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Forget the stuffy, generic job postings that drone on about "responsibilities" and "duties." In the vibrant world of retail, restaurants, and hospitality, your job ad should be a beacon of excitement, not a dusty old bulletin board. Think of it like your brand's...
Capango's Vision for Navigating the Tough Labor Market In the dynamic landscape of today's labor market, recruiting hourly staff for retail, restaurants, and hospitality demands a revolutionary approach. Recognizing that a traditional posting on a job board is no...
Before I tell you about Job Launchpad, it’s probably helpful to explain how we got here, and what we discovered about Gen Z recruiting that is important to your retail business. Firstly, let me be clear – I’m a boomer, and how I think about my employment and my...
The competition for talent is tougher than ever, and recruiters need to rethink every part of the process. Long gone are the days of hundreds of applicants lining up to try and land that coveted spot at your company. Now it’s more important than ever to be agile and...
As we head into the final days of the holiday season it’s time to relax, enjoy family and think about both the challenges of the past year and the opportunities that lay ahead. While we celebrate and enjoy some time off, there is also the nagging realization that the...
Every day the news has another article on the challenges retailers and restaurants are having finding qualified, available, hourly talent. Business owners are frustrated, and after the staffing turmoil due to Covid-19 this new obstacle is preventing the business...
I’ve been confined to my home office for a year now, and it seems the perfect time to reflect on how much has changed – and how quickly we have all adapted.
While 2020 has certainly been a challenging environment to launch a company, the Capango team has had a record breaking year and our business partners, clients and the entire retail / restaurant industry has been amazing to work with.
Step up your recruiting game – How social apps are changing the industry. The world is moving to social hiring. This shift is inevitable, and we can either adapt or fall behind. This is especially true for some sectors, like retail and restaurants.
So, you want to ditch the resume and search online for your next opportunity to land that perfect job. No problem! There are lots of apps advertised that say that a resume is not required. We even put a tag line to it at Capango – No Resumes, Just Jobs!
When job seekers think about working in retail, the first few things that come to mind might be dealing with difficult customers, organizing and restocking items all day long, struggling at the register, and the crazy holidays and big sale events.
Interviewing can be a stressful ordeal, and one aspect of that is deciding what to wear to the interview itself. You want to make a good impression, come across as professional, and leave the interviewer with the sense that you’d be a great fit for their position. It seems simple—until it comes time to pick your clothes out of the closet.
As any big event you care about approaches, you’re going to feel a mix of emotions including nerves and excitement—and an interview is no different. One way to combat the nerves is to be prepared. It’s easy to anticipate the questions they are going to ask you, but what about the questions you should be asking them?
Everybody faces a choice at one time or another of what to do for work. Whether it’s starting a brand-new job when you’re just out of college, making a change a couple years in from a job that’s not working for you, a mid-career change, or even later in life when you’ve already achieved personal heights in one area and are thinking to apply yourself somewhere else.
Interviewing can be stressful. No matter how many times you’ve interviewed before, your nerves can sometimes get the better of you. We get that. That’s why we’re going to arm you with some tips on things to know about your interviewer.
Let’s face it—there’s always going to be someone in your life who isn’t the most pleasant person to be around. While this might be difficult to handle at times, there are ways to get in the right head space to properly deal with the situation.
The customer is always right—or so we’ve been told. Retailers are presented with the task of retaining customers, no matter the cost. And YOU, the ever vigilant retail execution hero, are on the front lines—even with those difficult customers.
We spend the majority of our waking hours at work—but let’s face it, work can be stressful. What’s worse is that we tend to bring our work frustrations back home with us. Here are a few tricks to be happier at work, starting today.
Unless you’ve got the secret to winning the lottery, you’ve gotta work for a living. C’est la vie. But work doesn’t have to be a drag, and it certainly helps if you’re buddies with your coworkers. The benefits of having friends at work are seemingly endless.