Exploring the sector
About the sector
You can find out more about the type of people who work in retail on the National Skills Commission website, including what level of schooling they generally have and more.
Find out more about how to launch your career in the retail sector by watching this webinar:
Find out more about the top five retail occupations on the Your Career website:
Find out about the tasks associated with leading retail jobs and the type of person they suit, including:
Australian Apprenticeship Pathways
Explore what apprenticeships and traineeships look like in the retail industry.
Take a Literacy and Numeracy quiz to check whether your literacy and numeracy skills are suitable for the retail industry.
Applying for jobs in the sector
Industry jobs boards and vacancies
Online job boards are designed to streamline the application process and make finding a job easier. The built-in features of job boards can free up your time to do in-person job searches or work on extra education to enhance your career. With so many benefits to using job boards, it just makes sense to sign up for a few to help you make the most of your job search time and locate as many potential career opportunities as possible. Automated emails, customised searches and the ability to apply with a few clicks make job search boards one of the best tools for any serious job hunter.
- Check out the Australian Retailers’ Association jobs board
- Go to Workforce Australia to search for vacancies
- View Retail Employers Hiring Now on the Jobs Hub (you can use the Jobs Hub to find vacancy listings on jobs boards, employer websites and with recruitment agencies)
Find out how to get that job in retail
Read employer insights about jobs in retail on the Job Jumpstart website: