Total Retail Releases First Annual Salary Benchmark Report
December 13, 2016 at 9:15 am

I have some exciting news to share with you! Total Retail is announcing the release of its first annual Salary Benchmark Report, which is comprised of data analyzing key statistics on retail executives’ salaries, benefits and views on career growth potential. Over the years, Total Retail's audience has asked us for comprehensive salary information to…

Judge Blocks Overtime Rule; Retailers Cheer Decision
November 23, 2016 at 10:30 am

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million salaried workers from taking effect, imperiling one of the outgoing president's signature achievements for boosting wages. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant, in Sherman, Texas, agreed with 21 states and a coalition of business groups, including the…

Tips for Hiring Seasonal Staff
November 10, 2016 at 12:04 pm

When it comes to holiday hiring, play the long game. Look for people who fulfill the immediate need, but also keep an eye out for people with the skills and competencies necessary to move up in your organization. That way, when a leadership position becomes available, you’ll have internal candidates at the ready. To quickly determine job fit, readiness and potential this holiday season, try adding assessments to your hiring process.

Amazon's Hiring for the Holidays
October 14, 2016 at 9:24 am

Amazon.com is planning to add 120,000 seasonal workers this holiday season. The company created the seasonal positions in an effort to meet an expected spike in demand as more people trade in-store shopping for online. Jobs will be created at fulfillment centers, sorting centers and customer service sites in 27 states. The move marks a…