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Jobs In Retail: Cashiers -- Who's Hiring, What They Pay & More

Jobs In Retail: Cashiers -- Who's Hiring, What They Pay & More

Looking for jobs in retail? Want to try your hand as a cashier? We looked into some well-known retailers to find cashier jobs open right now and share with you what it's like to work there from current cashiers at these companies along with what you can expect to earn. Check out these five companies hiring... Read More »

The Retailers Hiring The Most Workers This Holiday Season

The Retailers Hiring The Most Workers This Holiday Season

Each year, hundreds of thousands of temporary workers are hired by retailers to handle the demands of the holiday season. The number of seasonal workers added is considered a bellwether for the economy. This season, the projected number of additional hires is unchanged from last year and sales are forecast to... Read More »

Macy's Hiring 78,000 Workers; Employees Reveal Life Beyond The Sales Floor

Macy's Hiring 78,000 Workers; Employees Reveal Life Beyond The Sales Floor

If you're one of the 14 million unemployed Americans, Macy's may be giving you a gift this holiday season. Macy's has announced that it plans to hire 78,000 temporary workers for the holiday season, an increase of 4 percent over last year. The company also said these temporary jobs can lead to year-round jobs... Read More »

Food Service vs. Retail: Which Pays Best?

Food Service vs. Retail: Which Pays Best?

In 2011, the retail industry is expected to grow by over five percent, creating half a million new jobs, according to industry researchers. The food and beverage industry is also expected to grow, though not as dramatically. As the economy rebounds and consumers start spending again, new job opportunities... Read More »

Target vs. Walmart -- Which One Is a Better Place to Work?

Target vs. Walmart -- Which One Is a Better Place to Work?

Attention Target Team members, did you ever wonder how your job stacks up against similar positions at the world's largest retailer, Walmart? Though the two chains may have different corporate cultures, according to PayScale, the rivals' rank and file have plenty in common, in addition to stocking scads of... Read More »

Retailers' March Sales Not as Bleak as Expected

Retailers' March Sales Not as Bleak as Expected

By Jessica Wohl March was not as bad as expected for U.S. retailers, at least as far as initial sales reports show, suggesting that shoppers largely ignored higher gasoline prices and other concerns to treat themselves. U.S. retailers overall are likely to show a drop in March same-store sales, hurt by... Read More »

Working Stiff: My Mall Job at Chess King

Working Stiff: My Mall Job at Chess King

Southridge was a typical early 1970s shopping experience: one of the new mega malls with dozens of stores on two levels and thousands of parking spaces surrounding the massive enclosed structure. One of hundreds that were popping up in Edge Cities all over the country. An advance scout in the homogenization of... Read More »

How One Retailer Thrives -- Even in Detroit's Worst Times

How One Retailer Thrives -- Even in Detroit's Worst Times

According to a conversation Mary Liz Curtin had with Portfolio, the worst of times may be behind the people of Detroit. Curtin is the owner of Leon & Lulu a 15,000-square foot retail store that sells gifts, clothing, and furniture. All this optimism comes from a woman whose shop continues to thrive even... Read More »

Trader Joe's: Six Figures for Assistant Managers

Trader Joe's: Six Figures for Assistant Managers

The secrets to Trader Joe's success are finally being discovered by analysts in the food industry, reports CNN Money. The analysts dug around to find out why Trader Joe's stores sell twice as much per square foot as Whole Foods does, why towns push for the chain to come set up shop there, and why it already... Read More »

My Spectacular Odd Job: Selling Dresses at I.Magnin

My Spectacular Odd Job: Selling Dresses at I.Magnin

At 23 I was selling dresses at I.Magnin in San Francisco. This was the store for Ferragamo shoes and Louis Vuitton handbags. There were seven other ladies on Fifth Floor Dresses. Each of them had been there at least 20 years (Miss Lee had been there 40 years). I was an irritation to them, the sole American,... Read More »

What It's Like to Work at Macy's

What It's Like to Work at Macy's

You know their famous red star emblem. You probably shop there either regularly or at least from time to time, and it is practically impossible to not get swept up in the fever of the holidays (that start earlier and earlier each year) without wondering what it is like to work at a large department store like... Read More »

Top Ten Holiday Part-Time Jobs

Top Ten Holiday Part-Time Jobs

Looking for a part-time job over the holidays? Now that Thanksgiving has passed the shopping season is in full swing, but no worries, many stores are still adding staff in order to keep up with the season's increased demand. Most holiday opportunities are in (or related to) retail but the the good news is... Read More »

Those 600,000 Holiday Jobs: 40 Percent Could Become Permanent

Those 600,000 Holiday Jobs: 40 Percent Could Become Permanent

Of the 600,000 hired for the holiday season, about 40 percent could receive permanent offers from employers, reports ABC News. That's what a recent survey by CareerBuilder.com found. Beulah Hargrove at the JCPenney store in Manhattan has been presented with such an offer. The crowds flooding the stores and... Read More »

Spending Too Much? How to Make Extra Money During The Holidays

Spending Too Much? How to Make Extra Money During The Holidays

Excitement fills the air during the holiday season as the stores fill up with shoppers looking for the perfect gifts to give their loved ones. This time of year also means shoppers realize that a little extra cash would make gift giving a lot easier for the holidays. Seasonal jobs are a great way to make... Read More »

Up to 600,000 Holiday Jobs Need to Be Filled NOW!

Up to 600,000 Holiday Jobs Need to Be Filled NOW!

It may not be your ultimate dream job, and it may not come with benefits, but as many as 600,000 new holiday jobs are opening up this season, and many employers estimate they'll keep about 10 percent of the temporary workers on for full-time positions after the last presents have been unwrapped and the last... Read More »

America's 15 Most Popular Jobs

America's 15 Most Popular Jobs

The following is a list of jobs with little in common. Annual salaries for these jobs range from just over $18,000 to more than $110,000. Some don't require workers to graduate high school, while others require a master's degree or higher. The reason they all appear here? They are the most popular jobs in... Read More »

California Hiring in Retail, Sales, Social Media

California Hiring in Retail, Sales, Social Media

California employers feel confident enough to be hiring again. And those in technology feel even more confident with the Democratic wins in the state, reports Sales-Jobs.Fins.Com. The lion's share of the hiring, at least right now, is in three sectors: retail, sales, and social media. Read More »

Not Nordstrom: But Apply at 350 West Broadway, Manhattan, Fall 2011

Not Nordstrom: But Apply at 350 West Broadway, Manhattan, Fall 2011

Nordstrom -- no, the new 11,000 square foot store won't be called that. That's one thing you know about this future employer in Manhattan, which, incidentally, really is Nordstrom. Read More »

Lola's Quest to Find the Ideal Job Part Two: Retail Industry

Lola's Quest to Find the Ideal Job Part Two: Retail Industry

During my East Coast job search adventure with AOL career diva Lisa Johnson Mandell (who also happens to be my wonderful aunt), I couldn't control the urge to take advantage of the amazing shopping in New York City. I was mostly limited to window shopping, of course, due to my non-existent salary, but Aunt Lisa... Read More »

Retail Salesperson Resume Example

Retail Salesperson Resume Example

Mary was seeking a position in retail sales. Her experience working in a luxury retail environment and her ability to overcome objections to close a sale and exceed company expectations for sales performance was emphasized to position her as a top contributor in her field. A competency section was used to match... Read More »

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