Attracting and retaining retail employees can be a challenge for a business. However, it doesn’t have to be. In fact, a new study reports that retail is the most desired position among hourly workers seeking jobs. Here’s a closer look at what the survey found and what it means for your retail business.
The hourly workers in the survey are mostly under 35, with more than one-third in the 18-to-24 age range. More than 60 percent are women. Retail is the most-desired industry for hourly workers: Almost one-third (32.8 percent) would like a job in retail.
Hourly workers’ top considerations when looking for a job are:
1. Getting enough hours
3. Opportunities for growth
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