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Walmart Cuts More Corporate-Level Jobs

Walmart

After announcing 1,000 corporate jobs were being eliminated in January, Walmart is making another round of cuts at its Arkansas headquarters as it continues to invest billions in its e-commerce operations, according to an article from Reuters. On Tuesday, the big-box retailer confirmed ... Read More »

Attracting Employees With ‘Quality of Life’ Benefits

small business

Promoting “quality of life” benefits can help small businesses stand out among competitors that are vying for employees, according to business owners interviewed for an article from USA Today. Decreasing national unemployment has resulted in fewer applicants for jobs with small businesses, USA Today reports. In ... Read More »

Expert Perspective: Retail is… Personnel

Dustin Kaehr

To view a PDF of this story, click here. When you look throughout your store, one asset is clearly more important than all the others: your employees. Without them, it doesn’t matter how great the building looks, how well the ... Read More »

NRHA Partners with ZipRecruiter, Provides Recruitment Services

ZipRecruiter

Think about the top three business challenges you’re currently facing. Is finding good employees one of them? To help you find a solution to that challenge, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) and ZipRecruiter have partnered to offer independent ... Read More »

Lowe’s Makes Another Round of Corporate Layoffs

Lowe's

Lowe’s is making another round of staffing cuts at its corporate headquarters and two support facilities, according to the Charlotte, North Carolina, NBC affiliate, WCNC. About 430 positions at the company’s corporate headquarters in Mooresville, North Carolina, were eliminated Tuesday, along ... Read More »

Walmart to Add 10K Retail Jobs in the US

retail jobs

Walmart plans to add 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. within the next year, according to The New York Times. Walmart says it plans to build, expand or relocate 59 Walmart and Sam’s Club stores and distribution centers. The company says ... Read More »

Check Out These Employee Development Resources

human resources

Retailers looking for guidance on how to coach underperforming employees or what to do when firing can find suggestions in Hardware Retailing’s January 2017 article “Employee, We’ve Got a Problem.” In addition, Hardware Retailing collected the following list of resources to answer further questions about how to properly ... Read More »

Employee, We’ve Got a Problem! Coaching or Firing Underperformers

To view a PDF of this story, click here.  By Kate Klein, kklein@nrha.org  Employee, We’ve Got a Problem! Justin looked really good on paper when you hired him three months ago, but he’s been a headache ever since. You know ... Read More »