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2013 National Road Ahead Series - Retail

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In February, the Michael Page Retail team hosted breakfast briefings for clients in Sydney and Melbourne. We discussed the current recruitment landscape, the outlook for employment in 2013, current …

In February, the Michael Page Retail team hosted breakfast briefings for clients in Sydney and Melbourne. We discussed the current recruitment landscape, the outlook for employment in 2013, current salary trends, and the latest candidate and client research. We also shared insights into current employment trends across areas like Food, FMCG and Convenience; Non-Food/General Merchandise; Hospitality and Leisure; Fashion and Apparel; and Executive.

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  • 1. NATIONALROAD AHEAD SERIES 2013 Retail Specialists in retail recruitment www.michaelpage.com.auRetail
  • 2. Rewarding innovation with the ultimate networking and professional development experience. Specialists in retail recruitment www.michaelpage.com.auRetail
  • 3. Agenda The Australian Economy & Employment Market • Michael Page Retail ANZ Coverage The “Expert” Economic Opinions • Michael Page Retail Capability • Year in Review • The Recruitment Landscape • 2013 Salaries and Market Insight Video • Vertical Breakdown • Michael Page Retail Market Research • Questions Specialists in in retail recruitment Specialists financeFinance www.michaelpage.com.au www.michaelpage.com.auRetail
  • 4. Michael Page Retail - ANZ Employment Market The Australian Economy &Coverage The “Expert” Economic Opinions Specialists in in retail recruitment Specialists financeFinance www.michaelpage.com.au www.michaelpage.com.auRetail
  • 5. Michael Page Retail - Capability at all levels The Australian Economy & Employment Market The “Expert” Economic Opinions Managing Director Retail Director General Manager Buying & Merchandising Director Retail Management National Retail Manger State Manager Regional Manager Buying Manager Merchandise Manager Senior Management Area Manger Store Manager Buyer Planner Management Specialists in in retail recruitment Specialists financeFinance www.michaelpage.com.au www.michaelpage.com.auRetail
  • 6. Year in Review The Australian Economy & Employment Market• Continued uncertainty on a global scale across the European, UK and North The “Expert” Economic Opinions American markets.• H2 consumer and business confidence affected locally by the ongoing global backdrop.• Unlike 2011 also affected by a slow down in activity across the Mining and Resources sector.• NSW and Victoria consistent trading conditions with previous year.• Queensland and Western Australia affected more directly by Mining and Resources sector.• Unemployment rate continues to remain low versus other comparable markets globally.• Outlook for 2013 is uncertain given employment trends over the last quarter of 2012. Specialists in in retail recruitment Specialists financeFinance www.michaelpage.com.au www.michaelpage.com.auRetail
  • 7. The Australian Economy & Employment Market Recruitment Landscape• 38% of retailers indicated that they would choose jobs purely based on salary alone, The “Expert” Economic Opinions compared to 17%, which was the average across all disciplines.• Retail professionals also value up-skilling as a main motivator to leave a role / business.• Retail professionals have different motivators compared to the national average.• Greater accountability has led to an increase in performance related rewards.• Top performers are still in demand on the open market and employers have adopted proactive retention defensive strategies to retain their best people.• Majority of organisations will award pay rises between 2-6%. Specialists in in retail recruitment Specialists finance Finance www.michaelpage.com.au www.michaelpage.com.au Retail
  • 8. 2013 Salaries Economy & Employment The Australian& Market Insight Video Market The “Expert” Economic Opinions Specialists in in retail recruitment Specialists financeFinance www.michaelpage.com.au www.michaelpage.com.auRetail
  • 9. Food, FMCG & Economy & The AustralianConvenienceEmployment Market The “Expert” Economic Opinions 5% 17%Job registrations Candidate registrations• Significant slow down in this area. • Job flow has stalled.• Movement is due to natural attrition. • Salaries are 15% higher in this area which has retained talent.• Return on investment from the past 2 years. • Specialist skill set required.• Limited international hiring. • Market has stabilised across 2012.• Demand for industry experience • Increase in registrations due to essential. retrenchment / streamlining head count. Specialists in in retail recruitment Specialists finance Finance www.michaelpage.com.au www.michaelpage.com.au Retail
  • 10. Non-Food/General Merchandise The Australian Economy & Employment Market 19%“Expert” Economic Opinions The 4%Job registrations Candidate registrations• Flat 24 months has seen a dramatic • Market was in decline last year – up lift. working from a low base.• Retailers showing signs of • Internal promotions available. innovation. • Planners still in high demand.• Major investment and acquisition has • Salaries have started to increase due injected life into the market. to supply and demand.• Heavy investment into omni-channel • Customer loyalty is decreasing, has created more jobs. allowing new players to enter the• Clients far more open to experience – market. ‘aptitude and attitude’. Specialists in in retail recruitment Specialists finance Finance www.michaelpage.com.au www.michaelpage.com.au Retail
