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 »
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 »
The typical department store opens at 10am. A few customers are already outside with sales fliers in hand or an armload of items to return. The phone is ringing off the hook while the red light on the phone console flashes to indicate a flurry of customers who want someone to call them back–today, of... Read More »
Everyone's looking for a way to pick up a few quick bucks in this economy, making many wonder if selling cosmetics is as easy and fulfilling of a career as it is touted to be. Maybe or maybe not, say a variety of sources. A few cases of cosmetics won't necessarily get you the promised Cadillac after a couple of... Read More »
By Parija B. Kavilanz, CNNMoney.com senior writer
NEW YORK -- The recession has already claimed hundreds of thousands of store jobs in the past 12 months. Now it's slicing into the ranks of retailing's other talent pool -- white-collar professionals.
These are store managers, district managers, all the way up... Read More »