Article by Ceri Wheeldon
We have been living through unprecedented times as the world has had to navigate the pandemic, with many experiencing job losses as a result. 813,000 jobs have disappeared since the start , 171,000 of those jobs are in retail which primarily affects women.
Although retailers are now able to trade again, many familiar names have closed on the high street – a walk through my local town highlights many empty units with fashion and cosmetics seeming to take the brunt of closures.
So what are the options for those looking for employment? I often talk about transferrable skills.
Those who are used to working with the public generally have excellent communication skills that are well suited to a customer services environment and companies in financial...