Jan 15 2018

NRF 2018: Retailers Face Growing Need for Tech-Savvy Employees

As technology stretches to every aspect of the retail landscape, businesses find themselves increasingly seeking employees with a wide range of technology skills. We talk with Kevin Walker from job search engine Indeed about the hiring challenges retailers must tackle and discuss strategies for overcoming them.

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    Kevin Walker, Senior Director, Global Field Marketing, Indeed

    Vanessa Jo Roberts, Editorial Director, BizTech

Video Highlights

  • Retailers increasingly seek in-store staff with technology training and experience.
  • For in-store roles, retailers must address a skills gap. For back-office IT teams, the issue tends to be a lack of awareness about retail opportunities among recent technology graduates.
  • Digital brand and reputation affects how millennials look at potential jobs in retail — and should be a key focus for attracting applicants.