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When to be Seen

April 19, 2018 11:48 pm

Not sure when to post a job ad for maximum exposure? In todays Job ad market it is all about being at the top of the front page in Seek. This means if you get your ads up on the most popular day and time you stand a better chance...

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How to Run a Successful Retail Interview

April 6, 2018 5:57 am

With so much attention paid to candidate quality, many employers fail to focus on the ingredients of a successful interview. Your retail candidates are only as good as your retail candidate assessment. If your interview process is rushed or sketchy, you may inadvertently be passing over the best candidates to...

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5 Ways to Prepare for Your First Performance Review

April 6, 2018 5:47 am

You excelled in your retail job interview, landed the position, and now your first performance review is fast approaching. You’re understandably nervous, but it helps to think of a performance review as a way for both parties to get on the same page. Your employer can assess your achievements to...

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Recruiting from Outside Your Comfort Zone

March 9, 2018 3:16 am

In the quest to find the ‘perfect’ employee who ticks all the boxes, it’s easy to overlook the real potential of other candidates. A candidate who looks great on paper, with the solid experience you need, may lack other vital qualities which could energise your workplace. For instance, one person...

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4 Things to Learn About an Employer Before Your Interview

March 9, 2018 3:13 am

To make sure you are fully prepared for a retail interview, you need to do your homework on the hiring company. Once you start digging, who knows what you’ll find? News stories about dynamic charity work, perhaps, or strong commitment to diversity in the workplace. Whatever turns up, use it...

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Motivating Staff Through the Post-Holiday Slump

February 6, 2018 4:00 am

It’s a new year in the retail industry, but that doesn’t mean your employees will be full of new-year spirit. You might find, in fact, that a portion of your workforce has fallen flat – tired, disengaged and all-round lacking in energy, drive and motivation. It’s not unusual for the...

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5 Questions to Ask by the End of an Interview

February 6, 2018 3:55 am

If you think asking questions during an interview is a waste of time, you need to think again. Asking your hirers thoughtful, well-rehearsed questions serves several purposes. It shows you have researched the company and position well, it can leave a lasting impression and even change interview dynamics, and it allows...

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What Not to Do When Applying for a Retail Job

January 8, 2018 5:46 am

Applying for a retail job can be stressful, especially if your experience is limited or it’s your first time looking for a job. There are a few things you should steer clear of if you want to be taken seriously. Here are five common mistakes that people make when they...

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How to Recruit Talented Staff Into Your Business

January 8, 2018 5:32 am

Finding the best talent is crucial to the success of your retail organisation. Retail requires a certain set of skills and focus, and it’s not always apparent in the beginning who has these skills — and who doesn’t. Here are a few of our top retail staff recruitment tips to...

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