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    Using Microsoft Teams for video interviews

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST partnered with Qube Learning

    You may be asked to use a video conferencing platform for your job interview. Learn how to prepare for a virtual interview using Microsoft Teams.

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    Google job search

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST partnered with Qube Learning

    When searching for a new position, you are faced with a huge selection of job search websites. Qube Learning show you how to make the most of Google to help you to find your ideal role.

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    Researching a company online

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    Qube Learning’s golden rule for a successful interview is making sure you research the organisation in advance. Find out how research can help improve your chances of securing a role.

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    Get the most out of your CV

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    Do you have a CV and is it relevant? Here are some do’s and don’ts from Qube Learning to ensure your CV helps you find your next role.

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    Guidance for writing a covering letter

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST partnered with Qube Learning

    A covering letter is an important document to tell an employer why you’re the right candidate for the job. Find out how to structure the letter and what it should include.

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    Preparing for your digital interview

    Exclusive content from retailTRUST partnered with Qube Learning

    As we have less face-to-face contact at the moment, and with the general increased use of video calling, here are some great tips on how to prepare for your online interview.

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    Current vacancies

    We have provided a list of industries who may be recruiting and a link to their career pages.

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    Supply chain and distribution courses from Qube learning

    Qube Vision is an online eLearning course catalogue offering online training courses.

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    Working as the head of online performance

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    Head of Online Performance Paula Bobbett loves her fast-paced role at Dixons Carphone and enjoys the variety the job offers. If you have great data, commercial, creative, interpersonal and digital skills, this could be the ideal role for you.

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    Working as an emerging talent manager

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    Jonny Bevan has been working in retail since he was 16 years old, and is currently the Emerging Talent Manager at Dixons Carphone. Jonny reveals that this is one of the most rewarding jobs in the business because he gets a chance to recruit our future retail leaders and watch them develop in their roles.

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    Working as an ecommerce visual merchandising manager

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    Ecommerce Visual Merchandising Manager Elinor desribes why it is important to be customer-obsessed. Retail is a growing sector for ecommerce, and this role is a great way to drive revenue while looking at the bigger picture.

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    Working as a product designer

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    Product Designer Christina works in the digital team at New Look. Christina highlights how significant continued learning is for an exciting and ever-changing career in the digital space.

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    Working as a product manager for mobile apps

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    Product Manager Szilvia manages the mobile apps at New Look. Szilvia explains that if you are a go-getter with superb organisation skills, and you love both fashion and digital, this is the ideal job for you.

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    Working as a senior social media, content and PR manager

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    With over 14 years of experience in brand marketing, Katie Gritt tells us about her role at The Entertainer. The essential skills needed for a senior social media, content and PR manager include creativity, flexibility, and the courage to try new ideas and technology. 

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    Working as an online trading manager

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    Online Trading Manager Scott talks about his role at The Entertainer. The key skills and attributes required for this job include excellent analytical skills, and the ability to build effective working relationships with other departments.

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    Working as retail marketing manager

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    With a fun and rewarding role at The Entertainer, Retail Marketing Manager Mark advises on never giving up on an opportunity. Key attributes for this job include enthusiasm, motivation, and excellent project management skills. 

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    Working as a regional manager

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    From starting her retail career delivering newspapers, Camelia is now Regional Manager at Paul Smith Retail covering the UK, Copenhagen and Australia. 

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    Working as a merchandising manager

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    Dan tells us about his role as Merchandising Manager at Paul Smith Retail. Some of the key skills and attributes for this job include being methodical, analytical and seeing the world from other people’s perspective. 

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    Working as a buying manager

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    Buying Manager Patrick explains why being analytical, results-oriented, and able to handle a range of demands across multiple timezones is key to his role at Paul Smith Retail. 

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    Writing a CV - course

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    This course will explain what you need to include within your CV, problems you may face and how to present your finished CV.