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6 Tips for Hiring Retail Sales Superstars

August 10, 2016 4:50 pm

Every retailer wants the cream of the talent crop, but it’s not always an easy task to find them. You need a strong online presence, a clear profile of the ideal candidate and a smart way of interacting with applicants in order to identify the superstars. Here’s our guide to creating...

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How to Prepare for Your Second Interview

August 10, 2016 4:45 pm

So you’ve survived the first round, and have been invited back for a second retail interview. Potential employers will use this to ramp up the pressure and examine your job suitability in even more detail. So what is the best way of preparing for this important meeting? Remember you’re a serious...

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Retail Salary Guide 2016-17

July 1, 2016 12:45 pm

Our retail salary guide for the 2016-2017 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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5 Mistakes to Avoid after the Interview

June 7, 2016 6:25 pm

One of the worst things about a job interview is waiting to hear if you’ve been successful. You need to keep positive, but don’t want to be over-confident. It can be difficult to find the right mindset and not get lost in speculation. Here are five important mistakes to avoid...

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How to Negotiate Salary with a Great Candidate

June 7, 2016 6:21 pm

Identifying your star candidate is really only half the battle. You still have to negotiate the salary and clinch the deal – not easy when top retail job seekers are becoming increasingly picky about their pay and conditions. Don’t miss out. Read our guide to negotiating a salary which suits...

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How to Get Back in the Game if Your Job Hunt is Failing

May 3, 2016 5:01 pm

It’s easy to get demoralised when your best job-hunting efforts come to nothing. Persistence is important, but having a strategy is crucial. This helps you approach your retail job search in a thoughtful, systematic way which covers all the bases. Polish up your resume Your resume should be a neat,...

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3 Simple Ways to Keep High-Performing Teams Together

May 3, 2016 4:31 pm

It’s amazing how many employers fail to read the warning signs, and are left shocked when key members of staff resign. Don’t be the boss who ‘didn’t see it coming’. There are plenty of things you can do to reward, motivate and reinforce the work teams who keep your retail business alive and...

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How to Build a Social Profile for Your Business

March 23, 2016 10:47 am

You’ve probably heard about the importance of building your company brand. Yet you might not be so sure how to go about it. When people can feel an emotional connection to your brand, they are far more likely to become your customer – or your employee. You stand a much greater...

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4 Ways to Make Your Resume Scream: “Employ Me!”

March 23, 2016 10:14 am

When your resume hits the desk of a prospective retail employer, it will be jostling for space among many other hopeful CVs. Don’t get swept away in an avalanche of paper. Work out some sure-fire inclusions to get your resume noticed, and remain at the top of the pile. Here are...

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How to Make Important Career Resolutions

February 22, 2016 5:55 am

A career makeover can seem like a great idea, until you start actually doing it! Only then do you realise the multiple steps involved in making a clever, meaningful career upgrade which is right for you. Talking to a retail recruitment agency can be a great starting point, when considering these few...

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