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Interview Etiquette Tips for Retail Candidates

June 15, 2015 9:32 am

Retail encompasses a variety of jobs, from working on a supermarket checkout to selling prestigious cars. But when you are job-hunting, there are rules of interview etiquette that apply across the board. You want to make a good impression, show that you can handle customers, and conduct yourself professionally. Here...

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How to Evaluate Candidates Post Interview

June 14, 2015 10:56 am

Hiring is a big decision for any retail organisation. A hiring mistake can lead to a lot of stress along with wasted training and recruiting costs, so it’s important that you get it right. Chances are when you are looking to hire a new staff member you will go through...

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How To Stay Positive in Your Job Search

May 11, 2015 3:12 pm

When you are looking for work, it’s easy to get disheartened, especially if you’ve been searching for a long time. The retail industry is fast paced and competitive, and it can take a while to find a suitable role. As with many things in life, a positive attitude can make...

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Salary Negotiation Tips for Employers

May 7, 2015 9:28 am

Although many retail employees work to award wages or recommended industry rates, competitive remuneration can help with staff retention and overall happiness. Here are some tips to bear in mind when putting a salary offer on the table – or responding to one. Know what you want to offer ahead...

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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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