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How to Tell if Candidates Have Management Potential

August 14, 2015 1:46 pm

Spotting a manager in the making sounds easy, doesn’t it? It’s actually one of the trickiest hiring challenges you can have. Your candidate might have minimal management experience but massive management potential – not always an easy thing to spot or assess. So how do you approach the search for that...

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5 Tips for Improving the Candidate Experience

August 11, 2015 1:36 am

If your retail recruitment process is not as good as it could be, you might be missing out on the best candidates for your job vacancies. Here are five ways to improve the candidate experience, and bring out the best in your interviewees. 1. What kind of job is this...

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Interview Etiquette For Job Seekers

August 4, 2015 4:35 pm

Sometimes, it’s not the most qualified candidate that gets the job, it’s the candidate who makes the best overall impression. Qualifications and experience aside, in the retail industry where interpersonal skills are paramount, an interviewee who seems unconfident or ill prepared is not going to impress. As a job seeker,...

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Retail Salary Guide 2015

July 1, 2015 2:17 pm

Our retail salary guide for the 2015-2016 FY is now available to download. This guide provides a comprehensive review of the latest recruitment trends and salary information in the Australian and New Zealand retail industry. What’s in this year’s guide? In this year’s guide, we have included the following information:...

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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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