How do I get a job in a retail head office?

I'd like a job in a large retail organisation but every time I look on websites they're all specific jobs such as accountant and marketing manager. Do jobs exist for inexperienced people who want to learn, or are these sorts of jobs just for graduates?

Asked By: steph - 8/20/2008
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There are most certainly positions available for non-degreed individuals. Best thing to do is keep an eye on job postings for the companies you are interested in. Good luck! I was an officer of a large international retail company. Most assuredly, not all of my staff were degreed
Answered By: jwishz - 8/22/2008
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What I would do first is find out who makes the hiring decisions. Use the internet and the phone. Whoever it is, contact them directly, by phone or email or in person, and simply and politely tell them your situation, and ask what they'd do if they were in your position. If they give useful advice, take it. If they... More
Answered By: D4mrNm - 8/23/2008
Retail in the USA is the fastest growing business sector. The head office opens up to people that have paid their dues in the stores. I have 10 years of Fortune 50 retail experience and the 1st 2 years were spent working the floor in the store. My store manager knew what my strengths were and got me an interview for... More
Answered By: insomnia at work - 8/23/2008
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