Can’t Find Talent? You May be Looking the Wrong Way

With the national unemployment rate at just 6.2%, you might feel like you’re working harder than usual to find employees.... Read More

Increase your Profit Margin by Recruiting Better

As the Christmas rush approaches, retail store managers hold their breath in the hopes that their Christmas sales will bring... Read More

Top 3 Reasons Retail Employees Leave

Most retail companies consider employee turnover to be a part of doing business. Hourly workers are typically paid quite low... Read More

The new reality for Canada’s grocery retailers

The grocery industry is changing. Retailers have been feeling the pinch from the push to online sales for years now,... Read More

What Retail Hiring Managers can learn from pop-up shops

Amazon recently announced that it will be teaming up with Calvin Klein on pop-up stores for the holidays. Amazon will... Read More

Retailers should make Recruiting a Line Item in Budget Planning

An honoured tradition, management teams across the globe in every industry typically meet at this time of year to look... Read More

How to Increase Retail Store Sales This Year (and Every Year)

Retailers know that sales staff are the backbone of your operation. Without front-line sales associates, you can’t generate sales. And... Read More

Will self-serve technology in retail improve your workforce quality?

The transition to self-serve checkouts in retail and grocery stores over the past 12 months has created a trend within... Read More

What is the Best Value for your Recruiting Dollars?

The birth of the internet and job posting websites was a major advancement in the world of recruiting. Many thought... Read More

Retail Recruiting for Unpopular Positions

There is something familiar about a convenience store (unofficially coined “c-stores”). Open early and closing late, the c-store was a... Read More

What Raising the Minimum Wage Means for Canada’s Hourly Employers

Ontario recently joined Alberta as the 2nd province in Canada to announce a minimum wage hike to $15.00/hr from the... Read More

WHITE PAPER: Recruiting Engaged Retail Employees

You don’t need another employee to fill a seat just to collect a paycheque. You need someone who is truly... Read More

What is the Impact of Disengaged Employees?

It’s no secret that the retail marketplace is unbelievably competitive. Brick-and-mortar retailers face a war on both the internet and... Read More

Successful Recruiting Separates Retail Candidates from Applicants

Almost every job posting site makes the same promise of filling your inbox with piles of resumes that will solve... Read More

How to Hire an Engaged Employee

Top companies know that having engaged employees has a direct impact on their profitability. According to research by Gallup on... Read More