted are...

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Should You Make a Counter Offer?

February 3, 2015 4:08 pm

These days, good retail employees can be difficult to find. In an industry that has a notoriously high staff turnover, it can be very frustrating when a good employee comes to you and tells you they have decided to leave. In a bid to hold onto skilled and experienced staff,...

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Five Job Interviewing Myths Busted

February 3, 2015 4:06 pm

The interview is a crucial part of the job search process, and it’s your first and often only chance to make a great impression on your potential new employer. Unfortunately, there are a number of interview myths that prevail, and can lead you astray when it comes to performing well...

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How to Speed Up Your Recruitment Processes

December 1, 2014 8:38 am

Top performing retail staff are in high demand these days, and this means that retail organisations looking to hire the best need to be quick off the mark. A lengthy drawn-out recruitment process can lead to your best candidates accepting a job elsewhere, but how do you hire more quickly...

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Interview Etiquette for Retail Candidates

December 1, 2014 8:36 am

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking. You only get one opportunity to make a first impression on your interviewer. When you’re preparing for a big interview, it’s important not to forget the little things that can help you create a positive impression, and that have nothing to do with how polished...

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