Whether they’re looking for a retail sales job for the summer, a second job, or a new career, many people turn to jobs in retail while they look for other opportunities.
Retail can be the best job for anyone – from college-age to past retirement – to develop their people skills. If you choose a job in retail, you have to be willing to be what the employer wants.
In my day, you didn’t have to know anything to be hired or to stay in retail. It didn’t matter then, but it certainly matters now.
It’s still true that retailers recognize that some employees may be short-term but they still demand an honest day’s work for an honest day’s pay. But now the retail world is much more competitive now than ever before.
If you are looking for a job in retail, or if are already working there, you need to understand you can’t get away with being just a warm body any more. You need to see what you can give rather than get from your retail job. Continue reading Retail Jobs:10 Things You Need To Know To Get And Keep »