Retail Leadership Expo planned March 28

Retail Leadership Expo 2012Attractive career options in the retail sector are causing college students to engage in a robust career and hiring environment.

Meanwhile, according to a recent study published by the National Retail Federation, one in four Americans has a rewarding career within retail sector.

Hiring needs were identified in merchandising; retail operations (stores, field); merchandise planning; finance; information technology; inventory management; loss prevention; human resources; marketing and advertising; logistics and transportation; and multi-channel e-commerce and catalog.

NIU’s Retail Leadership Expo, scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 28, is a professional networking event which includes retail career overviews presented by top retail executives followed a networking “mocktail” reception with 15 to 20 retail companies. Professional dress is required.

Bring plenty of résumés that were reviewed by Career Services.

Sponsored by Kohl’s, the expo takes place in the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center. Admission is free. Pre-registration is required.

For more information, call (815) 753-1641 or email careerservices@niu.edu.

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