Congratulations to our Retail Career Hub Career Story Winner - Elaine Herrera! Elaine’s article titled Boarding with Bikers received the most likes and she has won $500.00 to spend at her favorite retailers. Congratulations Elaine H. Have fun on your shopping spree! Click here to view this post and to "Like" it.
I was a multi-unit manager with a national veterinary organization for 6 years. Just like so many, the winds of ownership and regime change swept me away in the late 2000's. To stay in the industry I did some M&A - Business Development work with a large group. The experience was invaluable, but the role was probably not the best fit. So I joined a small stand alone veterinary group... Click here to view this post and to "Like" it.
Several years ago I worked in one of Continental Airlines Hubs as a gate agent. I love my job, but as you can expect got my share of angry, ornery customers. One winter it was particularly bad. This was one of the worst winters that our country had on record, and flights were cancelled in mass amounts. We had people in the airport sleeping on the floor, the airport restaurants... Click here to view this post and to "Like" it.
Some years ago I was working a 30 day test project in a Walmart in SC. I was spending about 8 hours per day 7 days per week. You can learn a ton about people among a variety of other things at Walmart. I thought I had seen just about everything there was to see when I noticed a gentlemen pushing a grocery cart to check out with only two items on board........ Click here to view this post and to "Like" it.
I have the coolest job! As a retail recruiter, I bring great people together with great companies. Rewards in recruiting are not just a paycheck or tick marks on a spreadsheet. My greatest rewards are finding people jobs and solving company staffing challenges. As the saying goes "Give me a fish and I eat for a day. Teach me (and enable me the opportunity) to fish and I eat for... Click here to view this post and to "Like" it.