Quick and Quintessential Career & Job Tips
Job-hunting tips from the December 6, 2004 issue of QuintZine.
Innovative ideas can lead to fame and fortune, and more women are choosing to become entrepreneurs by turning these good ideas into profitable companies. Recent studies have found a 14 percent increase in the number of women starting new businesses in the last five years. Learn more from Business Week.
Women interested in going into business can get help from the U.S. government’s Women-21.gov, a very useful site for women in entrepreneurship, offering key resources, targeted information, registration for online programs, and networking opportunities to help women build an entrepreneurial career.
High turnover rates, organic growth, and ramping up for the holiday selling season all contribute to the perennial “HELP WANTED” situation of retailers. The mindset of constant hiring is evident. Whether or not there is a position open immediately, most retail store managers will say, “We are always accepting applications.”
To better understand how applications are being accepted, iLogos examined the methods the Top 100 Retailers in the United States use to accept applications for a typical hourly position.
The study “We’re Always Accepting Applications,” while written from the perspective helping retail employers better leverage technology in recruiting and staffing processes, also provides interesting insight for those interested in working in retail. The report is available as a free PDF download. A short registration form is required.
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