This month, the deadline was reached for companies employing over 250 people to publish their gender pay gap statistics – or face possible court action. The Office for National Statistics has revealed that men are, on average, paid 17.4% more than women. In the retail industry
Rewind seven years to 2010, the year of my graduation: the industry was still facing backlash from the recession and unemployment among graduates was increasing since the 2007 crash. There were still jobs out there, but the number of applicants
I started to write this blog with annoyance, but the more I wrote, the more I actually felt empowered and excited about the amazing chance we have to help people in their careers. Me I have been recruiting for almost 12 years now.
I joined Success in November 2003, aged 26 with five years’ industry experience. I started on a six-month contract working out of the London office, looking after the Buying graduate desk as maternity cover. I absolutely loved the fast pace
In recent years, it’s become increasingly common for companies to recruit through their own in-house teams. Having experience of both internal and agency recruiters as a candidate (I used to be an Assistant Merchandiser) and worked on both sides of
Having worked here at Success for 12 years, recruiting across the Buying and Merchandising sectors from graduate level upwards, I’ve handled hundreds of offers, resignations and counteroffers. Today’s B&M market is buoyant and opportunities are out there, but getting the
Progressing your Retail Merchandising career outside London where the cost of living is lower, may seem like pie in the sky to most Londoners, but there is a growing number of retailers based outside of the capital with opportunities for
It’s always interesting to see things from a different perspective! Having been a merchandiser in my previous career I have now found it a real eye opener recruiting for entry level and junior level merchandising positions. I’ll be honest, I