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Hiring Event

February 13, 2019,11:00 am-2:00 pm

| Free

SIGN UP HERE! The Center for Frontline Retail is holding a free job search workshop and hiring event to train retail job seekers in resume writing and interviewing, and connect job seekers with various positions at Banana Republic, Century21, National Grid, Shake Shack, and more.

Check-In: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
No check-ins past 12:00 PM.
First 60 arrivals will attend the event. Latecomers will be referred to our next event. No admittance before check-in time.

Please come professionally dressed, and bring three copies of your resume and a pen.

► Banana Republic: Sales Associates, Stock Associates & Visual Merchandisers | Must have at least 2-3 years of stock, visual or customer service sales experience. Must have open availability on night, weekends and holidays.

► Century 21: Cashier/Sales Associates | Handle cash and credit card transactions, process returns and exchanges, promoting company’s status program and gift cards.  Cashiers also play a key role in helping to fill in and maintain the sales floor for ease of customer shopping ensuring that merchandise presentation, and guest service standards are met.

► Mercado Little Spain: Cashier/Counter Staff | Takes full ownership for the daily preparation and execution of food items in their station. Follows recipe, procedure and presentation standards consistently. Take lead and direction from the manager on duty to ensure best possible product is produced and executed. Strive to exceed our guests’ expectations and to provide them with nothing less than extraordinary dining experiences.

► Mercado Little Spain: Line/Prep Cook | Leverage knife skills, experience and technique to confidently prep and run a station during busy service. Seamlessly work with an energetic and positive kitchen team to prepare and reproduce menu items, which will exceed our guest’s expectations.

► Mercado Little Spain: Runner/Busser | Seamlessly work with an energetic and positive kitchen and front of house team in providing exceptional and timely service, which exceeds our guest’s expectations.

► Mercado Little Spain: Server | Exceed guests’ expectations by providing an authentic, friendly, enthusiastic, professional culinary experience paired with impeccable service and a genuine sense of hospitality.

► Shake Shack: Team Members | No previous experience required! Previous hospitality and or food service experience a plus. Solid Customer Service & Communications Skills. Full-time!

► AST Financial: Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) |  Full-time/Temporary Salary: $17.00 to $18.00 /hour. CSRs are responsible for soliciting shareholder votes by phone and disseminating information to them from approved materials. The successful candidate is extremely professional, possesses excellent reading comprehension and verbal communication skills and is able to multi-task in a high-volume production driven environment while maintaining expected performance levels.

► Spectrum: Customer Service Reps | Full-time entry- to mid-level customer service role in one of our modern call centers. Profile: An adaptable, efficient, patient communicator and good listener who applies sincerity and responsibility to create helpful customer relationships. Benefits include paid training and time off, career progression, comprehensive health packages, best-in-class retirement savings, tuition reimbursement, free Spectrum services and more.

► Global Contact Services (GCS): Call Center Representative | Must have at least one year of customer service experience, be able to type 35-40 wpm, must have a High School Diploma/GED and be computer savvy.

► National Grid: Helper Distribution | Perform traffic control, flagging functions. Perform manual-laboring work such as digging, back filling, breaking and removing; pavement, (asphalt /concrete). Helper may work with heavy pneumatic tools; Provide physical assistance for setting up and operating underground tools; work with higher-classified personnel by performing laboring functions in connection with the higher classification. This includes strenuous work throughout the day (including but not limited to) squatting, walking, lifting tools and materials greater than 80lbs. Perform similar or less-skilled work as assigned. If hired, employee will be required to obtain and maintain a valid CDL license.

Qualifications: Three years similar or related work. Plumbing experience preferred. Should be mechanically inclined and capable of performing strenuous work. Applicant will be required to demonstrate the mental ability and aptitude to progress to hire classifications. Requires High School Diploma or GED. Candidates must possess a valid State Driver’s License and meet the New-Hire Drivers-License Criteria: No more than one moving violation in the past 12 months. No revoked or suspended licenses in the past three years. Less than 5 points in the past three years. No more than one accident in the past three years.


February 13, 2019
11:00 am-2:00 pm
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Beena Martinez


Center for Frontline Retail
7 Penn Plaza, 14th Fl.
New York, 10001
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