Could the great resignation be retail’s greatest opportunity?

People and Wellbeing

It’s no secret retailers are facing recruitment and retention issues the likes of which they have not experienced before. The challenge of offering career paths employees actively want to progress in, as opposed to jobs that simply pay bills, is one keeping many leaders awake at night. How can we come together to ensure the retail sector is an attractive and exciting one to work in? And how do we flip the narrative from doom and gloom around talent leaving the sector to how retailers can change it for the better?

We’ll explore:

  • How to create an entire industry where those with the right expertise can thrive

  • What we can learn from the tech and hospitality sectors

  • How a focus on culture, training and peer support could be key