Talent for the Evolving Retail Landscape
The retail landscape is rapidly evolving. Consumer trends, like shopping and researching online, social commerce, and changing expectations in terms of technology and social responsibility work together to shape brands and redefine talent needs. In 2015, for the first time in history, more people did their Black Friday shopping online than in a store, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. More than 80% of millennials use their mobile devices while shopping in-store, making online branding, digital shopping options, and social media engagement key elements of reaching your target market.
As consumer goods CEOs recognize the increasing roles of technology and online marketing for retail success, they also place higher value on discovering talent with the key skills needed to move the company forward. Hire Velocity helps you be successful with sophisticated retail recruitment methodologies designed to attract and retain the talent you need to increase profit margins, outperform the competition, and place your business at the forefront of today’s retail trends.
Sophisticated Retail Recruitment Leaders to Drive Growth
Our executive search strategies are designed to attract and retain leaders with vision who can integrate online and offline marketing methods and meet changing consumer demands. Our retained and specialty search solutions seek out creative thinkers who have the knowledge, experience, and leadership skills to adapt to a continuously evolving retail environment.
Professional and Specialist Positions
The shift to omni-channel shopping requires greater sensitivity to brand positioning, social media engagement, technology capabilities, and consumer expectations. We partner with you to assess available talent, analyze the changing market, evaluate your employer brand, and create a customized talent acquisition solution that will attract professionals with the skills and experience needed to meet the demands of the retail marketplace.
Front-Line Employees For an Increasingly Complex Sales Environment
As large volume front-line retail positions evolve into more complex roles, companies need a reliable talent pipeline to fill open positions with skilled, savvy workers who can stay abreast of the unpredictable pace of changing consumer expectations. Our flexible, scalable recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) solutions leverage decades of experience in the retail industry and deliver enhanced quality of hire, increased retention rates, improved candidate experiences, and reduced hiring costs.
Hire Velocity Welcomes Andrea Hopkey as Senior Vice President of Revenue Operations
Hire Velocity, a leader in recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) and human capital solutions, welcomes Andrea Hopkey to the leadership team as Senior Vice President of Revenue Operations. Andrea brings more than 24 years of experience in corporate leadership and recruiting to her new role, where she will spearhead corporate communications, presentations, proposals, and client quarterly business revenues with the goal of greater efficiency and revenue growth. She will also work with HR to […]
Essential Outsourcing Guide: How Outsourcing Helps Growing Companies Scale Faster, Boost Profits, and Thrive
As businesses grow, new challenges emerge. Issues like cash flow management, competitive positioning, and keeping up with changes in the market require a new approach to current processes. Many growth-stage companies struggle with overworked teams who can’t meet the demands of the organization as it begins to scale. Yet hiring additional full-time employees may be prohibitively expensive, or company leaders may not have the network needed to find the right people.
5 Ways to Engage and Retain Your Generation X Workforce
When was the last time you read an article about how digitally savvy Gen Xers are? We’re willing to bet it hasn’t been any time recently, if ever. That’s because Millennials are the ones we think of as being early tech adopters and avid social media users. But you might be surprised to learn that 54% of Generation X leaders consider themselves to be knowledgeable about tech – just two percentage points behind Millennials.