From high application volumes to acute talent shortages to candidates who are also your customers, the retail sector has some of the most formidable hiring challenges of any industry. Part-time store worker turnover rates are as high as 67%, while the availability of seasonal workers shrunk by 1 million last year.
Given these daunting numbers, ensuring satisfaction with hires and maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of hiring processes are critical. Retailers need a talent acquisition solution that is up to the task – one that lets store managers and recruiters make the absolute best hiring decisions in the easiest, fastest, and most cost-effective way possible.
Think about your organization’s most recent hires. During the interview, did you ask them why they chose to leave their prior organizations? What were their responses? I know I’ve answered this question many times in interviews—I am looking for more growth opportunities, exploring new career paths or simply in need of a new schedule. I’ve always strived to be myself as much as possible in an interview, but I think I could safely say that many of us have been less than honest on at least one occasion when sharing our reasons for leaving a previous employer.
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