Talent/HR ARCHIVE

Winning Hiring Strategies for the Contact Center and Warehouse  Mar 20, 2014 5:04 PM By Erin Lynch

We have a tremendous line up of speakers at our upcoming Operations Summit. Anne Embrey, vice president of continuous improvement with Replacements, LTD., is one of those amazing speakers.

Target CIO Resigns after Holiday Security Breach  Mar 05, 2014 1:21 PM By Erin Lynch

Target has announced that Beth Jacob, chief information officer, is resigning from her position as part of an “overhaul” of the retailer’s information security and compliance structure. Jacob’s resignation is effective March 5.

The Home Depot Names Craig Menear U.S. Retail President  Feb 28, 2014 11:23 AM By MCM Staff

Home Depot has announced that Craig Menear has been named the U.S. Retail President. In his new role, Menear will add responsibility for all of Home Depot’s U.S. store operations, with Marvin Ellison, executive vice president, U.S. stores, reporting to him.

J.C. Penney Closing 33 Stores, Laying Off 2,000  Jan 15, 2014 5:17 PM By Erin Lynch

J.C. Penney has announced that it will close 33 under performing stores across the country and laying off 2,000 employees in an effort to save $65 million.

2,500 Layoffs, Store Closings Announced at Macy’s  Jan 08, 2014 5:23 PM By Erin Lynch

In an effort to save nearly $100 million annually, Macy’s has laid out a cost reduction plan which includes laying off 2,500 workers and the closing of a handful of its brick-and-mortar stores.

Tim Callan Named SLI Systems Chief Marketing Officer  Dec 18, 2013 1:40 PM By MCM Staff

SLI Systems announced that Tim Callan has been named Chief Marketing Officer.

Cheesewright Named CEO of Walmart International  Dec 10, 2013 9:26 AM By MCM Staff

Walmart announced today that David Cheesewright will become the president and CEO of Walmart International. At his previous post with the retailer, Cheesewright was the president and CEO of Walmart’s Europe, Middle East, Africa and Canada. Cheesewright will assume his new role on Feb. 1, 2014.

Don’t Let Your Logistics Provider Put You on Customers’ Naughty Lists  Nov 02, 2013 10:19 PM By Maria Haggerty

Here are a few key requirements of a successful fulfillment strategy during the holidays when order volume can easily be 10 to 20 times higher than the busiest days during the year.

Macy’s to Expand Seasonal Employment in Fulfillment Centers  Sep 30, 2013 6:15 PM By Daniela Forte

Macy’s Inc. will gear up for the holiday season by hiring 6,600 seasonal employees to work in its online fulfillment centers, and an additional 1,200 seasonal employees to work in the fulfillment areas of the 500 Macy’s stores that fill and ship orders directly to customers.

Shaky Consumer Confidence Could Affect Seasonal Hiring  Sep 25, 2013 2:06 PM By Erin Lynch

Even though merchants are gearing up for the additional hiring of seasonal employees this holiday, a new report has found that “shaky” consumer confidence and an increased in efficiencies in the retail space could prevent seasonal hiring from hitting the great heights it did in 2012.






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