Retail & Consumer Goods
Talent for the Evolving Retail & Consumer Goods 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 retail 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 environment for retail and consumer products.
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.
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