Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Talent Challenges
Today, 16 million employees work in the retail industry. As one of the largest industries by employment, many retail companies face a similar challenge: Attracting and retaining skilled and experienced workers in a highly competitive labour market. The tight talent market means, that when it comes to hiring new employees, recruiters must act quickly, nimbly and efficiently in their recruiting processes.
Leading retail companies understand that in order to compete for the top talent, they need best-in-class talent acquisition solutions. PeopleScout provides just that with our end-to-end retail recruiting and workforce management solutions. We bring strategy, talent intelligence, experience and technology together to create best-in-class talent acquisition and total workforce management solutions that begin with the sourcing the right candidate and end with making the right hire.
PeopleScout’s talent solutions include recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), total workforce solutions (TWS) and talent advisory capabilities. Each solution is crafted to address and solve your toughest talent challenges with programs uniquely tailored to your retail hiring needs. Our goal is simple: We want to help you bridge the gap between NOW and NEXT with innovative and future-focused talent solutions.
The unified talent acquisition model delivered by PeopleScout can provide your retail operation with an agile solution that complements your internal recruiting team or a full-cycle program that provides strategic consultation and oversight of your entire talent strategy. Whether you are in need of new permanent hires, contingent workers or a blend of both, PeopleScout has you covered.
Digital skills are now needed in 79% of retail roles in the UK.
62% of retail leaders say they can’t find people with the right experience.
The average retail turnover rate in the UK is 57.3%.
SAINSBURY’S: TRANSFORMING A TRADITIONAL RETAIL ROLE WITH RECRUITMENT MARKETING
As customer experience becomes the battleground for retail differentiation. To capitalise on this, Sainsbury’s, one the UK’s big five supermarkets, decided to transform one of its traditional roles—and reimagine store management in the process. So Sainsbury’s turned to PeopleScout to challenge and overturn negative public perceptions of retail management, introduce an entirely new type of role and hire 2,400 managers, from 24,000 applicants—in just six months.
FROM NOW TO NEXT
Why choose PeopleScout for your Consumer Goods & Retail Hiring Needs?
Scalable Recruitment Solutions
Fully dedicated support teams with the ability to scale up and down to meet your hiring needs during high and low volume hiring periods.
Steady Talent Pipeline
Our experience with and access to networks of diverse professionals allows us to supply a steady stream of talent ready to engage with your organization.
Improve Candidate Engagement
PeopleScout’s recruiting solutions will help amplify the reach of your employer branding with an approach that focuses on the candidate experience.
Cutting-Edge Technology Solutions
Our proprietary talent technology Affinix can help you optimize your consumer goods and retail recruiting by leveraging AI, recruitment marketing, machine learning and predictive analytics.
PeopleScout’s solutions deploy advanced analytics and metrics reporting to help reduce your employee turnover rate and provide you with greater ROI.
Our experience with, and access to, networks of diverse consumer goods and retail professionals allows us to supply a steady stream of talent ready to engage with your organization.
Forward-Looking Demand Planning
Our solutions team will develop a plan that is responsive to your hiring needs, so you can more effectively manage recruiting and staffing challenges in the future.
Quality of Hire
PeopleScout’s structured hiring process, combined with our wide range of customizable retail recruitment solutions, results in a high-quality talent pool.
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