What’s Happening to all the Retail Jobs?

What’s Happening to all the Retail Jobs? 


The retail sector is one of the largest recruiting job sectors in the world employing people from retail professionals to students looking for part time work.  For many they don’t realise the vast amount of positions in retail and that most large retailers have fantastic staff benefits and a great internal promotional opportunities.


Employees either enter at graduate level generally trained in Business Management or fall into this career, gaining promotion from the shop floor to management positions, generally gaining a promotion every 3-4 years, with many companies offering internal training opportunities to the right candidate. Many people more from customer service assistant, cashier, team leader, shop manager, area supervisor


What surprising is the amount of retail positions available from the shop assistant to store manager. Other jobs include buyer, designer, graphic designer, accountant, window designer, driver, warehouse staff, marketer, administrator. In the retail sector, many of job positions are available, but these days with development in technology, the internet and Smartphone’s many low skilled retail jobs are vanishing and high skilled jobs are increasing.


As an example more supermarkets are using self serve check outs which will reduce low skilled cashier jobs and more people buy goods online increasing high skilled internet marketing positions

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