Retail sector – so much to offer!


The Graduate Retail Fair is an excellent way of finding out about the different opportunities within the retail sector (buying, store management, HR, logistics, other business functions). With attending employers recruiting to graduate posts, internships and placements, students from all years are welcome to come along. Date: Weds 22 October Time: 10.30am - 2.30pm Venue: Leeds … Continue reading Retail sector – so much to offer!

CAREERS BLOG: Graduate roles in retail


  Careers blog written by: Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers Retail This is not just about being a store manager and stacking shelves. This fast-paced sector offers a range of graduate management jobs, including: Store management; Logistics; Marketing; Sales; Merchandising; Buying; Human resources; Finance; IT. Employing around three million people, the UK retail sector … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Graduate roles in retail

GUEST BLOG: the retail sector – it’s not about shelf-stacking


   Guest blog written by: Sophie Adams, Manager, Recruitment (John Lewis). The retail sector - shelf stacking on minimum wage or a £100k+ leadership opportunity? There are a lot of misconceptions about the Retail sector. Some perceive it as a low skilled and low paid sector and for some roles that would be fair, but … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: the retail sector – it’s not about shelf-stacking

Essay competition: Discovering Tomorrow’s Leaders


Submit an essay between 800 and 1,500 words on one of the following topics: 1. After five years of crises-related monetary expansion what financial assets remain under-priced? 2. Which ASEAN country will see the biggest improvement in its business environment in the next five years? Why? 3. Will the proposed reforms in India’s financial, energy … Continue reading Essay competition: Discovering Tomorrow’s Leaders

Retail & Hospitality Recruitment Event


Online graduate recruitment event on 1st & 2nd November.  In association with GTI/TARGETjobs.co.uk, the Appointment Magazine & Career Forums are running a retail & hospitality dedicated recruitment event with top brand names such as Marks & Spencer & Argos already confirmed, looking to recruit both final year students for their 2012 intake, along with recent graduates … Continue reading Retail & Hospitality Recruitment Event