How to find the right candidate?

The current luxury business environment is facing a shortage of worthy candidates to fill the positions left vacant after the retiring or demise of former employees. Candidates prepare award-winning resumes, blow you away at the interview, but when hired, start showing unprofessional behavior such as laziness, lack of motivation, which can trigger a domino effect

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How often should you train your team?

Building employee capacity and skill is an undertaking that every employer should take very seriously. Employees are an essential part of your success and making sure that they have the right training will improve their morale and how they handle business. How often should you train your team? was last modified: May 11th, 2018 by

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Generational differences in the workplace

Every employer will in most cases have five very different generations of employees who have varying approach to how things should be done. As expected, you are required to provide a working environment that allows each of the generations to feel that they are part of the process despite having different opinions. So how do

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Generation Y’s expectations in the workplace

It might be a tough pill to swallow, but every employer has to be awake to the fact that incorporating different generations into the workforce comes with its challenges. Because of the age difference, the perception and expectations of workers in the various generational groups are usually different. Take the generation Y for instance. Here

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Generational gaps in the workplace

The generational theory was first promoted by two Yale, and Harvard trained political economists Howe and Strauss. They suggested that there are value bases for each generation. Even though at the time this would look like just another theory based on research, most employers will agree that in a multi-generational workplace, the approach and value

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Luxury retail interview: Questions and Answers

Interviews are two-way conversations and an interviewee who cannot maintain a conversation is one to kick out of the door. With the reduced attention exhibited by the current crop of young talents, they will prefer online or phone interviews. However, as the recruiting manager for a luxury brand, you need to have a wide variety

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Experience vs. diploma: What works best for your company?

When hiring, every employer is faced with the difficult task of deciding between experience and academic papers. In most cases, the decision is made a lot easier by having applicants that have papers and experience. But in a world where the talent pool is growing increasingly, dry, employers will soon have to make the difficult

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Facebook and brand recognition

Facebook has over 2 billion active monthly users, and it holds more promise than to simply help people connect. Most luxury brands have social media managers who engage existing and prospective clients on Facebook and other social networks, and you need to join the bandwagon to boost your brand recognition. Facebook and brand recognition was

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List of skills needed in luxury business

Obviously, there are dozens of jobs in luxury that each requires a different set of hard skills. However, when thinking about the luxury industry, we discover some unique characteristics in its organization and culture as well as observe a completely different way of doing business. These differences create a sufficient need for employees in luxury

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