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Retail Salary Guide 2014/15

June 30, 2014 10:38 am

Our retail salary guide for the 2014-2015 FY is now available for 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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What You Need to Know About Hiring Casual Workers

June 4, 2014 11:36 am

In stressful and uncertain economic times, it can be difficult for employers to justify recruiting new permanent staff, even though they may be busy. The retail industry is typically seasonal with busy periods and down times, and often very little in between. Hiring new employees to fill in during the...

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Should You Work for a Previous Employer?

June 4, 2014 10:36 am

The world of retail can be a small one and although there are thousands of retail companies out there, at one stage or another in your career you may be faced with the option of returning to a previous employer. This might be because you have experience in a specific...

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The Dos and Don’ts of Employee Orientation

May 26, 2014 5:15 pm

Finding and recruiting the best employees for your retail organisation can be challenging enough, but what if they leave soon after they start? A high staff turnover can be costly for any business, and employees can leave a new job soon after they start for any number of reasons, not...

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Tips for Attracting Gen Y Candidates to Your Business

May 26, 2014 5:14 pm

The workforce is changing and chances are if your retail business has a large number of current employees heading for retirement, you will need to find younger workers to fill their places. Gen Y employees are starting to take more of an integral role in many organisations, but their attitude...

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Should You Re-Recruit Previous Employees?

May 2, 2014 12:28 pm

If you are having trouble finding skilled employees for your retail organisation, should you re-hire previous employees? With a growing shortage of skills in most industries, many retail employers are starting to consider re-hiring employees who left of their own accord, or who were let go, as a way to...

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How to Use Mobile Platforms for Recruiting

May 2, 2014 12:12 pm

Smartphones are being used everywhere, and using mobile platforms for recruiting has a number of benefits for recruiters and candidates. Now candidates can search for jobs, apply, and arrange interviews while they are on the move, while recruiters can enjoy a faster recruitment process and easy access to candidates. With...

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A Guide to Successful Salary Negotiation

May 2, 2014 11:04 am

The salary talk is one of those awkward conversations which most candidates dread. Negotiating your rate of pay for a new position is a delicate procedure, but chances are you’re applying for the job in the hope of increasing your income, so it’s going to be a necessary part of...

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Tips to Help New Employees Settle in Faster

April 4, 2014 12:16 pm

Once you have found your perfect employee and they have accepted your job offer, the next stage is for them to start work. Getting off to a good start can have a big impact on your new hire’s overall impression of your retail business, so it’s important to take steps...

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Five Ways to Attract Better Quality Candidates

April 4, 2014 12:12 pm

In today’s market, the strongest retail candidates are in high demand. Increasing numbers of retail organisations are seeing the benefit of marketing themselves to candidates rather than taking the more traditional approach of insisting that candidates do the selling. By promoting yourself as an employer, you have a much better...

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