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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 Use Your Company Website for Recruitment

February 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 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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What Should You Do If You Get A Counter Offer?

November 11, 2014 3:15 pm

Finding the right retail job can take time and most people will start looking for their next position while they are still employed in their current role. So what happens when you finally find that perfect role, you hand in your resignation, and your current boss makes you a better...

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How Can You Tell if a Candidate Will Fit Your Organisation?

November 11, 2014 3:13 pm

Finding the right candidate is about more than just assessing their skills and experience. Although these are of course vitally important, one of the main determining factors in whether or not an employee will stay with you for the long-term is whether their personality and values fit your business. Unlike...

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How To Stay Positive in Your Job Search

November 11, 2014 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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Should You Use Selection Tests for Recruitment?

November 11, 2014 3:10 pm

Finding the best employees for your retail organisation can be a challenge, and there are a number of tools available that are aimed at making the recruiter’s job easier and more successful. For some roles, aptitude or personality tests can be an effective way to weed out the great candidates,...

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