In the Retail Industry, there is generally a high turnover rate of staff. Partly due to the seasonal increase and decrease in business, brought on by the holiday seasons. But also due to the fact that a lot of employers in the Industry do not put their employees through any form of screening or vetting process. Meaning that the experience is usually disappointing for you, the Employer, and very short lived for the Employee. In no small way out of their own doing. So if you are currently considering Hiring Retail Staff for your business. These 3 tips will make all the difference.
As every employer is aware. Prior knowledge in your industry will always be of benefit. Processes and expectations are very similar for most retail businesses. These skills can be utilised for your business. Unfortunately, it can be quite hard to verify your applicant’s claims of experience. But cutting corners where your staff are involved will simply lead to starting the process from scratch. This is where Chambers Recruitment Group comes in. Our vetting process Ensures that when you are hiring retail staff for your business. You only get qualified reliable staff with confirmed referenced experience.
In the Retail Industry, your relationship with your customers is the keystone to your business. People will do business with people they know, like and trust. Highlighting the Importance of Employing staff with great Customer Service, and likeable traits. Showing this level of customer service and personal investment to each customer. Will nourish repeat business and create return customers. Furthermore, an Employee who does not display good Customer Service will never by anything but detrimental. Not only to your Business but also to the mental state of other employees. Who will be brought down by the newcomer’s negativity towards customers relations.
Last and most importantly, can you trust this person? You are bringing this new staff member into the inner workings of your business. Processes, Customer Relations, Stock, and Banking are all things that you need to be able to trust this person with %100. As well as the smaller aspects of employment such as showing up for shifts on time. Also not abusing sick days and many other aspects. Once again Chambers Recruiting Group can take the guess work out of your hiring decision. With Reference Checks and character profiles. We can ensure that your business ends up with a Reliable, Driven, Trustworthy Employee. With your Businesses best interests at heart.