How hard is it to get a retail job in Seattle?

Planning on moving here but how hard is it to get a retail job without recent experience? I have not had a job since 2002 and even then it was retail. What do people in Seattle look at when hiring? Can I make it on my own with a retail job?.. Like my own apartment, will jobs here pay enough?

Asked By: Cade - 11/14/2010
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Minimum wage is meager. Retail Sales Customer Service jobs, on average will earn you $23,000. You might need two retail jobs because apartments downtown start at about $600 per month, plus utilities are about $175 per month. You might want to house share for about $400, plus utilities... More
Answered By: Monika - 11/21/2010
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If your clean cut without a criminal background and interview well, you won't have a problem at all. They aren't especially warm to transplants around here, especially at first. It takes awhile to get into the "groove" here. You will feel strange and out of place for awhile, confused even. But after say about four... More
Answered By: Clytnjms - 11/14/2010
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