  • 11. Hospitality & Leisure The Australian Economy & Employment Market 43%“Expert” Economic Opinions The 62%Job registrations Candidate registrations• Second year of MP dedicated H&L • Increased H&L brand exposure discipline. • Indicative of the market – Quality Vs• Significant growth across QSR, Food Quantity. Service and Leisure. • An increase in H&L head count• An increase in senior operational, area/ • Sequential quarterly growth in job flow. regional/state level roles. • Significant increase in passive market• Strong trading results and increased interest. store/venue footprints across Australia.• New exciting brands into the market – Mad Mex, Ben & Jerry’s, Gelatissimo. Specialists in in retail recruitment Specialists finance Finance www.michaelpage.com.au www.michaelpage.com.au Retail
  • 12. Fashion & Apparel 16% 19%Job registrations Candidate registrations• International brands penetrating the • Restructures and shake ups have Australian market, ie Zara. increased talent pool.• Online retailers taking a larger slice of • Capped earning potential through the pie. freezes placed on salaries.• Local retailers investing into in-house • Candidates looking externally to take design teams. the next step in their careers.• Merchandise planners still in high • Australian retailers expanding off demand. shore – Asia, USA, South Africa. Specialists in retail recruitment www.michaelpage.com.au Retail
  • 13. Executive The Australian Economy & Employment Market 12%“Expert” Economic Opinions The 18%Job registrations Candidate registrations• MP Retail Executive 4 years in the • A number of payment incentives have market. materialised.• Acquisition and investment has • Global talent looking to Australia for created opportunity within this ‘green shoots’. market. • More roles has created interest from• Retail’s sophistication has passive candidates. heightened the desire for specialist • Off shore investors seeing retail as a skill sets. long term investment.• Strategic merchants in demand to give retailers the edge. Specialists in in retail recruitment Specialists finance Finance www.michaelpage.com.au www.michaelpage.com.au Retail
  • 14. Michael Page Retail Market Research The Australian Economy & Employment Market Staff Turnover The “Expert” Economic Opinions Employee Employer Employee turnover in the next 12 months Expected staff turnover in the next 12 months VERY LIKELY IT WILL INCREASE 52% 12% QUITE LIKELY IT WILL BE THE SAME 20% 55% NOT LIKELY IT WILL DECREASE 16% 23% UNSURE UNSURE 12% 10% Specialists in in retail recruitment Specialists financeFinance www.michaelpage.com.au www.michaelpage.com.auRetail
  • 15. Michael Page Retail Market Research The Australian Economy & Employment Market Market Outlook The “Expert” Economic Opinions Employee Employer Employee optimism in the job market Expected business conditions for 2013 IT WILL SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVE THEY WILL IMPROVE 4% 19% IT WILL IMPROVE THEY WILL REMAIN STABLE 27% 65% IT WILL BE THE SAME THEY WILL DECLINE 52% 10% IT WILL BE WORSE UNSURE 15% 6% IT WILL BE FAR WORSE 2% Specialists in in retail recruitment Specialists financeFinance www.michaelpage.com.au www.michaelpage.com.auRetail
  • 16. Michael Page Retail Market Research The Australian Economy & Employment Market The “Expert”Business Concerns Personal & Economic Opinions Employee Employer Top five employee concerns Key business concerns for 2013 JOB SECURITY ACHIEVING BUSINESS GOALS WITHIN ALLOCATED BUDGET 32% 55% SALARY VS LIVING COSTS GLOBAL OUTLOOK 28% 18% DOMESTIC ECONOMIC DOWNTURN PEOPLE MANAGEMENT & ENGAGEMENT 17% 13% CHINA ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN STAYING AHEAD OF COMPETITORS 7% 9% EUROZONE DEBT CRISIS OTHER 4% 3% WAGES GROWTH & CPI INCREASE 2% Specialists in in retail recruitment Specialists financeFinance www.michaelpage.com.au www.michaelpage.com.auRetail
  • 17. Michael Page Retail Market Research The Australian Economy & Employment Market Attraction Strategies The “Expert” Economic Opinions Employee Employer What job seekers are looking for Attraction strategy most likely to be implemented SCOPE FOR CAREER PROGRESSION PROMOTE THE COMPANYS REPUTATION 27% 30% INCREASE IN SALARY COMPETITIVE SALARIES 17% 28% WORKPLACE FLEXIBILITY SCOPE FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT 15% 26% MORE SENIORITY/PROMOTION FLEXIBLE WORKING OPTIONS 13% 12% LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT OTHER 10% 4% COMPANY BRAND AND REPUTATION 9% OTHER 6% POTENTIAL FOR OVERSEAS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 3% Specialists in in retail recruitment Specialists financeFinance www.michaelpage.com.au www.michaelpage.com.auRetail
  • 18. Michael Page Retail Market Research The Australian Economy & Employment Market Retention Strategies The “Expert” Economic Opinions Employee Employer What will keep employees in their current role Retention strategy receiving most focus in 2013 FINANCIAL REWARD BASED ON PERFORMANCE TRAINING & CAREER DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES (SALARY INCREASE/BONUS) 36% 29% INITIATIVES TO IMPROVE COMPANY CULTURE ADDITIONAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT 24% SUPPORTED BY TRAINING PERFORMANCE BASED REWARDS 23% 18% LEADERSHIP/MOTIVATING MANAGER OFFER WORK-LIFE BALANCE OPTIONS 13% 11% WORKPLACE FLEXIBILITY 15% OTHER 6% COMPANY CULTURE INCREASE IN BASE PAY 16% 5% OVERSEAS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 4% Specialists in in retail recruitment Specialists financeFinance www.michaelpage.com.au www.michaelpage.com.auRetail
  • 19. Thank youQUESTIONS? Specialists in retail recruitment www.michaelpage.com.auRetail

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