career Archives - Inside Retail

Any elephants in the room?

For all the projects, training schemes, improvement programmes and fast-track systems, retail still finds itself as a last resort to prospective employees.

A lifetime of retail – nothing better

Dave Farrell looks back on 30 years in an ‘incomparable’ industry.

Retailer roots = retail routes

Innovation is not the cohort of the elite but the compulsion of those encountering the mundane, impractical or unjust.

A non-fiction guide to retailing

In a time of diminishing talent pools, how would you portray your career to inspire the next generation?

Who really bears the penalty in the penalty rates decision?

Retail and hospitality employers need to sell the idea of flexibility of hours worked as an advantage of employment and not a disadvantage.

Tenure is not an investment in your career

Many in Australian retail still confuse tenure with experience.